Elizabeth Custer Correspondence
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Brief Description:

The Elizabeth Custer Papers consist of a photocopied letter written by Custer to Dr. Fred Stockton dated May 18; the year is unknown. The letter thanked Dr. Stockton for his interest and appreciation of General Custer. Besides the photocopied letter, a transcription and a short biographical sketch of Dr. Stockton was provided by David Nelson, Stockton's grandson.

Fred Everett Stockton was born in 1877, near the town of Meadville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the Rochester Theological Seminary and served as a pastor in Baptist churches in Madison and Watertown, South Dakota, and in Grand Forks, North Dakota. In 1920 he became the General Superintendent of the North Dakota Baptist State Convention, based out of Fargo. He remained in this position until his death in 1938. He received an honorary doctorate degree from Sioux Falls College.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1496
Created by: Custer, Elizabeth (1842-1933)
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Acquired: 09/16/2005.
More information is available at http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH007002056
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Military History - Battle of the Little Bighorn
Women's History
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: David Nelson, UND Languages Department  Donation; Acc.#2005-2784
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item) Elizabeth Custer Papers. OGLMC 1496. Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in October 2013.