Indians of North America
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
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,...
Collection — Folder S320
Collection — Folder S2727
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."
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...
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Folder 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...
Dates: circa 1850
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder 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.
Dates: circa 1950s