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Seneca Indian Collection

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E97 .9 .C66 R47 2007

Cook, Joyce H., Maureen R. Davis, and the New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations

Researching Native Americans in New York State

Crossroads Custom Printing, 2007

E99 .I7 B9

Brush, Edward Hale and Edward Dinwoodie Strickland

Iroquois Past and Present

Baker, Jones, & Co., 1901

Includes Red Jacket, Cornplanter, and Mary Jemison.

E99 .I7 P25 1968

Parker, Arthur Caswell

Parker on the Iroquois

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1968

Includes Handsome Lake, Seneca prophet.

E99 .S3 C7

Conover, George Stillwell

Seneca Indian villages : principal settlements between Canandaigua and Seneca Lake

1889

E99 .S3 H33 1994

Hass, Marilyn L.

The Seneca and Tuscarora Indians: An Annotated Bibliography

Scarecrow Press, 1994

E99 .S3 H6

Houghton, Frederick

The Migrations of the Seneca People

American Anthropological Association, 1927

Reprinted from the American Anthropologist, Vol. 29, no. 2 (April-June 1927)

E99 .S3 N54 1984

Niemczycki, Mary Ann Palmer

The Origin and Development of the Seneca and Cayuga Tribes of New York State

Rochester, NY: Research Division of the Rochester Museum & Science Center, 1984

    

E99 .S3 P2 1967

Parker, Arthur Caswell

The History of the Seneca Indians

Port Washington, NY: I. J. Friedman, 1967

First Published in 1926 under title: An Analytical History of the Seneca Indians

E99 .S3 P37 1926

Parker, Arthur Caswell

An Analytical History of the Seneca Indians

Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, 1926

   

E99 .S3 R3

Hubbard, John Niles

An account of Sa-go-ye-wat-ha, or Red Jacket, and his people, 1750-1830

J. Munsell's Sons, 1886

E99 .S3 R6 1952

Robertson, Imogene C.

Once an Indian Village: Seneca Indian Park in Buffalo

Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, 1952

In: Hobbies, Vol. 33, no. 2 (Dec. 1952).

E99 .S3 S36 1849

Medill, William  

Seneca Nation of Indians, residing at Cattaraugus and Alleghany, in the State of New York

1849

E99 .S3 W3

Wallace, Anthony and Sheila Steen

The Death and Rebirth of the Seneca

New York: Knopf, 1970

E127 .B8 K4

Ketchum, William

An authentic and comprehensive history of Buffalo : with some account of its early inhabitants, both savage and civilized : comprising historic notices of the Six Nations or Iroquois Indians, including a sketch of the life of Sir William Johnson, and of other prominent white men, long resident among the Senecas : arranged in chronological order

Rockwell, Baker, & Hill, 1864-1865

F127 .G2 V18

Vanderhoof, Elisha Woodward

Historical Sketches of Western New York

Matthews-Northrup Works, 1907

Includes information on the Seneca Indians.

 

Babcock F127 .L7 D7

Doty, Lockwood Lyon and A.J.H Duganne

A history of Livingston County, New York : from its earliest traditions, to its part in the war for our Union : with an account of the Seneca nation of Indians, and biographical sketches of earliest settlers and prominent public men  

Edward L. Doty, 1876  

In the Babcock Collection.

F127 .N6 M314

Marshall, Orsamus Holmes

The Niagara frontier : embracing sketches of its early history, and Indian, French and English local names : read before the Buffalo Historical Society, February 27th, 1865

F129 .B8 B4

Becker, Sophie Cornelia

Sketches of early Buffalo and the Niagara Region

1904

Includes, the people of the Long House, Red Jacket, the Seneca orator, Deh-he-wa-mis.

F1030 .M36

Marshall, Orsamus Holmes

The historical writings of the late Orsamus Holmes relating to the early history of the West

Munsell's Sons, 1887

Includes a sketch of some of the Indian tribes which formerly dwelt on the borders of the Great Lakes, narrative of the expedition of the Marquis de Nonville, against the Senecas in 1687, the first visit of De La Salle to the Senecas, made in 1669.

 

F1030.5 M37 1887

Marshall, Orsamus Holmes

De La Salle Among the Senecas, in 1669

1887

    

Mss. A00-8

Aigin, James

Reminiscences of early Buffalo, 1871-1875

Includes accounts of Buffalo during the War of 1812 and the role played by Seneca chief Farmer's Brother. Also, sketches about Seneca chief Tommy  Jimmy's journey to England in 1816, Capt. Jedediah Rogers, who commanded the Walk-in-the-Water and other early Great Lakes steamboats.

 

Mss. A68-129

Painter, Levinus K.

Indians in Western New York, past and present,[between 1956 and 1968]

Very brief paper highlighting the history of the Seneca Indians.

Mss. B00-3

Hawes, Lucy Williams

Buffalo fifty years ago, 1886

Hawes writes of Buffalo in the 1830s and 40s, including information on the Seneca Nation.

 

 

E78 .N7 C64

Coates, Irving W.

In the footprints of DeNonville : a historical paper descriptive of a visit to the sites of the ancient Seneca villages of Gannagaro, or St. James, in Victor, Ontario co., N.Y. and Gannagarae, or St. Michael, in East Bloomfield, Ontario co., N.Y., July 1892

Ontario County Times Printing House, 1893

Reprinted from the Ontario County Times

E99 .I7 P27

Parker, Arthur Caswell

A Contact Period Seneca Site situated at Factory Hollow, Ontario County, NY

Rochester, NY: Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, 1919

Printed in the New York Archeological Association Lewis H. Morgan Chapter's Researches and Transactions, vol. 1, no. 2.

E99 .S3 C6

Coates, Irving W.

Onnaghee. A visit to the site of the ancient Seneca village, or castle of "Onnaghee" and its burial place, situated on Fall Brook, on lotno. 20, in western part of town of Hopewell, Ontario County, N.Y., August 8, 1882

1892

Reprinted from the Ontario County Times

    

E99 .S3 W7 1987

Wray, Charles F., Mary Lou Sempowski, Lorraine P. Saunders, and Gian Carlo Cervone

The Adams and Culbertson Sites

Rochester NY: Research Division of the Rochester Museum and Science Center, 1987

 

E99. S3 W8 1991

Wray, Charles F., Mary Lou Sempowski, Lorraine P. Saunders, and Charles F. Hayes

Tram and Cameron: Two Early Contact Era Seneca Sites

Rochester, NY: Research Division of the Rochester Museum & Science Center, 1991

F127 .G2 H8

Houghton, Frederick

The Archeology of Genesee County

Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, 1922

Includes information on Seneca sites in Genesee County.

Mss. A00-34

Beauchamp, William Martin 

Papers on Onondaga Antiquities, 1878, 1879

Includes Antiquites of Onondaga County, N.Y., as known in A.D. 1878: with recent personal observations on the Seneca River; and Onondaga antiquities, 1879: additional forms & sites. Papers include maps and plans of historic sites, and illustrations of Native American artifacts.

 

Sev. E85 .M56 1916

Minard, John Stearns

John Barker Church, Phillip Church, and Mary Jemison: makers of history in the Genesee Valley

Fuller-David Corp., 1916

Sev. E87 .G54 1784

Walton, William

A narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Benjamin Gilbert and his family; who were surprised by the Indians, and taken from their farms, on the frontiers of Pennsylvania, in the spring, 1780

Joseph Crukshank, 1784

   

Sev. E87 .J4 S4 1834

Seaver, James Everett

Interesting Narrative of Mary Jemison: Who Lived Nearly Seventy-Eight Years Among the Indians

1834?

Sev. E87 .J4 S4 1840

Seaver, James Everett

A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison

Miller & Butterfield, 1840

Library also has the 3rd edition (1844), 4th edition (1856 and 1860), 5th edition (1877), 6th edition (1880 and 1898), 7th edition (1910),  22nd edition (1925), a new edition (1949), and a reprint of the Peter Smith edition (1990).

E87 .J45 M54 1924

Milliken, Charles F.

A biographical sketch of Mary Jemison, the white women of the Genesee

Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, 1924

E87 . J45 S42 1842

Seaver, James Everett

A narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison : who was taken by the Indians, in the year 1755, when only about twelve years of age, and has continued to reside amongst them to the present time. Containing an account of the murder of her father and his family; her sufferings; her marriage to two Indians; her trouble with her children; barbarities of the Indians in the French and Revolutionary wars; the life of her last husband; and many historical facts never before published. Carefully taken from her own words, Nov. 29th, 1823. To which is added, an  appendix, containing an account of the tragedy at the Devil's Hole, in 1763, and of Sullivan's expedition; the traditions, manners, &c., of  the Indians, as believed and practised at the present day, and since Mrs. Jemison's captivity; together with some anecdotes, and other entertaining matter

William Walker, 1842

   

E87 .J45 S97 1955

Sutherland, Margaret Bradt

The Life of Mary Jemison: A Narrative Poem

Castilian Press, 1955

    

Sev. E87 .J475

Seaver, James Everett and Ebeneezer Mix

Deh-he-wa-mis; or, A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison : otherwise called the White woman, who was taken captive by the Indians in MDCCLV; and who continued with them seventy eight years. Containing an account of the murder of her father and his family; her marriages and sufferings; Indian barbarities, customs and traditions. Carefully taken from her own words

S. Thorne, 1847

Sev. E87 .J477  1877

Seaver, James Everett

Life of Mary Jemison: Deh-he-wa-mis

Matthews & Warren, 1877

E90 .C8 S6 1867

Snowden, James Ross

The Cornplanter memorial : an historical sketch of Gy-ant-wa-chia -- the Cornplanter and of the six nations of Indians

Singerly & Myers, state printers, 1867

    

E90 .J4 C6

Coats, Irving W.

