Finding Aid to the Tuscarora Reservation Collection MS.753

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 November 26


Title: Tuscarora Reservation Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.753
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date: circa 1937
Abstract: 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.
creator: Cain, Sophia R. J.

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of papers and newspaper clippings regarding the residents of the Tuscarora Reservation from 1816-1937. Newspaper clippings feature images of residents of the Tuscarora Reservation, and one resident's house. This collection includes a hand-written and a typed copy of an extract from a letter from a clergyman in Ontario, New York, originally written August 1, 1816. The copy itself is undated. Another item in the collection is 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. The hand-written manuscript by Cain includes taped-in photographs and illustrations, and it has a note of a 600-word count at the bottom of the last page.

Historical note

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.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuscarora_Reservation

Preferred citation

Tuscarora Reservation Collection, circa 1937, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.753.

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 November 26, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donation from Ann E. Jackson Lloyd, 1950 October.

Use

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.

Access

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Clippings
Correspondence
Indians of North America -- New York (State)
Iroquois Indians
Manuscripts
Photographs
Tuscarora Indians
Tuscarora Nation Reservation (N.Y.)
Typescripts