United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
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Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 6 contains correspondence, reports, minutes and correspondence regarding Congressional committee work and legislation.
Dates: 1955 January
Overview Anthropologist Ruth Murray Underhill served as Supervisor of Indian Education with the U.S. Indian Service from 1942-1948 and was professor of Anthropology at the University of Denver from 1948-1952. She was born in Ossining, New York on August 22, 1883 and graduated from Vassar College in 1905 with a B.A. in comparative literature. She earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University in 1934 and worked for the U.S. Indian Service (later the Bureau of Indian Affairs). Underhill was...
Dates: 1888-1987; Majority of material found within 1950-1960