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Clifton, James A., 1927-2000



Dr. James Clifton (Jan 6, 1927-July 20, 2000) was a Scholar-in-Residence at Western Michigan University after his retirement 1990 until his death. Prior to that he was Assistant Dean and Frankenthal Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay from 1970-1990. He published seventeen books and nearly sixty professional and reference essays. He was consulted for numerous book reviews, was a consulting editor for the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, as well as a research consultant and expert witness for Native American rights cases.

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Dr. James Clifton Collection

Identifier: RH-A-2857
Scope and Contents This collection is mainly composed of research material collected by Dr. James Clifton from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s. Items include photocopies of newspaper articles, reference books, as well as drafts of Clifton's manuscripts, handwritten interview notes and several boxes of slides.The work and papers in this collection have a ethnohistorical focus. Items pertain to Native Americans of the Great Lakes Region of Canada and the United States with a focus on Wyandot, Huron...
Dates: 1960s - mid-1980s