John C. Casey letter books
The collection of John C. Casey journals includes three original letter books from Captain John Casey's time in Monterrey, Mexico during the Mexican-American War from 1847-1848 and as an emigration agent at the Seminole Agency in Florida from 1848 to 1856. This covers a period of time that includes the beginning of the third Seminole War. Additionally, one of the letter books also contains a journal of Casey's operations in the Indian Department in Florida from his arrival in August of 1848 until October of 1849.
MS 4161 Notes relating to the Seminole War
Bailey, Joseph H.
Folder 1: Notes on Cooacooche or Wild Cat and other personalities and events of the Seminole War. 9 pages. Photostat and typed transcript of 9 page manuscript by Joseph H. Bailey, 1841, and 1 map; originals in possession of F. H. Douglas, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado. (Almost entirely duplicated in Sprague; John T., Origin …
MS 577 Muskokee or Muskogee or Creek vocabulary as spoken by the Florida Indians or Seminoles
Includes copy in handwriting of George Gibbs. Manuscript Document. 7 pages. Original is recorded in HRSCV.
MS 2573 Miscellaneous papers and extracts on Florida
Adair, James, approximately 1709-1783
González Barcia, Andrés
Moore, Francis, active 1744
Miscellaneous papers as follows: Gatschet,- The Timucua Language. Florida Linguistics-- Mouilla, Pareja, Sedeno. Florida Springs. Chichimees in Florida. Yamassee War, 1715. Mobilians. Yamasee. Creeks- Adair. Apalachees, Conchaques, Alibamons, Apalachicolys. Cannibals Defined, 1520. Narvaez, 1528. Timucua. Ais. Cuban Colony and the Arawaks. Caloosas and Neighbors- Spanish Captives 1564. Discovery of Florida- 1513. Remnant Tribes in Cuba …
MS 4068 Copy of a diary kept by Lt. Williams during the Seminole War
Contains little or no information about the Indians or the Seminole War. Some details on construction of a fort near Volusia.
MS 7304 Reproduction of broadside letter addressed "To the Chiefs and People of the Cherokees, Creeks, Seminoles, Chickasaws, and Choctaws"
Pike explains why he has resigned his Confederate command in Indian Territory.
Ethel Cutler Freeman papers
Ethel Cutler Freeman was an amateur Seminole specialist and research associate with the American Museum of Natural History. Her papers also reflect field work among the Arapaho, Shoshoni, Navaho, Pueblo, Hopi, Kickapoo, and people of the Virgin Islands, the Bahama Islands, and Haiti, and the music and chants of Africa, including those of the Maasai, Zulu, and Pygmies. A small amount of material relates to the Hoover Commission on Indian Affairs, of which Freeman was a member. Correspondents include several Seminole Indians and government officials, personal acquaintances, organizations, and associates of the American Museum of Natural History.
MS 606 Muskoki or Creek. Words, grammatical elements and texts collected by Albert S. Gatschet. Vol. 1
Title on back of binding reads, "Maskoki I." Dates within the notebook range from December 23, 1878, to January 8, 1891. Includes much of material from other sources as well as material collected by Gatschet himself. Most of the material is Creek or Hitchiti, but other Southeastern Indian languages and a few Plains Indian …
This accession consists of exhibition fieldwork records and production recordings produced by the Office of Community Services for the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) inaugural exhibitions Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities and Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories. Native American communities represented include the Iglulik (Igloolik …
William C. Sturtevant papers
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.