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Object ID RG1010.AM
Collection RG1010 Hamilton, Henry W., 1898-1984
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Henry W. Hamilton collection
Dates of Creation 1887-1965
Year Range from 1963
Year Range to 1965
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The collection contains various items compiled by Henry W. Hamilton of Marshall, Missouri. Included in the collection is a physical description of the site of Orchard Ranch, the ranch of Charles P. Jordan, on the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. This was noted on a 1963 trip taken by Hamilton and Jordan's son William. Also included is a list of employees who worked for Charles Jordan at his ranch and store during the 1890s, and a description of the 1892 fire at Charles Jordan's trading post as described by William Jordan.
Creator Hamilton, Henry W., 1898-1984
Other Creators Jordan, William Ward, 1884-
Finding Aids Henry Hamilton finding aid.
Related units of description See the photo component [RG1010] for Hamilton family images. See also the Charles Jordan papers and photos [RG2095] and the John A. Anderson photo collection [RG2969.PH]. The NSHS Library holds various books by Henry W. Hamilton. See the Nebraska History Index for articles by Henry Hamilton and about Charles Jordan.
Subjects Indian agents
Indian reservations
Indians of North America
Ranchers
Ranches
People Anderson, John Alvin, 1869-1948
Hamilton, Henry W., 1898-1984
Jordan, Charles Philander, 1856-1924
Jordan, William Ward, 1884-
Search Terms Indian agents
Jordan family
Mellette County (S.D.)
Orchard Ranch (Mellette County, S.D.)
Ranch life -- South Dakota -- Mellette County
Ranchers -- South Dakota -- Mellette County
Ranches -- South Dakota -- Mellette County
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.)