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Title Irving Samuel Cutter papers [manuscript]: 1884-1934 [2 of 2]
Document Type Correspondence; Newspaper; Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: [2 of 2, Folders 4 to 21] Correspondence, together with articles and biographical notes assembled for an article about army surgeon Henry Rinalda Porter, a survivor of the Battle of Little Big Horn; and photographs of the battlefield, of participants in the conflict, and of military posts; also aletter by George Crook, Feb. 24, 1888, and four pencil sketches of western scenes by Charles M. Russell. Porter materials include correspondence, 1931-1934, with various individuals including battle participant E.S. Godfrey. There is an extensive correspondence with North Dakota and Wisconsin photographer D.F. Barry regarding the battle and the sale of photographs to Cutter; Barry’s letters are accompanied by many advertisements and brochures for his business. In addition to the Little Big Horn battlefield, subjects of photographs include the Big Hole battlefield, North Dakota forts Abraham Lincoln, Berthold, and Union, and Curley (Custer’s scout), Sitting Bull, E.S. Godfrey, and Henry Rinalda Porter.
Names Barry, David Francis (1854-1934); Curly, Crow scout (1859-1923); Custer, George Armstrong (1839-1876); Godfrey, Edward Settle (1843-1932); Godfrey, Edward Settle (1843-1932); Porter, Henry R., (1848-1903); Sitting Bull (c.1834-1890); Porter, Henry R. (1848-1903)
Places Fort Abraham Lincoln, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Fort Union, North Dakota, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana, United States
Keywords Battle of the Little Bighorn, battle, war, warfare, Indian War, army, military, armed forces, soldiers, fort
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances; American Indians and the US Government
Culture Area Great Plains
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Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 3221
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue