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The Miami Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Its supervising office is the Muskogee Area Office.

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Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Cayuga, Eastern Shawnee, Miami, Modoc, Nez Perce, Ottawa, Peoria, Quapaw, Seneca-Cayuga, Wyandotte, and the Confederated Kaskaskia, Piankashaw, and Wea

History

The Miami Agency is the successor to the Quapaw Agency, which was established in 1871 and operated under that name until 1947, when the name was changed to the Miami Agency[1].

Records

See the listing of records under Quapaw Agency. In addition to the records listed there for the Quapaw Agency, additional records may be in the National Archives Southwest Region (Ft. Worth), including enrollment records, a register of Indian families, other family history records, student records, medical files, census records, and other items of interest to a family historian[2].

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 167.
  2. Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 167.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online

 

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