Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of original letters with accompanying typescripts. Covers the nomination of Mormon Church leader Jacob Hamblin as a federal Indian agent for southern Utah, northern Arizona, and southeast Nevada.
Also includes exchanges between W. F. M. Arny, the federal agent for the Navajo tribes; Jacob Hamblin and other Mormon settlers in Arizona; and Col. L. Edwin Dudley, regional Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Santa Fe, NM. These letters attempt to arrange a peaceful settlement of problems between the Navajos and the Mormons that threatened to involve all of northern Arizona in a major Indian war.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
Collection maintained in original order
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Arizona -- History -- To 1912
- Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881
- Church and state -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century
- Dudley, L. Edwin
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- Sources
- Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886
- Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Religion
- Material Types
- Mormon Church -- Arizona -- History
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Territorial Government
- United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
- Register of Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence
- In Progress
- Morgan Crockett
- 2010 July 20
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.