MS 3653 Letters addressed to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, from Indian Agents
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Replies to correspondence (circular letter) sent to various Indian Agencies relative to marriage customs among the various Indian tribes. The tribes represented are: Flathead, Kalispel, Kootenai, Mescalero Apache, Navaho, Oto, Pend d Oreille, and Shoshoni.
Marriage Records of the Office of the Commissioner, Washington Headquarters of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1861–1869
This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the five rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1875. These digital surrogates reproduced marriage records of the Office of the Commissioner, Washington headquarters of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1861–1869. These records consist of unbound marriage certificates, marriage licenses, monthly reports of marriages, and other proofs of marriages.
MS 3903 Text of addresses given by J.W. Powell on "The Marriage Institution in Tribal Society" and "The Rank of Indian Languages"
Given by Major Powell in 1883, at New Haven, Connecticut on "The Marriage Institution in Tribal Society."
MS 687 Essays concerning "Migrations among the Indians," "Mode of Indian Warfare," and "Early Indian Marriage Customs: Nez Perces"
W.D. MacFarlane Scrapbook
Scrapbook created by W. D. MacFarlane who was a partner, with his brother Robert, in the MacFarlane Old Dye Works in Albany, New York. The book contains chemical solutions for dying textiles, newspaper clippings, marriage and obituary notices, poems and political cartoons.
MS 998 Three texts with interlinear English translations from Stephen Savage, Grande Ronde Reservation, Oregon, December 1877
Text as follows: "Marriage Ceremonies," 1 page. (The original contains notes following the text which are not included here.) "The Myth of the Coyote." 3 pages. "The Molala tribe raided by the Cayuse Indians," 9 pages.
MS 2029 Words, sentences and various texts collected at the Grande Ronde Agency, Northwestern Oregon, in November & Decb., 1877
Material includes: Molala words and sentences, numbered pages 3-36. "Marriage Ceremonies" as given by Stephen Savage, December 1877, 2 pages. Text and interlinear English translation. "Myth of the Coyote." December 1877, 3 pages. Text and interlinear English translation. Story of a conflict between the Cayuse and Molala (or "The Molala tribe raided by the Cayuse …
MS 3338 Cheyenne text and pronouns chart collected by Truman Michelson
Text handwritten in English by Mack Haag on Cheyenne courtship and marriage customs, with a reference to the Cheyenne and Dakota term for "woman." Also a pronouns chart.
Len Family Papers
Len, Aurora Alay
Archival materials documenting the family of Aurora Alay (Tang) Len and Edwin K. Len.