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Series III: Research Files, 1874-1970

Call Number: WA MSS S-1314, Series III

Scope and Contents

Series III, Research Files, contains a variety of material arranged by individual (Charles F. Bates, Elizabeth Bacon Custer, George Armstrong Custer, Edward S. Godfrey, and Marcus Reno) and by subject headings (Nineteenth-Century Army-Indian Campaigns, Reviews of Books on Custer and Little Big Horn, and Custer Monument and Twentieth-Century Observances). Within each grouping, primary material precedes secondary material, and items are chronologically arranged wherever possible. Copies of originals are indicated by listing the date of the original in the folder description and placing "n.d." in the date position.


  • 1874-1970


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Box 31: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.


5 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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