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Alternate forms: Iroquois
Extent: 1 reel
Description: Read before the Northampton Historical Society on January 28, 1926, this typescript essay presents the life of a man who was raised by Oneida Indians, missionary and interpreter James Dean (1748-1823) of Westmoreland, New York. It contains a version of the Oneida creation myth. Original in possession of Benjamin D. Meritt, Princeton, N.J.
Collection: A New England pioneer among the Oneida Indians, 1926 (Mss.Film.1101)
Culture: Anishinaabe | Haudenosaunee | Oneida | Seneca | Cherokee | Choctaw | Ojibwe | Dakota | Odawa | Nez Perce
Alternate forms: Ojibwa, Sioux, Odawa, Ojijbway
Contributor: Berkhofer, Robert F.
Subject: Missions | Religion | Moravians | Society of Friends | Methodists | Presbyterian Church | Baptists | Congregationalists
Extent: 1 reel
Description: In this doctoral dissertation (Cornell University, 1960), Berkhofer compares and contrasts the differing missionary activities of Quakers, Moravians, Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists, to reactions among the Oneida, Seneca, Cherokee, Choctaw, Ojibwa [Ojibwe], Sioux [Dakota], Ottawa [Odawa], and Nez Perce.
Collection: Protestant missionaries to the American Indians, 1787 to 1862 (Mss.Film.1157)
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Six Nations
Date: August 9, 1770; October 28, 1787; July 1798;
Subject: Missions | Education | Agriculture | Orthography and spelling | Religion | Mythology | Folklore
Extent: 3 items
Description: Materials can be found in the finding aid under the specific dates listed. Late 18th century items relating to missionary efforts among Oneidas. Topics include Indians' hope to hear Whitefield preach (thwarted when he went on to Boston because no congress was to be held at Sir William Johnson's); Rev. Samuel Kirkland; Minto's belief that Oneida share a common origin with Europeans because they identify Great and Small Bear by the same image; and Quaker missionaries' offer to set up a blacksmith shop to train Indians, to find iron, and to apprentice Indians as farmers.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: 1995-1998, 2012-2015
Extent: 385 pages
Description: The Oneida materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Gick, Nichols, and Pollak.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Culture: Haudenosaunee | Oneida | Onondaga | Seneca | Cayuga | Tuscarora | Susquehannock | Shawnee | Nanticoke
Alternate forms: Conestoga, Iroquois, Six Nations
Date: 1700-1757; ca 1815
Contributor: Logan, James, 1674-1751 | Penn, Hannah Callowhill, 1671-1726 | Penn, William, 1644-1718 | Peters, Richard, 1704-1776 | Thomas, George, 1695?-1774 | Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839 | Gooch, William, Sir, 1681-1751 | Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760 | Gale, Levin, approximately 1704-1774 | Lee, Thomas, 1690-1750 | Hamilton, James, 1710-1783 | Clinton, George, 1739-1812 | Patton, James, 1692-1755 | McKee, Thomas
Subject: Fur trade | Diplomacy | Treaties | Land claims | Warfare | Virginia--History | Maryland--History | Pennsylvania--History | Missions | Religion
Extent: 40 items
Description: Correspondence and other materials regarding Pennsylvania Indian affairs. Topics include Pennsylvania's relations with Native peoples; hostilities between Native groups and colonists in the backcountry; diplomatic overtures and councils between Native and colonial leaders; the fur trade; land claims and disputes; legal and illegal surveying of Indian lands; the Lancaster Treaty of 1744; copper mine opened by Governor Keith; anxieties about French influence over Indians and conflict with French over fur trade; role of gifts and payments for Indians; Indian roads; Virginians' desires to expand west; Native religious beliefs and morality; Count Zinzendorf's mission; the imprisonment and escape of Thomas McKee. Other individuals mentioned include Peter Bizaillon, Letitia Penn. Caxagan, Edward Shippen.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)