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Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Northern Cheyenne

History

Sometime after 1939, the name of the Tongue River Agency was changed to the Northern Cheyenne Agency, the name under which it currently operates.

Records

A register of allotments for the Tongue River Agency is in the National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver).[1]

Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900 have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of Microcopy Number M1070. The reports for Tongue River Agency, 1884-1900, are on roll 53 of that Microcopy set[2]. Copies are available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll number 1617726).

Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency for 1888-1920, and 1922-1939. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 574 thru 579[3]. Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm numbers 583033-583038). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.

Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Tongue River Agency, 1907-1935, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 150-151[4], available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (their microfilm numbers 1724368-1724369.

References

  1. Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75. Available online.
  2. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1070, p. 48.
  3. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M595, p. 51.
  4. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1011, p. 27.
  • 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
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.

 

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