Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1793-03-28
Death 1864-12-10
US
English

Biographical notes:

Author, Indian agent and ethnologist.

From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1826-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418398

Henry Schoolcraft was an ethnologist, geologist, Indian agent, and glass manufacturer.

From the description of Papers, 1806-1875. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122573734

Author, ethnologist and Indian agent. Appointed the first Indian agent at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan in 1822. Pioneered study of Ojibwa language and oral literature. Employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs 1822-1841 and 1847-1857.

From the description of Papers, 1828. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41434391

Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent.

From the description of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941 (bulk 1820-1856). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979834

American ethnologist, explorer, and geologist.

From the description of Letter, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480169

From the guide to the Henry Rowe Schoolcraft letter, 1850, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, American explorer and ethnologist. From 1822 to 1836 Schoolcraft served as Indian agent and from 1836 to 1841 as superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan. He published numerous books on Native Americans. His second wife Mary Howard Schoolcraft, an author, assisted her husband in preparation of his later works.

From the description of Papers of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, 1815-1874. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446067

American ethnologist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sault Ste. Marie, to John Griscom, 1831 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634308

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to an unidentified correspondent, 1854 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634509

Ethnologist, explorer, Indian agent, and author of works on his explorations and on the North American Indian, including the six-volume Historical and statistical information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States (1851-1857).

From the description of Letters : Washington, [D.C.], 1850-1856. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40342265

Born Albany, NY, 1793; geologist on Lewis Cass expedition to Lake Superior, 1820; Indian agent for the northwest, 1822; founded Michigan Historical Society at Detroit, 1822; discovered source of Mississippi, 1832; moved to New York, 1841; died 1864.

From the description of Papers, 1830-1853. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 31944107

Geologist, explorer, and Indian agent, 1793-1864.

From the description of Journal, 1825 June 24-Sept. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585718

