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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #10584

Title: Alfred M. Venne Collection

Dates: 1914-1990

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.

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

Box 1:
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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