Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-3943
Overview: Twenty-seven autograph notebooks, some signed, belonging to Annie Heloise Abel, circa 1910-1925. Notebooks record research notes, reading lists, and queries concerning Native Americans and United States government policies during the 19th and early 20th centuries.Accompanied by a Bible presented to Abel by her husband, George Cockburn Henderson, in 1922; two metal boxes; two wooden boxes (one containing dried flowers); a piece of fabric; and an empty envelope from unknown materials...
Dates: circa 1910-1925
Call Number: WA MSS S-1325
Overview: The papers document Felix S. Cohen's professional career as a civil servant, private attorney, law professor, and author. From 1933-1957, Cohen drafted legislation for the Department of Interior, most notably the Wheeler-Howard Indian Reorganization Act of 1934. In 1939 he headed the Indian Law Survey, which compiled all federal laws regarding Native Americans. He edited the summary of that survey, known as The Handbook of Federal Indian Law, which remains a milestone...
Dates: 1904-1992, bulk 1925-1953
Call Number: WA MSS S-2635
Overview: The collection documents the life and career of Lucy Kramer Cohen, particularly her work for several federal agencies, contributions to The Handbook of Federal Indian Law, and her political and advocacy work. Professional papers document Kramer Cohen’s work for the Department of the Interior, Department of Agriculture, National War Labor Board, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, Public Health...
Dates: circa 1900-2006
Call Number: WA MSS S-2661
Overview: The Vine Deloria papers consist of writings, correspondence, subject files, legal files, teaching files, organizational records, awards and tributes, photographs, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the life and work of Vine Deloria. Writings, correspondence, and subject files form the bulk of the collection and document his involvement in issues relating to Native Americans. Organizational correspondence and organizational records document the many groups with which Deloria...
Dates: circa 1969-2005
Call Number: WA MSS S-2397
Overview: Correspondence, documents, financial papers, printed materials and other papers relating to the Choctaw removal to lands in Indian Territory and claims made by the Choctaw Nation against the United States Government. Correspondence includes letters from David Folsom, Choctaw Chief, to missionaries Cyrus Byington and Cyrus Kingsbury while in Washington negotiating the treaty of 1825. He writes of the deaths of two chiefs on the trip, and of the illness of others who had overindulged in the...