Protestant missionaries to the American Indians, 1787 to 1862


Date: 1787-1862 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


In this dissertation Berkhofer compares and contrasts the differing missionary activities of Quakers, Moravians, Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists, to reactions among the Oneida, Seneca, Cherokee, Choctaw, Ojibwa, Sioux, Ottawa, and Nez Percé Indians.

Background note

Robert F. Berkhofer is a historian and anthropologist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Purchased from Cornell University ($6.00) and accessioned, 1963 (1963 2179mf).

Location of originals:

Originals at Cornell University Library, see:

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection


  • Anishinaabe
  • Baptists -- Missions.
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Congregationalists -- Missions.
  • Dakota Indians
  • Haudenosaunee
  • Methodists -- Missions.
  • Missionaries
  • Moravians -- Missions.
  • Nez Percé Indians
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Ojibwe people
  • Oneida Indians
  • Ottawa Indians
  • Presbyterians -- Missions.
  • Quakers -- Missions.
  • Seneca