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Christian Madsen Collection

 Collection — Box: M-56
Identifier: WHC-M-1360

Scope and Contents

U.S. Marshal. Enlistment papers (1872-1886) from Madsen's service with the 5th Cavalry, and two letters (1926-1937) of Madsen's. Also includes a letter (1967) to Jack D. Haley from John A. Minion, who claims that Madsen was with the 7th Cavalry at the time of the Custer Massacre.


  • Creation: 1872-1967

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


6 items (6 items)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of John A. Minion and Mrs. Delmar Baldwin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Minion, John A. and Mrs. Delmar Baldwin. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1965.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States