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Ute Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mildred Miles Dillman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1524
Scope and Contents Correspondence, personal and published writings, research notes, newspaper clippings, postcards, photographs, paintings, and memorabilia. The collection relates largely to Dillman's studies on the Ute Indians and on the Uintah Basin of Utah.
Dates: 1920-1979

William F. Hanson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 299
Scope and Contents Indian opera productions composed by Hanson, musical scores, research material, and scrapbooks and photos based on ceremonies and music of the Ute Indians of Colorado and Utah. Operas included are: "Sun Dance," produced in New York City, 1938, "Bear Dance," and "The Bleeding Heart," a white man's fantasy of an imaginary Indian people who lived at the base of Mount Timpanogos in Utah.
Dates: 1913-1962

William F. Hanson photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232592367]
Identifier: MSS 5983
Scope and Contents This collection contains 65 photographs and 102 negatives (and prints from those negatives) from William F. Hanson. Most of the photographs and negatives are duplicates of material found in the William F. Hanson Papers (MSS 229) and the William F. Hanson Collection (MSS 3340). The images are mainly of Indian opera productions composed by Hanson and of the Ute Indians of Colorado and Utah, as well as several photographs of William F. Hanson himself.
Dates: approximately 1913-1962

Edward Jackson diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2493
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and typewritten transcript. The diary was transcribed by Jackson's sister, Marion Jackson Gilbert, in 1855. Jackson made the overland journey with mules from Independence, Missouri to Sacramento, California in 1849. Long and descriptive daily entries focus on the nature of the California trail, encounters with Indians, and the condition of forts along the way. Several outbreaks of cholera also occurred. Jackson stopped at Salt Lake City and attended Pioneer Day festivities....
Dates: 1849

John McEwan diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1051
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten diary detailing McEwan's experiences from 1843 to 1858. The diary includes brief entries about his travels from Ireland to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843, and patriarchal blessings for both McEwan and his wife, Amanda. The majority of the journal contains writings on McEwan's experience as a member of the Elk Mountain Mission to negotiate for land with the Ute Indian tribes in southeastern Utah, from May to October 1855, including getting lost in the mountain during...
Dates: 1843-1889

National Council of American Indians records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1704
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, personal history, and business papers of both Zitkala-S̈a and her husband, Raymond Bonnin, with the bulk focusing on Gertrude's activities. Zitkala-S̈a was a central figure in early twentieth century Indian reform, and this collection reflects her intensive involvement. She was instrumental in legislation favorable to Indians and spent a great deal of her time among the Native Americans in an attempt to educate and organize them for greater strength through unity....
Dates: 1926-1938