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Fred B. Hackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Hackett

Abstract

Materials pertaining to Fred B. Hackett, a member of the Chicago Corral of The Westerners, who, for a time, lived and worked among the Oglala Sioux at the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. The material includes a report of the proceedings of the council held on September 21-22, 1903 at Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota between Congressman E. W. Martin and the delegates of five different tribes of Indians, relative to the Black Hills treaty of 1876; a typed description of the Sun Dance held at Pine Ridge in 1929 to which Fred Hackett was witness; and approximately 180 photographs, the majority of which portray the Sioux Indians in South Dakota. The photographs range from as early as 1882 to as late as 1963.

Dates

  • 1882-1963

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

Location

3a 55 11

Source

Creator

Title
Fred B. Hackett papers, 1882-1963
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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