Title: Alfred M. Venne Collection
Collection Number: 10584
Quantity: .25 feet and oversize
Abstract: Includes audiocassettes of Venne's autobiography, enrollment correspondence with Seneca Nation of Indians, a letter from W. E. (Bill) Lockhart, newspaper clippings, broadsides, ephemera, the death certificate of Roberta Lee Reeves, three prayer cards, and a California drivers license. Indians of North America, Seneca Nation; Indians of North America--Apache; "An Indian version of the 23 Psalm."; "An Indian Prayer" by Chief Yellow Look; "Kiowa Indian Version of the Lord's Prayer" by Mrs. Ioleta McElhancy; "Story Alssto, Greatest of the Apaches." by W.E. Lockhart.
Provenance: The State Archives received this collection as a transfer from the Museum Division.
Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements are needed.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.
Box / Folder Inventory
1 Correspondence 1949-1982
2 News clippings-Facsimiles 1939-1973
3 Birth, Death, Certificate 1975-1990
4 "California Living" Others 1965
5 Carlisle Indian Graduates 1914
6 Post Cards n.d.
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