United States. Board of Indian Commissioners

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The Board of Indian Commissioners was established by a act of Congress in 1869.

This Board functioned as an independent agency of the federal government serving as an adviser on Indian affairs to the President, the Department of the Interior, and the Congress. After sixty-four years of service, the Board was abolished in 1933.

From the description of Records, 1869-1919. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40474798

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Earl Y. Henderson papers, 1916-1931 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn James, Darwin R. (Darwin Rush), 1834-1908. Darwin Rush James Collection. Berea College, Hutchins Library
creatorOf Smiley family. Papers, 1885-1930. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Samuel A. Elliot collection, 1927-1935. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873,. Miscellaneous western Americana manuscripts, 1836-1910. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927. U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners files, 1912-1922. Newberry Library
referencedIn Indian Industries League. Papers, 1893-1922. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950. Papers, 1889-1955. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Howe, Richard, 1799-1872. Papers 1826-1871. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf United States. Board of Indian Commissioners. Records, 1869-1919. Newberry Library
referencedIn Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927. Papers, 1842-1934 (bulk 1880-1934). Newberry Library
referencedIn Vaux family papers, Bulk, 1912-1932, 1708-1995 Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
creatorOf Hagerman, Herbert James, 1871-1935. Herbert J. Hagerman papers, 1924-1932. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Tobey family. Tobey family papers, 1798-1892. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Henderson, Earl Y. Earl Y. Henderson papers, 1916-1931. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Camp, William M. The condition of reservation Indians, 1920 June 8. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Herbert J. Hagerman Papers, 1924-1932 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
referencedIn Elliot, Samuel A. Samuel A. Elliot collection, 1927-1935. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Moorehead, Warren King, 1866-1939. Papers 1875-1939. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911. Benjamin Henry Grierson papers, 1865-1890. Newberry Library
creatorOf Campbell, Robert, 1804-1879. A narrative of Col. Robert Campbell's experiences in the Rocky Mountains fur trade from 1825-1835 : St. Louis, Missouri, 1886. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Hugh Lenox Scott Papers, 1582-1981, (bulk 1845-1934) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf United States. Board of Indian Commissioners. Testimony of Indian school and reservation superintendents in regard to a law and order bill, 1930. Cornell University Library
creatorOf McDowell, Malcolm. Report on an Indian Field Service project to provide Indians in Arizona with jobs : Washington, D.C., to George Vaux, Jr. : typescript, 1923 Nov. 6. Newberry Library
creatorOf United States. Board of Indian Commissioners. Correspondence, 1929-1930. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934. Hugh L. Scott papers, 9 September 1916, 28 November 1919. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf United States. Board of Indian Commissioners. A Treaty of Peace ... made ... near Bidwells Ranch : DS, 1851 Aug. 1. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Colyer, Vincent, 1825-1888. Scrapbook of clippings on Indian activities in Arizona, New Mexico, and the Southwest 1870-1872. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Otis, Joseph Edward, 1867-1959. Report on Indian affairs, 1923. Newberry Library
referencedIn Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934. Hugh Lenox Scott papers, 1582-1981 (bulk 1845-1934). Library of Congress
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Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927. person
associatedWith Bidwell, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Campbell, Robert, 1804-1879. person
associatedWith Camp, William M. person
associatedWith Colyer, Vincent, 1825-1888. person
associatedWith Earl Y. Henderson person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950. person
associatedWith Elliot, Samuel A. person
associatedWith Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911. person
associatedWith Hagerman, Herbert James, 1871-1935. person
associatedWith Henderson, Earl Y. person
associatedWith Howe, Richard, 1799-1872. person
associatedWith Huntington Free Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Indian Industries League. corporateBody
associatedWith James, Darwin R. (Darwin Rush), 1834-1908. person
associatedWith McDowell, Malcolm. person
associatedWith Moorehead, Warren King, 1866-1939. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Otis, Joseph Edward, 1867-1959. person
associatedWith Samuel A., Elliot. person
associatedWith Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934. person
associatedWith Smiley family. family
associatedWith Stewart, Mary. person
associatedWith Tobey family. family
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Blackfeet Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Consolidated Ute Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Eastern Navajo Area Office. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Fort Hall Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Hopi Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Jicarilla Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. San Carlos Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Standing Rock Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Warm Springs Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Yakima Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Cherokee Indian Agency (N.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Consolidated Chippewa Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Crow Creek Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Crow Indian Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Education Division. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Belknap Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Berthold Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Peck Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Totten Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Keshena Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Kiowa Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Klamath Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Leupp School Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Mescalero Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Navajo Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Neah Bay Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Nez Perc'e Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Northern Navajo Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pima Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pueblo Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Quapaw Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Red Lake Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Rocky Boy's Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Rosebud Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Shawnee Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Shoshone Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Southern Navajo Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Southern Pueblo Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Taholah Indian Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Tongue River Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Truxton Canyon Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Uintah Valley Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Umatilla Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Western Navajo Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Western Shoshone Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Winnebago Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Yankton Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Zuni Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith Vaux family family
associatedWith Vaux, George, III, 1909-1996 person
associatedWith Walcott, Mary Vaux. person
associatedWith Wozencraft, Oliver M., ca. 1815-1887. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Colorado River Indian Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.)
Washington (D.C.)
Fort Apache Indian Reservation (Ariz.)
Walker River Reservation (Nev.)
California
Crow Agency (Mont.)
Fort Bidwell (Fort Bidwell, Calif.)
Havasupai Reservation (Ariz.)
Lac du Flambeau Reservation (Wis.)
aFort Yuma Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.)
Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation (Idaho)
Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Minnesota--Minneapolis
Subject
Indians of North America--Cultural assimilation
Indians of North America--Youth
Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc
Indians of North America
Indians of North America--Government relations
Indians of North America--Employment
Indian reservations--History--20th century--Sources
Vocational education
Manuscripts, American
Occupational training
Indians of North America--Education
Minorities--Vocational guidance
Indians of North America--Education--History--20th century--Sources
Indians of North America--Government relations--1869-1934--Sources
Indians of North America--Drug use--History--20th century--Sources
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Active 1930

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