|E93 .U956x 1857a
||Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, Wichita Agency, 1857-1878 National Archives (M234, 3 reels)|
Subject Category: Ethnic Studies, History US, History US West, Native Americans
Collection Dates: 01/01/1857 - 12/31/1878
Location: UNLV Microforms
This three reel collection contains letters and reports sent by the Wichita Agency, and is a source concerning US Government relationships and policy with the Indians of Kansas. The dates of the collection also include the age of westward expansion, the great cattle drives and the rise of the railroad and ranching industries, the turbulence of "Bleeding Kansas", the Civil War, and the Reconstruction. Reel 1. 1857-1866 -- Reel 2. 1867-1875 -- Reel 3. 1876-1878.
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"