Haskell Cultural Center and Museum: Museum Collections and Archives

Printed or Published Materials

Haskell Highlights: 1884-1978
Buildings on the Haskell Campus: Past and Present, 1975
Haskell Institute USA: 1884-1959
Haskell Indian Leader Student Newspaper and Yearbooks, 1887-1997
Haskell Student and Faculty Publications
Haskell Messenger (Staff Newsletter)
Publications of Haskell Institute Press- Story Telling Series

Unpublished, Archival, and Manuscript Collections

Haskell ephemera- menus, commencement programs, calendars, etc.
Faculty and student papers
Pageant and play scripts and brochures
Haskell promotional brochures, catalogs and posters
Haskell Centennial Materials
Reports of Haskell President’s and Superintendents
Haskell historical thesis and dissertations
American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame records
Haskell Alumni Surveys and Newsletters

Audio/ Visual Collections

Frank A. Rinehart Historical Photograph Collection- 809 Glass Plate Negatives and 5,000 copy images of photographs
Haskell Historical Photograph Collection, Approximately 10,000 photographs of Haskell’s campus, buildings, activities, students, faculty and staff.
Bureau of Indian Affairs Photograph Collection, approximately 5,000 photographs made at various Indian schools run by the BIA
Historical films and videos of Haskell Events
Haskell Oral History Library consisting of videotaped oral history interviews with tribal elders from various tribes


Frank A. Rheinhart Collection on microfiche
Haskell Indian Leader on Microfilm

Finding Aids

Some Collections catalogued in computer database

Other Campus Displays

American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame, Coffin Sports Complex
“Haskell History” displays, Navarre Hall

Historical Objects

Items related to the history, mission, and activities of Haskell Indian Nations University

Ethnographic Objects

Culturally based items from several tribal cultures of students represented in the history of Haskell

Fine Art

Art work by eminent American Indian Artists, Haskell students, faculty and alumni

Contact & Info

Haskell Indian
Nations University
Attn: HCCM
155 Indian Ave
Box #5013
Lawrence, KS

Phone Icon 785-832-6686
Fax: 785-832-6687

HCCM Hours:
Weekdays: 9am-4pm
Closed Weekends
and Federal Holidays

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