Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was brought together initially as the the old American Indian Law and History Collection from miscellaneous acquisitions that had accrued over twenty years of collecting. Later the collection's scope was broadened somewhat and the title was changed. It is presently a collection of historical documents, correspondence, photographs and ephemera relating to the governments, citizenship, and lands primarily of those tribes located in Oklahoma Indian Territory. The...
Dates: 1724 - 1981
Scope and Contents A treaty of several tribes (Seneca, Wyandot, Delaware, etc.) concluded at St. Mary's, Ohio, 1818, and was signed by Vice President Calhoun in 1826. Accompanying this treaty is a very large plat showing the allotment of lands. The plat is signed by Josua Meigs, Surveyor-General of the United States.
Dates: 1818 - 1826
Scope and Contents There are two treaties among these items. One is dated May 16, 1836; the other is an original document on parchment, dated July 4, 1805, between the United States of America and the chiefs and head men of the WYandot, Ottawa, Chippeway, Munsee, Delaware, Shawnee, and Potawatomi Nations "...holden at Fort Industry on the Miami of the Lake..." The Indian Signatures are in pictogram style. A copy of the laws relating trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes is in another of the documents.
Dates: 1805 - 1855