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Finding Aid to the Tuscarora Reservation Collection MS.753
MS.753  
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Description
This is a collection of papers and newspaper clippings regarding the residents of the Tuscarora Reservation from 1816-1937. This collection includes an excerpt from a letter from a clergyman in Ontario, New York, written August 1, 1816 and an article sent from Sophia R. J. Cain to her sister Ann E. Jackson Lloyd regarding the New Years festivities occuring at the Tuscarora Reservation in 1937.
Background
The Tuscarora Reservation is an Indian reservation in Niagara County, New York. The Tuscarora are a federally recognized tribe and the Sixth Nation of the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois Confederacy active before the American Revolutionary War. In 1803, the US government granted the Tuscarora a reservation in Niagara County.
Extent
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.