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Contributor:Young, Hugh, -1822
Subject:Social life and customs | African Americans | Florida--History | Florida--History | Boundaries | Government relations | Population | Trade | Marriage customs and rites | Politics and government | Agriculture | Warfare | Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818 | Treaties | Diplomacy | Surveying
Description: Hugh Young was an army officer and topographical engineer accompanying General Andrew Jackson's army in its operations against the Seminoles. This memoir includes sections on East Florida's boundaries, physical characteristics, navigation, Native customs, Spanish settlements, African Americans, agricultural products, and climate. Also included are itineraries for East and West Florida. One chapter is devoted to the Seminole and other aboriginal inhabitants of Florida, and includes names, numbers, settlements, war and treaties, councils, marriage, trade, amusement, etc. (pages 48-73). Printed, Boyd (1934). Original document owned by Francis W. Rawle, Albany, circa 1954. Also found on this reel is Benjamin Hawkins' Journal of occurrences in the Creek agency from January to the conclusion of the conference and treaty at Fort Williamson, 1802 (Film 692a).
Collection:A topographic memoir on East and West Florida, 1818 (Mss.Film.692b)
Contributor:Halpern, Abraham M. (Abraham Meyer), 1914-1985 | Pitkin, Harvey | Harrington, J. P. (John P.), 1865-1939
Description: The Achumawi materials in the Harvey Pitkin Papers consist of miscellaneous materials in Series III, a political history of the tribe in III-A, and linguistic material collected by A.M. Halpern and J.P. Harrington also in III-A.
Collection:Harvey Pitkin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.78)
Contributor:Lange, Gertrud, 1879-
Description: The Aztec materials in the ACLS collection consist of one item found in the "Aztec" section of the finding aid. This item is a German language manuscript, "Das Leben im alten Mexico" (item 51) by Gertrud Lange, which discusses Aztec culture before the Conquest, political organization, society, religion and thought. For related modern materials, see the "Nahuatl" section of the finding aid.
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Contributor:Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Subject:Indian agents | Government relations | Diplomacy | Land claims | Land tenure | Politics and government | Agriculture | Social life and customs | Economic conditions | Surveying
Description: Original in possession of Independence National Historical Park. Letter book kept by Hawkins at the Creek Agency relating to Indian affairs, including outgoing letters, memoranda, and speeches to and from the Creeks and Choctaws. Topics include an attempt to survey the St. Mary's River and Spanish-U.S. relations. Includes a "sketch" of the Indians at the Creek Agency discussing political organization, agriculture, manufacture, public establishments, and justice. Materials written variously at Fort Wilkinson, Tukabatchee, and Coweta.
Collection:Benjamin Hawkins letterbook, 1798-1810 (Mss.Film.680)
Description: The Blackfoot material in the Fenton papers are found in Series I, including correspondence with Blackfeet Tribal Business Council, Felix Cohen, Paul L. Fickinger, and U.S. Dept. of Interior. See also Lucien M. Hanks in this same section for letter concerning field work among the Siksika (Northern Blackfoot) at Gleichen, Alberta in the 1940s. Series V contains Fenton's field notes from the Blackfeet Reservation in 1950.
Collection:William N. Fenton papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.20)
Contributor:Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
Subject:Politics and government
Description: Memorandum of conversation with Judge Peters [probably Judge Richard Peters of Pennsylvania] to the effect that Thomas Jefferson was unjustly charged with fabricating Logan's speech [presumably the well-known and controversial speech often called "Logan's Lament."]. Peters claimed he had seen it printed as part of a treaty long before.
Collection:American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)
Contributor:Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950 | Dodge, Ernest S. (Ernest Stanley), 1913-1980
Subject:Ethnography | Anthropology | Land claims | Government relations | Rites and ceremonies | Land tenure | Religion | Politics and government
Description: Materials relating to Speck's study of Cayuga history, language, and culture. This includes Speck's correspondence with indigenous consultants such as Deskaheh and Alexander General (who became known as Deskaheh after the other's death in 1925) on topics such as museum specimens, games, religion, politics, land claims, stories, etc.; correspondence with other anthropologists such as Ernest Dodge about Cayuga war medicine [see also Speck and Dodge (1945)] and William N. Fenton concerning Cayuga winter rituals and suggestions for Speck's Cayuga manuscripts [see also Speck (1945b)]; and a notebook of Cayuga material containing ethnographic data and mentioning consultants John L. Buck, Mrs. John L. Buck, and Jerry Aaron as well as Deskaheh.
Collection:Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)
Date:1990-1991, 1993, 1997
Description: The Cayuga materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 4 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Foster and Thomas.
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Subject:New York (State)--History | Ontario--History | Politics and government | Social life and customs | Rites and ceremonies
Extent:.5 linear feet
Description: The Cayuga materials in the William Fenton Papers can be found in multiple sections of the finding aid. In Series I, see correspondence with "General, Chief and Mrs. Alex." Additional information may be included in other correspondences. In Series IIb, see especially "A Cayuga League Tradition." Series III includes the manuscripts "Howard Sky, 1900-1971: Cayuga Faith-Keeper, Gentleman, and Interpreter of Iroquois Culture" and "Installing a Cayuga Chief in 1945." Series IV includes Kurath's diary "Report on Cayuga Soursprings Longhouse Midwinter Festival." Series V includes Fenton's notes on "Deskaheh on Cayuga Council." In Series VI, there are photos of "Cayuga nomination strings" In Series VIII-B, see the "Iroquois Social Structure" section and in Series VIII-D see the "Cayuga Social Organization" folder with information on Myron Turkey. Additional Cayuga-related materials may be found in other folders not currently identified as Cayuga.
Collection:William N. Fenton papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.20)
Description: Describes dinner with Benjamin Franklin and visiting Indians. Indians include a "clever" young Cherokee; the "old King" and his wife. Amused at their "civilized" dress. Behaved well; Council also at banquet.
Collection:Hewson Family Papers (Mss.B.H492.h, .br, .b1, .b)