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Alice Cunningham FLETCHER  1838 - 1923 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Alice Cunningham FLETCHER  1838 - 1923

aka Alice C. Fletcher, A. C. Fletcher, Alice Fletcher, A. Fletcher
nationality American
occupation ethnologist/anthropologist
birth 13/15 March 1838, Havana, CUBA
baptism
death 6 April 1923, Washington DC
burial
marriage .... <1859>, Caribbean
Francis LA FLESCHE

b. 25 Dec 1857, Omaha, Nebraska
d. 5 Sep 1932, Omaha Indian community near Macy, Nebraska


PARENTS

father Thomas Gilman FLETCHER

b. 14 June 1801, Alstead, Cheshire Co. New Hampshire
d. 7 Oct 1839, New York, NY or .. Nov 1839, Morristown, NJ) graduate of Dartmouth College and a lawyer in New York City

mother (1) Almira BARNES

b. ........, CT
d. .... 1835, ............

mother (2) Lucia Adeline JENKS

b. ........., Boston, MS
d. .............

remark Lucia Adeline JENKS FLETCHER later married ........ GARDNER
children
  • Alice

    b. 3/15 March 1838, Havana, CUBA
    d. 6 April 1923, Washington DC


LIFE



NOTES

  • Alice Cunningham Fletcher (WIKIPEDIA)
  • Notable american women: a biographical dictionary by Edward T. James and Janet Wilson Jame, pp. 630-633 (online)
  • Alice Cunningham Fletcher, Living With Native Americans by Beth Godwin (online article)
  • Alice Fletcher's Notes on the Earliest Recordings of Korean Music by Robert C. Provine (University of Maryland) online article
  • Alice Cunningham Fletcher, Anthropologist and Indian Rights Reformer by Rebecca Hancock Welch (PhD dissertation, George Washington Univ., 1980, 11).
  • A Stranger in Her Native Land: Alice Fletcher and the American Indians by Joan T. Mark (University of Nebraska Press, 1988)
  • Songcatchers: in search of the world's music by Mickey Hart with K. M. Kostyal (National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2003)
  • The Real Song Catchers: American Women Pioneers of Ethnomusicology. Selected Bibliography by Carl Rahkonen (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2003) online article


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