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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 104 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.

Dates: date not identified

Biographical, date of production not identified

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 3; Series 4 [Barcode: 31197231207520], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 782 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Bigraphical material dealing with Robert S. Ellison.

Dates: date of production not identified

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.

Dates: 1876-1975

Luke Cahill letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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....
Dates: 1926

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...
Dates: approxmiately 1870-1943

Clarke letter to J. M. Curtis

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1873

George Crook letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1876

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.

Dates: 1857-1929

Robert J. Ege book drafts

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1970-1974

Robert Spurrier Ellison papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 782
Scope and Contents

Materials include correspondence, genealogical notes, diaries, business records, drafts of writings, speeches, and collected research and reference materials including manuscripts, letters, legal documents, maps, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The materials pertain primarily to the history and settlement of the American West, the American Indian Wars and American Indian culture, and the preservation of western historical landmarks. Dated 1833 to 1951.

Dates: 1833-1951