A true incident in the life of John Jemison : the noted son of De-he-wa-mis, the "White woman of the Genesee"

Repository-Messenger Print, 1892

E90 .R3 C7

Conover, George Stillwell

The birthplace of Sa-go-ye-wat-ha, or the Indian Red Jacket : the great orator of the Senecas, with a few incidents of his life

Waterloo Library and Historical Society, 1884

  

E99. I7 R43 2006

Red Jacket and Granville Ganter

The Collected Speeches of Sagoyewatha or Red Jacket

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2006

E99 .I7 S86

Stone, William Leete

Life and times of Red-Jacket, or Sa-go-ye-wat-ha; being the sequel to the history of the Six Nations

Wiley and Putnam, 1841

    

E99 .I7 S86 1866

Stone, William L.

Life and times of Sa-go-ye-wat-ha, or Red-Jacket

Munsell, 1866

 

E99 .M8 B81

Eggleston, Edward and Elizabeth Seelye

Brant and Red Jacket. Including including [!] an account of the early wars of the Six nations, and the border warfare of the revolution

Dodd, Mead & Company, 1879 

E99 .S3 B534 2002

Blacksnake, Governor and Jeanne Winston Adler

Chainbreaker's War: A Seneca Chief Remembers the American Revolution

Black Dome Press, 2002

    

E99 .S3 B78

Bruni, Sam

From Seneca Slave to Chief: the Story of Horatio Jones

Newark Publishers, 1974

   

E99 .S3 C3

Caswell, Harriet S.

Our Life among the Iroquois Indians

Congressional Sunday School and Publishing Society, 1892

Includes an account of the lives and labors of Rev. Asher Wright and Mrs. Laura M. Wright, missionaries to the Seneca Indians in New York.

E99 .S3 C7

Conover, George Stillwell

Sayenqueraghta, king of the Senecas

Observer Steam Press, 1885

E99 .S3 J6

Johnson, James G

Governor Blacksnake, a Seneca Chief

Two copies, one is missing, paper read before the Rochester Historical Society

E99 .S3 K373

Hosmer, H. P.

Kate Clayton, the indian captive of Cherry Valley. Thrilling incidents in the early indian border warfare in the state of New York. Containing an account of the massacre at Cherry Valley, and the captivity of Miss Clayton among the Seneca Indians

Dewey, 1855

    

E99 .S3 P3253

Armstrong, William Howard

Warrior in Two Camps: Ely S. Parker, Union General and Seneca Chief

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1978

E99 .S3 P3257 2001

Ritz, Karen and Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

Seneca Chief, Army General: A Story about Ely Parker

Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 2001

Biography of the Seneca Indian who helped save his people's land, was elected a sachem, served in the Union Army, became a general, and was named commissioner of Indian affairs.

E99 .S3 P37 1927

Parker, Arthur Caswell

Notes on the Ancestery of Cornplanter

Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, 1927

E99 .S3 R3

Hubbard, John Niles

An account of Sa-go-ye-wat-ha, or Red Jacket, and his people, 1750-1830

J. Munsell's Sons, 1886

E99 .S3 R37

Parker, Arthur Caswell

Red Jacket, Last of the Seneca

Mc-Graw Hill, 1952

E99 .S3 R4 1859

Cary, Alice

The Last Hours of Red Jacket

Methodist Episcopal Church, 1859

In The Ladies' Repository, Vol. 19, no. 4 (April 1859).

E99 .S3 R4 1900

Gordon, H.R.

Red Jacket: The Last of the Senecas

E.P. Dutton & Company, 1900

E99 .S3 R4 1950

Manley, Henry Sackett

Red Jacket's last campaign : and an extended bibliographical and biographical note

New York Historical Association, 1950

Reprinted from New York History, April 1950.

 

E99 .S3 R4 1999

Densmore, Christopher

Red Jacket: Iroquois Diplomat and Orator

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1999

E99. S3 R43 1981

Wood, Robert John,  and Michael Soles

Red Jacket, the great orator of the Senecas : Sa Go Ye Wat Ha, "He who causes them to be awake"

Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1981

 

E 241 .W9 B9

Bryant, William Clement

Captain Brant and the Old King : the tragedy of Wyoming ; a paper read before the Buffalo Historical Society, April 1, 1889

J.W. Clement, 1889

 

F127 .G2 M49 

Merrill, Arch

The White Women and Her Valley

American Book-Stratford Press, 1955

 

F153 .T65

Tome, Phillip and Monroe A. Aurand

Pioneer life; or, Thirty years a hunter. Being scenes and adventures in the life of Philip Tome, fifteen years interpreter for Cornplanter and  Gov. Blacksnake, chiefs on the Allegany river

1928

 

Mss. A64-223

Vail, Charles Delamater

B ibliography of the life of Mary Jemison: typescript, 1918

 

PZ3 .W5537 G65 1926

Whalen, William Wilfrid

The golden squaw; being the story of Mary Jemison, the Irish girl stolen by the Indians from Buchanan Valley, Adams County,  Pennsylvania, in 1758

Dorrance and Company, 1926

 

 

Sev. Oversize E99 .I7 D65

Donaldson, Thomas, and United States Census Office

Indians : the Six Nations of New York, Cayugas, Mohawks (Saint Regis), Oneidas, Onondagas, Senecas, Tuscaroras

Government Printing Office, 1892

Oversize E99 .I7 S55 1995

Venables, Robert

The Six Nations of New York: the 1892 United States Extra Census Bulletin [reprint]

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1995

E99 .S3 I76 2000

Potter, Aubrey

Iroquois Census Project

Reed Library, 2000

Index to the 1852 Cattaraugus Reservation census abstracted from the Maris Pierce Papers located at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Library and Archives by Audrey Potter.

BS345 .S37 Gospels, 1874

Wright, Asher and American Bible Society

Ho iwiy sdos hah neh cha gao hee dus, gee ih nigaya dosha gee, neh nando wahgaah heni adi wanoh daah: The four Gospels in the Seneca language

American Bible Society, 1874

BS345 .S4 K69 1823

Harris, Thompson S. and James Young

Koyewe oos tkau wen ea gweh Oo yad oas had o geh teeh gayh : good sayings from the Bible

Day, 1823

BT380 .A32 S4 1829

Harris, Thompson S. and James Young

Christ hagonthahninoh nonodagahyot :Christ's sermon on the mountain

D. Fanshaw, 1829

Printed for the American Tract Society, Seneca and English on opposite pages.

E51 .U6 no. 183

Chafe, Wallace L.

Seneca Thanksgiving Rituals

United States Government Printing Office, 1961

Includes music

    

E51 .U6 no. 187

Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch

Iroquois Music and Dance: Ceremonial Arts of Two Seneca Longhouses

United State Government Printing Office, 1964

 

E98 .f7 H37 1891

Harris, George H.

Root Foods of the Seneca Indians

Rochester, NY: Rochester Academy of Science, 1891

Extracted from Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science, vol I:106-117.

Sev. E98 .R4 S64 1810

Farmer's Brother and Red Jacket

Speeches delivered by several Indian chiefs. Also, an extract of a letter from an Indian chief

Samuel Wood, 1810

The two principal speeches are by Farmer's Son and Red Jacket, Seneca chiefs, rejecting the attempts of the white man to convert the Indians to Christianity.

E99 .I7 I74 1979

Hayes, Charles and others

Proceedings of the 1979 Iroquois Pottery Conference

Rochester Museum and Science Center, Research Division, 1980

Includes a paper entitled "An Overview of the Status of Seneca Ceramics" by Robert N. DeOrio

Sev. E99 .S3 A35

Alden, Timothy

An account of sundry missions performed among the Senecas and Munsees; in a series of letters. With an appendix

J. Seymour, 1827

E99 .S3 C352

Carter, William Henry and Gerald B. Fenstermaker

Seneca Indians; Their Home, Life, and Culture

North American Indian Publications, 1974

 

E99 .S3 C6

Coates, Irving W.

Onnaghee. A visit to the site of the ancient Seneca village, or castle of "Onnaghee" and its burial place, situated on Fall Brook, on lot no.  20, in western part of town of Hopewell, Ontario County, N.Y., August 8, 1882

1892

Reprinted from the Ontario County Times

    

E99 .S3 C66 1885

Conover, George Stillwell

Rites of adoption by the Seneca Indians on the Cattaraugus Reservation, June 15th, 1885

1885?

E99 .S3 F4

Fenton, William Nelson

The Seneca Society of Faces

American Association for the Advancement of the Seneca, 1937

Reprinted from The scientific monthly, Vol. 44 (March 1937).

E99 .S3 M4

Merrill, Arch

Land of the Senecas

American Book-Stratford Press, 1949

E99 .S3 P74 1982

Prisch, Betty Coit and Gene Mackay

Aspects of change in Seneca Iroquois ladles, A.D. 1600-1900

Rochester, NY: Research Division of the Rochester Museum & Science Center, 1982

 

E99 .S3 S16 1991

Sams, Jamie and Twylah Hurd Nitsch

Other council fires were here before ours : a classic Native American creation story as retold by a Seneca elder, Twylah Nitsch, and her granddaughter, Jamie Sams : the Medicine Stone speaks from the past to our future

San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991

E99. S3 S2

Sanborn, John Wentworth

Legends, Customs, and Social Life of the Seneca Indians, of Western New York

New York: Horton & Deming, 1878

"Enterprise" print

GN2 E77 .Y3no. 9 .Y3no. 9

Fenton, William Nelson

An Outline of Seneca Ceremonies at Coldspring Longhouse

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1936

Printed for the Section of Anthropology, Department of Social Sciences, was published in concert with H. Milford at Oxford University Press

M2009-02

State University of New York College at Fredonia Daniel A. Reed Library

Missionaries among the Seneca [microform]

The Library, 2005

Consists of microfilmed records documenting missionary work among the Seneca Indians in western New York and Pennsylvania in the 19th and 20th centuries. Records gathered from multiple collections: Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society; Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church; Special Collections, Daniel A. Reed Library, SUNY Fredonia; Jimerstown Presbyterian Church, Allegany Territory 

 

Mss. A64-237

Bryant, William Clement

Seneca Mission Church History and Engraving

1890

Mss. A97-21

Harris, Thompson S.

