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Indians of North America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Claire Wilhelm photographs of Native Americans, approximately 1920

Identifier: MSS 8277 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

This subseries contains photographs of Native Americans, possibly taken on visits made by Claire Wilhelm to their villages. Dated approximately 1920.

Dates: approximately 1920

James R. Clark papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2295

This collection contains materials used by James R. Clark in writing the six volumes of Messages of the First Presidency. The material covers the years 1824 -1984. It also contains several drafts of each of the volumes.

Dates: 1824-1984

Coleman family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305390]
Identifier: MSS SC 796
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from three documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.

Dates: 1942

Copy print of Buckskin Charlie, approximately 1890-1900

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239265025], item: 4
Identifier: MSS P 337 Item 4

Alphonse B. Day diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 658
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of Day's overland journey from the Missouri River to Oregon in 1849. Diary primarily focuses on travelling conditions: grass, water, and condition of horse and ox teams. A number of companions died from cholera and mountain fever. Day intended to travel to California, but "as I think its impossible to go to California with a team," headed to Oregon instead.

Dates: 1849

Dean of Students films on Native Americans

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 762
Scope and Contents

Contains three motion pictures that were used as information resources by the Dean of Students' Office. Includes a documentary on Mexican Indians entitled "The Tarahumara" done by James Dearden for the Multicultural Educational Department; a documentary entitled "Beauty Before Me: Navajo Weavers" done by Michael Van Wagenen and Shaun Jorgensen; and a drama entitled "A Different Drum" done by Wetzel Whitaker.

Dates: 1974-1984

Department of Agricultural Economics correspondence and reports on San Juan Training Program, 1970-1972

Identifier: UA 442 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and reports from the San Juan Training Program that was associated with Agricultural Economics. The program was to teach Native Americans in the area about farming and farm management.

Dates: 1970-1972

Larry Echohawk papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8050
Scope and Contents Contains the documents of Larry Echohawk during his tenure as Assistant Secretary to the Interior on Indian Affairs, including correspondence and memos from senators, tribal leaders, and others, as well as contracts between the Federal Government and tribes. Also includes his weekly reports to the Secretary of the Interior, daily schedules of his meetings with senators and others, photographs of him at various venues, including being sworn in, and press releases. All materials are related to...
Dates: 2009-2012

Eve Ball research on Indians of North America, 1870-1983

Identifier: MSS 3096 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains oral histories, documents, and correspondence about Native Americans collected by Eve Ball.

Dates: Other: 1870-1983

The experiences of a western pioneer

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234780]
Identifier: MSS SC 127
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten accounts written by an unidentified grandchild of Albert Smith. The first story concerns an acquaintance of the family who, while traveling east from California in 1852, rescued his wagon train's horses from the Indians. The second account concerns Albert Smith and Azariah Smith, their journey with the Mormon Battalion to California, their return to Utah, and their settlement of Manti, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1800s