MS 1911 Reports of Indians on the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache reservations
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Report dates between June 16, 1872 and July 22, 1872. See text of document.
MS 4666 Copy of Letter to Editor of the Evening Bulletin, Philadelphia, Wichita Agency, Indian Ty
Concerns Indians of the Agency of the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, and Comanche who visited Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia in 1872 under the care of Henry E. Alvord. (Photographs of some of these delegates are in the Bureau of American Ethnology photographic files.)
MS 4019-b Account of Kiowa and Comanche war of 1874
Two drafts (not duplicates) of an account of military activities against the Kiowas and Comanches around Fort Sill. One draft bears the title, "Der indianer Krieg 1874, and the other," Skizze" (first word illegible).
MS 521 Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agency; printed ration lists, with Indian and English names for Kiowa Indians
MS 4587 Historical Narratives
Contains three typescripts: (a) "The Comanche Centaurs and Quanah Parker," 234 pages; (b) "Kicking Bird, Prince of the Kiowas," 74 pages; (c) "The Jacksboro Trials of Satanta and Big Tree," 48 pages.
MS 39-c Kiowa drawings by Koba, Etahdleuh, and others
Kobay, (Comanche chief)
The manuscript contains 28 drawings depicting warfare, courting, hunting, dances, a horse race, and an intertribal meeting. The drawings also include 5 pages with pictographs representing various words and the names of the prisoners. Included in the manuscript are rosters of the Ft. Marion prisoners listing the prisoners' names and tribal affiliations …
Ida Roff Fick collection
0.2 Linear feet
This collection contains 276 photographs and documents that were collected by Episcopal missionary and teacher Ida Roff Fick working in Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory circa 1898-1902. Most of the photographs are believed to have been taken by amateur photogarapher Annette Ross Hume (1858-1933).
MS 39-a Book of drawings by unidentified Cheyenne artist at Fort Marion, Florida
Artist's sketchbook, now disbound, containing scenes of daily life, dances, hunting and a picture of birds. Individual leaves numbered 1 through 23. Cover of the drawing book inscribed in pencil "Drawn by Making Medicine, Cheyenne Prisoner, St. Augustine, Fla. Aug. 1875." Inscriptions on individual leaves by same hand, probably Lt. Richard Pratt.
James E. Curry papers
Curry, James E., 1907-1972
These are the papers of Washington, D.C. attorney James E. Curry, whose legal career included work both as a government attorney and in his own private practice. The bulk of the papers reflect his private practice in the area of Indian affairs.
National Congress of American Indians records
The National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest nation-wide American Indian advocacy organization in the United States. The NCAI records document the organization's work, particularly that of its office in Washington, DC, and the wide variety of issues faced by American Indians in the twentieth century. The collection is located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian.