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Indians of North America -- Great Plains

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

Papers of Rita Napier

Call Number: RH MS 592

This collection consists of copies of government and other publications and unpublished materials, family history materials, newsletters, and photocopies of historical documents, all materials gathered in Rita Napier's study of history, particularly the history of Native Americans and the state of Kansas. The materials are organized by when received from Napier at the Spencer Research Library.

Dates: 1806 - 2011

"The Migrations of John B. Kelso"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P1004
Overview "The Migrations of John B. Kelso" is a 29-page typed transcription of Kelso's account of migrating to the American west, working, and looking for a good place to settle. He moved from Indiana to Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Colorado, and then to Oregon and Washington between 1853 and 1877. He was in territorial Kansas in the 1850s and became involved in the free state/pro-slavery violence, serving on the free state side. He also describes encountering Native Americans, including the Wade Comanche...
Dates: September 1853-October 1877 (transcribed 2003)

William H. Morrison's letters from the Nebraska Territory

Call Number: RH MS P923

This collection contains two letters from Union soldier Willam H. Morrison to his sister and father from when he was stationed at Fort Kearney in Nebraska Territory.

Dates: May 2, 1864 and October 26, 1865