Papers,1817-1883, relating to North American Indian missions


Date: 1817-1883 | Size: 64 microfilm_reel(s)


These papers include letters, reports, accounts, and memoranda relating to the work of the American Board of Home Missions among the Abnaki, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota, Mackinaw, Maumee, Mayhaw, Ojibwa, Osage, Pawnee, Penobscot, Sioux, and Stockbridge Indians of Arkansas, New York, and Oregon.

Background note

The United Church Board for World Ministries was established in 1961.

Collection Information

Physical description

64 microfilm reels.


Restrictions on Use:

Permission to quote from or to reproduce any portion of this material must be secured from the United Church Board for World Ministries.


Acquired from Houghton Library, Harvard University, and accessioned, 1966 (1966 12mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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


  • Accounts.
  • Memoranda.
  • Microfilm Collection
  • Reports.


  • Abenaki Indians
  • Anishinaabe
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Chickasaw Indians
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Creek Indians
  • Dakota Indians
  • Indians of North America -- Missions
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Ojibwe people
  • Osage Indians
  • Pawnee Indians
  • Penobscot Indians
  • Stockbridge Indians