Lumbee materials, Franz Boas Papers
Contributor: Deloria, Ella Cara
Subject: North Carolina--History
Extent: 7 letters
Description: The Lumbee materials in the Franz Boas Papers that have been identified thus far consist of letters from Ella Deloria to Franz Boas in 1940-1941. These letters relate to Deloria's time in Pembroke, North Carolina, where she was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration and the Office of Indian Affairs to write and direct a pageant, performed in December 1940 and December 1941, telling the history of the Lumbee of Robeson County. Any additional materials relating to Lumbee that may exist in this collection have not yet been identified.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers Mss.B.B61