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Charles Kuhlman collection on the Battle of the Little Big Horn

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1401

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence with Custer historians (indexed), writings concerning the battle, research and reference files (indexed), maps and photographs of the battle site, biographical material on Kuhlman, memorabilia, and other papers. Correspondents include Earl Alonzo Brininstool, Fred Dustin, Robert Spurrier Ellison, W. A. Falconer, Edward Smith Luce, and Elwood L. Nye.


  • 1933-1959


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 Charles Kuhlman collection on the Battle of the Little Big Horn must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Charles Kuhlman (1872-1959) was a historian in Montana.


4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Unpublished register available in the library.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Michael Kour; 1973.

Purchased; Fred Dustin; 1974.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

See also Charles Kuhlman papers, 1896-1959 (Collection 1043, MtBC, us; Montana State University, Bozeman, Mont.) and Charles Kuhlman research collection : Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876-1959 (MC 81; Montana Historical Society, Helena, Mont.).


Photographs have been transferred to Photoarchives. Purchased from Michael Kour, 1973 and Fred Dustin, 1974. Photographs available as photocopies in main collection.

Register of Charles Kuhlman collection on the Battle of the Little Big Horn
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 8
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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