Carling I. Malouf Interview, October 12, 2004


Carling I. Malouf


Sharon Small and Betty Matthews



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Carling I. Malouf recalls his experiences in the U.S. Army and how this affected his career and domestic life. He describes his education, and the professors who influenced his graduate and doctoral work at the University of Utah and Columbia University. Malouf also discusses how his background in economics informed his anthropological research with regard to Native American trade. He talks about obtaining a grant to study the areas that would be affected by the planned Noxon Rapids and Canyon Ferry Dams, noting his inclusion of undergraduate students on these research assignments.


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Document Type

Oral History


Anthropology; Ethnology; Native American tribes; Native American tribes, Montana; Native American religion; Native American Trade; Peyote; U.S. Army; Boas, Franz; Gillin, John

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana; California; Utah



Original Collection

Carling I. Malouf Oral History Project, OH 441, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 /

Oral History Number

OH 441-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:58:31 minutes

Local Filename

OH_441_005.mp3; OH_441_005_pdf

Carling I. Malouf Interview, October 12, 2004