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Indians of North America

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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.

"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.

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...

Drusilla L. Cravens collection

 Collection — Folder S0314
Identifier: S0314
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 17 items, beginning with the oldest, which is a typed transcript of Captain Timothy Kibby’s commission from William Henry Harrison to lead a “company in arms,” dated December 21, 1804. A printed list of the rates of duties on licenses for stills and boilers, is signed David Hale Vincennes, and dated June 1, 1817. Isaac Coe wrote a letter from Pittsburg on May 20, 1821, David McClure, Madison, Indiana. The letter began: “The steam boat is starting and I...

Early Indiana photographic slides

 Collection — Folder SP038
Identifier: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.