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Emma Shaw Colcleugh Collection (msESC)

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Brown University
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Bristol, RI 02809
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Collection Overview

Title: Emma Shaw Colcleugh Collection
Date range: 1863-1937, (bulk 1884-1902)
Creator: Emma Shaw Colcleugh, 1846-1940
Extent: 6.25 Linear Feet
Abstract: The collection encompasses the years of 1863 until 1937 and consists of five scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, two separate inventories of field collections, a bill of sale, two photographs, a postcard and Pas Indian Reservation (Saskatchewan, Canada) documents including a Cree Syllabary Hymn and Psalms book, a treaty form and a ration ticket. Scrapbooks are arranged by Emma Shaw Colcleugh by geography, subject and in varying chronological order.
Language of materials: English . English, 1 item in Cree Syllabary
Repository: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Collection number: msESC