Ruth Underhill oral history
Scope and Contents
Underhill discusses her early life, her service with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, and her work with Native Americans.
- Underhill, Ruth,1883-1984. (Person)
- Collaborative Digitization Project (Denver, Colo.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Internationally known anthropologist and expert on Native American culture. Author, teacher, lecturer. Worked with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affair. Lived with the Papago and Mohave tribes. Professor at University of Denver (Colo.) from 1948-1952.
1 sound cassettes
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession information unknown.
Produced as part of the DPL Western History/Genealogy Dept., Oral History Project.
Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.
Participant or Performer Note
Interviewed by James Harlan Davis.
- Indians of North America -- History. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sound recordings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Underhill, Ruth, 1883-1984 -- Interviews.
- Women anthropologists -- Colorado -- 20th century -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Ruth Underhill oral history[sound recording]
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