Park Museum Collection Profile
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Collection SummaryPrehistoric and historic archeological objects covering over 10,000 years of human habitation; systematically recovered from park and associated field records. Extensive collection of Knife River flint lithics and Knife River ware. Cultural artifacts related to Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Indians. Part of the Robinson Collection, a unique ethnographical collection of post reservation era crafts and decorative arts. A herbarium and entomology collection of specimens collected within park bounds. Extensive media holdings: photographs, slides, rare books, maps, oral history recordings, etc. and a library.

Collection Size 63,244
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