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Indians of North America--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. James A. Leitch Wright, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1981-001
Scope and Contents

The papers of Dr. James A. Leitch Wright, Jr., noted historian who taught at Florida State University from 1968 to 1986. Wright received acclaim for his Colonial American research. His papers include correspondence, research materials, and manuscripts for his publications related to Southern Indian tribes.

Includes MSS 88-1, 86-26 and 92-19.

Dates: approximately 1968-1986

Facsimile Pages From Rare Books

 Collection — Box 146
Identifier: MSS 1991-004
Scope and Contents

Collection containing facsimile pages from rare books. One page is from the "Life of St. Dorothy" and the "Life of St. Brandon." The second page is written in Latin; source unknown. The third page appears to be from a historical narrative concerning an undetermined tribe of Indians. Each page has note they were purchased from Dawson's Book Shop in 1951.

Dates: Created: undated

Maston O'Neal Papers

 Collection — Box 147
Identifier: MSS 0-116
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopied typescripts of two works by Maston O'Neal: Florida's "Pocahontas" & Georgia's "John Smith", and The Tallassee Country.

Florida's "Pocahontas" & Georgia's "John Smith" describes a relationship between a Creek woman, Malee, and a soldier from Milledgeville, Georgia, Duncan McKrimmon, beginning around 1817. Malee, later known as Milly Francis, later became the first woman ever awarded a Congressional medal and a pension.

The Tallassee Country includes historical details of the Apalachicola River region, from 1762-1818.

Dates: Created: 1959; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1959

Moravian Missionary Diaries

 Collection — Box 152
Identifier: MSS 0-186
Scope and Contents

English-language summaries and translations by Charles T. Lawson and Carl Manelshagen of German-language diaries kept by missionaries of the Moravian Church while active near Springplace, Georgia from 1800 to 1836. The diaries recount daily activities of the missionaries, especially concerning missionary activities among members of the Cherokee Nation.

Dates: 1800-1836; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1969