Faustinus Antelope letters and petition
Two letters, Aug. 23 and Sept. 7, 1918, from Faustinus W. Antelope, an Arapahoe Indian of Arapahoe, Wyo. (Wind River Reservation), to the Field Museum of Natural History and Edward E. Ayer, together with the text of a petition, all regarding the opposition of E.A. Hutchinson, the agent to the Arapahoes, to a performance of the Sun Dance for the benefit of the Red Cross. The dance was prohibited during Hutchinson's entire tenure (1917-1922) at the Shoshone Superintendency. Also includes a note from the director of the Field Museum, forwarding Antelope's Aug. 23 letter to Ayer, and Ayer's reply to Antelope.
- Creation: 1918
- Antelope, Faustinus W. (Person)
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
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Also available on microfilm at the Newberry Library.
Butler, R.L. Checklist of mss. in the Ayer Coll., 24, 25.
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Sept. 7, 1918, letter formerly known as Ayer MS 25.
- Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) (Organization)
- Hutchinson, E. A. (Person)
- United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Shoshone Superintendency -- History -- 20th century -- Sources (Organization)
- Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 -- Correspondence (Person)
- Antelope, Faustinus W. -- Correspondence (Person)
- Field Museum of Natural History -- Records and correspondence (Organization)
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- Correspondence -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950
- Correspondence -- Wyoming -- Wind River Indian Reservation -- 1901-1950
- Petitions -- Wyoming -- Wind River Indian Reservation -- 1901-1950
- Fremont County (Wyo.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
- Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
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