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Elizabeth Clark Rosenthal Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8504
Identifier: WHC-M-2658

Scope and Contents

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Anthropologist. Correspondence and research materials (1876-1999) of anthropologist and Indian advocate Elizabeth "Betty" Clark Rosenthal, and her parents, Episcopal missionaries the Rev. David W. Clark and Elizabeth Mann Clark. The collection includes correspondence and records of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA, including the dioceses of South Dakota, Navajoland Area Mission, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and various ecumenical work with Native Americans. Elizabeth Rosenthal served as program director of the Intercultural Studies Group / Society for Intercultural Education, a regional association concerned with the interrelationships between Indians and non-Indians with respect to education, the arts, and community services. She was the founder of United Scholarship Service, Inc., which brought American Indian and Mexican-American students to study at New England schools and colleges. The collection also contains information on Indian organizations with which Rosenthal worked, such as the American Association on Indian Affairs, and the Indian Rights Association.

Dates

  • 1876-1999

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

84 ft. (84 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2000.
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States