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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 of the staff of the BYU Archives from the Walter Mason Camp collections located at the BYU Library and the Lilly Library, Indiana University. Also included is a copy of Hammer's doctoral dissertation, "Dakota Railroads" in two volumes.


  • 1966-1976


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Research notes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Hammer is an economist, a historian, and a professor of economic history at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.


5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Kenneth M. Hammer research notes
Andrea Wyss
2011 March 10
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States