LOC/E-F/E4. Native Americans
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Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Ax 500
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American authors Don B. Allen and Terry Allen, including literary manuscripts and research materials for works of historical fiction and non-fiction about the West and about Native Americans, as well as collections of creative writing and poetry by young American Indians edited by Terry Allen.
Identifier: Coll 067
Abstract Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal correspondence,...
Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041835857]
Identifier: Ax 005
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Applegate (1845-1938), the son of Lindsay and Elizabeth Applegate (Applegate Trail pioneers), spent his career working with Oregon Indians. He was a subagent with the Indian Service at Yainax, and during the Modoc War he served as an interpreter and a scout. In 1873, he became a U.S. Commissioner, and in 1898 was appointed Klamath Indian Agent. After his resignation in 1905 he continued to work with the federal government on Indian issues such as the Grande Ronde tribal status...
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50174186]
Identifier: CB B193
Abstract Henry Baldwin wrote historical sketches for a Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay) newspaper, in 1879, that were based on a journal by L.L. Williams, which contained an account of an 1850 exploration party's encounter with "Indians" of Southern Oregon. The collection (1938) contains photocopies of the historical sketches, and a historical write-up by Sheldon Sackett about William's journal, the exploration party, and the Marshfield, Oregon newspaper, Weekly Coast Mail.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 180
Abstract David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) researched the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, and published material.
Identifier: Bx 047
Abstract The Cayuse War (1847-1855), the Rogue River War (ca. 1855-1857) and the Yakima War (1856-1858) all resulted in losses for the Oregon and Washington Indians. Many tribal members succumbed to either military attack or disease, and most of the remaining population were sent to live on reservations. Additionally, a great deal of tribal land was taken by the U.S. government in the aftermath of these wars. The Cayuse, Yakima and Rogue River Wars Papers include letters, official reports, general...
Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50095079]
Identifier: CA 1872 Aug 25
Abstract The collection contains a letter dated August 25, 1872, by Philip McCusker of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indian Agency, to a "Mr. Lockey." The letter comments on Indian depredations (raids) of cattle drives, explains that McCusker has met with Big Bow, Lone Wolf, and Kicking Bird of the Kiowa tribe, and reports the return of children Susannah and Frances Lee who were taken on a raid.
Dates: 1872 August 25
Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49075081]
Identifier: CA 1855 Oct 20
Abstract Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.
Dates: 1855 October 20
Identifier: Ax 636
Abstract William James Crawford was an attorney in Oregon. The collection contains selected case files. The major case is before the Indian Claims Commission, number 17, Snake River or Piute Indians v. United States, a suit to recover value of reservation land.
Identifier: UA 005
Abstract Collection includes personal papers, professional papers, publications, field notes, slides and negatives, and reel-to-reel films relating to the career of Luther Cressman (1897-1994), an anthropologist and University of Oregon professor who focused on prehistoric man in Oregon.
Identifier: A 024
Abstract George Crook was a U.S. Army officer. The George Crook papers comprise letters concerning the Sioux campaign of 1876, the Apache campaigns of 1883 and 1886, the Sioux Commission, 1889, and the relocation of the Apache Indian reservation.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA206243]
Identifier: A 025
Abstract George Law Curry (1820–1878) served as a representative to the legislature and Territorial Secretary before being appointed the last Governor of the Oregon Territory. His correspondences concern the Yakima Indian War.
Identifier: Ax 595
Abstract Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American sculptor, illustrator and writer who lived among Native American tribes when he was young and then dedicated his career to artistically recording and portraying them accurately and with dignity. The collection consists of his correspondence, drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as anthropological and linguistic material, notes and other documentation of tribes he visited or lived with.
Dates: circa 1860-1942
Identifier: Coll 039
Abstract Alice Henson Ernst was an American author, playwright, and teacher, at University of Washington, 1920-1923, and University of Oregon, 1924-1950, who had special interests in the history of the early theater of the Pacific Northwest and masked ritual dances of Northwest Coast tribes. Collection comprises correspondence, including letters from Franz Boas; manuscripts of books, plays, essays, and poems; diaries and notebooks, 1909-1964; playbills; broadsides; and photographs, most relating to...
Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: i49301433]
Identifier: B 078
Abstract Fort Yamhill was established in 1856 during the Rogue River Indian War as a strategic outpost. The collection consists of a single letterpress copy book, recording the outgoing correspondence of the fort.
