Papers, 1874-1929.


Yager, Willard E. Papers, 1874-1929.

Papers, 1874-1929.

This collection reflects the life of Willard E. Yager, the quality of his historical research, and his exhaustive study of the American Indian. Through family histories, correspondence, sightseeing maps, journals, travel postcards, personal notes and unpublished hand-written and typed manuscripts, one can discover the exacting methodology of a man who became an authority on the Indian way of life.

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Yager, Willard E. (person)

Willard Yager was a self-taught archeologist who collected artifacts and wrote extensively about the life-style of the American Indian. From the description of Papers, 1874-1929. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27056931 ...

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