Evans collection, 1884-1959
- ca. 2 ft
- Finding aid online.
Chiefly documents written, transcribed, or collected by Pauline Evans (1888-1960) and her husband, Joseph Evans, proprietors of the Sacajawea Museum in Spalding, Idaho, from the 1930s through the early 1960s, relating to the Nez Perce Indians of the area; together with ca. 50 photos Mrs. Evans collected of the Nez Perce. Includes narratives of Nez Perce Indians recounting their personal and family histories as well as their stories about items they sold or donated to the museum. Narrators and authors include Ralph E. Armstrong, Tom Beall, James Frank, John R. Lott, Samuel Lott, Peo-Peo-Tah-Likt (Peopeo Tholekt, Chief George), John Ramsay, Stephen Reuben, Susie White, and James H. Williams.
Many of the documents exhibit water damage.
The collection does not contain artifacts from the museum.