Journals of the Seneca Mission, 1821-1828

Describes daily activities as missionary to the Seneca Indians at Buffalo Creek and Cattaraugus reservations.

PM 2296. H96 H37 1823

Harris, Thompson S. and James Missionary Young

O en ad o geh teeh soah Koy a noh soah, na na Nonoandowoh gau Neuenooh dea :Hymns, in the Seneca language

David M. Day, 1823

Seneca and English on opposite pages, without music.

PM 2296. H96 H93 1827

Hyde, Jabez (Jabez Backus)

Kau a nau so na na none do wau gau, ne u wen noo da: Hymns, in the Seneca language.

H.A. Salibury, 1827

Seneca and English on opposite pages.

PM 2296. S35 1819

Hyde, Jabez (Jabez Backus)

Kianasa nana nonedowaga neuwenuda :Hymns in the Seneca language

H.A. Salisbury, 1819.

Contains various hymns and prayers, paraphrases of four Psalms, the third chapter of the Gospel of John, and other material, most in Seneca and English on facing pages

Rare PM2296 .S35 1843

Wright, Asher

Gaa nah shoh ne de o waahsa onyoh gwah nawenniyuh : ho nontgah deh ho diya donyoh

Seneca Mission Press, 1843

Two Copies.

 

PM2296 .S35 1892

Sanborn, John Wentworth

Hymnal in the Seneca language : also ten psalms of David, together with a choice collection of English hymns with tunes and an index.

John Wentworth Sanborn, O-yo-ga-weh & Clear Sky, 1892

PM2296 .35 1852

Wright, Asher

G|a||a n|ah sh|oh neh de |o w|a||ah's|ao'ny|oh gwah Na'w|enni'yuh. Honont'gah deh hodi'yado'ny|oh

American Tract Society, 1852

Seneca Hymnal.  

   

Q11 .N82 no. 163

Handsome Lake and Arthur Caswell Parker

The Code of Handsome Lake, Seneca Prophet

University of the State of New York, 1913

Field notes on the rites and ceremonies of the Ganio 'dal'lo' religion 

SK325 .P53 F46 1943

Fenton, William Nelson and Merle H. Deardorff

The Last Passenger Pigeon Hunts of the Cornplanted Senecas

1943

Reprinted from Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, vol. 33, no. 10, October 15, 1943.

E99 .S3 S19

Sanborn, John Wentworth

Day-yu-da-gont; a poem

J.W. Sanborn, 1905

    

Sev. PS1999 .H54 Y7

Hosmer, William Howe Cuyler

Yonnondio, or warriors of the Genesee : tale of the seventeenth century

Rochester, NY: Wiley & Putnam 1844

In verse, descriptive of events during the summer and autumn of 1687.

PS3509 .D564 I5

Edmonds, Walter Dumaux

In the Hands of the Senecas

Little, Brown and Company, 1947

PS3557 .A56 K4 1992

Gangi, Rayna M.

Keepers of the Western Door: a Novel

Maple Street Press, 1992

 

PZ3 .C1626 At

Canfield, William Walker and G. A. Harker

At Seneca Castle

E.P. Dutton & Company, 1911

PZ3 .C1626W

Canfield, William Walker

The White Seneca

E.P. Dutton & Compay, 1911

PZ3 .W5537 Re

Whalen, William W.

The Red Lily of Buchanan Valley

The White Sqaw Publishing Company, 1923

 

BS345 .S37 Gospels, 1874

Wright, Asher and American Bible Society

Ho iwiy sdos hah neh cha gao hee dus, gee ih nigaya dosha gee, neh nando wahgaah heni adi wanoh daah: The four Gospels in the Seneca language

American Bible Society, 1874

BS345 .S4 K69 1823

Harris, Thompson S. and James Young

Koyewe oos tkau wen ea gweh Oo yad oas had o geh teeh gayh : good sayings from the Bible

D.M Day, 1823 

    

BS345 .S56 Luke, 1829

Harris, T.S.

The Gospel According to Luke

D. Farnshaw, 1829

Translated into the Seneca language.

BT380 .A32 S4 1829

Harris, Thompson S. and James Young

Christ hagonthahninoh nonodagahyot :Christ's sermon on the mountain

D. Fanshaw, 1829

Printed for the American Tract Society, Seneca and English on opposite pages.

PM501 .N7 W45 1832

White, Seneca

Ki noh shuh, nr wen ne un, na da wi sem nyo qurh : nas hr ne a nent ho yot dub, gr non, no noh ka : do shoo wl, da ku, skr a, noh da wen  nyer a, seh ne use has he na, tik ne skr aRepublican Press, 1832

A Seneca Hymnal, no English translation

Oversize PM2296. C43 S5 1967

Chafe, Wallace L.

Seneca Morphology and Dictionary

Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Press, 1967 

PM2296. H96 H37 1823

Harris, Thompson S. and James Missionary Young

O en ad o geh teeh soah Koy a noh soah, na na Nonoandowoh gau Neuenooh dea :Hymns, in the Seneca language

David M. Day, 1823

Seneca and English on opposite pages, without music. 

   

PM2296 .H96 H93 1827

Hyde, Jabez (Jabez Backus)

Kau a nau so na na none do wau gau, ne u wen noo da: Hymns, in the Seneca language.

H.A. Salibury, 1827

Seneca and English on opposite pages.

PM2296 .S35 1819

Hyde, Jabez (Jabez Backus)

Kianasa nana nonedowaga neuwenuda :Hymns in the Seneca language

H.A. Salisbury, 1819.

Contains various hymns and prayers, paraphrases of four Psalms, the third chapter of the Gospel of John, and other material, most in Seneca and English on  facing pages.

Rare PM2296 .S35 1843

Wright, Asher

Gaa nah shoh ne de o waahsa onyoh gwah nawenniyuh : ho nontgah deh ho diya donyoh

Seneca Mission Press, 1843

Two Copies.

   

PM2296 .S35 1892

Sanborn, John Wentworth

Hymnal in the Seneca language : also ten psalms of David, together with a choice collection of English hymns with tunes and an index.

John Wentworth Sanborn, O-yo-ga-weh & Clear Sky, 1892

PM2296 .S46 1818

Kilham, Hannah

A short vocabulary in the language of the Seneca nation, and in English  

W. & S. Graves, 1818

Rare PM2296 .W74 D58

Wright, Asher, Abel Brown, and Sgaoyadih Dowanandenyo

Diuhsawahgwah gayadoshah

Nadige'hjihshohoh dodisdoagoh, 1836

Elementary reading book in the Seneca language. 

PM2296 .Z5 W8 1842

Wright, Asher

Go w||an|a gwah satha h yon de ||as dahgwah : a spelling-book in the Seneca language : with English definitions

Mission Press, 1842

In Rare Books Collection, 3 copies

PM2296 .Z77 1841

Wright, Asher

Ne jagutn'bugi'ages'gwathah: The mental elevator

Seneca Mission House, 1841-50

    

PM2296 .35 1852

Wright, Asher

G|a||a n|ah sh|oh neh de |o w|a||ah's|ao'ny|oh gwah Na'w|enni'yuh. Honont'gah deh hodi'yado'ny|oh

American Tract Society, 1852

Seneca Hymnal.

Q11 .N82 no. 388

Chafe, Wallace L.

Handbook of the Seneca Language

University of the States of New York, State Education Department, 1963

 

 

 

E98 .F6 P15

Parker, Arthur Caswell

Skunny Wundy and other Indian Tales

George H. Doran Company, 1926

E99 .I7 C23

Canfield, William Walker and Cornplanter

The Legends of the Iroquois, as told by "the Cornplanter"

A. Wessels Co. ,1902

E99. S3 C76

Cornplanter, Jesse and N. Henricks

Legends of the Longhouse

J.B. Lippincott Company, 1938

E99 .S3 P27

Parker, Arthur Caswell

Seneca Myths and Folk Tales

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1989

"Reprinted from the 1923 edition published by the Buffalo Historical Society ... issued as volume 27 of the Society's publications."

E99 .S3 S16 1991

Sams, Jamie and Twylah Hurd Nitsch

Other council fires were here before ours : a classic Native American creation story as retold by a Seneca elder, Twylah Nitsch, and her granddaughter, Jamie Sams : the Medicine Stone speaks from the past to our future

San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991

E99 .S3 S19

Sanborn, John Wentworth

Day-yu-da-gont; a poem

J.W. Sanborn, 1905 

E99. S3 S2

Sanborn, John Wentworth

Legends, Customs, and Social Life of the Seneca Indians, of Western New York

New York: Horton & Deming, 1878

"Enterprise" print

E99 .S3 S237 1923

Curtin, Jeremiah

Seneca Indian Myths

E. P. Dutton & Company, 1923

E99 .S3 S237 2001

Curtin, Jeremiah

Seneca Indian Myths

Dover, 2001

 

E78 .N7 D46 1848

Denonville, Jacques Rene de Brisay Marquis de and Orasmus Holmes Marshall

Narrative of the expedition of the Marquis De Nonville : against the Senecas, in 1687

Bartlett & Welford, 1848

   

Serials E97 .6 .T4 A5

Thomas Asylum for Orphan and Destitute Indian Children

Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the Thomas Asylum for Orphan and Destitute Indian Children

Thomas Asylum for the Orphan and Destitute Indian Children, 1887-1905

Native American school on the Cattaraugus Reservation.

