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History Microform


Unless otherwise noted, microforms (both microfiche and microfilm) are located in the compact shelving on the first floor of the Main Library, and are shelved in numerical order.

American Indian History Microforms at The University of Arizona Libraries

American Indian Correspondence: the Presbyterian Historical Society collection of missionaries' letters, 1833-1893

Micro- film 6418
Guide Micro-film 6418 (on top of microform cabinet)

American Indian Oral History: The Duke Collection

Micro- fiche 814
Guide E78 O45 Main

Annual Meeting and Report of the Women's National Indian Association, 1884-1938

Micro- fiche 1312

Annual Reports, U.S. Commission of Indian Affairs 1824-1949.

Micro-fiche 1925

These can also be found in digitized form for the years of 1857-1920 by searching “Congressional Universe” using the term “Commissioner of Indian Affairs” and limiting to the desired years.  Some paper copies are in Special collections at I 20.1:

 

Applications for Enrollment and Allotment of Washington Indians, 1911-1919

Micro- film 7513

A Birdseye View of Indian Policy: Historic and Contemporary

Micro- fiche 1516

Brief and Exhibit Digest before the Indian Claims Commission

Micro- fiche 1926, in drawer titled Commissioner of Indian Affairs Annual Report

Bureau of Indian Affairs Central Map File: Geographic and Name Indexes

Micro- fiche 1596

Bureau of Indian Affairs Papago Agency Records 1913-1946 (selected)

 Micro- film 7836

Bureau of Indian Affairs Records Created by the Sante Fe Indian School, 1890-1918

Micro-film 7497

Colorado River Indian Agency Letterbooks

Micro- film 7072

Colorado River Agency Books, 1879-1914

Micro- film 2455
Guide Micro film 2455 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the Territory of Arizona

Micro-film 1694
Guide filed by film # in Microforms room on shelf above the micro film number.
Additional pamphlet in Spec. Coll.: E.181. U5 no. 5

Confidential and Unofficial Letters sent by the Secretary of War, 1814-1847

Micro-film 478
Guide filed by film # in Microforms room on shelf above the micro film number.

The Constitutions and Laws of the American Indians

Micro- film 7086

Contemporary Newspapers of the North American Indian

Micro- film 4091
Guide Micro-film 4091 (In Microforms cabinet above the film number)

Council Meetings of the Major American Indian Tribes, 1907-1971

Micro- film 6743
Guide Micro film 6743 (In microforms room above the film number)

  • Pt. 1, sect. 1. 1914-1956: Navajo, Five Civilized Tribes, Ute, Pueblo, Cheyenne & Arapaho
  • Pt. 1, sect. 2. 1911-1956: Sioux, Chippewa & Klamath
  • Pt. 2, sect. 1. 1957-1971
  • Pt. 2, sect. 2. 1957-1971
Civil archives of the Yaqui-Mayo, 1784-1844

Micro-film 1414


Docket Books, a Record of the Documents Received by the Indian Claims Commission

Micro- fiche 920.

Documents relating to the negotiation of ratified and unratified treaties with various tribes of Indians. 1801-69

Micro-film 1822

FBI File on the Osage Indian Murders

Micro- film 7244
Guide filed by film # in Microforms

General Accounting Office Reports before the Indian Claims Commission

Micro- fiche 1926, in drawer titled Commissioner of Indian Affairs Annual Report

Franciscan Missions of the Southwest

Micro- film 4286

Index to Compiled Service records of Confederate soldiers who served in organizations from the Territory of Arizona

Micro-film 1692
Guide filed by film# in Microforms room on shelf above the microfilm number.

Index to compiled service records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who served in the organization from the Territory of Arizona

Micro-film 1693
Guide filed by film# in Microforms room on shelf above the microfilm number.

Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940

Selected reels only.
Micro- film 7078
On line finding aid on the National Archives web pages at: http://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/

Indian Depredation Files

Micro-film 1904

Indian, Pioneer Papers, 1860-1935

Micro- fiche 1169; Index contained on the last 7 fiche

Indian Rights Association. Papers, 1868-1968

Micro- film 7018
Guide Micro film 7018 (in Microforms area above the film number) and at E93.I418 Main

Indian Rights Association. Indian Rights Association papers (1868-1901)

Micro- film 3341
No guide

The Indian’s Friend, 1888-1951

(Women’s National Indian Association (U.S.), National Indian Association)
Micro- fiche 1272

Interior Department Territorial Papers: Arizona, 1863-1913.

Micro-film 1417
Guide filed by film # in Microforms room on cabinet above microfilm number.

Interior Department Territorial Papers. New Mexico. 1851-1914.

Micro-film 2130
Guide filed by film # in the Microforms room on cabinet above microfilm number.

Marsh, Roy Elder. The Federal Indian Policy in New Mexico, 1845-60.

Micro-film 170

The John Collier Papers, 1922-1968

Micro- film 7016
Guide Micro film 7016 (In microforms room on cabinet above the film number)

Journal, Daily Record of Findings, Opinions, Orders and Final Awards, 1947-1978

Micro- fiche 921

Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian. Report. 1883-1916

Micro- fiche 523
Guide Micro fiche 523 (In micro forms room on cabinet above fiche number.)

Letterbook of the Creek Trading House, 1795-1816

Micro-film 2125

Letters received by Headquarters, District of New Mexico, 1865-90

Micro-film 7067

Guide Micro film 7067 (In microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

Letters received by the Office of the Adjutant General. Main Series 1861-70

Micro-film 1823. Guide at GS 4.20:M619 in Government Documents.

Letters received by the Office of the Adjutant General 1881-89

Micro-film 2065  Reel 178 only
Guide Micro film 2065 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.) Another guide at GS 4.20:M 689/Pamphlet   in Government Documents.

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-81:

Micro-film 234:

Guide Micro film 234 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

  • Reels 4-28.1863 - 1880. Arizona Superintendency.
  • Reels 32-34. California Superintendency.
  • Reels 35-50. 1824-1881. (no location or specific agency indicated).
  • Reels 51-52.
  • Reels 119-126. 1875-1880. Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.
  • Reels 197-214. 1861-1880. Colorado Superintendency.
  • Reels 219-228. 1824-1881. (no location or specific agency indicated).
  • Reels 229, 235. 1824-1881. Creek Agency.
  • Reels 230-234. 1824 - 1881. (no location or specific agency indicated).
  • Reels 250-273. 1861 - 1880. Dakota Superintendency.
  • Reels 300-303. 1824-1851. Fort Leavenworth Agency.
  • Reels 375-386. 1864-1880. Kiowa Agency.
  • Reel 401. 1875-1876. Lower Brule Agency.
  • Reels 488-518. 1864 - 1880. Montana Superintendency.
  • Reels 519-529. 1876-1880. Nebraska Agency.
  • Reels 546-582. 1849 - 1880. New Mexico Superintendency.
  • Reels 715-726. 1871-1880. Red Cloud Agency.
  • Reels 747-756. 1824-1851. St. Louis Superintendency. (Reel# 756 also includes emigration 1837-41).
  • Reel 767. 1849 - 1851. Sandy Lake Agency, 1850-51 & Sante Fe Agency, 1849-51.
  • Reels 768-769. 1871-1876. Santee Sioux Agency.
  • Reels 840-845. 1875 - 1880. Spotted Tail Agency.
  • Reels 846-852.1875 - 1880. Standing Rock Agency.
  • Reels 858-861. 1847 - 1859. Texas Agency.
  • Reels 878-882. 1855-1874. Upper Arkansas Agency.
  • Reels 883-888. 1824 - 1874. Upper Missouri Agency. (Reel# 888 also includes Upper Missouri Agency Reserve, 1837-49).
  • Reels 889-896. 1846 - 1870. Upper Platte Agency.
  • Reels 921-924. 1832-1851. Western Superintendency. (Reel# 924 also includes emigration 1836-42).
  • Reels 925-927. 1871-1874. Whetstone Agency.
  • Reels 953-958. 1869-1880. Wyoming Superintendency.
  • Reels 959-962. 1859-1876. Yankton Agency.

