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Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Claude Bartlett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 322
Scope and Contents Research materials including notes on Indian warfare, the history of Clark County, Illinois, sundry newspaper clippings and postcards concerning the Battle of the Little Big Horn and a few pieces of correspondence.

Biographical, date of production not identified

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 3; Series 4 [31197231207520], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 782 Series 1
Scope and Contents Bigraphical material dealing with Robert S. Ellison.

E. A. Brininstool papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1412
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes, drafts of publications, and various source materials. The items are handwritten often with typescripts. Also included are microfiche and printed drafts. The collection deals with Brininstool's research and publications on the numerous battles and incidents relating to the Indian Wars in the American West.

Luke Cahill letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230232511]
Identifier: MSS SC 14
Scope and Contents Letter from Cahill to D.H. Bellrose, Colorado State Senator, which introduces an accompanying typescript of a letter written by Cahill to U.S. Senator John F. Shafroth in 1918 in which Cahill requests help in securing a larger pension for his services in the Indian Wars. The 1918 letter outlines Cahill's various experiences during the wars and includes a typescript of a letter written in 1913 from W.F. Cody to Cahill, thanking him for his service while they served together in 1868 and 1869....

Walter Mason Camp papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 57
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, interview notes, general research and field notes, drafts of writings, photographs, maps, newsclippings and miscellaneous research and reference materials created and collected by Camp, and pertaining to the Indian Wars of the plains (1864-1890). The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence (1908-1923), interviews, general research and field notes (1890-1924). Chief interviewees and correspondents were the officers, enlisted men, and...

Clarke letter to J. M. Curtis

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233294153]
Identifier: Vault MSS 681
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter, signed by surname only, and addressed to J. M. Curtis, Indian Interpreter, Denver. It reports on a skirmish in 1873 between eighteen Ute Indians and a group of Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians at Deer Trail, Colorado.

George Crook letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197230323286]
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.

George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 364
Scope and Contents This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of both Custers including military reports and orders, newspaper clippings, and two patents issued to G. A. Custer. Correspondents include Edwin. M. Stanton, Zachariah Chandler, Reuben E. Fenton, Andrew Johnson, Lawrence Barrett, William T. Sherman, Nelson A. Miles, B. O. Aylesworth, and A. B. Ostrander.

Robert J. Ege book drafts

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230218163]
Identifier: MSS 1705
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The materials are early versions later published. "Curse not his Curls" is about George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn. "Strike Them Hard" is about a massacre of Piegan Indians on the Marias River on 23 Jan. 1870. These items were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Robert Spurrier Ellison papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 568
Scope and Contents Microfilmed copies of handwritten and typescripts of interview notes, correspondence, general notes, and lists. The materials relate primarily to the Indian wars of North America from 1866 to 1895. The original materials reside in the Ellison--Camp collection at the Denver Public Library. The items were initialy created and collected by Walter Mason Camp with some materials generated by Robert Ellison. Also included are typescripts of some of the items.