Finding Aid to the Minnie H. Linton Collection of Indian School Papers and Drawings, before 1919 MS.1316

Finding aid prepared by Anna Liza Posas
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2011 August 23


Title: Minnie H. Linton Collection of Indian School Papers and Drawings,
Identifier/Call Number: MS.1316
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (3 folders)
Date: before 1919
Language: English.
creator: Linton, Minnie H.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org. An item-level inventory is available from library staff.

Use

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.

Related Archival Materials note

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.

Custodial history

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

Acquisition

Acquired by Minnie H. Linton, November 1919.

Processing history

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

Preferred citation

Minnie H. Linton Collection of Indian School Papers and Drawings, before 1919, Braun Research Library, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.1316; [folder number] [folder title][date].

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.
Minnie H. Linton Collection of Indian School Papers and Drawings,, before 1919

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sherman Institute (Riverside, Calif.).
Autograph albums
Drawings
Education
Examinations
Hayward Indian School (Hayward, Wis.)
Hayward, Wis. -- History
Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)
Hopi Indians
Indians of North America -- Education
Keams Canyon (Ariz.)
Ojibwa Indians

Folder 1

Indian School autograph book, undated

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 bound volume)

Scope and contents

Autograph book was made for Miss Lipton by the students of Hayward Indian School in Hayward, Wisconsin. The book is made out of birch bark and includes signatures of teachers and students.
Folder 2

Hopi Indian drawings, undated

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (12 drawings)

Scope and contents

Drawings made by Hopi Indians from the Hopi Reservation in Keams Caynon, Arizona.
Folder 3

Sherman Institute student exams, undated

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (11 exams)

Scope and contents

Written exams and essays created by 7th and 8th grade students from the Sherman Institute in Riverside, California.