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Object ID RG0931.AM
Collection RG0931 Dellett, James C.
Object Name Correspondence
Extent of Description 2 items
Title James C. Dellett letters
Dates of Creation 1853-1854
Year Range from 1853
Year Range to 1854
Scope & Content The collection consists of two letters written by James C. Dellett from the Otoe & Omaha Mission Station. The first letter (in typescript form only) is dated August 15, 1853 and is written to Thomas Watson. The second letter (original and typescript copy) is dated February 11, 1854 and is written to A.C. Watson. The letters describe Dellett's experiences and his attitudes about Native Americans.
Creator Dellett, James C.
Access Conditions The original 1854 letter is fragile and restricted for preservation. Researchers are asked to use the preservation photocopy and/or typescript.
Finding Aids This is the only finding aid available.
Subjects Indians of North America
Missionaries
People Dellett, James C.
Watson, A.C.
Watson, Thomas
Search Terms Otoe and Omaha Mission
Indians of North America -- Missions
Otoe Indians -- Nebraska
Missionaries -- Nebraska Territory