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The following materials may be of use when researching the Miami Indians in Indiana.  These materials, as well as the card file indexes listed below, are available for use in the Indiana State Library.  For more information, please contact the Indiana Collection.

Books and Pamphlets

I 970.6 W979
Title: Poor Lo! Early Indian missions. A memorial.
Author: Wyeth, Walter N.
Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : W. N. Wyeth, 1896.

Ip 970.1 no. 19
Title: The last of the Miamis. Meshingomesia; the last tribal chief of the Miamis.
Author: Winger, Otho.
Published: [North Manchester, Ind. : auth., c1935]. 

Ip 970.2 no. 4
Title: The Ke-na-pa-co-mo-co, Eel river, the home of Little Turtle; an Eel river Miami Indian, our first great Hoosier; an American of national importance.
Author: Winger, Otho.
Published: [North Manchester, Ind. : auth., c1934].

Ip 970.2 no. 14
Title: Our Miami tribe.
Author: Wharton, George G.
Published: Marion, Indiana : Printing Specialties Co., May, 1947.

I 970.2 Y69L
Title: Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-no-quah) the great chief of the Miami Indian nation; being a sketch of his life, together with that of William Wells and some noted descendants.
Author: Young, Calvin M, 1851-.
Published: [Indianapolis : Sentinel ptg. co.], 1917.

Ip 626 no. 47
Title: ... Report: a bill to confirm to the state of Indiana the lands selected by her, in lieu of the lands covered by reservations in the treaties of 1837 and 1839, with the Miami Indians.
Author: U.S.--Congress--Senate--Committee on Roads and Canals.
Published: [Washington], 1841.

Ip 970.1 no. 16
Title: Argument of the western Miami delegation, before the committee of Indian affairs, U.S. Senate, against the bill no. 777, entitled; An act to abolish the bribal relations of the Miami Indians, etc., April 1872.
Author: U.S.--Congress--Senate--Committee on Indian affairs.

Ip 626 no. 47
Title: ... Report: a bill to confirm to the state of Indiana the lands selected by her, in lieu of the lands covered by reservations in the treaties of 1837 and 1839, with the Miami Indians.
Author: U.S.--Congress--Senate--Committee on Roads and Canals.
Published: [Washington], 1841.

Ip 970.1 no. 16
Title: Argument of the western Miami delegation, before the committee of Indian affairs, U.S. Senate, against the bill no. 777, entitled; An act to abolish the tribal relations of the Miami Indians, etc., April 1872.
Author: U.S.--Congress--Senate--Committee on Indian affairs.

I 970.1 V872a v. 1
Title: An anthropological report on the history of the Miamis, Weas, and Eel River Indians; on the background of the Treaty of Grouseland of August 21, 1805, and the Treaty of Fort Wayne of September 30, 1809; on native use and occupancy of Royce areas 56, 71, 72, 73 and 74; a history of the Mohican claim to lands in Indiana.
Author: Voegelin, Erminie (Wheeler), 1903-.
Published: [Bloomington : Indiana University, Great Lakes-Ohio Valley Research Project, 1957-58?].

Ip 970.5 no. 5
Title: Treaty between the United States of America and the Miami tribe of Indians. Concluded October 23, 1834--ratified December 22, 1837 [and] Treaty between the United States of America and Miami tribe of Indians. Concluded November 6, 1838; ratified February 8, 1839.
Author: U.S.--Treaties, etc., 1837-1841 (VanBuren).
Published: [Washington, 1837-1839].

Ip 970.5 no. 11
Title: Miami Indians. Report.
Author: U.S.--Congress--House--Committee on Indian Affairs.
Published: [Washington, D.C., 1848].

Ip 970.5 no. 7
Title: Miami Indians jurisdictional act. Hearings before the sub-committee [of the Committee] on Indian affairs, House of representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, first session, on H. R. 2306, a bill conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of claims, with right of appeal to the Supreme court of the United States, to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in all claims which the Miami Indians of Indiana who are organized and incorporated as the Miami nation of Indians of Indiana may have against the United States, and for other purposes. April 11, 1939.
Author: U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Indian affairs.
Published: Washington : U.S. Govt. print. off, 1939.

Ip 970.5 no. 9
Title: Miami Indians jurisdictional act. Hearings before the Committee on Indian affairs, House of representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, on H. R. 4309, a bill conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of claims, with right of appeal to the Supreme court of the United States, to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in all claims which the Miami Indians had and have against the United States under treaty of June 5, 1854, ratified August 4, 1854 (10 Stat. L. 1093), and as to the lineal descendants, or issues of said Miami Indians, pursuant to said Treaty of June 5, 1854, and so forth, ratified and promulgated August 4, 1854. April 23, 1941.
Author: U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Indian affairs.
Published: Washington : U.S. Govt. print. off, 1941.

