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Collection Number RG0977.AM
Collection Name RG0977 Eldrege, Henry Grosvenor
Identifier Correspondence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Henry Grosvenor Eldrege collection
Date or Date Span 1867-1869
Year Range from 1867
Year Range to 1869
Scope & Content The collection consists of fifteen letters, dating from 1867-1869, written to Henry Grosvenor Eldrege. All but one of the letters were written by men who were friends and had been co-workers of Eldrege at the Winnebago Agency at Winnebago, Nebraska. Some correspondents include Will Clapp, Bradford Porter, Charles H. Potter, and John Taffe, a U.S. congressman from Nebraska. The letters discuss their daily lives; local happenings in Winnebago (including the developement of the village); and various problems at the agency, including its relation with the federal government.
Finding Aids Henry Grosvenor Eldrege finding aid.
Subjects Indian agents
Indians of North America
People Clapp, William
Eldrege, Henry Grosvenor
Porter, Bradford
Potter, Charles H.
Taffe, John, 1827-1884
Search Terms Indian agents -- Nebraska -- Winnebago
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Winnebago (Neb.)
Winnebago Agency (Winnebago, Neb.)
Winnebago Indians