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Indians of North America

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Native American treaties photostat collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2202
Scope and Contents There are three pieces of paper, all photostats, in this collection. Two photostats are of the treaty made with the Miami Indians at Sy. Mary's in Ohio on October 6, 1818. The third photostat is President John Quincy Adams' approval of the treaty, which is dated 1827. There are also oversize folders containing photostats of treaties with the Wyandot, Potawatomi, Ottawa, Chippewa, Seneca, Delaware, Miami, and Shawnee peoples ranging from 1817 to 1832 (OB179) and from 1814 to 1818...
Dates: 1814-1832, undated

O. V. Brown collection

 Collection
Identifier: L021
Scope and Contents The collection consists of O. V. Brown’s correspondence and other papers relating to his research on Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Civil War, southern Indiana, and Native American tribes from Indiana, ranging from 1806 to 1966. The included Civil War letters pertain to Marion Thurman, Spencer County, from family members serving the 25th and 48th IN Regiments (1861–1865). Brown’s Abraham Lincoln research includes correspondence from 1837 to 1965, and includes speeches made by Lincoln, printed...
Dates: 1806-1966

Office of Indian Affairs collection

 Collection
Identifier: L443
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of letters copied from the records of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs and the Office of Indian Trade housed at the National Archives. Ranging from 1815 to 1821, the bulk of the collection is correspondence sent and received by Michigan territorial governor, Lewis Cass, regarding the Michigan superintendency. Major issues discussed are the licensing of British subjects for trade with the Indians, the distribution of annuities established by Indian treaties...
Dates: 1815-1821

Peter Cornstalk papers

 Collection — Folder S299
Identifier: S0299
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed document regarding Chief Peter Cornstalk of Roachdale, Indiana.
Dates: 1936

Potawatomi Indians collection

 Collection — Folder S1561
Identifier: S1561
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of letters, land registers and other documents from Indian agents in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions and three commissioners of Indian Affairs, Carey A Harris (1836-1838) and Thomas Hartley Crawford (1838-1845) and Luke Lea (1850-1853) of the Office of Indian Affairs in Indiana, Washington, D.C., and other places in the Midwest ranging from 1835 to 1852. The documents concern the situation and locations of the Potawatomi people and their lands in...
Dates: 1835-1852

Richard W. Thompson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L158
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Richard W. Thompson’s political correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national Whig and Republican party politics, and Thompson’s role in political campaigns (1840s-1880s); letters from constituents during his terms in Congress regarding political appointments and local politics (1841-1849); Civil War correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national politics and Thompson’s duties in Terre Haute (1861-1865); his...
Dates: 1818-1931

Robert B. Whitsett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1399
Scope and Contents This collection includes items from Robert B. Whitsett in Logansport, Indiana, ranging from circa 1941-1944, regarding regarding the Potawatomi and Miami peoples near the Wabash and Eel River in Indiana, particularly their settlements and treaties with the United States. Items in the collection comprise a single-page, typed transcription listing the names of individual Wabash Potawatomi Indians and their English equivalents, as compiled from the lists of signers of agreements and treaties made...
Dates: circa 1941-1944

Ross Franklin Lockridge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L598
Scope and Contents The collection includes documentation regarding Ross Franklin Lockridge's duties as director of Hoosier Historic Memorial Activities. The bulk of the collection consists of New Harmony and members of the Owen community documentation. Also included are speeches and papers written by Lockridge and his students on early Hoosiers, including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and other Indiana and United States history topics.
Dates: 1877/10/26-1952/01/12

Samuel Morrison collection

 Collection — Folder S2193
Identifier: S2194
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostatic copy of a handwritten account entitled, "Pioneer Times: A Hunting Narrative for the Boys" written by Samuel Morrison during the mid to late 1880s concerning his experiences on a typical hunting expedition in the early 1800s. There is also a two-page, typed document presumably written by Evangeline Hayes Bauer, daughter of Ezra G. Hayes, from the early 1900s, about her reminiscences of Morrison's interactions with her family before his death in 1887.
Dates: circa 1850-1933

Seneca-Shawnee Indian census document

 Collection — Folder S1559
Identifier: S1559
Scope and Contents This collection includes a two-page, handwritten census of the "mixed band" of Seneca and Shawnee led by Civil John (Me-tho-mea), possibly taken by an appointed Indian agent, in present-day Ohio circa 1810s-1830s, regarding the names of the heads of families, the number, age range, and gender of individuals per family, the number of horses per family, and any remarks.
Dates: circa 1817-1831