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Minnie H. Linton Collection of Indian School Papers and Drawings,

 Digital Record
Identifier: linton.pdf


  • before 1919





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Copyright has not been assigned to the Braun Research Library at the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Braun Research Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Biographical note

Minnie H. Lipton worked with the Hopi Indians on the Hopi Indian Reservation, Keams Canyon, as a teacher at the "Moqui Indian Training School, Ariz." from 1899 to at least 1906, possibly later. She also worked with Ojibwa Indians in Hayward, Wisc., at the Hayward Indian School.

Custodial history

Collected by Minnie H. Linton and acquired by the Southwest Museum of the American Indian in November, 1919. Accession number 60.G.


Acquired by Minnie H. Linton, November 1919.

Related Materials

Materials were originally part of MS.209, the Joseph Amasa Munk Collection at the Braun Research Library Manuscript Collection.

Scope and contents

This collection consists of an autograph book from the Hayward Indian School in Hayward, Wisconsin; drawings from the Hopi Indian Reservation in Keams Canyon, Arizona; and written exams from the Sherman Institute in Riverside, California. The Sherman Institute is now known as the Sherman Indian School.

Most of the work seem to be created by school-age children. The exams were written by 7th and 8th grade students.

All work is hand-written or hand-drawn and undated.

Processing history

Finding aid completed by Anna Liza Posas August 23, 2012. Final processing of collection and publication of finding aid made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the Library and Archives at the Autry Repository

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