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Finding Aid for the Frank Bird Linderman Papers, 1915-1932
2020  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frank Bird Linderman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1932
    Collection number: 2020
    Creator: Linderman, Frank Bird, 1869-1938
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Frank Bird Linderman (1869-1938) wrote On a passing frontier (1920) and Bunch-grass and Blue-joint (1921); wrote several volumes of Indian lore and fiction portraying the frontier and Native American life, including Lige mounts, free trapper (1922), American (1930), Red mother (1932), and Beyond law (1933). The collection consists of holograph and typescript literary manuscripts of Native American stories told by Linderman, and galley proofs of his Poems.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frank Bird Linderman Papers (Collection 2020). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Linderman was born in 1869; lived in Montana; wrote On a passing frontier (1920) and Bunch-grass and Blue-joint (1921); wrote several volumes of Indian lore and fiction portraying the frontier and Native American life, including Lige mounts, free trapper (1922), American (1930), Red mother (1932), and Beyond law (1933); he died in 1938.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of holograph and typescript literary manuscripts of Native American stories told by Frank Bird Linderman. Includes How it came about stories, Indian old-man stories, Indian why stories, Kootenai why stories, Lige mounts, Old-man coyote, On a passing frontier, and Red mother. Also contains galley proofs of his Poems.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Linderman, Frank Bird, 1869-1938--Archives.
    Authors, American--Montana--Archival resources.
    Indians of North America--Folklore.
    Manuscripts for publication.