Biographical Note

1793, Mar. 28 Born, Albany County, N.Y. circa 1808 Schenectady, N.Y. Schenectady Middlebury, Vt.) Middlebury Entered Union College,Schenectady, N.Y. (later attended Middlebury College,Middlebury, Vt.) 1810 1817 Geneva, N.Y. Geneva Salisbury, Vt. Salisbury Keene, N.H. Keene Glass manufacturer, Geneva, N.Y.;Salisbury, Vt.; and Keene, N.H. 1817 1818 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Ohio Ohio Missouri Missouri Arkansas Arkansas Western trip through Pennsylvania,Ohio, Missouri, and Arkansas 1819 Published A View of the Lead Mines of Missouri, Including Some Observations on the Mineralogy, Geology, Geography, Antiquities, Soil, Climate, Population, and Productions of Missouri and Arkansaw, and Other Sections of the Western Country (New York: Charles Wiley. 299 pp.) 1820 Lake Superior Lake Superior Superior Lake Superior Lake Lake Superior Christian Church Lake Superior Yacht Yard Lake Superior Tank Lake Superior Estates Superior Lake Lake Superior Shaft Mine Lake Superior Primary School Lake Superior Historical Marker Lake Superior Park Superior Stone Company Lake Superior Stone Company Lake Dam Lake Superior Elementary School Lake Superior Hall Mother Superior Lake Lake Superior Campground Lake Superior State Forest Lake Superior Little Superior Lake Lake Superior State College Historical Marker Lake Superior Provincial Park Mississippi Valley Mississippi Fan Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - West Harrison County Center Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis Campus Mississippi No Name 30 Dam Mississippi River Mississippi State Extension Lake Dam University of Southern Mississippi Golf Course Lake Dam University of Southern Mississippi Johnson Natatorium Mississippi Mississippi Valley Welcome Center Doubletree Hotel San Diego Mission Valley Mississippi Canyon Mississippi River Snye North Fork Mississippi Canyon Baptist Memorial Hospital Mississippi County, Incorporated - Blyt. Mississippi River Islands State Wildlife Management Area Township of Mississippi Mississippi County Sheriff's Office Mississippi No Name 223 Dam North Mississippi State Hospital North Mississippi Medical Center Behavioral Health Center University of Kansas - Lawrence Campus Mississippi Street Parking Garage Little Mississippi River Accompanied Lewis Cass on expedition to Lake Superior and upper regions of the Mississippi Valley 1821 Published Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw, from Potosi, or Mine á Burton, in Missouri Territory, in a South-west Direction toward the Rocky Mountains, Performed in the Years 1818 and 1819 (London: R. Phillips. 102 pp.) Published Narrative Journal of Travels through the Northwestern Regions of the United States, Extending from Detroit through the Great Chain of American Lakes to the Sources of the Mississippi River, Performed as a Member of the Expedition under Governor Cass in the Year 1820 (Albany, N.Y.: E. & E. Hosford. 419 pp.) 1822 1841 U.S. Indian agent for the tribes of the Lake Superior region 1823 Married Jane Johnston (died 1842) 1828 Helped found the Historical Society of Michigan 1828 1832 Member, legislative council of Michigan Territory 1832 Detroit, Mich. Detroit Helped found the Algic Society,Detroit, Mich. Mississippi River Mississippi River Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - West Harrison County Center Mississippi Army Ammunition Plant University of Southern Mississippi Hillcrest Dormitory Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis Campus Mississippi Valley Christian School Mississippi No Name 30 Dam Mississippi River Mississippi Creek University of Southern Mississippi Van Hook Golf Course Mississippi State Experimental Station Little Mississippi River North Branch Missisquoi River Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jackson County Campus University of Southern Mississippi Golf Course Lake Dam Mississippi State Extension Lake Dam Mississippi Sheriffs Boys Ranch University of Southern Mississippi Johnson Natatorium Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston Campus Heidelberg Hall Mississippi Mississippi Valley Welcome Center Mississippi Avenue Baptist Church Mississippi Springs (historical) Led expedition resulting in discovery of the source of the Mississippi River 1834 Published Narrative of an Expedition through the Upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the Actual Source of This River, Embracing an Exploratory Trip through the St. Crois and Burntwood (or Broule) Rivers, in 1832(New York: Harper. 307 pp.) 1836 1841 Superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan 1839 Published Algic Researches, Comprising Inquires Respecting the Mental Characteristics of the North American Indians. First Series. Indian Tales and Legends (New York: Harper & Bros. 2 vols.). Later edition published in 1856 as The Myth of Hiawatha and Other Oral Legends (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. 343 pp.) 1842 Visited Europe 1844 1845 Published Oneóta, or the Red Race of America (New York: Burgess, Stringer. 8 nos.) 1845 Agent in census of Iroquois for State of New York 1846 Published Notes on the Iroquois (New York: Bartlett & Welford. 285 pp.) 1847 Married Mary E. Howard Published Inquiries, Respecting the History, Present Condition, and Future Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States (Washington, D.C. 55 pp.). Also issued as an appendix to Historical and Statistical Information Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States, vol. 1 (see below) 1847 1857 Special agent, Office of Indian Affairs, to gather, collate, and edit information on all Indian tribes of the United States 1849 Stricken with paralysis 1851 Published Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers: With Brief Notices of Passing Events, Facts, and Opinions, A.D. 1812 to A.D. 1842 (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo. 703 pp.) 1851 1857 Published Historical and Statistical Information Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo. 6 vols.). Reissued in 1860 as Archives of Aboriginal Knowledge (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo. 6 vols.) 1853 Published Scenes and Adventures in the Semi-Alpine Region of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo. 256 pp.) 1855 Published Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1830: Resumed and Completed, by the Discovery of Its Origin in Itasca Lake, in 1832 (Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo. 596 pp.) 1858 1859 Interpreter, Office of Indian Affairs 1861 1864 Confined to bed 1864, Dec. 10 Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Henry Rowe Schoolcraft Papers, 1788-1941, (bulk 1820-1856), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)



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Occupations:

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  • Glass manufacturers.
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  • Authors.
  • Glassmakers.

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