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Records and Correspondence regarding Delaware Indians

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS C36

Overview

This collection is compiled into twenty-three volumes of correspondence, documents, and other records primarily about the Delaware Indians; other Indian groups are included as they relate to the Delaware. The correspondence includes letters on file in the Office of Indian Affairs, reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and letters answered by the commissioner. Documents include federal legislation and legal documents filed in the United States Court of Claims.

Dates

  • 1801 - 1905

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

23 Volumes : Typescript copy from the original? ; 24 cm

Scope and Contents

The collection was acquired in 1967, but unfortunately the original sequence of the compilation has been obscured by the poor condition of the set. Consequently, the volumes have been rearranged in chronological order with correspondence volumes followed by the documents. The majority of volumes are indexed and are noted in the inventory.

Physical Location

RH MS C36
Title
Guide to the Richard Calmit Adams Collection
Subtitle
Records and Correspondence regarding Delaware Indians
Author
pg, August 1975; amh 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0068259387
Preferred citation
Richard Calmit Adams Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS C36, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
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