Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS -229 -BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of 131 items in three folders. The first folder contains printed material including Christmas cards and postcards, resort and publicity brochures from New Mexico, Arizona, Indiana and Florida, as well as miscellaneous programs. Most of the correspondence, articles and other papers in the second folder relate to Faris' career with the United States Office of Indian Affairs and the Indian Rights Association. There is also material about Chief Washakie and Sacajawea, whom...
Scope and Content The Rachel Walcott papers represent a bureaucratic dialogue between various government agencies concerning the murder of Samuel T. Walcott and James McNally, allegedly by two Navajo Indians on March 31, 1884, in the Territory of Arizona. The Indians, Osh-ka-ni-ne and Ten-nai-tso-si were pursued and arrested on July 10, and July 18, 1884. Interestingly, McNalley's remains were never recovered and this has led to the rise of local folk tales. The collection is comprised of...