Call Number: E93 .U66274 1824a
Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, Cherokee Agency National Archives (M234, 42 reels)
Subject Category: Ethnic Studies, History US, History US West, Native Americans
Collection Dates: 01/01/1824 - 12/31/1881
Location: UNLV Microforms
Summary: This 42 reel collection is arranged in chronological order and consists of official reports and other correspondence from the Indian agents assigned to the Cherokee people between 1824 and 1881. Not only is it a source of history and politics for several southern states and Oklahoma, but it also documents the policy of the U.S. Government towards the Cherokee during the Age of Expansion, the Civil War, and the Reconstruction. The period covered by this collection of letters includes the forced migration of the Cherokee from Georgia to Oklahoma along the Trail of Tears.
Finding Aids: "Pamphlet accompanying Microcopy no. 234" (MICRO E93.U659x 1966) which lists the contents of the entire 926 reels of microform collection of "Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80"