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Manuscript Collection: Marcus C.M. Hammond

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Collection summary derived from "Guidebook to Manuscripts", 1969: This item is a small notebook apparently in the hand of Marcus Claudius Marcellus (?) Hammond describing a buffalo hunt which started at Fort Gibson, June 21, 1841. Four men with their servants took part in the hunt. There are approximately eighty pages devoted to the description of the hunt and their experiences at various camps. Toward the end of the narrative he has a short list of Indian words with the English translation, a rough account of some of his expenses, and at the very end, some poetry.

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The Gilcrease Foundation acquired these materials before 1964 and is housed in the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR). The library currently receives most materials through community donation, board members, artists and the acquisition of manuscript collections.

Staff, interns, and volunteers of the Thomas Gilcrease Library and Archive have contributed to the organization and maintenance of the files since the collection passed to the City of Tulsa in the 1950s.