Ip 970.5 no. 4
Title: Report of Nathaniel West, United States commissioner on the claims against the Miami Indians, presented under the treaty of October 23, 1834, made with said Indians.
Author: U.S.--Claims against Miami Indians, Commission on.
Published: Wash., 1839.

Ip 970.1 no.38
Title: The Miami tribe of Oklahoma, also known as the Miami tribe, and Harley T. Palmer, Frank C. Pooler and David Leonard, as representatives of the Miami tribe and all of the members thereof, petitioners, vs. the U.S.A., defendant. Docket no. 67 (Consolidated) Petitioners' brief on issues of value and liability.
Author: U.S.--Indian Claims Commission.
Published: Chicago : Gunthorp-Warren Print. Co., [1955?].

Ip 970.1 no.39
Title: The Miami tribe of Oklahoma, also known as the Miami tribe, and Harley T. Palmer, Frank C. Pooler and David Leonard, as representatives of the Miami tribe and all of the members thereof, petitioners, vs. the U.S.A., defendant. Defendant's request for findings of fact requested by the petitioners, and brief with respect to value. No. 67 (Consolidated) and Docket nos. 124, 314 and 337 as to value.
Author: U.S.--Indian Claims Commission.
Published: [U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1956].

Ip 970.2 no. 2
Title: A curious and important discovery in Indiana; the chief of the Miamis.
Author: [Robertson, Robert Stoddard].
Published: Magazine of American history, n.d..

I 977.1 T795
Title: Journal of Captain William Trent from Logstown to Pickawillany, A.D. 1752.
Author: Trent, William, 1715-1778.
Published: Cincinnati : R. Clarke & co., 1871.

Ip 970.1 no. 14
Title: Memorial of the Legislature of Indiana to obtain the extinguishment of the title of the Pottawatamie and Miami Indians to lands in that state, and the removal of said Indians from that state; April 23, 1836.
Author: Indiana--Legislature.
Published: Gales & Seaton, 1836.

Ip 920.7 K48 no. 1
Title: Kil-so-quah souvenir.
Author: Roanoke library club.
Published: n.p., n.d.

Ip 970.1 no. 12
Title: The Miami Indians.
Author: New Harmony times.
Published: New Harmony times, n.d..

Ip 970.1 no. 33
Title: Miami Indians.
Author: Mooney, James.
Published: [Fort Wayne, Ind.], [1952].

Ip 970.3 no. 6
Title: Our Miami Indians and the Frances Slocum story.
Author: Meeker, George.
Published: Peru, Ind. : Peru Republican, 1960.

I 970.3 H933s
Title: Squawtown; my boyhood among the last Miami Indians.
Author: Hundley, Will M.
Published: Caldwell, Id. : The Caxton printers, ltd., 1939.

I 970.5 H646j
Title: John Johnston and the Indians in the Land of the Three Miamis. With Recollections of sixty years.
Author: Hill, Leonard Uzal, 1885-.
Published: Piqua, Ohio, 1957.

I 970.1 G583m
Title: Miami Indian stories.
Author: Godfroy, Clarence, 1880-.
Published: Winona Lake, Indiana : Light and Life Press, 1961.

Ip 970.1 no. 4
Title: Argument of W.G. & G. W. Ewing and others upon an application to the President of the United States to enforce an agreement between the Miami Indians and their creditors, dated on the 24th of October, 1842.
Author: Ewing, William Griffith.
Published: Washington : Gideon & co., 1850.

Ip 970.1 no. 3
Title: Argument of W.G. & G.W. Ewing and others, in favor of the confirmation of an award made against the Miami nation of Indians, on the 11th day of June, 1846. Before the Commissioner of Indian affairs.
Author: Ewing, William Griffith.
Published: Washington : Gideon & co., 1850.

Ip 970.2 no. 3
Title: Little Turtle of the Miamis.
Author: Dunn, Jacob Piatt.
Published: Indianapolis news, December 1907.

I 970.1 B242L
Title: The land of the Miamis ... An account of the struggle to secure possession of the Northwest from the end of the revolution until 1812.
Author: Barce, Elmore, 1872-1945.
Published: Fowler, Ind. : The Benton review shop, 1922.

I 970.1 B987e
Title: Early Miami history.
Author: Butler, Thad.
Published: n.p., n.d..   

Ip 923 L166 no. 1
Title: Francis La Fontaine.
Author: Butler, Charles A.
Published: Huntington, Ind., 1919.  

I 970.4 B168m
Title: Mighty Miamis.
Author: Baker, Marvin G.
Published: Indianapolis : E.C. Seale & Co., [c1963].

I 970.3 W555g
Title: What Grandad told me : oral history of the Wabasha Entonga of Indiana.
Edited by David Walker.
Published: [Marion, IN. : D.A. Walker,] c1998.

I 970.3 R136m
Title: The Miami Indians of Indiana : a persistent people, 1654-1994.
Author: Rafert, Stewart.
Published: Indianapolis, Ind. : Indiana Historical Society, c1996.

