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Miami Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Rapin Andrews weather diary

 Collection
Identifier: L004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the weather diary begun by Rapin Andrews in 1837. After his death in 1849, the diary was continued by an unknown individual. Locations for temperature readings were Gorham, Ontario County, New York (1837-1839) and Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana. Rapin recorded the temperature three times daily. He also noted wind speed and direction, and included notes about the overall conditions for that day. Occasionally, Andrews included other notes about recent...
Dates: 1837-1874

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

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

Thaddeus Butler collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3504
Scope and Contents This collection consists principally of Thaddeus Butler’s papers relating to his work with the Miami Indians (1880-1882). Included are his correspondence and instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs, and copies of his censuses and payment records for the Miami Indians in Indiana, Kansas, the Indian Territory (Oklahoma), and other areas. There are two oversize collections including Miami Indian payroll list, 1866 (OBC116); Eel River, Miami Indian census rolls, 1884/04/07...
Dates: 1848-1906

Travel diary

 Collection — Folder S1525
Identifier: S1525
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a travel diary written on both sides of one sheet of paper by an unknown man from Wells County, Indiana. Dated from June 26 to July 4, 1852, the author chronicles his trip from Margaret Krewson's house in Wells County to the communities of Uniontown, Zanesville, and Roanoke and notes some of his activities following his return to the Krewson's house. His narrative mentions several people he visited, including James and Margaret Barrett, Peter Mulrine, and William...
Dates: 1852

Treaty of St. Mary's collection

 Collection — Box L614
Identifier: L614
Scope and Contents This collection includes a treaty between the United States government, the Miami Indian tribe, and territorial leaders in St. Mary's, Ohio during October 3-6, 1818.
Dates: 1818 October

Twightwee Treaty of Lancaster collection

 Collection — Box L615
Identifier: L615
Scope and Contents This collection includes one treaty between the colony of Pennsylvania and Twightwee (Miami) people in town of Lancaster in 1748 regarding an alliance, as well as a photostatic copy of said treaty.
Dates: 1748

William H. Matthew papers

 Collection
Identifier: L104
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photostats of typed and autographed correspondence, notebooks with personal notes, and other documents from William H. Matthew and others in Gary, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States, ranging from 1837 to 1956, regarding Indiana law, Pottawatomi Indians, the Presbyterian church in Plymouth, Indiana, the Detroit to Chicago Road and other subjects.
Dates: 1837-1956