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Finding Aid to the James Willard Schultz Collection MS.760
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Description
This collection contains two copies of a pamphlet entitled "The Starving Blackfeet Indians" written by James Willard Schultz, 1921 November 3, and papers from the James Willard Schultz - Lone Wolf Museum, Inc. in Greer Arizona from 1994.
Background
James Willard Schultz, or Apikuni, (1859, August 26 - 1947, June 11) was a noted author, explorer, Glacier National Park guide, fur trader and historian of the Blackfoot Indians. While operating a fur trading post at Carroll, Montana and living amongst the Pikuni tribe during the period 1880-82, he was given the name "Apikuni" by the Pikuni chief, Running Crane. Apikuni in Blackfoot means Spotted Robe. Schultz is most noted for his prolific stories about Blackfoot life and his contributions to the naming of prominent features in Glacier National Park.
Extent
0.1 linear feet (2 folders)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian 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.
Availability
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.