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Lyla Hoffine Papers, 1959-1962, 1973

Collection Overview

Title: Lyla Hoffine Papers, 1959-1962, 1973


Creator: Hoffine, Lyla (1897-1984)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 02/08/1978

Languages: English [eng]


1897-1984; North Dakota author, teacher, Yellowstone-Missouri Confluence, Ft. Union Commissioner

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Lyla Hoffine Papers deal with Hoffine’s work on the Yellowstone-Missouri Confluence, Fort Union Commission. The papers include correspondence, articles dealing with the area, minutes of meetings and materials related to the work of the commission, of which Hoffine was a member. The papers cover the years 1959-1962, while, an autobiographical press release from 1973 is also included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Lyla Hoffine, Tucson, Arizona

Acquisition Method: Acc.#78-487

Related Publications:

The following books, all written by Lyla Hoffine, are available in the Department of Special Collections:

Carol Blue Wing, what is your pleasure? New York, D. McKay Co., 1967. Cattle country, a story of the development of western North Dakota.  M.A. Thesis, University of North Dakota, 1941.

The eagle feather prize. New York : David McKay, 1962.

Jennie's Mandan bowl. New York: Longmans, Green , 1960.

Running Elk.  Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1957.

Sioux trail adventure (Wi Sapa: Black Moon).  Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1957.

White buffalo : a story of the Northwest fur trade.  New York : Longmans, Green and Co, 1939.

Wi Sapa: Black Moon; the story of a Sioux Indian boy. New York: American Book Co., 1936.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Lyla Hoffine Papers.  OGLMC 464, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in November 2013.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000940814

Box and Folder Listing

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Folder 1: Correspondence, Yellowstone-Missouri Confluence, Fort Union Commission, 1959-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Historical Articles, Fort Union AreaAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Historical Articles, Fort Union Area- DuplicatesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Yellowstone-Missouri Confluence, Fort Union Commission, Minutes and Related Materials, 1959-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Press Release, Biographical Information, 1973Add to your cart.