Serials E97 .6 .T4 A5

Thomas Indian School

Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the Thomas Indian School

Thomas Indian School, 1906-1926

Library has 50th (Sept. 30, 1905) through 53rd (Sept. 30, 1908); 55th (Sept. 30, 1910) through 57th (Sept. 30, 1912); 59th (Sept. 30, 1914) through 62nd (June 30, 1917); 70th (June 30, 1925); and 71st (June 30, 1926).

 

Serials E97 .6 .T4 A5

Thomas Indian School

Annual Report of the Thomas Indian School located on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation at Iroquois, NY

Thomas Indian School, 1928

Rare E99 .I7 T96

Tuttle, Sarah

Letters and conversations on the Indian missions at Seneca, Tuscarora, Cattaraugus, in the state of New York, and Maumee, in the state of Ohio : in four parts

T. R. Marvin, 1831

In Rare Books Collection

    

Sev. E99 .S3 A35

Alden, Timothy

An account of sundry missions performed among the Senecas and Munsees; in a series of letters. With an appendix

J. Seymour, 1827

Rare E99 .S3 F69

Friends, Society of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting for Sufferings

Some transactions between the Indians and Friends in Pennsylvania, in 1791 & 1792

J. Phillips, 1792

Includes the request of the Seneca chief, Corn Plant, and the answer of the Friends [of Philadelphia].

E99 .S3 R4 1892

Waterloo Library and Historical Society

Unveiling of the Monument Erected by the Waterloo Library and Historical Society: As a Memorial of Red Jacket, at Canoga, NY, the place of his birth, October 14, 1891

Waterloo Library and Historical Society, 1892

E540 .I3 P37 1995

Parker, Isaac Newton and Laurence Hauptman

A Seneca Indian in the Union Army : the Civil War letters of Sergeant Isaac Newton Parker, 1861-1865

Burd Street Press, 1995 

    

F1030. B26

Baugy, Louis Henry Chevalier de and Ernest Hubert Auguste Serrigny

Journal d'une expdition contre les Iroquois en 1687  

E. Leroux, 1883

   

F1030.5 .M36

Marshall, Orsamus Holmes and Rene Brehan de Galine

The first visit of De La Salle to the Senecas, made in 1669

Privately Printed, 1874

Extract from the journal of Ren Brehan de Galine.

    

F116 .B83 P86 v.7

Dearborn, H.A.S.

Journals of Henry A.S. Dearborn a record of councils with the Seneca and Tuscarora Indians at Buffalo and Cattaraugus in the years 1838 and 1839 [electronic resource]

1904

    

Mss. A00-8

Aigin, James

Reminiscences of early Buffalo, 1871-1875

Includes accounts of Buffalo during the War of 1812 and the role played by Seneca chief Farmer's Brother. Also, sketches about Seneca chief Tommy Jimmy's journey to England in 1816, Capt. Jedediah Rogers, who commanded the Walk-in-the-Water and other early Great Lakes steamboats.

Mss. A00-30

Stryker, James

Cholera epidemic records,1832 and 1880 (bulk 1832 July- Sept.)

Letters regarding the epidemic, including one concerning Seneca Indians from James Stryker.

Mss. A00-34

Beauchamp, William Martin 

Papers on Onondaga Antiquities, 1878, 1879

Includes Antiquites of Onondaga County, N.Y., as known in A.D. 1878: with recent personal observations on the Seneca River; and Onondaga antiquities, 1879: additional forms & sites. Papers include maps and plans of historic sites, and illustrations of Native American artifacts.

 

Mss. A00-55

Bouck, William C. and Ely Samuel Parker

Letter : Albany, to E.S. Parker, Pembroke, Genesee County,1844 Apr. 20

States his understanding of the issues between the Odgen Land Company and the Tonawanda Indians, and how a settlement can be achieved. Following the letter is an unsigned note, also addressed to Parker, explaining that Bouck's letter was read to the Tonawanda chiefs, and that the Indian agent had also read them a message from the War Dept.

 

Mss. A00-79

Berry, Jack, John Caldwell Calhoun, Cornplanter, and Red Jacket

Talk Given to Seneca Chiefs. 1823 Mar. 14

Talk given by John C. Calhoun, 14 Mar. 1823, to Seneca chiefs Red Jacket, Jack Berry, and Cornplanter. Talk includes discussion of annuities, continuation of the services of Jasper Parrish and Horatio Jones, the possible relocation of the Seneca, and the theft of lumber by white settlers , Photostatic copy.

 

Mss. A00-82

Cazenove, Theophile and Israel Chapin

Statement regarding gift of wampum, and correspondence with Israel Chapin,1797, 1799

Includes statement accompanying string of wampum given by the sachems of the Seneca Nation to Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth on the occasion of the Treaty of Big Tree, 15 Sept. 1797.

 

Mss. A00-84

Chapin, Cyrenius, Ira G. Watson, John Watson, Sylvester Clark, Simeon R. Jones, and R.W. Stoddard

Papers, 1806-1816

Includes a receipt for medical treatment of Red Jacket in 1806.

 

Mss. A00-130

Hall, Nathan Kelsey and Seneca Nations

Judicial opinion and agreement concerning the Ebenezer Society,1844-1845

Opinion of Judge Nathan K. Hall in the case presented by the Erie County district attorney for a warrant to remove Charles L. Mayer from the Buffalo Creek Reservation, 18 June 1844; and an agreement between Seneca Nation chiefs and warriors and the Ebenezer Society, in which the Seneca promise not to trespass on Ebenezer Society lands, 9 July 1845.

 

Mss. A00-137 

Ewing, William and Isaac Chapin

Letter : Geneceo [sic], to Israel Chapin, Esq.,1794 Sept. 17  

Report to Chapin regarding his attempts to persuade the Indians of Buffalo Creek and Canada to attend the treaty at Canandaigua.   

   

Mss. A00-194

Ferris, Martha H.

Letter: to the Buffalo Historical Society, 1888 Sept. 24

Letter presenting two paintings to the Buffalo Historical Society. Describes the beginnings of the Thomas Indian School on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, of which Philip E. Thomas, first president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was a major benefactor.

 

Mss. A00-256

King, William and Farmer's Brother

Notes on a Visit to Western New York in 1810, [between 1810 and 1830]

Description of New Amsterdam (now Buffalo), Batavia, and Canandaigua in October and November, 1810. Includes his questions on the remains of old forts in Western New York, and answers given by Seneca chief Farmers Brother.

Mss. A00-260

Kirkland, Samuel, Timothy Pickering, and Henry Knox

Samuel Kirland letters and journals, 1764-1795

Includes handwritten copies of Kirkland's journal, 16 Nov. 1764-2 May 1765, detailing his activities as a missionary to Native Americans, especially the Oneida, and his journal of a tour to the Seneca, 23 Sept.-25 November 1788.

 

Mss. A00-329

Parker, Ely Samuel, Caroline Parker, John E. Smith, John Fisk, and Henry Rowe Schoolcraft

Ely S. Parker correspondence and paper on the Iroquois,1853-1895 

  

Mss. A00-338

Hall, William

Recollection of an Indian Council held at Buffalo in 1818 or 1819, 1862

Reminiscence of the council held near the village of Buffalo in the summer of 1819, at which the Seneca, via Red Jacket, refused to cede their lands and move to the Alleghany Reservation or to lands in the U.S. territories. Includes Hall's memories of Red Jacket at the treaty held in Moscow, Livingston County, 1826.

 

Mss. A00-345

Pierce, Daniel Webster, Asher Wright, Otis Curtis, N.H. Pierce, and Iroquois Agricultural Society

Daniel W. Pierce papers, ca. 1857-1877

Sermons written by Pierce, apparently while studying in Cattaraugus County, N.Y., and while at the Twinsburgh Institute, Twinsburgh, Ohio; license to preach,   issued to Pierce by missionaries N. H. Pierce, Otis F. Curtis, and Asher Wright, Cattaraugus Reservation, Mar. 1866; Pierce's "first attempt of delivering a written discourse, delivered at Newtown, July 1st, 1866"; sermons delivered on the Cattaraugus Reservation, 1877; and notes for sermons and letters referencing an unidentified trial. Also, the constitution of the Iroquois Agricultural Society, amended to 19 Dec. 1862; and a printed copy of the New York State Senate act to incorporate the Agricultural Society, 31 Mar. 1863.

Mss. A00-422

Converse, Harriet Maxwell, George L. Porter, and Andrew Langdon

Harriet Maxwell Converse note : Buffalo, to Mr. Langdon,ca. 1897

Note to Andrew Langdon, president of the Buffalo Historical Society, enclosing the statement of George L. Porter certifying that he was present when the casket containing the remains of Gen. Ely S. Parker was opened at the office of W. F. Bishop, 65 State Street, Bridgeport, Conn. on the afternoon of 19 Jan. 1897, and that he recognized the body and features of his friend of many years. Includes envelope addressed to Harriet Converse.

