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Account of Custer's fight on Little Bighorn

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 860
Dates: 1906

Frederick William Benteen letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3039
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of four handwritten and signed letters dated 2 July, 23 July, 24 July, and 30 July of 1876. Each item was addressed to Benteen's wife. Benteen writes about the Battle of the Little Bighorn, which took place on 25-26 June 1876, and his actions in the encounter. Also included is a photostat copy of a 25-page handwritten account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn written by Benteen on an uncertain date. With the collection are typescripts of one of the letters and the lengthy...
Dates: 1876 July

Kenneth M. Hammer book drafts

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2653
Scope and Contents Typescript and galley proofs with handwritten corrections. The items are "Men with Custer," biographies of the men who fought in the 7th Calvary with George Armstrong Custer, and "The Springfield Carbine on the Western Frontier," a history of the rifle used by the United States Army.
Dates: 1970-1972

Boots and saddles at the Little Bighorn

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2654
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is about the equipment of George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry. The book draft was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1976

Walter Mason Camp papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 57
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, interview notes, general research and field notes, drafts of writings, photographs, maps, newsclippings and miscellaneous research and reference materials created and collected by Camp, and pertaining to the Indian Wars of the plains (1864-1890). The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence (1908-1923), interviews, general research and field notes (1890-1924). Chief interviewees and correspondents were the officers, enlisted men, and...
Dates: approxmiately 1870-1943

Walter Mason Camp photograph collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS P 16
Overview The collection contains photographs of battlefields and Indian groups and portraits of noted individuals who were prominent in the Indian Wars including George A. Custer and other U.S. Army and Indian participants. Original prints (albumen, cartes-de-visite, cabinets, etc.) copy prints, postcards, halftones, engravings and selected copy negatives prepared by the repository staff. The bulk of the collection was compiled by Walter Mason Camp and pertains almost exclusively to the Indian Wars of...
Dates: 1862-1929

Kenneth M. Hammer research notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1473
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typesripts and some photocopies with holograph notations of Hammer's research primarily relating to "Custer in '76" which he edited for publication. The final draft of this work is included in the collection. This book is a compilation of primary source materials, mostly interviews with surviving participants, relating to the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. These notes are verbatim transcripts of selected materials and were made by Hammer with the assistance...
Dates: 1966-1976

Hugh Shick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2463
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten notes, indexes, and bibliographies relating to George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876), the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, and the Seventh Calvary.
Dates: 1923-1971

The Washita campaign and battle of the Washita

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1030
Scope and Contents Holograph history of the Washita campaign and the subsequent battle of the Washita describing the movement and actions of the US 7th Cavalry from 22 November to 2 December 1868. The account is very detailed. The exact date of the record's composition is uncertain. It may have been written a number of years after the event. Also included are some observations on Custer and his actions against some hostile Indians when Mathey first met him in 1867.
Dates: 1875-1900