Myaamia Collection: Stewart Rafert Interviews Edit

Summary

Identifier
Mss. Coll. Myaamia: Rafert

Dates

  • 1977-1978 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 boxes (Whole)

Notes

  • Abstract

    This collection is composed of interviews done by Stewart Rafert with members of the Miami Nation of Indiana.

  • Language of Materials

    The records are in English

  • Biography of Stewart Rafert

    Stewart Rafert is a graduate of Earlham College, and received a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware in 1982. He is also the first recipient of a graduate fellowship for studies in Midwestern history from the Indiana Historical Society. He has worked for the Indiana Miami tribe in its bid for federal recognition and teaches at the University of Delaware and Wilmington Friends School. (Biography from back flap of The Miami Indiana of Indiana: a persistent people 1654-1994)

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of two interviews done by Stewart Rafert. The first was done on August 7, 1977, in Peru, Indiana with Oliver Godfroy. This interview is on two audiocassettes and copied onto two compact discs (CD's). The second interview was with Eva Bossley and Susan Hunter on August 10, 1978, also in Peru. It is on one audiocassettes and a copy on CD. These interviews were done for Rafert's book, The Miami Indiana of Indiana: a persistent people 1654-1994 (E99.M48 R34 1996 - One copy available in the general collection and two copies are in the Walter Havighurst Special Collections).

  • Statement of Arrangement

    1. Conversation w/ Oliver Godfrey, Peru, Indiana, Part 1 (audiocassette) 08/07/19772. Conversation w/ Oliver Godfrey, Peru, Indiana, Part 1 (compact disc) 08/07/19773. Conversation w/Oliver Godfrey, Peru, Indiana, Part 2 (audiocassette) 08/07/19774. Conversation w/Oliver Godfrey, Peru, Indiana, Part 2 (compact disc) 08/07/19775. Oral history interview with Mrs. Eva Bossley and Mrs. Susan Hunter, Miami Indians. (audiocassette) 08/10/19786. Oral history interview with Mrs. Eva Bossley and Mrs. Susan Hunter, Miami Indians. (compact disc) 08/10/1978

  • Related Material

    The Miami Indiana of Indiana: a persistent people 1654-1994 (E99.M48 R34 1996) Myaamia Collection (Walter Havighurst Special Collections)

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Johnathan Cooper (01/27/2015)

  • Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the Walter Havighurst Special Collections, Miami University Libraries.

  • Preferred Citation

    Researchers are requested to cite: The Stewart Rafert Interviews, The Walter Havighurst Special Collections, Miami University Libraries

  • Provenance

    The collection was donated by Stewart Rafert.

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