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Benjamin Henry Grierson papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3039
Abstract Volunteer military officer during the Civil War, organizer of the U.S. Army Tenth Cavalry in 1866, commander of various Western army posts and active in opening the Western frontier until retirement in 1890. Grierson’s papers consist of correspondence (including over a hundred letters to his wife, Alice Kirk Grierson), documents such as orders, reports and maps and other military material, as well as personal miscellany relating to his service in the Western Territories. Microfilm copy...
Dates: 1865-1890

Christopher C. Augur Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3008
Abstract United States army officer, 1843 to 1885. Correspondence, printed and manuscript military orders and reports, letter-books, a miscellany of accounts and receipts, clippings, memorabilia and maps, mainly documenting Augur's military activities and commands before and during the Civil War, and post-war service in the Pacific Northwest, Texas and the Gulf.
Dates: 1780-1912; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1885

Ely Samuel Parker Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Parker
Abstract Twelve scrapbooks, containing newspaper clippings and illustrations regarding Indian affairs, presumably kept by Ely Samuel Parker, who was U.S. Commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1869-1871. Also contains a few letters and reproductions of photos in the clippings.
Dates: 1828-1894; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1894

John S. Gray research papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Gray
Abstract Meticulous research notes, writings, and correspondence of Dr. John S. Gray, Professor of Physiology at Northwestern University and a member of the Chicago Corral of Westerners. Dr. Gray's research focuses on the American West, particularly U.S. - Indian relations.
Dates: 1942-1991

Loren L. Williams journals

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Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-4683
Abstract The journal covers the Loren L. Williams's activities as an officer during the Civil War, active in the West, and subsequent activities as a pioneer in the development of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Details of wars with the Western Indians are also included.
Dates: 1851-1880

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Indians of North America -- Government relations 1
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Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 1
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Louisiana -- History -- Sources 1
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Utah Expedition (1857-1878) 1
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Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell 2
Sheridan, Philip Henry 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 2
United States. Army 2
Alvord, Henry E. (Henry Elijah), 1844-1904 1