Indians of North America
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Comprised of a reminiscence and poem entitled
The Passing of the Old Texas Ranger, the W. F.
Dick Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923, chronicle Sullivan’s experiences as a Texas Ranger and a hunter.
The typescript of the Francena Martin Sutton Narrative, [ca. 1914], concerns life in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in 1864 and the journey of a group of Fayetteville women and children to Washington, Arkansas, that year.
Special and general orders, correspondence, and reports of the Texas Rangers, State Police, and other law enforcement officers in Texas (1838-1889), primarily relate to the capture of outlaw Sam Bass and to the defense of the frontier against Native Americans and outlaws.
Letter written by George Washington to John Armstrong on August 24, 1769, discussing the murder of three members of the Mingo Indian tribe.
Historian Walter Prescott Webb taught at the University of Texas at Austin (1918-1963), served as director of the Texas State Historical Association (1939-1946), and authored ground-breaking works on the history of Texas and the American West.
Correspondence, business and financial papers, legal documents, and clippings compose the Montee Nelms Weddle Papers, 1842-1926, documenting the history and affairs of the Nelms and Dulaney families in Texas, particularly the life of Americus L. Nelms.
Eight photographs document the 1883 incursion of David L. Payne into Oklahoma with a party of white settlers in covered wagons, one of eight invasions of Indian Territory, which eventually resulted, in 1885, in legislation in the U. S. Congress allowing the purchase of unused lands from the Indians and making white settlement of Indian Territory a certainty.