Custer Battlefield National Monument

Database ID27464
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionShepherd, G.F.
File/Item Reference79
Date of creation1954-1976
Physical description/extent1 folder; 2 mm
Number of images1
Historical noteMr. Shepherd was a farmer, author and curator of the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon. His papers consist of personal correspondence, 1938-1977, subject files, 1933-1977; books, 1961-1977 and newspapers. Among the subject files are ones on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Cypress Hills area, Dakota people, and the Western Development Museum. The Books section is mainly about books he wrote.
Scope and contentA variety of correspondence by Shepherd to the U.S. Department of the Interior regarding the Battle of the Greasy Grass, or Little Bighorn, and the Dakota's subsequent exile in Canada.
ContributerShepherd, George
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointShepherd, G.F.
PlaceLittle Bighorn, Montana, United States
Custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana, United States
Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Walsh, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesInternational
Cultural regionPlains
NamesCuster, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Joseph (Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt ), 1840-1904 (Chief)
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890 (Chief)
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Walsh, James Morrow, 1840-1905
SubjectIndigenous Peoples General
Dakota (Sioux)
Nez Perce
Date Range(s)1870-1879
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