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Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1629

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a translated carbon typescript in English for a chapter from Harka, der Sohn der Häuptlings, the first volume in the Sons of the Great Bear series. The collection also contains a small note describing the item from the author, possibly addressed to Mildred Batchelder.


  • 1965, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

German novelist and historian Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich, was born in 1901 in Munich, Germany. She worked for many years as a stastician before studying ancient history, and becoming a historian of Ancient Greece. In the 1960s and 1970s she travelled to the United States to study the culture of the Dakota people, who became the subject of her six-part novel Die Söhne der Großen Bärin (Sons of the Great Bear), which became well-known in East Germany. She died in 1979.


1 folder

Language of Materials



Collection contains a partial carbon typescript in English for Harka, der Sohn der Häuptlings.

Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich, 1965, undated
Karen Spilman
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Revision Statements

  • July 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

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