MS 4406 Copies of letters and papers concerning the Osage

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4406
Creators:
Duncan, Matthew, -1844
Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867
Harvey, Henry
Morrow, W. I. I. (1802-1876)
Sanfurd, H. C.
Gibson, Isaac T. (1831-1915)
Che wah te
Pa-ne-no-pashee
Dates:
1836-1879
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
9 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contains photocopies of the following documents: 1. Duncan, Captain M., Commanding Officer. Fort Leavenworth. May 21, 1836. Testimonal recognizing Ne-shu-mo-ne, or Walk in the Rain, as chief. Manuscript document signed. 1 page. 2. Brown, Orlando, Com. of Indian Affairs. Washington, D. C. November 23, 1849. Testimonial and presentation of medal to War-sha-wa-ta-ga. Manuscript Document Signed. 1 page. envelope cover. 3. Harvey, Henry. Osage Sub-Agency. March 22, 1850. Testimonial to Waw-shaw-wah. Autograph Document Signed. 1 page. 4. Morrow, W. I. I., U. S. Indian Agent. Neosho Agency. Testimonial to Wah-sha-wa-te-ga. July 20, 1852. Autograph Document Signed. 1 page. 5. H. C. Sanfurd, Chairman. Notice of a meeting of Montgomery Co., Kansas electors to be held May 20, 1870. to determine whether the county should subscribe to 200,000 dollars worth of stock in the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Galveston Railroad Co. Manuscript Document Signed. 1 page. 6. Gibson, Issac T., U. S. Indian Agent. Parker, Kansas. October 19, 1872. Testimonial to Toby Mongrain. Autograph Document Signed. 1 page. envelope cover addressed to "Che wah te, Little Osage." 7. Pa-ne-no-pashee, Joseph, and seven other Osages. Letter to the Secretary of the Interior. Muscogee, Indian Territory. October 2, 1879.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4406

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4406, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
NAA Photo Lot 93-9 contains photographs documenting presentation of Henry Lookout's manuscripts to his descendants.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Originals loaned to Bureau of American Ethnology in March, 1952, by Henry Lookout of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, son of Fred Lookout, last principal chief of the Osage. Returned to Lookout's descendants during a a ceremony in the Director's office of the National Museum of Natural History on September 27, 1990.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Osage Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neshumone (Osage) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War-sha-wa-ta-ga Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Waw-shaw-wah Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wah-sha-wa-te-ga Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mongrain, Toby Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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