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American Indian History

Cheyenne ledger page drawn by Wild Hog and others, 1879

General Guides


  • George Remsburg Papers, 1891-1941Remsburg identified all of the important Indian village sites of the Kaw, Kickapoo and other prominent Indian tribes in Eastern Kansas.

Dr. Abraham Still, Shawnee Methodist Mission, 1850sMissions


Indian Removal

  • James Burnett Abbott, 1815-1899 (MF)Shawnee Indian Agent, 1861-1866
  • William Clark Papers, 1807-1855 (MF)Records of Superintendent of Indian Affairs in St. Louis, commonly called the "Clark Papers" after William Clark, who was superintendent from 1807-1838. This collection documents the removal of tribes east of the Mississippi River to the Indian Territory, which included present-day Kansas.
  • Samuel Johnson Crawford, 1867-1910Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford resigned from office in 1868 to organize the 19th Kansas Cavalry and join General Sheridan on his winter campaign.

Civil War


Other websites

Haskell Indian Nations University Library, Lawrence, Kansas