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    Wilcomb Washburn Papers
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    Washburn, Wilcomb E.
    Wilcomb Washburn Papers
    Phy. Description: 
    21 linear feet
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Wilcomb Washburn earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a Ph. D. in the History of American Civilization from Harvard University. Washburn taught History for three years at the College of William and Mary. He then joined the Smithsonian Institution as Curator in the Division of Political History, US National Museum in 1958, eventually becoming Chair of the Department of American Studies. He served as Director of the Smithsonian's Independent American Studies Program from 1968 until 1997. He was the author of six books, including Red Man's Land/White Man's Law (1964), and about 200 journal articles, book chapters, newspaper op-ed. pieces and book reviews. Wilcomb Washburn died in 1997.
    Scope and Content: 
    The Wilcomb Washburn Papers contains his research files relating to cases that came before the Indian Claims Commission. The files include background documents as well as offical Commission documents.
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    Cite As: Wilcomb Washburn Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
    Land claims
    Indians of North America
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    Legal documents
    Repository Loc: 
    National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
    United States. Indian Claims Commission.
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