Arthur P. Howe [RG1637.AM]


RG1637.AM:  Arthur P. Howe

Papers:  1958-1970, n.d.

Crawford, Dawes County, Nebraska:  Drug store operator

Size:  One box; 0.25 cu.ft.


The collection consists of correspondence and a few miscellaneous items, 1958-1970, relating to Howe’s interest in sites related to the Cheyenne Outbreak of 1879; in particular the burial sites of the Cheyenne victims. Includes carbon copies of Howe’s outgoing letters, as well as replies from a wide variety of people and agencies concerned with Native American affairs.

Note:  See the moving image component [RG1637.MI] for Howe’s home movie footage capturing scenes from the September 1934 event billed as “The Last Great Gathering of the Sioux Nation.” The gathering took place at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, in conjunction with the dedication of twin monuments to the memories of Lt. Levi Robinson and Oglala Chief Crazy Horse.


Box 1


    1. Correspondence, 1958-1959

    1. Correspondence, 1960-1961

    1. Correspondence, 1965-1966

    1. Correspondence, 1967-1970

    1. Miscellaneous, including:



      Western History Association newsletter, September 1966

      Montana Post June 1967


Subject headings:

Cheyenne Indians — History

Cheyenne Outbreak, Neb., 1879 — Antiquities

Howe, Arthur P.

Indians of North America — History


KFK   04-07-1995

Revised TMM   05-06-2010

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