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Letter Book of J. H. Stout, 1871-1875

AZ 119


Collection Summary

Creator: Stout, J. H.
Collection Name: Letter Book of J. H. Stout,
Inclusive Dates: 1871-1875
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:J.H. Stout was a U.S. Special Indian Agent for U.S. Indian Agency at the Gila River Indian Reservation. The collection contains a holograph, carbon letter book covering the period December 1, 1871 to March 21, 1875. Letters are from Stout chiefly to his superiors and benefactors back east and describe the needs and conditions of the people and the reservation school.
Collection Number:AZ 119
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

U.S. Special Indian Agent for U.S. Indian Agency at the Gila River Indian Reservation.


Scope and Content Note

Holograph, carbon letter book covering the period December 1, 1871 to March 21, 1875. Letters are from Stout chiefly to his superiors and benefactors back east and describe the needs and conditions of the people and the reservation school. Issues of annuity goods are discussed several times. Major addressees are Vincent Colyer, Secretary of the Board, Indian Commission, Rev. J.M. Ferris, and Mrs. J.W. Martin. Includes summary and notes by Ray Brandes, 1959; a four-page letter addressed to Dr. H. Bendell; and a transcript made by Paul G. Weimann.


Arrangement

This collection is organized in chronological arrangement.

Restrictions

Restrictions

Patrons must use transcript due to fragile condition of original. 2 copies of transcript available.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

Title from the Henry F. Dobyns Library.


Access Terms

Geographic Name(s)
Arizona -- History -- Sources.
Gila River Indian Reservation (Ariz.) -- History -- 19th century.

Subject(s)
Apache Indians -- Education -- History -- 19th century.
Pima Indians -- Education -- History -- 19th century.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Letter Book of J. H. Stout (AZ 119). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.