MS 3967 A petition from the Hopi to the "Great Father"

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3967
Creators:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Signed by twenty Hopi Indians (pictographic signatures), including the tribal chief, second chief, high priests, etc. written to Mrs Stevenson, requesting that she take it to the "Great Father." They ask his aid in building houses and that a school be opened in their country.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm reel 11.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3967

Local Note
Local Note
The National Archives has several copies of this petition. One was printed in the Annual Report of Com'r. of Indian Affairs. Copy 1886-1662 dated January 10, 1886 and another copy 1886-11462, received April 28, 1886. Information John Richards, visit 11/1969.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3967, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "A petition."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal-Indian relations -- Hopi Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi -- peition to U.S. President Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Signatures -- Hopi Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi -- Signatures Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/