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Washakie, approximately 1804-1900



  • Existence: 1804 - 1900-02-20


Prominent leader of the Shoshone people during the mid-19th century.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Bruce papers, 1863-1950

Identifier: 1978-001
Scope and Contents Consists of the source materials collected by Robert Bruce while researching his book, The Fighting Norths and Pawnee Scouts: Narratives and Reminiscences of Military Service on the Old Frontier. (Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society, [1932]. Materials dating from before 1900 are comprised of photographs or photostats of original materials obtained by Bruce during the course of his research. Included are original and photostat copies of correspondence between Bruce and...
Dates: 1863 - 1950

Washakie manuscript, 1930

Identifier: 1500-001-19
Scope and Contents

Washakie: An Account of Indian Resistance of the Covered Wagon and Union Pacific Railroad Invasions of Their Territory: Unbound typescript with autograph revisions, corrections, and editor's marks, and additional text pasted on. Included are specimen copies of the frontispiece; title page; preliminary pages; table of contents; list of illustrations; illustrations; and bibliography; with further autograph revisions and corrections.

Dates: 1930

Additional filters:

Cheyenne Indians -- Wars, 1876. 1
Dull Knife Battle, Wyo., 1876. 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.). 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations. 1
Indians of North America -- History. 1