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Thaddeus Butler
L27, OBC116, OBD39
1848-1906
1 manuscript box, 2 oversized folders

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jessica Combs, 2010

Biographical Note:

Thaddeus Butler was editor and publisher for newspapers in Wabash, Wabash County, (1872-1884), and Andrews and Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana (1884-1914). Butler also served as special agent, Office of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, to make payment of annuities and take a census of the Miami Indians (1880-1882)

Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists principally of Butler’s papers relating to his work with the Miami Indians (1880-1882).  Included are his correspondence and instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs, and copies of his censuses and payment records for the Miami Indians in Indiana, Kansas, the Indian Territory (Oklahoma), and other areas.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1

Folder

 

1.

1848-April 1881

2.

May 1881-August 1881

3.

September 1881- December 1881

4.

1882-1906

OBC116

Folder

 

1.

List of Miami Indians who were on the payroll-1866

2.

Census roll of the Eel River band of the Miami Indians- April 7, 1884

OBD39

Folder

 

1.

Corrected annuity payroll of Miami Indians residing in Kansas and Indian Territory in 1880- 7 items

Collection Information

Size of Collection:

1 manuscript box, two oversized folders

Collection Dates:

1848-1906

Provenance:

Charles A. Butler, 2/21/1921

Access :

The collection is open for research use

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.

Language:

Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

None

Notes: