Oliver Lamere, 1879-1930 [RG1149.AM]


RG1149.AM:  Oliver Lamere, 1879-1930

Papers:  1850-1915; mostly 1914
Size:  One folder


The collection contains copies of a paper read at the annual meeting of the Nebraska State Historical Society, January 22, 1914, entitled, "Clan Organization of the Winnebago," by Oliver Lamere. The paper emphasizes the history of the general organization of the Winnebago and includes a brief account of how the Winnebago clans came to be and their significance to the tribe. Lamere also relates their various customs on ceremonies of birth, death, burial, marriage, naming of children, etc. Also included in the collection are a short biography of Oliver Lamere and an obituary about Joseph Lamere.

Note:  The Nebraska History index contains several references to Oliver Lamere. The paper, "Clan Organization of the Winnebago," was published in Proceedings and Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society, vol. 19, 1919, pp. 86-94.


Subject headings:

Indians of North America -- Ethnology
Indians of North America -- Folklore
Indians of North America -- Legends
Indians of North America -- Religion and mythology
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs
Lamere family
Lamere, Joseph A., 1850-
Lamere, Oliver, 1879-1930
Winnebago Indians


Revised TMM        05-01-2009

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