Dunn, Jacob Piatt, 1855-1924
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Scope and Contents This collection includes mimeographed, typed minutes; typed or autographed, signed letters; photographs; brochures; parade float number placards; and financial reports from the Indianapolis Centennial Commission and various vendors in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere from November 17, 1919 to July 3, 1920 regarding the planning, organization, supplies needed and finances of the six-day celebration planned by the Indianapolis Centennial Commission.
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Jacob Piatt Dunn’s papers relating to his research on Native Americans in the state of Indiana, ranging from 1773 to 1865. Of particular importance is his English-Miami Indian dictionary on index cards (since photocopied), and stories and texts collected from Miami Indians (1906–1916). In addition to his research on the Miami people, the collection also contains letters from Chippewa Indian ministers in northern Minnesota to Rev. J. A. Gilfillan with...
Collection — Folder: S382