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Object ID RG0946.AM
Collection RG0946 Dennison, William Wallace, 1821-1863
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title William Wallace Dennison collection
Dates of Creation 1857-1971
Year Range from 1857
Year Range to 1971
Admin/Biographical History Dennison served as an Otoe Indian agent in the late 1850s to early 1860s. Served in the Virginia Regiment, 3rd Company, during the Civil War. Buried in the Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.
Scope & Content The collection consists of research material about William Wallace Dennison. Dennison served as an Otoe Indian agent in the late 1850s to early 1860s. The research material consists of photocopies from various sources including Proceedings and Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society; Nebraska News articles; Otoe County Pioneers by Raymond E. Dale; Illustrated History of Nebraska by J. Sterling Morton; and "Reports of the Secretary of the Interior," 1857-1860. Also included are photocopies of the probate papers for Helen A. Dennison, wife of William Wallace Dennison, and a list of Otoe Agency letters held on microfilm by the National Archives. Mrs. R.L. Spangler compiled the research materials, and correspondence regarding her research is included.
Creator Spangler, R.L. (Mrs.)
Finding Aids William Wallace Dennison finding aid.
Subjects Indian agents
Indians of North America
People Dennison, Helen A., -1862
Dennison, William Wallace, 1821-1863
Spangler, R.L. (Mrs.)
Search Terms Indian agents -- Nebraska
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Otoe County (Neb.) -- History