Kenneth M. Hammer research notes

Kenneth M. Hammer research notes

Dates: 1966-1976

This collection consists of typesripts and some photocopies with holograph notations of Hammer's research primarily relating to "Custer in '76" which he edited for publication. The final draft of this work is included in the collection. This book is a compilation of primary source materials, mostly interviews with surviving participants, relating to the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. These notes are verbatim transcripts of selected materials and were made by Hammer with the assistance of the staff of the BYU Archives from the Walter Mason Camp collections located at the BYU Library and the Lilly Library, Indiana University. Also included is a copy of Hammer's doctoral dissertation, "Dakota Railroads" in two volumes.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hammer, Kenneth M., 1918
  • Call Number: MSS 1473
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Research notes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS 1473; Kenneth M. Hammer research notes; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1473, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925; United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th; Cheyenne Indians--Wars; Dakota Indians--Wars; Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Railroads--North Dakota; Railroads--South Dakota
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Hammer (Kenneth M.) research notes
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Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-08T04:08-0700
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Biographical History

Hammer is an economist, a historian, and a professor of economic history at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.

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