Dates: July 23, 1856-August 31, 1865
Identifier: Ax 698
Abstract Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) was an explorer, writer, lecturer, an artist, a college professor, a scientist, a cowboy, a collector, and a foreign correspondent to name but a few of his ‘trades.' The collection contains biographical and military records, manuscripts, articles and lectures by Furlong, notebooks and journals, Philippine Island material, photographs and daguerreotypes, correspondence, audio recordings and books.
Identifier: A 051
Abstract The Alanson Hinman papers comprise thirty-two letters and an account book. The correspondence dates from 1872 to 1900 and concerns Indian training schools, proposed changes in the charter of Pacific University, and personal issues. The account book contains miscellaneous accounts receivable as well as a record of apples shipped.
Identifier: Coll 124
Abstract Herbert C. Holdridge (1892-1974) was an author and presidential candidate, his main interests being conservative politics and fringe causes. The collection includes correspondence, background information for speeches, manuscripts, records for groups Holdridge founded, legal papers, pamphlets, reel-to-reel tapes, and copies of his published books.
Collection — Box 1, Prints : [Barcode: 35025042281580]
Identifier: PH 200_039
Abstract John Harland Horner (1870-1953) moved to Enterprise, Oregon in 1911 and served as an assessor. He was an amateur historian, active for more than thirty years, documenting the history of Wallowa County. The collection consists primarily of copy prints of photographs related to the history of Eastern Oregon, particularly relating to the Nez Perce, Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Wars.
Dates: circa 1900-1930
Identifier: Ax 055
Abstract Boyd J. Jackson was secretary of the business committee of the Klamath Tribal Council and a tribal delegate. The collection consists of correspondence and documents relating to the affairs of the Klamath Native Americans and the Klamath Reservation, Oregon.
Identifier: Ax 553
Abstract James J. James, also know as Jimmy James and George N. James, was born in Kansas. Around 1953, while living in Portland, Oregon, he started a letter-writing campaign to improve the status and condition of the American Indian. He wrote to numerous letters to public officials, Indian leaders, tribal councils, writers, and private citizens. The collection consists mainly of correspondence concerning Indian rights. Major correspondents are Anselm Forum, Inc., Wilson Charley, Frank Lafont, Alzamon...
Identifier: Ax 147
Abstract Garry W. Jewett lived in Pomeroy, Washington and was an attorney for the Nez Percé tribe. The collection contains papers related to Jewett's service as attorney to the Nez Percé Indians.
Dates: 1938-1942; 1938-1942
Identifier: Coll 014
Abstract Alvin Josephy, Jr (May 18, 1915-October 16, 2005) was a historian and author on the American West, especially American Indian life, culture, and the development of American Indian Policy, a journalist and editor, and was the founding chairman of the board of trustees of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The collection contains Josephy's literary manuscripts, professional correspondence, personal papers and correspondence, material related to Josephy's work with American...
Identifier: Bx 051
Abstract This collection documents the Klamath tribal government, which was established at the request of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs and represented the Klamath people and its 860,000 acres of land. The Klamath government comprised two main bodies, the General Council and the Executive Council. Subgroups of the Executive Council included the Tribal Loan Board and the Enrollment Committee. The collection consists of minutes of the Executive Council, 1950-1957; minutes of the General Council,...
Identifier: Coll 372
Abstract Born August 18, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist, environmentalist, author and politician of Anishinaabe and Jewish descent. Collection includes materials written by or about Native American Winona LaDuke (1959-) in her various roles as activist, environmentalist, and politician. Forms consist of newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, correspondence, ephemera, and promotional materials.
Identifier: Ax 183
Abstract Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.
Identifier: Ax 151
Abstract Oscar H. Lipps served at the Carlisle Indian School, as superintendent of the Nez Perce Agency, at the Chemawa Indian School, and as a field representative of the U. S. Indian Service at the end of the 1800s. The collection includes general correspondence, 1934–1938, regarding Indian problems and Indian rights and Indian school press publications.
Identifier: Ax 058
Abstract William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: i42862425]
Identifier: A 219
Abstract Sara Burleson Machetanz (1918- ) is known for her books and films about Eskimo life in Alaska. The papers include manuscript fragments, letters, and a diary written in Unalakeet, Alaska describing her experiences in an Eskimo village.
Identifier: Ax 069
Abstract Edward Marsden was a Presbyterian missionary to the native peoples of Alaska. His parents were from the Tsimshian tribe. A strong advocate of Indian rights, and a believer in higher education for native peoples, Marsden founded a Presbyterian Church in the Tlingit tribe in Ketchikan, Alaska. The collection is comprised of letters, 1893-1928, scrapbooks that relate to Marsden's work as a missionary, and photographs.