Mss. A00-444

Strong, Nathaniel T., Guy H. Salibury, William Ketchum, Nathan Kelsey Hall, and Lars Gustaf Sellstedt

Nathaniel T. Strong account, letters, and lecture,1849, 1863, 1871

Includes Strong's account of his expenses while on the business of the Seneca Nation, 1849-1851; two letters written by Strong to G. H. Salisbury and William Ketchum in 1863, on the origin of Buffalo's name; Strong's lecture on Red Jacket, 29 Dec. 1863; and a letter written by Strong, 31 Oct. 1871, to N. K. Hall,president of the Buffalo Historical Society, about Blacksnake, a war chief of the Wolf Clan of the Seneca tribe of Indians. The letter was written just before W. H. Greene and N. K. Hall donated a portrait of Blacksnake by Lars G. Sellstedt to the Buffalo Historical Society. Attached to the Strong letter is Sellstedt's receipt, 27 Apr. 1871, for sale of the painting.

 

Mss. A00-448

Wright, Laura M, Thomas Assylum for Orphan and Destitute Indian Children Board of Managers

Memorandum of the contents of the corner stone box,1902 Jan. 14

Included are transcriptions of several of the items, including a list of children received in the institution, a list of donors, officers of the Seneca government, and an historical sketch written by Laura M. Wright. 

 

Mss. A00-497

Wright, Asher, William A. Thayer, Laura M. Wright, Caroline Park, and O.H. Marshall

Asher and Laura Wright Letters, 1850-1871

Letter to Asher Wright from William A. Thayer, Lancaster, 14 May 1850, responding to Wright's request for information on the construction of the Indian meeting house at Cattaraugus, and how funding was acquired; letter to Miss C. G. Parker from L. M. Wright, Cattaraugus Reservation, 30 Aug. 1852, thanking her for expressions of sympathy on the death of Mary Jimerson, and inviting her to accompany the Wrights to Troy for the annual meeting of the American Board of Missions;letter from Asher Wright to Spencer H. Cone, undated, asking for translations of the Baptist baptism formula for his printing of the New Testament in Seneca, the cost of which will be defrayed by the Bible Society providing that he uses the correct terms for the act of baptism.

 

Mss. A00-511

Williams, Benjamin and Governor Blacksnake

Memoir of Governor Blacksnake, 1874 May 8

Mss. A00-529

Potter, Herman, James Wadsworth, Thomas L. Ogden, David Ellicott Evans, Joseph Fellows, Joshua Waddington, William D. Waddington, John J. Vanderkemp, and James Stryker

Heman B. Potter letterbook,1838 Oct. 26-1845 Nov. 5

Potter's letters to James Wadsworth, Thomas L. Ogden, David E. Evans, and others, regarding land sales, tax payments, and efforts to remove the Western New York Indians to the West.

 

Mss. A00-563

Day, David Fisher

Address delivered at the unveiling of the statue of Red Jacket at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.,1892 June 22

Address credits those responsible for the statue, gives details of Red Jacket's life, and some history of the Seneca and Six Nations.

  

Mss. A00-573

Parker, Arthur Caswell, Ely Samuel Parker, Nicholson H. Parker, Samuel H. Beckwith

Appendix to last grand sachem of the Iroquois :typescript, 1919

Material apparently gathered (but not used) by Parker for his The Life of General Ely S. Parker, published as v. 23 of Buffalo Historical Society Publications, 1919.  Includes one of Ely Parker's school essays, "National faith", written 25 Nov. 1847 at Cayuga Academy; diary entries from a trip to Washington, 1-14 Jan. 1847; military dispatches, 4 Aug. 1864-2 Feb. 1865; letters to his brother Nicholson Parker, 5 Sept. 1863-25 Mar. 1868; a view of Indian affairs, from his 1869 annual report as Commissioner of Indian Affairs; and Capt. Samuel H. Beckwith's address at the marking of Parker's grave on 30 May 1905.

Mss. A00-578

Howland, Henry R.

Henry R. Howland research papers,1901-ca. 1924

Letters, notes, and drafts concerning the Seneca mission at Buffalo Creek, the British privateer Vengeance, William Pryor Letchworth and the Indian council at Glen Iris, and recollections of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Buffalo, N.Y

Mss. A64-39

Cattaraugus Indian Reservation genealogical records,1822- 1947

Includes birth, death, marriage and other information from ledger owned by Selina Mabee Kennedy, fron a dictionary owned by Florence Silverheels Wakolee and from a family bible owned by Gertrude Pierce Maybee.

Mss. A64-69

Kelly, James Edward

Notebook, 1892

Notes of conversation with General Ely S. Parker, a Seneca and Union general, regarding Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox.

Mss. A64-94

Parker, Caroline, Ely Samuel Parker, Nicholson Parker, Isaac Newton Parker, and M.B. Pierce

Papers,1836-1903 bulk (1841-1870)

Family correspondence and correspondence of Ely S. Parker concerning the Marine Hospital at Galena, Ill.; speeches and writings of Ely and Nicholson Parker and others; letters and petitions supporting claims of Seneca Indians to reservation lands; genealogies of the Parker family and other Senecas; Seneca census information; receipts, clippings, maps and a photograph of Parker family members.

Mss. A64-177

Parker, Arthur Caswell, Erasmus H. Simon, Charles Jempson, M.M Noah, and the Lewiston Investment Company of Niagara Falls, NY

Collection of historical papers, 1818-1952(bulk 1818-1901)

Includes a copy of a letter from Seneca chiefs in London, Eng. to Seneca chiefs in Buffalo Creek, 24 Aug. 1818.

Mss. A64-201

New York State Indian Commission

Reports, 1920-1921

Reports of meetings with various Indian tribes concerning relations between whites and Indians.

 

Mss. A64-214

Stevenson Family Genealogy [ca.1862]

James Stevenson was a Seneca chief and longtime resident of Buffalo Creek Reservation.

   

Mss. A64-223

Vail, Charles Delamater

Bibliography of the life of Mary Jemison: typescript, 1918

 

Mss. A64-237

Bryant, William Clement

Seneca Mission Church history and engraving, [ca. 1890]

Mss. A64-245

Seneca Nation

Constitution, 1833 July 29

In the Manuscript Collection. 

    

Mss. A64-262

Sherman, Daniel and the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs

Indian Agent Ledger, 1875-1880

Includes financial accounts of Daniel Sherman, U.S. Indian agent in New York State; summaries of Indian school reports; pension information; surveys of reservations; and incident reports. 

        

Mss. A64-266

Red Jacket, Cornplanter, Young King, Farmer's Brother, Little Billey, Pollard, Jasper Parrish, John Edward, Oliver Forward, Cyrenius Chapin, Jack Berry, and the United States Department of War

Receipts for payments to Indians,1805-1815

Six receipts for annuities paid to Indian chiefs and one receipt for payment for interpreter services. 

Mss. A64-301

Granger, Erastus, Farmer's Brother, Little Billey, Cornplanter, and Red Jacket

Receipt for payment to Indians,1812 May 27

ADS, receipt for three-year annuity past due from estate of Oliver Phelps and others. Erastus Granger was the Indian agent involved.

Mss. A64-318

Cornplanter, Thomas Jefferson, Isaac Bonsall, Isaac Coates, John Shoemaker, and Thomas Stewardson

Letters : to Cornplanter,1803 Feb. 11 and July 24

ALS, Th. Jefferson, Washington, to the Cornplanter, the Stinking Fish and Gachgewashe, re sale of Indian lands, 11 Feb. 1803; ALS, Genesinguhta, Isaac Coats, Isaac Bonsall, Tho. Stewardson, John Shoemaker, to Cornplanter and the other chiefs of the Seneca nation residing on the Allegany River, re settlers along the Allegany River, 24 July 1803.

Mss. A65-22

Pickering, Timothy

Letters: to Rebecca Pickering, 1793 May-1794 Nov. 12

Letters to his wife relating experiences during expeditions to the Seneca Indians of Western New York and the Detroit area.

Mss. A66-17

Granger, Erastus and Red Jacket

Receipt for annuity, 1812 June 5

Receipt for 100 dollars signed by Red Jacket.

   

Mss. A68-129

Painter, Levinus K.

Indians in Western New York, past and present,[between 1956 and 1968]

Very brief paper highlighting the history of the Seneca Indians.

   

Mss. A68-227

Carpenter, William Allison, James N. Granger,and Nathaniel Woodhull Howell

Collection of papers for a history of Buffalo, 1847

Includes information on Red Jacket, the Senecas, and Erastus Granger.

Mss. A70-43

Sherman, James S.

Letter Concerning Ely S. Parker, 1904 Sept. 31 and Sept. 14

Two TLS to Sherman from government officials concerning Parker's military career and appointment as Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Mss. A71-29

Depositions concerning property on the Tonawanda Reservation,1849 Mar. 8-17

Depositions, 8-17 Mar. 1849, in the matter of Thomas L. Ogden and Joseph Fellows and the Seneca Indians residing on the Tonawanda Reservation, concerning ownership of and improvements to property.

 

Mss. A93-19

Granger, Erastus

Provision Return for Seventeen Indians, 1812 Oct. 17

Instruction to contractor, signed by Indian agent Erastus Granger, to issue thirty-four rations of bread, meat and salt on 17 and 18 Oct. 1812

Mss. A96-37

Hazard, George Starr

Speech: At Dedication of Red Jacket Monument, 1892 June 22

Discusses the interest of the Buffalo Historical Society in preserving Iroquois records and honoring Iroquois sachems, and tells how this monument to Red Jacket came to be erected in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Mss. A96-39

Howland, Henry Raymond

Address at dedication of Seneca Indian Park: typescript, 1912 June 29

History of attempts to evangelize the Seneca at Buffalo Creek, with emphasis on Asher and Laura Wright, and the Seneca Mission House on Buffum Street.

