MS 7054 William N. Williams papers
Subjects discussed include traders and trespassers in Indian Territory, together with monthly returns for Quartermaster stores of the 3rd Infantry Battalion 1865-70, and deeds, stock certificates, and army communications. Also concern problems with W. A. Rankin and William Chisholm with references to Buffalo Tail, a Cheyenne; to Santanta, the Kiowa leader; and …
MS 4865 Lakota Kin Iyuha, Teton the all
An announcement requesting the enlistment of five Indian scouts in Troop "L", 3rd Cavalry. Fort Meade, South Dakota.
MS 7084 Copy of Diary of Colonel Royal Emerson Whitman
Concerns his experiences as an army officer in Arizona, including brief references to dealings with Indians. Also includes news clippings concerning his family, photos of soldiers, personal letters, and personal reflections.
MS 1901 Historical notes, miscellany
Contains historical notes on a number of tribes, extracted from various sources. Also notes on dates of existence of forts from Hammersley's Army Register. Also includes North Carolina place names, tribal names (A-C only, pages 1-14.) Notes on tribes of the Plains, Texas, Louisiana.
Portraits and views relating to Sitting Bull's band (Hunkpapa Dakota) and others
Relate to Sitting Bull's band and others while prisoners at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory. Numbers 5, 11, 20, and 22 missing from set of 24 prints.
MS 4438 Newspaper series written for the Rocky Mountain Husbandman
Rocky Mountain Husbandman
Gray, John S. (John Stephens), 1910-1991
Includes "The Custer Campaign, 1876," April 1, 1876: "The Indian Campaign of 1876," June 26-August 10, 1876. Typescript carbon copy. 28 pages. Notes on the Ute campaign: "The Ute Campaign," October 18, 1879; "Notes at Random," October 6-9, 24, November 13, 1879; "Camp of the 7th Infantry," November 1, 3, 1879. Typescript carbon copy. 16 pages.
MS 4437 A Maker of Shavings, the life of Edward Forte, formerly 1st Sergeant, troop "D", 7th Cavalry
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Contains "A Maker of Shavings," by Snider, autograph and typescript document signed, 13 pages with 2 page synopsis; statement by Forte, mainly regarding Sitting Bull; autograph document, 4 pages; letter from Forte to Frank B. Fiske, October 25, 1932, autograph letter signed, 8 pages regarding murder of Sitting Bull; miscellaneous notes by Snider, 10 pages; miscellaneous correspondence …
MS 4164 Photostat copies of letters from John Walker to Edmund Jennings
Harrison, Fairfax, 1869-1938
Contents: Letter of John Walker [to Edmund Jennings] concerning Lamhatty, a Tawasa Indian refugee, enclosing a vocabulary obtained from him. January 16, 1707/8. Photostat copy of Autograph letter signed and A. enclosure in Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia. 2 pages. Letter of John Walker [to Edmund Jennings] concerning military commissions. June 12, 1707. Photostat copy …
MS 5967 Drawing of Battle between General Sully's company of soldiers and Winnebago scouts, and the Sioux (Dakota), at "Hard River" (Heart River?), 1864
Drawing is signed. Inscribed, "Winnebago Sout white hill Fight three over soldar--one Campain" (Winnebago Scout, White Hill Fight. 83 soldiers--1 company); signed David McKlusky, and David M. (artist's signature?). At lower right, in different handwriting, is further explanation of the picture.
Guy Longshore World War II Photography Collection
Guy Longshore served in the U. S. Army Air Corps as a command gunner on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress in the Pacific theater during World War II. This collection consists of photographic material made from images taken by Guy Longshore during World War II, as well as a news clipping about the collection and a small pamphlet written by Longshore that includes a story about his service in World War II.