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Red Cloud, 1822-1909



  • Existence: 1822-1909

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

E. A. Brininstool collection of Western photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 68
Scope and Contents Collection includes original and reproduction photographs, lithographs, negatives, and wood printing blocks related to the American West. Images includes sites of battles with Native Americans, historical figures involved in the development of the West, buildings, and landmarks.
Dates: approximately 1860-1949

George Crook letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2396
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Two are dated 25 Sept. 1876 and the other is dated 1 Oct. 1876. All three were written at Ft. Laramie, Wyoming and addressed to Wesley Merritt, commander of the 5th Calvary. Crook orders the discharge of some scouts, advises that "California Joe" be made the Merritt's guide, and tells him how to attack Red Cloud's Dakota Indians.
Dates: 1876

Heyn Photo photographs of Dakota Indians

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 319
Scope and Contents Collection includes 17 colored half-tone prints of photographs of Dakota Indians taken by Heyn Photo in the 1880s and 1890s. Includes an image of Chief Red Cloud.
Dates: approximately 1870-1899

Red Cloud Powder River Road Treaty

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 667
Scope and Contents Handwritten treaty detailing the terms by which the Sioux Indians granted a right-of-way to build the Powder River Road across the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming. The document lists the names of Sioux chiefs, including Red Cloud, who drafted the treaty.
Dates: 1866

A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2235
Scope and Contents Handwritten, printed, and typewritten pamphlets, letters, and reports. The collection is a compilation of documents relating to an investigation. Marsh made an accusation against J. J. Saville of the Red Cloud Indian Agency stating that Saville was distributing bad food and supplies to the Dakota Indians there. Marsh received much of his information from Chief Red Cloud. The United States Dept. of the Interior investigated the charges with George Washington Atherton participating on the...
Dates: 1874-1876