Mss. A97-10

Brideswell, Benjamin, Caleb Benton, John Bartle, Little Beard, Big Tree, Spruce Carrier, Seneca Nation, and Cayuga Nation

Indenture,1787 Mar. 5

Indenture, 5 Mar. 1787, between Little Beard, Big Tree, Spruce Carrier and other chiefs of the Seneca and Cayuga Nations, and Benjamin Brideswell, Caleb Benton, John Bartle and others, for lands beginning above Newtown Creek on the Tioga, east down the Owego to the Susquehanna River, then along the Pennsylvania line seventy-nine miles, then north to the place of beginning.

Mss. A97-21

Harris, Thompson S.

Journals of the Seneca Mission, 1821-1828

Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Historical Society Publications, 1903

Describes daily activities as a missionary to the Seneca Indians at Buffalo Creek and Cattaraugus reservations.

    

Mss. B00-2

Wright, Asher, Red Jacket, Ely Samuel Parker, and Nicholson H. Parker

Indian Collection, 1788-1955

Materials collected by the Buffalo Historical Society concerning Native Americans of Western New York, primarily the Seneca Nation. Includes speeches of Native American leaders (including Red Jacket) and U.S. representatives, treaties and letters concerning land sales, leases, and annuity grants; recollections and signatures of famous Native Americans; letters of Ely S. and Nicholson Parker; notes on Native American legends, customs and artifacts; and records of various mission schools and churches, including papers of Asher Wright of the Upper Mission Church of the Cattaraugus reservation, and a survey of Indian schools in New York State.

 

Mss. B00-3

Allen, Orlando

Reminiscences, 1871

Includes accounts of medical work done on Seneca Reservations.

Mss. B00-3

Lovejoy, Henry

Reminiscence of Buffalo, 1864

Writes of the Indians who lived along Buffalo Creek, and of the Lake Erie shore from Buffalo to Black Rock.

Mss. B00-9

Pierce, M.B., George W. Clinton, Community of True Inspiration, Ogden Land Company, Seneca Nation

Papers,1787-1884 (bulk 1833-1874)

Correspondence with government officials, census officials, Indians, Quakers, friends and relatives, 1834-1874; sermons, speeches and other writings; copies of New York State and federal laws and bills concerning Indians, 1850-1874; and papers concerning the Seneca Nation, including Council minutes, 1833-1865, treaties and agreements, 1787-1844, financial reports, letters, and mss. written by whites about the Senecas, 1807-1874. Subjects include Indian emigration, timber sales, schools, self-government and relations with the Ebenezers, Quakers and the Ogden Land Company.

 

Mss. B00-13

Bryant, William Clement and others

Papers, 1778-1889 (bulk 1829-1889)

Includes Bryant's historical research, especially into Seneca Indian history and traditions, 1854-1889; correspondence and other papers of Asher Wright, 1820-1888, regarding the Seneca Nation; a treaty and a treaty amendment involving New York State and the Seneca, 1830 and 1837; Seneca, Cayuga and Onondaga Nations accounts, letters, power of attorney, petitions and statements to government officials, 1831-1839 and undated; addresses, reminiscences and papers presented to the Buffalo Historical Society on Native Americans

 

Mss. F92-3

Renz, Lucia M.

A history of the Thomas Indian School 1855-1948 :thesis, 1948

Mss. W-11

Lamberton, John

Tonnewanta and Buffalo Reservations survey field notes,1827 Aug.-Sept

    

Mss. W-12

Cook, Elias R.

Survey of Lots in the Tonnewanta Reservation in the counties of Genesee and Erie, 1840 June-July

Mss. W-14

Sperry, James

Buffalo Creek and Tuscarora Reservations survey field notes, 1843, 1845

 Mss. W-15

Carskaddau, Harvey, and Ogden Land Company

Field Notes of Lots Surveyed on the Buffalo Creek Reservation, 1840

Mss. W-16

Ogden Land Company

Schedule of payments for improvements to lots on the Buffalo Creek Reservation,1842-1843   

Includes name of lot owner, improved acreage, number of orchards, houses, and barns, value, and remarks. 

 

Mss. W-17

Love, Thomas C., Ira Cook, Odgen Land Company, and the United States War Department

Apprasial Reports of Seneca reservations and improvements, 1844 May 26

Mss. W-24

Hyde, Jabez Backus

Account of the Seneca Indians & Mission, 1820 Aug. 20

Memoir of his years on the Buffalo Creek Reservation, Hyde was sent to the Buffalo Creek Reservation by the New York Missionary Society in 1811, He established a school and taught the Seneca Indians for almost ten years.

 

 

25L C51r

Boyer-Reinstein, Julia

Town of Cheektowaga Historical Atlas

1953

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 5.5, 5.7, 5.8, 5.13, 5.19, 5.22, 5.30, 5.33, 5.35, 5.42, 5.47, 5.52, 5.52, 5.55, 5.60, 5.64, 5.67, 5.68, 5.71, 5.72, 5.109.

Oversize F127 .E6 S7 c.1

New Topographical Atlas of Erie Co. New York: From Actual Surveys Especially For this Atlas

Philadelphia: Stone & Stewart, 1866

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on p. 8.47

Double Oversize G1250 .B87 1829

Burr, David H.

An Atlas of the State of New York, A Map of the State and of the Several Counties Projected and Drawn up by a Uniform Scale from documents deposited in the Public Offices of the States and other original and authentic information-under the superintendance and direction of Simeon DeWitt Surveyor General, pursuant to an Act of the Legislature and also the Physical Geography of the State and of the Several counties and the Statistical Tables of the Same

New York: David H. Burr, 1829

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 47, 49, 50, 51, 52.  Same in 1839 and 1841 reprints.

    

Double Oversize G1253 .E6 1859 E4 pt. 1

Emslie, Peter

A Deed Atlas of the County of Erie N.Y. Showing the Dimensions of Lots and Subdivisions of Lots as they were originally conveyed by the Holland Land Company, the Farmers Loan & Trust Company, and the State of New York together with the Village of New Amsterdam, now City of Buffalo Showing the Plan of each Lot and Subdivision of Lot. With the name of each Grantee, and the date of each, carefully compiled from the Holland Land Company's Deed Books

1859

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 11, 15, 18.

Double Oversize G1253 .E6 1859 E4 pt. 2

A Deed Atlas of the County of Erie N.Y. Showing the Dimensions of Lots and Subdivisions of Lots as they were originally conveyed by the Holland Land Company, the Farmers Loan & Trust Company, and the State of New York together with the Village of New Amsterdam, now City of Buffalo Showing the Plan of each Lot and Subdivision of Lot. With the name of each Grantee, and the date of each, carefully  compiled from the Holland Land Company's Deed Books

1859

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 23, 31, 44.

Double Oversize G1253 .E6 B43 1880 v. 1

Illustrated Historical Atlas of Erie Co. New York From Actual Surveys and Records

New York: F.W. Beers & Co.,  1880

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 40, 76.

Double Oversize G1253 .E6 B43 1880 v. 2

Illustrated Historical Atlas of Erie Co. New York From Actual Surveys and Records

New York: F.W. Beers & Co., 1880

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 144, 145, 168.

Double Oversize G1254 .B8 1866 E4 v.1 pt. 1

R. J. Emslie

Atlas of the City of Buffalo Showing Original Lots & Subdivisions, Also the Names of the Present Ownership, vol. 1

1866

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 17, 18, 19, 21.

Double Oversize G1254 .B8 1866 E4 v.1 pt. 2

R. J. Emslie

Atlas of the City of Buffalo Showing Original Lots & Subdivisions, Also the Names of the Present Ownership, vol. 1, part 2

1866

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 45, 47, 69, 71, 73, 75.

Double Oversize G1254 .B8 1866 E4 v. 2 pt. 2

R. J. Emslie

Atlas of the City of Buffalo Showing Original Lots & Subdivisions, Also the Names of the Present Ownership, vol. 2, part 2

1866

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 52,53,73.

Double Oversize G1254 .B8 1866 E4 v.3, pt. 1

R. J. Emslie

Atlas of the City of Buffalo Showing Original Lots & Subdivisions, Also the Names of the Present Ownership, vol. 3, part 1

1866

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 20, 36, 38.

Double Oversize G1254 .B8 1866 E4 v. 3, pt. 2

R. J. Emslie

Atlas of the City of Buffalo Showing Original Lots & Subdivisions, Also the Names of the Present Ownership, vol. 3, part 2

1866

Buffalo Creek reservation appears on pp. 45, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 68, 69, 73

 

E99 .M8 B81

Eggleston, Edward and Elizabeth Seelye

Brant and Red Jacket. Including including an account of the early wars of the Six Nations, and the border warfare of the revolution

Dodd, Mead & Company, 1879 

    

E99 .S3 B534 2002

Blacksnake, Governor and Jeanne Winston Adler

Chainbreaker's War: A Seneca Chief Remembers the American Revolution

Black Dome Press, 2002

E99 .S3 P3253

Armstrong, William Howard

Warrior in Two Camps: Ely S. Parker, Union General and Seneca Chief

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1978

E99 .S3 P3257 2001

Ritz, Karen and Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

Seneca Chief, Army General: A Story about Ely Parker

Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 2001

Biography of the Seneca Indian who helped save his people's land, was elected a sachem, served in the Union Army, became a general, and was named commissioner of Indian affairs.