I 923 S634w, 1960
Title: The lost sister among the Miamis.
Author: Winger, Otho, 1877-1946.
Published: North Manchester, Ind. : L.W. Schultz, 1960.

I 923 S634w
Title: The lost sister among the Miamis
Author: Winger, Otho, 1877-1946.
Published: Elgin, Ill., The Elgin Press, 1936.

I 970.3 B355m
Title: The Miamis!
Author: Baxter, Nancy Niblack.
Published: Indianapolis, Ind. : Guild Press of Indiana, 1987.

I 923 S634d
Title: Maconsquah : Small Bear Woman; woodblock illustrations by Frances Quint.
Author: Dodge, Mary.
Published: Detroit, Mich. (67 E. Kirby, Detroit 48202) : Children's Museum Friends, c1986. 

I 970.2 C323L
Title: The life and times of Little Turtle : first Sagamore of the Wabash.
Author: Carter, Harvey Lewis, 1904-.
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1987.

Ip 970.2 no. 10, 1960
Title: Little Turtle, Chief of the Miami.
Prepared by the staff of the Public Library of Fort Wanye and Allen County.
Published: [Fort Wayne, Ind.] : The Library, 1960.

Ip 970.3 no. 12
Title: The Quiatanon Miami before 1717.
Author: Scheer, Luke.
Published: Lafayette, Ind. : [Lafayette Sunday Visitor], c1979.

I 970.1 W769L
Title: The last of the Miamis ; Little Turtle : the great chief of Eel River ; The Ke-Na-Po-Co-Mo-Co : Eel River, the home of Little Turtle ; A pioneer experiment in teaching agriculture.
Author: Winger, Otho, 1877-1946.
Published: [Indiana? : L.W. Shulz], 1961.

I 970.3 A622m
Title: Miami Indians.
Author: Anson, Bert, 1908-.

Microfilm

I 970.3 R136hi
Title: The hidden community microform : the Miami Indians of Indiana, 1846-1940.
Author: Rafert, Stewart.
Published: c1982.

I 973.41 H877g
Title: General Josiah Harmar's command [microform] : military policy in the Old Northwest, 1784-1791.
Author: Huber, John Parker, 1940-.
Published: 1968.

I 970.3 B619e
Title: Entangling empires, fracturing frontiers [microform] : Jean Baptiste Richardville and the quest for Miami autonomy, 1760-1841.
Author: Birzer, Bradley J., 1967-.
Published: 1998.

I 970.3 G822m
Title: The Miami revolt, 1748-1752 [microform].
Author: Gregory, Catherine Elizabeth.
Published: 1936. 

Videorecordings

I970.3 C533
Title: Chief Richardville house [videorecording].
Published: [Fort Wayne, Ind.?] : G.E. Herrmann, c2001. 

Computer Files

I970.3 I35p

Title: In the presence of the past [computer file] : the Miami Indians of Indiana / produced by Alan Rand Multimedia Group for the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in cooperation with the Indiana Historical Society.

Published: Indianapolis, Ind. : Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, c1997.

Manuscript Section

L160 John Tipton Papers

L27 Thaddeus Butler Papers

L13, V5 Daniel Bearss Papers

L323, L316, V48  William Griffith Ewing and George Washington Ewing Papers

L443 United States, Office of Indian Affairs

S2587 Miami Tribe Records

S2542 Miami Tribe List 

S2242 Francis Godfroy Papers

L62  Allen Hamilton Papers

S2862  Henry Hamilton Diary

L47, B162  Jacob Piatt Dunn Papers

S2988 Jane Frazier Diary

Genealogy Collection

Format: Microfiche [Genealogy Collection]
Microfiche LH10140
Title: Father Pierre Francois Pinet, S.J., and his Mission of the Guardian Angel of Chicago (l'Ange Gardien) A.D. 1696-1699 [microform] : a paper read before a joint meeting of the Chicago Historical Society and the Evanston Historical Society in the Chicago Historical Society Building, November 27, 1906.
Author: Grover, Frank R. (Frank Reed), b. 1858.
Published: Chicago : [Chicago Historical Society], 1907.

Format: Microfiche [Genealogy Collection]
Microfiche LH9052
Title: Journal of Captain William Trent from Logstown to Pickawillany, A.D. 1752 [microform] : now published for the first time from a copy in the archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio, together with letters of Governor Robert Dinwiddie : an historical notice of the Miami Confederacy of Indians, a sketch of the English post at Pickawillany : with a short biography of Captain Trent, and other papers never before printed / edited by Alfred T. Goodman.
Author: Trent, William, 1715-1787?
Published: Cincinnati : Printed by R. Clarke & Co. for W. Dodge, 1871. 

Format: Microfiche [Genealogy Collection]
Microfiche LH6292
Title: The national decline of the Miami Indians microform.
Author: Dillon, John B. (John Brown), 1808?-1879.
Published: Indianapolis : Bowen-Merrill Co., 1897. 

Indexes

IN MH 2-14-2013