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American Fur Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L184
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...

Armanis F. Knotts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L084
Scope and Contents The collection contains notes on Native Americans of northwest Indiana, including notes on trails, geography, culture, and language by Armanis Francis Knotts.

Barton Griffith papers

 Collection — Folder: S2183
Identifier: S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...

"Battle of Spurs Defeat" collection

 Collection — Folder: S320
Identifier: S0320
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied and carbon copy, typed document from William M. Crockett regarding waging war with Indians in the Northwest Territory, specifically in 1812.

"Chief Charlie of the Eel River Tribe" draft

 Collection — Folder: S2727
Identifier: S2727
Scope and Contents This collection includes one historical record from Otis O. Bryan Ringo in Muncie, Indiana from 1938 regarding the Eel River Tribe.

Coe Hayne address

 Collection
Identifier: S0618
Scope and Contents This collection contains an 11-page address from Coe Hayne at the First Baptist Church of Fort Wayne, Indiana on May 18, 1947, for "Isaac McCoy Day." The address is titled, "Stakes Set in the Wilderness" and it is a tribute to the work of Isaac McCoy. The collection also contains 2 typewritten pages entitled, "Isaac McCoy Memorials."

Daniel Bearss collection

 Collection
Identifier: L013
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami Indians (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business and...

Daniel Bearss volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V005
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami Indians (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letter book containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business and...

David H. Morris, Sr. clipping

 Collection — Folder: S0592
Identifier: S0592
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a Troy Times (Ohio) newspaper article written by David H. Morris, Sr. on January 29, 1840. The article offers a sketch of the military expedition against the Indians in the Northwest Territory that was undertaken in the fall of 1790 under the command of General Josiah Harmar.

Delaware Indians language collection

 Collection — Folder: S1560
Identifier: S1560
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostatic copy of a 40-page manuscript transcribing part of Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz's original work on the Lenape, or Delaware, people from 1833, which was first published in his book, The American Nations; or, Outlines of Their General History, Ancient and Modern: Including the Whole History of the Earth and Mankind in the Western Hemisphere, in 1836. The text includes, according to Rafinesque, translations of stories of the Delaware from the tribe's...

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Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 4
Pepper, Abel C., 1793-1860 4
Richardville, Jean Baptiste, 1761-1841 4
Bearrs, Daniel, 1809-1884 3
Conner, William, 1777-1855 3
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Ewing, George Washington 3
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 3
Jennings, Jonathan 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Miami Tribe 3
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 3
Parke, Benjamin, 1777-1835 3
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880 3
Slocum, Frances, 1773-1847 3
Adams, John Quincy 2
American Fur Company 2
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 2
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 2
Clark, George Rogers 2
Clark, William 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Conner, John, 1775-1826 2
Crawford, Thomas Hartley 2
Eel River Band of Miami Indians 2
Godfroy, Gabriel 2
Hamilton, Allen 2
Hannah, Samuel 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Lafontaine, Francis, 1810-1847 2
Lasselle, Charles B., 1819-1908 2
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Lea, Luke 2
Little Turtle, 1747?-1812 2
McCoy, Isaac 2
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877 2
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 2
Riley, James Whitcomb (1849-1916) 2
Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 2
Taber, Cyrus 2
Tipton, John, 1786-1839 2
Tipton, Spier S. 2
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Appleseed, Johnny, 1774-1845 1
Archives nationales (France) 1
Avaline, James 1
Ayres, Arthur B. 1
Bearss, Daniel R., 1809-1884 1
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 1
Benton, William P. (William Plummer), 1828-1867 1
Bergenroth Brothers (Troy, Ind.) 1
Bienville, Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, sieur de 1
Blake, Thomas H. (Thomas Holdsworth) 1
Bond, Charles 1
Bond, Lavinia Anna 1
Boon, Ratliff, 1781-1844 1
Borglum, Gutzon 1
Bourie, John B. 1
Brenneman, Gladys 1
Brenton, Samuel 1
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David) 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Brown, O. V. (Orian V.), 1889-1966 1
Buel, Alexander Woodruff 1
Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
Butler, William Allen 1
Carey Indian Mission (Niles, Mich.) 1
Carmony, Donald F. (Donald Francis) 1
Chapman, John B. 1
Chouteau, Auguste 1
Chouteau, Pierre 1
Chute, Richard 1
Coffin, Levi, 1798-1877 1
Cole, A. A. (Alphonso Albert) 1
Coquillard, Alexis (1825-1890) 1
Cornstalk, Peter 1
Corydon Capitol (Corydon, Ind.) 1
Crockett, William M., 1894-1969 1
Croghan, George, 1720?-1782 1
Cumback, Will. (William), 1829-1905 1
Cumberland Road 1
Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866 1
D'Artaguiette, Pierre 1
Davis, Anthony L. 1
Davis, Jefferson Columbus, 1828-1879 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Dougherty, John 1
Douglass, Jesse C. 1
Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 1
Dudley, William W. (William Wade) 1
Dunn, Jacob Piatt, 1855-1924 1
Edmonds, John W. (John Worth), 1799-1874 1
Edwards, Vivian 1
Ewing Chute and Company 1
Ewing Edsall and Company 1
Ewing Walker and Company 1
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Ewing, Alexander H. 1
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