 

E78 .N7 C64

Coates, Irving W.

In the footprints of DeNonville : a historical paper descriptive of a visit to the sites of the ancient Seneca villages of Gannagaro, or St. James, in Victor, Ontario co., N.Y. and Gannagarae, or St. Michael, in East Bloomfield, Ontario co., N.Y., July 1892

Ontario County Times Printing House, 1893

Reprinted from the Ontario County Times

E99 .S3 C6

Coates, Irving W.

Onnaghee. A visit to the site of the ancient Seneca village, or castle of "Onnaghee" and its burial place, situated on Fall Brook, on lot no.  20, in western part of town of Hopewell, Ontario County, N.Y., August 8, 1882

1892

Reprinted from the Ontario County Times

 

PM2296 .Z77 1841

Ne jagutn'bugi'ages'gwathah = The mental elevator

[Printed at the Seneca Mission House], 1841-1850

E78 .O3 H35

Hall, Richard B., United States Department of Justice Lands Division, and United States Indian Claims Commission

Historical-miscellaneous basic data for appraisal : volume one : lands of the Senecas of Sandusky, Royce area 163 : and the mixed bands of Senecas and Shawnees of Lewistown, Royce area 164 in northwestern Ohio  

R.B. Hall, between 1960-1973

E78 .O45 H35

Hall, Richard B., United States Department of Justice Lands Division and United States Indian Claims Commission

Appraisal, United Senecas and Shawnees : 138,140 acres in northeastern Oklahoma, Royce areas 498-499-500-501-502 

R.B. Hall, between 1960-1974

Rare E89 .R4

Red Jacket and Farmer's Brother

Native eloquence : being public speeches delivered by two distinguished chiefs of the Seneca tribe of Indians, known among the white people by the names of Red Jacket and Farmers's Brother

J.D. Bemis, 1811

In Rare Books Collection

Sev. E98 .R4 S64 1810

Farmer's Brother and Red Jacket

Speeches delivered by several Indian chiefs. Also, an extract of a letter from an Indian chief

Samuel Wood, 1810

The two principal speeches are by Farmer's Son and Red Jacket, Seneca chiefs, rejecting the attempts of the white man to convert the Indians to Christianity.

E99 .I7 G7 1812

Granger, Erastus and Red Jacket

Public speeches : delivered at the village of Buffalo, on the 6th and 8th days of July, 1812

S.H. & H.A. Salisbury, 1812

    

E99 .I7 K36 1973

Kent, Donald H. and the United States Indian Claims Commission

Historical Report on the Niagara River and the Niagara River Strip to 1759

Clearwater Publishing Company, 1973

Includes information on Seneca history.

E99 .I7 R3

Red Jacket, Elkanah Holmes, and John Wentworth Sanborn

A long-lost speech of Red Jacket, found in a rare book, only two copies of which are known to exist, and herewith reproduced in full

J.W. Sanborn, 1912

   

E99 .S3 B32 1874

Babcock, George R.

To the Senate of the United States

1874

"... remarks upon House Bill no. 3258, which was passed May 5, 1874, to authorize the Seneca Nation of New York Indians to lease lands within the Cattaraugus and Allegany Reservations and to confirm existing leases."

 

Sev. E99 .S3 C37 1840

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia

A further illustration of the case of the Seneca Indians in the state of New York : in a review of a pamphlet entitled "An appeal to the Christian community, &c., by Nathaniel T. Strong, a chief of the Seneca tribe"

Merrihew and Thompson, 1841

In Severance Collection. 

  

Sev. E99 .S3 C37 1840

Seneca Nation and Society of Friends Baltimore Yearly Meeting

Memorial of the Seneca Indians, to the President of the United States : also an address from the Committee of Friends, who have extended care to these Indians, and an extract from the report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs

William Wooddy & Son, 1850

In Severance Collection

    

E99 .S3 D42 1845  

Seneca Nation,  Society of Friends Baltimore Yearly Meeting and Standing Committee on the Indian Concerns

Declaration of the Seneca Nation of Indians in general council assembled : with the accompanying documents. Also an address to the  chiefs and people, of that nation.

William Wooddy & Son, 1845   

E99 .S3 F81a

Strong, Nathaniel T.

Appeal to the Christian community on the condition and prospects of the New-York Indians : in answer to a book entitled, The case of the New-York Indians, and other publications of the Society of Friends

Thomas & Company, 1841

E99 .S3 F82

Seneca Nation

Proceedings of an Indian council, held at the Buffalo Creek Reservation, State of New York, Fourth Month, 1842

William Wooddy & Son, 1842

E99 .S3 F824

Friends Joint Committee on Indian Affairs and Seneca Nation

Report of the proceedings of an Indian council : held at Cattaraugus, in the state of New York, 7th month, 1845

William Wooddy & Son, 1845

E99 .S3 F825

Seneca Nation Council

Report of the proceedings at an Indian Council, held at Cattaraugus in the state of New York, 6th March, 1846

William Wooddy & Son, 1846

E99 .S3 G65

Conover, George Stillwell

Reasons why the state should acquire the famous burial mound of the Seneca Indians : adjacent to the State Agricultural Experiment Station

1888

E99 .S3 J65 1842

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia

Proceedings of an Indian council, held at the Buffalo Creek Reservation, State of New York, Fourth Month, 1842 

William Wooddy & Son, 1842

E99 .S3 M2

Massachusetts Council 

Report on the memorials of the Seneca Indians and others : accepted November 21, 1840, in the Council of Massachusetts

Dutton and Wentworth, 1840

Regarding the purchase of Seneca reservations in New York.

E99 .S3 P54

Pierce, M.B.

Address on the present condition and prospects of the aboriginal inhabitants of North America : with particular reference to the Seneca nation, delivered at Buffalo, New York

J. Richards, 1839

Rare E99 .S3 P54 1938

Pierce, M.B.

Address on the present condition and prospects of the aboriginal inhabitants of North America, with particular reference to the Seneca Nation

Steele's Press, 1838

 

E99 .S3 S24

Seneca Nation

Documents relative to Indian Affairs

Clayton & Kingsland, 1817

    

E99 .S3 S252

Seneca Nation and Society of Friends Baltimore Yearly Meeting

Memorial of the Seneca Indians, to the President of the United States : also an address from the Committee of Friends, who have extended care to these Indians, and an extract from the report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs

William Wooddy & Son, 1845

E99 .S3 S46 1907

Appleby, Charles; Seneca Nation; New York (State) Appellate Division, 4th Department

Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department : the Seneca Nation of Indians, plaintiff-appellant, vs. Charles E. Appleby, defendant-respondent : case on appeal  

Rochester, NY: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Press, 1907

E99 .S3 S62 1862

Society of Friends

A brief statement of the rights of the Seneca Indians in the State of New York : to their lands in that state, with decisions relative thereto by the State and United States Courts, and extracts from United States laws, &c

W. H. Pile, 1872

E99 .S3 S73 2000

Ericson, Jack T.

Seneca Voters, 1849

Reed Library, 2000

Lists of names who voted at an annual election of officers on the Cattaraugus Reservation, May 1st 1849.

   

 E99 .S3 U54 1848

United States Department of War

Report of the Secretary of War, submitting a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs : with a report from the commissioner appointed to investigate whether the Seneca Indians have sustained losses through a late sub-agent of the United States 

1848

Sev. E99 .S3  U6

United States Congress House Committee on Indian Affairs

Hearings ... in favor of the bill (H.R. 12270) for the allotment of lands in severalty among Seneca nation of New York Indians, and for other purposes

Government Printing Office, 1902

Sev. E99 .S3 U6a

Vreeland, Edward Butterfield & United States Congress House Committee on Indian Affairs

Remarks of the Hon. E. B. Vreeland before the Committee on Indian Affairs in favor of the bill (H.R. 12270) for the allotment of lands in severalty among Seneca nation of New York Indians, and for other purposes

Government Printing Office, 1902

E99 .S3 W36 1848

Wilson, Peter

Speech of Wa-o-wa-wa-na-onk [Peter Wilson], an educated Indian chief : addressed to the Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends on Indian Concerns, 10 mo. 29, 1848

1848

E99 .S33 D62 1857

Society of Friends

Documents and official reports : illustrating the causes which led to the revolution in the government of the Seneca Indians, in the year 1848, and to the recognition of their representative republican constitution by the authorities of the United States, and the State of New York

William Wooddy & Son, 1857

F127 .H7 L58 1897

Livingston County Historical Society

The History of the Treaty of Big Tree: and an Account of the Celebration of the One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Making of the Treaty, held at Geneseo, NY., September the fifteenth, eighteen hundred ninety-seven

Bunnell, 1897

Library has 2 copies.

HD1694 .A2 1914

Decker, George Palmer and the United States Congress House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Diversion of water from the Niagara River : hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-third   Congress, second session, on H.R. 2498, H.R. 11756, H.R. 16542, H.R. 16547, and H.R. 16587 : July 15, 1914 : trace of title of Seneca Indians

Government Printing Office, 1914

Rare KFN 5940 .S46 1848

Seneca Nation of New York

Constitution of the Seneca Nation of Indians

William Wooddy & Son, 1848

In Rare Books Collection, also available in electronic format.

    

Mss. A00-79

Berry, Jack, John Caldwell Calhoun, Cornplanter, and Red Jacket

Talk Given to Seneca Chiefs. 1823 Mar. 14

Talk given by John C. Calhoun, 14 Mar. 1823, to Seneca chiefs Red Jacket, Jack Berry, and Cornplanter. Talk includes discussion of annuities, continuation of the services of Jasper Parrish and Horatio Jones, the possible relocation of the Seneca, and the theft of lumber by white settlers , Photostatic copy.

