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Indian Affairs in California papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8512

Scope and Contents

Reports, proposals, maps, letters and clippings regarding American Indian affairs in California. Includes correspondence of California senator John Harmer on governmental intervention in Indian affairs, drafts of the proposed Indian Resources Development Act and other government reports on the economic status of Native Americans in California. Materials dated approximately 1950-1970.


  • 1950-1970

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 Indian Affairs in California papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

This collection was donated by an unknown donor in 1981. It was later found in the 20th Century workroom. The collection was processed in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; 2014.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Clarissa McIntire, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Register of Indian Affairs in California papers
Clarissa McIntire
2014 November 24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States