Potawatomi Indians -- Missions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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."
Collection — Folder S1087
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostat as well as a xeroxed copy of handwritten daily journal entries by George H. Proffit, from August 20 until October 27, 1837. These entries document the removal of the Potawatomi Indians from a camp on Crooked Creek on August 20 until the last entry made in Harmony, Missouri on October 27. Mr. Proffit calls his entries "Journal of Emigration." He gives number of miles traveled, rations issued, and facts about the trip.On September 22, he wrote:...
Collection — Folder S862
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of Catholic missionary records in Marshall County, Indiana ranging from 1834 to 1837 regarding the work of Father Louis DeSeille and his possible successor. The papers comprise Father DeSeille's baptismal register (1834-1836), documenting the baptisim of Potawatomi tribespeople, and a letter from Angelique Compeau and five prominent Native Americans--Sineie (Sinigo), Markartamwa, Menomine, Peppemarwha, and Weishkemar--in Plymouth, Indiana to Bishop...
Dates: circa 1834-1940s
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 miscellaneous.