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Irvin M. Peithmann

Born: 1904 in Hoyleton, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: He was born in Illinois and he worked at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Biography: Irvin M. Peithmann was an archaeologist, historian, educator, and curator emeritus of Archaeology at SIUC museum. Peithmann spent most of his life studying the archaeological remains of pre-historic Indians in Southern Illinois. In 1931 he joined the staff of Southern Illinois University and became Curator of Archaeaology at the SIU Museum in 1949.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Irvin M. Peithmann on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Broken peace pipes :
ISBN: 039801468X OCLC: 684609

Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Ill. : ©1964.

Details the history of the North American Indian specifically the last period of their history, when the Europeans began arriving, pushing the Indians further West until they were confined to relatively small tracts of land in the Western states.