Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center

History of the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center

After achieving success as an author, Mari Sandoz often expressed a hope that an educational and cultural facility depicting the heritage of the region she considered home would be developed. Years later, that hope has become reality.



[i] “Mari Sandoz Center for the Study of Man” 1972 proposal, pages 1- 2, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Organizational Papers.

[ii] “Mari Sandoz Center for the Study of Man” 1972 proposal, page 2, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Organizational Papers.

[iii] “Mari Sandoz Center for the Study of Man” 1972 proposal, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Organizational Papers.

[iv] “Mari Sandoz Center for the Study of Man” 1972 proposal, page 11-14, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Organizational Papers.

[v] LB 390, 84th Legislature, First Session Legislative Bill, page 2. Mari Sandoz Heritage, Spring 1975, Vol. 4, No. 2, Page 5.

[vi] Letter from Ellen Larson to Undisclosed recipients, March 3, 1976

[vii] Chadron State College proposal for New and Expanded Programs – cover page, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Organizational Papers.

[viii] Chadron State College proposal for New and Expanded Programs – cover page, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Organizational Papers.

[x] Information report for the Business Affairs/Physical Plant subcommittee regarding the Mari Sandoz Society and Museum. July 17, 1993

[xi] College Dean Fuels Sandoz Effort, Omaha World Herald, May 31, 1988, Page unknown, columns 3-6

[xii] Sandoz Group Eyes Center in Chadron. Omaha World Herald, January 13, 1992. Page 14 columns unknown

Society Revived to Boost Miss Sandoz’s Work, Omaha World Herald, May 13, 1991. Page 11, Columns 4-6

[xiii] Office of Information, press release, 02-24-1992, Personal Files of Con Marshall

[xiv] High Plains Heritage Center Fundraising Program, Mari Sandoz Heritage, page 1, Fall 1996, Vol. 15, No. 2

[xv] High Plains Heritage Center Fundraising Program, Mari Sandoz Heritage, page 1, Fall 1996, Vol. 15, No. 2

 

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