Jahner, Elaine A., 1942-1003

Jahner, Elaine A., 1942-1003



Elaine A. Jahner was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1942. She earned her doctorate in folklore and comparative literature from Indiana University and came to Dartmouth in 1984 from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Jahner had a broad range of professional interests, although she was best known for her field work on the Standing Rock Reservation and her publications on American Indian culture, literature and linguistics. Her teaching for Native American Studies at Dartmouth, focused on American Indian literature. Jahner died in 2003.

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Elaine Jahner papers

Identifier: MS-972
Date(s): 1956 to 2000

Elaine Jahner (1924-2003), professor of English and Native American studies. The collection consists of correspondence, reprints, annotated notes, writings, manuscripts, articles, clippings, index cards and books as well as lecture material, course material and student papers related to Jahner's study and teaching of Native American life, lore and language.