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Collection Number RG1125.AM
Collection Name RG1125 Kemble, Edward C.
Identifier Correspondence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Edward C. Kemble collection
Date or Date Span 1877-1951
Year Range from 1877
Year Range to 1951
Scope & Content The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence and reports written by or to U.S. Indian Inspector Edward C. Kemble. The materials date from 1877-1880 and concern the Ponca Indian removal from the Old Ponca Agency to Indian Territory. Included in the collection are the minutes of a three-day council held in January of 1877 between the Ponca chiefs, Edward Kemble, and others. The goal of the council was to set criteria for the removal of the Ponca. Also included in the collection is a letter from Peter LeClaire to Nebraska State Historical Society director, Marvin Kivett. The letter dates from December 11, 1951 and includes information about Chief Standing Bear and his family.
Creator Kemble, Edward C.
Other Creators LeClaire, Peter
Finding Aids Edward C. Kemble collection
Subjects Indian agents
Indians of North America
People Kemble, Edward C.
LeClaire, Charles H.
LeClaire, Peter
Pollock, William J.
Smith, J.D.
Standing Bear
Search Terms Boyd County (Neb.) -- History
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Relocation
Knox County (Neb.) -- History
Niobrara (Neb.) -- History
Ponca Agency (Dakota Territory)
Ponca Indians
U.S. Department of the Interior. Office of Indian Affairs