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Carlos Montezuma Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Montezuma
Abstract Mostly correspondence, but also writings, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, clippings and photographs relating to Indian rights activist and physician Carlos Montezuma of Arizona and Chicago, Illinois.
Dates: 1888-1936; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1922

Edward E. Ayer U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners files

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-911
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, reports, memoranda, bulletins, 1912-1922, relating to Edward E. Ayer's work as a commissioner. Dating primarily from Ayer's period of active service, 1912-1917, there is both incoming and outgoing correspondence with commission members and officials (H.C. Phillips, W.K. Moorehead, G. Vaux, F.H. Abbott, M. McDowell, W.H. Ketchum), the secretary of the interior (F.K. Lane), the commissioner of Indian affairs (C. Sells), the foreman of the Menominee sawmill (A.S....
Dates: 1912-1922

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

Erwin Watkins-Simeon Whiteley papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3024
Abstract Erwin Watkins and Simeon Whiteley worked for the Office of Indian Affairs in the 1870's and 1860's, respectively. While the Watkins papers contain mainly official government reports and correspondence, the Whiteley papers consist of mostly personal correspondence accompanied by several photographs, three maps, and two issues of a Wyoming newspaper.,The Watkins papers include: incoming correspondence and instructions from the Commissioners of Indian Affairs and other officials, copies of Watkins...
Dates: 1863-1920, bulk 1863-1878; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1878

Solon Toothaker Kimball Papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Kimball
Abstract Research notes, writings, correspondence and photographs of anthropologist and educator Solon Toothaker Kimball, primarily relating to his work in Ireland (1930's) and among the Navajo (1936-1942). Also includes numerous source materials, particularly extensive newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1902-1981

Thomas Lee Ballenger papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Ballenger
Abstract Correspondence and writings of author, educator, and historian Thomas Lee Ballenger; photographs, legal papers, and documents of the Cherokee Indians, their territory, and prominent individuals who contributed to Oklahoma's history; genealogical materials including detailed tables, charts, and diagrams of individual Cherokee families; and extensive collections of archaeological artifacts.
Dates: 1730-1968; Majority of material found within 1835 - 1968

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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 2
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