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Gill (William Harrison) Papers
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Description
William Harrison Gill was an American interdenominational missionary who worked with Native Americans. This collection consists of material related to Gill's activities and family from 1876-1968.
Background
William Harrison Gill was an American interdenominational missionary who worked with Native Americans. Gill was born in Bedford County, Virginia on March 6, 1849. He was sent to the Southwest in 1876 under a contract with the American Sunday School Union. From 1876 to 1896 he organized Sunday schools in Texas, Oklahoma, and Indian Territory. He later moved to Arizona, where he worked with the Indians of the Salt River and Fort McDowell Reservations. Gill passed away in Schurz, Nevada on April 7, 1909.
Extent
1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
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