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Tillamook Indians / 1930-1955.

Author: Ellen Center; J Neilson Barry
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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21 letters from Ellen Center to historian J. Neilson Barry, several of which (1930-1933) recount Tillamook traditions of 18th and 19th century shipwrecks and discuss the ancestry and descendants of Center's grandfather, Chief Kilchis, and speculation about his possible descent from a non-Indian ancestor. Later correspondence between Barry and Center relates to Barry's attempts to secure settlement of Tillamook  Read more...
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Named Person: Kilchis, Chief; Franz Boas; Franz Boas
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Center; J Neilson Barry
OCLC Number: 666415794
Description: approximately 50 items
Responsibility: Ellen Center correspondence file,

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21 letters from Ellen Center to historian J. Neilson Barry, several of which (1930-1933) recount Tillamook traditions of 18th and 19th century shipwrecks and discuss the ancestry and descendants of Center's grandfather, Chief Kilchis, and speculation about his possible descent from a non-Indian ancestor. Later correspondence between Barry and Center relates to Barry's attempts to secure settlement of Tillamook claims against the federal government. The file also includes Barry's correspondence with federal and local officials on Center's behalf, and his letters (1933) to Franz Boas about the Tillamooks.

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by artandvison (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Good Permalink

The 21 letters about Tillamook Indians between Ellen Center and J. Neilson Barry are in Folder 1158, Box 35 of the J. Neilson Barry Collection (MSS001) at Boise State University. I have not read the letters, so my rating is just to fill a requirement to post this. I found it listed in their Finding...
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