Letters and memoranda written by Ludington family members to George Ludington, cashier of the Bank of Kent, Ludingtonville, New York.
Includes brief introduction and short histories of the Canadian and New York Cayugas until 1807-09. The main text is a detailed account, based mainly on primary legal and governmental sources, of the post-1870 westward migrations, settlements and subsequent factionalism of successive Cayuga groups; their long lasting, close ties with the Seneca; an...
The collection largely consists of late 19th century studio portraits of American Indians made by professional photographers including A. Zeno Shindler, William Dinwiddie, Henry W. Henshaw, John K. Hillers, De Lancey Gill, and Alexander Gardner.
Concerning western migration of some Catawba in mid-19th century.
These maps accompanied the Barry letters in Manuscript 4350-a.Some are Indian maps, or copies of Indian maps. Some of them are connected with Lewis and Clark is a map by William Clark of "tracks across the western portion of the United States."
Copies of individual and group portraits of American Indians, probably from the Shinnecock Reservation. The images appear to be studio portraits.
Relate to museum specimens, mainly 19th century, including: 7 Dakota headdresses, 1 Eastern Woodlands headdress, 1 Arapaho headdress, 3 Blackfoot headdresses and 1 shirt, 5 Plains headdresses, 1 Pomo (?) headdress, and 1 Delaware headdress, photographed presumably by Taylor from collections at Cambridge Museum of Ethnology and Archaeology, Oxford P...
Copies of cabinet cards (circa late 19th century) depicting portraits, one of M. Redea and one of Severo Arrow Bear with his son, Rob C. Richards.