Susan MacCulloch Stevens Papers
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Papers contain biographical material compiled by Stevens about her family including notes she wrote in 2002 about her great-grandmother Marie-Adelphine Salois and an essay on the family tree of her grandparents Otis Young and Vernie Durant. Also included are family photographs, correspondence to Harriet Price (the donor of the collection), from Darkmoon Cliffdweller about Stevens's life, and eulogies given at the time of her death in 2003.
- Creation: 2002-2003
- Stevens, Susan MacCulloch (Person)
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Susan Stevens was born in Salem, Massachusetts. In 1934 she received her bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut, followed by her master's degree from the University of Massachusetts. Additionally she was working toward a Ph.D. at the University of California. She had a great interest in Indian people and their culture, moving to the Passamaquoddy Indian reservation in Princeton, Maine, in 1969. She was very interested in issues relating to alcoholism and directed the state alcohol research and treatment program in Indian Township, Maine. She also played a major role in gaining federal recognition for Indian tribes and was involved in the negotiation and settlement of Indian land claims lawsuits. Stevens moved to New Mexico in 1979, working in various agencies centering on Indian affairs. She worked intensively on her family's genealogy and history, developing an extensive family tree. Stevens died in 2003.
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Gift of Harriet H. Price in September 2009.
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