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Author:        Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864.
Title:         Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941 (bulk
                  1820-1856).
Description:   25,000 items.
               90 containers plus 1 oversize.
               69 microfilm reels.
               28 linear feet.
Local Call No: 0317C
               Oversize 0114K
               Microfilm 13,819-69N-69P
Notes:         Open to research.
               Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscript
                  magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports,
                  Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other
                  papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass
                  manufacturer in New Hampshire, New York, and
                  Vermont; mineralogist on an exploring expedition in
                  the Ozark Mountains; geologist on the Cass
                  expedition to the Northwest Territory; leader of
                  expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region;
                  member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian
                  agent at Sault Sainte Marie and Mackinac Island
                  (Mich.); superintendent of Indian affairs for
                  Michigan; ethnologist and author of works concerning
                  the Iroquois of New York state and other Indians of
                  North America including Algic Researches (1839); and
                  compiler and editor of Historical and Statistical
                  Information Respecting the History, Condition and
                  Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States
                  (1851-1857).
               Also includes correspondence and other papers of
                  Schoolcraft's wives Jane Johnston Schoolcraft and
                  Mary Howard (Mrs. Henry Rowe) Schoolcraft; papers of
                  Schoolcraft's father Lawrence Schoolcraft,
                  father-in-law John Johnston, and friend Lewis Cass;
                  and Joseph N. Nicollet's journal (1836) of an
                  expedition to the sources of the Mississippi.
               Correspondents include John Russell Bartlett, John C.
                  Calhoun, Lewis Cass, Ramsay Crooks, James Duane
                  Doty, Edward Everett, Joseph Henry, John Harrison
                  Howard (brother-in-law), John Hulbert
                  (brother-in-law), Washington Irving, George Johnston
                  (brother-in-law), Richard B. Kimball, William S.
                  Lee, Francis Lieber, Lucius Lyon, Stevens Thomson
                  Mason, William McMurray (brother-in-law), Pliny
                  Miles, John Gorham Palfrey, Ely Samuel Parker,
                  Francis Parkman, Thomas Ritchie, Willett H.
                  Shearman, Benjamin Silliman, William Gilmore Simms,
                  C. C. Trowbridge, and Henry Whiting.
               Microfilm edition available, no. 13,819.
               Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript
                  Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
                  Photoduplication Service, 1967-1973.
               Acquisition, Mary Howard Schoolcraft (gift) and
                  Smithsonian Institution (transfer), 1866-1942.
               Broadsides and pamphlets transferred to Library of
                  Congress Rare Book and Special Collections
                  Division.
               Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass
                  manufacturer, and Indian agent.
               Collection material in English.
               Finding aid available in the Library of Congress
                  Manuscript Reading Room and at
                  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms000003
               MSS39115
Subjects:      American periodicals.
               Ethnology -- New York (State)
               Ethnology -- North America.
               Geology -- Northwest, Old.
               Glass manufacture -- New Hampshire.
               Glass manufacture -- New York (State)
               Glass manufacture -- Vermont.
               Indians of North America.
               Indians of North America -- Government relations.
               Indians of North America -- Languages.
               Indians of North America -- Michigan.
               Indians of North America -- New York (State)
               Iroquois Indians.
               Lewis Cass Expedition, 1820.
               Mineralogy -- Ozark Mountains.
               Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Discovery and
                  exploration.
               Mackinac Island (Mich.) -- History.
               Michigan -- Politics and government.
               Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration.
               Northwest, Old -- Discovery and exploration.
               Ozark Mountains -- Discovery and exploration.
               Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.) -- History.
               Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886 -- Correspondence.
               Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 --
                  Correspondence.
               Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 -- Correspondence.
               Crooks, Ramsay, 1787-1859 -- Correspondence.
               Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865 -- Correspondence.
               Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 -- Correspondence.
               Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 -- Correspondence.
               Howard, John Harrison -- Correspondence.
               Hulbert, John -- Correspondence.
               Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 -- Correspondence.
               Johnston, George -- Correspondence.
               Kimball, Richard B. (Richard Burleigh), 1816-1892 --
                  Correspondence.
               Lee, William S., fl. 1841 -- Correspondence.
               Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872 -- Correspondence.
               Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851 -- Correspondence.
               Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1811-1843 -- Correspondence.
               McMurray, William, 1810-1894 -- Correspondence.
               Miles, Pliny, 1818-1865 -- Correspondence.
               Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881 -- Correspondence.
               Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895 -- Correspondence.
               Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893 -- Correspondence.
               Ritchie, Thomas, 1778-1854 -- Correspondence.
               Shearman, Willett H., b. 1792 -- Correspondence.
               Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 -- Correspondence.
               Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 -- Correspondence.
               Trowbridge, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1800-1883 --
                  Correspondence.
               Whiting, Henry, 1788-1851 -- Correspondence.
               Authors. itoamc
               Ethnologists. itoamc
               Explorers. itoamc
               Geologists. itoamc
               Glass manufacturers. itoamc
               Indian agents. itoamc
Other authors: Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. Lewis Cass papers.
               Johnston, John, 1762-1828. John Johnston papers.
               Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. J.N.
                  Nicollet papers.
               Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864. Algic researches.
                  1839.
               Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864, ed. Historical and
                  statistical information respecting the history,
                  condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the
                  United States. 1851-1857.
               Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, Mrs. Mrs. Henry Rowe
                  Schoolcraft papers.
               Schoolcraft, Jane Johnston, 1800-1842. Jane Johnston
                  Schoolcraft papers.
               Schoolcraft, Lawrence, 1757-1840. Lawrence Schoolcraft
                  papers.
Location:      Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington,
                  D.C. 20540 USA dcu
                  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Source:        DLC DLC DLC dacs
Control No.:   5801441
URL:           Finding aid
               Finding aid (PDF)

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