Indians of North America -- Great Plains
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-2197
Abstract: Typescripts with holograph annotations and corrections of Adams' books The Disputed Lands (Putnam, 1981); Geronimo: A Biography (Putnam, 1971); Sitting Bull: An Epic of the Plains (Putnam, 1973); and Sunlight and Storm: The Great American Plains (Putnam, 1977). A photocopy of Adams' TLS dated 1972 Jun 29, transmitting the typescript of Geronimo to Yale and commenting on the work, is filed in the first of the folders of that title. Bound galley proofs for Sitting Bull follow the...
Dates: circa 1971-1981
Call Number: WA MSS S-1292
Call Number: WA MSS S-2699
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, printed material, and maps that document the military career and personal life of United States Army general Thomas Howard Ruger, focusing on his years in Montana, the Dakotas, and Missouri, 1879-1895. The collection contains significant documentation of the relationship between Native Americans and the United States government, especially the Lakota, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Arapaho, Crow, and Chiricahua Apache communities. Correspondence and records...
Dates: 1821-1958, bulk 1878-1907
Call Number: WA MSS S-2437
Abstract: Nancy Tatnall Fuller's collection on Joseph Swift was acquired during research for her book Joseph Swift in the Wild West. Over 40 letters between Joseph Swift and family members from 1858 to 1887 describe frontier life in Montana, the gold rush, cattle herding, the Civil War, settler relations with Piegan Indians, and local news. Swift omitted mention of his friendship with the Plummers and Joseph Slade in letters home though his father commented on vigilante executions in Montana. Also...