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Indians of North America

Subject Source: FAST

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Indians land grants collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00695

In 1854, largely because of the efforts of Sam Houston, the state of Texas purchased 1,280 acres of land for the Alabama Indians on which they and the Coushatta Indians, a closely related tribe, still live. Collection consists of photostats of three deeds and one record.

Dates: 1854 - 1855

George W. Allard letter

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00711

Letter from Allard, November 8, 1935, in Byers, Texas, to Mrs. J.A. Byler, describes the Battle of Dove Creek, in Tom Green County, January 8, 1865, in which the Kickapoo Indians, en route to Mexico from Indian Territory, were attacked by and defeated Captain Henry Fossett's state border guards.

Dates: 1935

George Wilbur Allen papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00716

Bulk of collection comprised of research material including notes, notebooks, notecards, blueprints, maps, and magazines. Materials pertain to the American West, forts, Native Americans in Texas, the U.S. Cavalry, and the U.S. Army, mostly dating to the 1880s.

Dates: circa 1880s

Robert Harris Archer family papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00778

Robert Harris Archer was a physician in Maryland. Correspondence and genealogical materials relate to the Robert H. Archer family.

Dates: 1846 - 1871

Austin papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00359

The Austin Papers are composed primarily of the collected personal and official records of Moses Austin and Stephen F. Austin, documenting an era in Texas history marked by increased Anglo colonization, strained relations with the Mexican government, the Texas Revolution, and eventually the founding of the Republic of Texas.

Dates: 1676; 1765 - 1889

Jonathan Hamilton Baker papers

Identifier: camh-arc-004712

The Jonathan Hamilton Baker papers (1858-1918) consist of transcripts of Baker's diary and photostats of two of his speeches.

Dates: 1858 - 1918

William Banta and John Wesley Cadwell, Jr., narrative

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00870

Biographical and general historical narrative by Banta (b. 1827) and Cadwell concerns the lives of Banta and John Wesley Cadwell, Sr. (1824-1888), and their service in the Texas Rangers. It was published in 1893 as Twenty-Seven Years on the Frontier, or Fifty Years in Texas.

Dates: 1893

James Buckner Barry papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00899

Papers of Barry (1821-1906), sheriff, soldier, Texas Ranger, legislator, and People's Party candidate for state treasurer (1898), document Barry's military and law-enforcement activities in defense of the frontier against Indian attack. Papers include correspondence, muster rolls, battalion reports, general orders, special orders, account papers, diary, reminiscences, and autograph books.

Dates: 1847 - 1917

Bianca Babb Bell reminiscences

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00954

Account of Bell's capture by, and two years with, the Comanche Indians.

Dates: undated

Thomas W. Bell family papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00966
Abstract Papers concern Bell (1815-1871), Mier Expedition prisoner and author of A Narrative of the Capture and Subsequent Sufferings of the Mier Prisoners in Mexico (1845), and the Bell family in Texas and elsewhere. The correspondence pertains to family affairs, Bell's business prospects and opportunities, and family efforts to secure his release from prison in Mexico. The papers include an 1839 description of the city of Austin, discussions of politics during the...
Dates: 1827 - 1860; 1897; 1959