The Papers of the Society of American Indians, 1906-1946 [electronic resource] .
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1906-1946.
- Indigenous Peoples: North America.
Indigenous Peoples: North America
1 online resource (11 manuscripts)
- Society of American Indians -- Archives.
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
- The Papers of the Society of American Indians provide researchers an extensive array of source materiais generated by the nation's earliest Pan-Indian organization. They also document many activities by others concemed about America's indigenous people. Ranging from Fayette Avery McKenzie's 1906 musings about gathering together "progressive Indians" to Arthur C. Parker's 1946 reminiscences about the Society, these papers include roughly 5,600 items of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports legal documents, news clippings, and personal jottings. Gathered from forty-five collections nationwide, The Papers of the Society of American Indians provide the most comprehensive view now available of this Native American reform organization. Both Native and white thoughts about assimilation and self-determination are at the core of this collection, yet it nonetheless touches ail major issues and most of he important figures connected with U.S. Indian policy during the high tide of Progressivism.
- Date range of documents: 1906-1946.
Reproduction of the originals from the Personal Collection of John Lerner.
- Society of American Indians, issuing body.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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