 

Mss. A64-245

Seneca Nation

Constitution, 1833 July 29

In the Manuscript Collection.

Mss. W-16

Ogden Land Company

Schedule of payments for improvements to lots on the Buffalo Creek Reservation,1842-1843   

Includes name of lot owner, improved acreage, number of orchards, houses, and barns, value, and remarks.

PZ3 .K2983 B

Kelly, Thomas

The Big Tree Treaty; or, the Last Council on the Genesee

Published at Mount Pleasant Farm, 1916

Z6616 .D285

Homes, Harry Augustus

An account of the manuscripts of Gen. Dearborn : as Massachusetts Commissioner in 1838 and 1839 for the sale of the Seneca Indian  lands in the state of New York, read before the Albany Institute, October 12th, 1880

Weed, Parson & Co., 1881

 

E99 .S3 A32 1854

Ferris, Benjamin and Society of Friends Executive Committee of the Yearly Meetings

Address to the Seneca Nation of Indians on the Alleghany and Cattaraugus Reservations in the state of New York 

1854

 

E99 .S3 B32 1874

Babcock, George R.

To the Senate of the United States

1874

"... remarks upon House Bill no. 3258, which was passed May 5, 1874, to authorize the Seneca Nation of New York Indians to lease lands within the Cattaraugus and Allegany Reservations and to confirm existing leases."

 

E99 .S3 F34

Fenton, William Nelson

Toward the gradual civilization of the Indian natives : the missionary and linguistic work of Asher Wright (1803-1875) among the Senecas of western New York

Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 100, No. 6, December, 1956.

  

E99 .S3 L28 1966

Lankes, Frank James

Reservation supplement; a collection of memorabilia related to Buffalo Creek Reservation

West Seneca Historical Society, 1966

E99 .S3 L3

Lankes, Frank James

The Senecas on the Buffalo Creek Reservation

West Seneca Historical Society, 1964

E99 .S3 M2

Massachusetts Council 

Report on the memorials of the Seneca Indians and others : accepted November 21, 1840, in the Council of Massachusetts

Dutton and Wentworth, 1840

Regarding the purchase of Seneca reservations in New York.

   

E99 .S3 S17

Samson, William Holland

The Claim of the Ogden Land Company

1896?

Account of the company that dealt with land transfers on the Seneca reservations.

E99 .S3 S73 2000

Ericson, Jack T.

Seneca Voters, 1849

Reed Library, 2000

Lists of names who voted at an annual election of officers on the Cattaraugus Reservation, May 1st 1849.

Mss. A00-130

Hall, Nathan Kelsey and the Seneca Nation

Judicial Opinion and agreement concerning the Ebenezer Society, 1844-1845

 Opinion of Judge Nathan K. Hall in the case presented by the Erie County district attorney for a warrant to remove Charles L. Mayer from the Buffalo Creek Reservation, 18 June 1844; and an agreement between Seneca Nation chiefs and warriors and the Ebenezer Society, in which the Seneca promise not to trespass  on Ebenezer Society lands, 9 July 1845.

Mss. A71-29

Depositions concerning property on the Tonawanda Reservation,1849 Mar. 8-17

Depositions, 8-17 Mar. 1849, in the matter of Thomas L. Ogden and Joseph Fellows and the Seneca Indians residing on the Tonawanda Reservation, concerning ownership of and improvements to property. 

 

Mss . W-11

Lamberton, John

Tonnewanta and Buffalo Reservations survey field notes,1827 Aug.-Sept

Mss. W-14

Sperry, James

Buffalo Creek and Tuscarora Reservations survey field notes, 1843, 1845

Mss. W-15

Carskaddau, Harvey, and Ogden Land Company

Field Notes of Lots Surveyed on the Buffalo Creek Reservation, 1840

    

Mss. W-16

Ogden Land Company

Schedule of payments for improvements to lots on the Buffalo Creek Reservation,1842-1843   

Includes name of lot owner, improved acreage, number of orchards, houses, and barns, value, and remarks

Mss. W-17

Love, Thomas C. and Ira Cook 

Appraisal report of Seneca reservations and improvements,1844 May 26

Addressed to the U.S. Secretary of War, the report includes acreage, number and value of houses, barns, orchards, and wells for property owners on the Buffalo Creek, Cattaraugus, and Allegheny Reservations, and the amount to be awarded to each by the Ogden Land Company, under the treaty of 20 May 1842. Since the surveyors were not allowed to survey the Tonawanda Reservation, the figures for that tract are estimates only.  

 

Mss. W-24

Hyde, Jabez Backus

Account of the Seneca Indians & Mission, 1820 Aug. 20

Memoir of his years on the Buffalo Creek Reservation, Hyde was sent to the Buffalo Creek Reservation by the New York Missionary Society in 1811, He established a school and taught the Seneca Indians for almost ten years.

These are folders of newspaper & magazine articles and similar clippings

Buffalo Creek

Cattaragus Indian Museum

Cornplanter

Cornplanter, Jesse

Indian Names

Indians Archaeology/Ethnology

Indians Arts & Crafts

Indians Biographies

Indians Casinos

Indians Ceremonies

Indians Education

Indians Employment

Indians Food

Indians Games

Indians History

Indians Legends

Indians Land Claims

Indians Misc.

Indians Politics

Indians Religion

Indians Reservations

Indians Treaties

Jemison, G. Peter

Jemison, Mary

Parker, Arthur C.

Parker, Ely S.

Red Jacket

Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

Seneca Indian Mission House

Seneca Indian Park

Seneca Oil Spring

Thomas Indian School

Tonawanda Indian Community House

War of 1812 Indians

Wright, Asher 

Barse, Reva Cooper

Letter, giving facts to prive that Jesse Cornplanter was not a descendent of the Indian Chief Cornplanter

Buffalo, NY: April 4, 1957

    

Blacksnake, Governor

Biographical material on Gov. Blacksnake

Cattaraugus Indian Reservation

Pictures taken at the...as part of the State record

Cattaraugus Reservation

Gowanda's Indian Village, Chief Richard Big Kettle presented new Head Dress

Buffalo: 1940

Converse, Helen Maxwell

The Ho-de-no-sau-nee-The Confederacy of the Iroquois (The Six Nations): A Poem

New York and London:1884

Indian Rights Association

Bulletins, 1887-

Indians-Iroquois

Northeast Indian Quarterly, vol. VI, no. 4, Winter 1989

Iroquois Indians

Medicinal Plant Lore of the Iroquois; Chauncey Johnny John and James Crow Instruct He-lost-a-Bet in the use of native plants

In the University of the state of New York Bulletin to schools, March 1949, vol. 35, no. 7, pgs. 233-237.

Iroquois Indians

Permanency of Iroquois Clans and Sachemship

Reprint from the American Antiquarian, March 1886.

Parker, Arthur C.

Aboriginial Cultures and chronology of the Genesee country

Rochester, NY: Rochester Academy of Sciences, 1929

Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science, Vol. 6, no. 8, September 1929.

Parker, Arthur C.

The Legal Status of the American Indian by....Seneca

Parker, Ely Samuel

A brief history of the life of Ely Samuel Parker

Buffalo, NY: Masonic Club of Buffalo, 1922

Article in the Masonic Club News, vol. 1, no. 10, September 1922.

Parker, Ely Samuel

A brief history of the Seneca sachem who rose to national fame and is now buried in Forest Lawn

Buffalo, NY: Forest Lawn, n.d.

Cornplanter, Jesse

Iroquois Indian games and dances, drawn by ...

Frederick Starr, 1903

Red Jacket

A Brief History of the Man whose Memorial Stands in Forest Lawn Cemetery

n.d. Buffalo, N.Y. Forest Lawn

 

Red Jacket Masquarade Ball

Program for dance given under the direction of Shonga, the Indian medicine man on April 10, 1915

1915, Buffalo, N.Y.

Red Jacket Statue

Program for the unveiling ceremonies at Forest Lawn, by the Buffalo Historical Society, 1891

Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Historical Society, 1891

Seneca Indian Historical Society (Irving, N.Y.).

Booklet re Seneca Indian adoption, 1970; and issues of Clan Destiny, Jan. - Dec. 1975.

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, Salamanca, N.Y.

Seneca Nation.

Journals, documents, reports, State of New York legislative history (1820-1917) of Stae Legislature recognizing New York State never had any taxing authority over Seneca Nation of Indians territory, [2003]

 

Seneca Nation of Indians

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum; Allegany Indian Reservation; Salamanca, N.Y.; Brochures

n.p.;n.d. 

Seneca Nation of Indians

A Short History of the Seneca Indians

Salamanca, N.Y., n. pub., n.d.

Six Nations Association

Ninth Annual Meeting (Conference) Programme

Rochester, NY:October 27, 1934

Six Nations Indian Museum

Illustrated Six Nations Series Pamphlets and Charts Series, #1-37

Onchiota, NY: Six Nations Indian Musem, n.d.

Thomas Indian School

Annual reports and histories, 1925-1955

Gowanda, NY

Thomas Indian School

Buffalo and the Senecas

Thomas Indian Print Shop, 1932

Tonawanda Indian Reservation Community Association, Inc.

Program, Laying of the cornerstone of the Tonawanda Indian community house

Tonawanda, NY: Tonawanda Indian Reservation Community Association, Inc, May 10, 1937

Tonawanda Reservation Community House

Four Articles on the New Recreational Facility

Buffalo, NY: April 30, 1939, May 13, 14 1939


 

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