    Inventory of letters received by Office of Indian Affairs pertaining to the Arizona Superintendency, 1863-1877, ca 1960. Micro- film 234   Inventory  

Letters sent and received, Fort Concho, Texas, 1875-1882

Micro-film 7008

Letters Sent by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-81

Micro-film 465 (Reels 92-166 have subheadings of Land & Civilization and Finance or Accounts)

Letters sent by the Secretary of War relating to Indian Affairs, 1800-1824

Micro-film 479

Letters sent by the Secretary of War relating to military affairs, 1800-61

Micro-film 476
Guide filed by film # in the Microforms room on cabinet above the microfilm number.

Letters sent by the Superintendent of Indian Trade. 1807-23

Micro-film 2126

Library of American Indian affairs. Periodicals.

Search catalog by name of periodical or newspaper. Major Council Meetings of American Indian Tribes, 1911-1971
Micro-film 6743
Guide 6743 (on Microforms cabinet above the film number)

Manuscripts relating to the Apache and "Tonto" (Yavapai) by John P. White, physician at the San Carlos Reservation, Arizona Territory, 1873-75

Micro-film 309
Guide available Z1210.A6 U5

Military records (letters sent 1859-90): U.S. Army, Fort Mojave, Arizona


Micro-film 1812

Miscellaneous letters sent by the agents or superintendents at the Pine Ridge Indian Agency, 1876-1914. Bureau of Indian Affairs. South Dakota -- Oglala Indians

Micro-film 7496

Miscellaneous records of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, 1875-1914. U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Micro-film 287
Guide I9791.A6 M678 Special Collections

Narrative of the surrender of a command of U.S. forces at Fort Fillmore, New Mexico, in July 1861. Author: McKee James Cooper. U.S. War Department: Miscellaneous records of the Department of New Mexico and District of Arizona.

Micro-film 768

The Native American (Phoenix Indian School), 1900-1931

Published by the pupils of the U.S. Indian Training School in Phoenix, Arizona. During its early years this periodical concentrated more on educational articles than did the Red Man; but, as time progressed, The Native American broadened its subject matter to include many aspects of Indian life and history. (Library has 1900-1913).
Micro- fiche 1213

Native Americans and the New Deal: the office files of John Collier, 1933-1945

Micro-film 7412

Micro film 7412 (In Micro forms room on cabinet above film number.)

The Native Americans Reference Collection: Documents collected by the Office of Indian Affairs

Micro- film 7413

  • Pt. 1 1840-1900
  • Pt. 2 1901-1948
New Echota: Birthplace of the American Indian Press

Micro- fiche 1517

Nixon's Indian Budget: Analysis with Tables

Micro- fiche 1515

The Papers of Carlos Montezuma, M.D. : Including the Papers of Maria Keller Montezuma Moore and the Papers of Joseph W. Latimer

Micro- film 6709
Guide filed under film # in Microforms Room.

The Papers of the Society of American Indians [1906-1946]

Micro- film 7236

Guide Micro film 7236 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

Periodicals By and About North American Indians on Microfilm

Micro- film 7127

Guide Micro film 7127 (In microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

Post Returns, Fort Stanton, New Mexico, May 1855-July 1896

Micro-film 1435

Records Created by the Pueblo and the Pueblo and Jicarilla Indian Agencies, 1874-1900

Micro- film 7168

Records of the Arizona Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1863-1873

Micro- film 1821
Guide filed under film # in Microforms Room.

  • reel 1. Registers of letters received, 1868-72
  • reel 1-7. Letters received, 1863-73
  • reel 8. Letterbook of Charles D. Poston, 1863-64. Letters sent, 1865-73
Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs: Central Classified Files, 1907-1939

Micro- film 7405
Guide Micro film 7405 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

  • Ser. A. Indian delegations to Washington
  • Ser. B. Indian customs and social relations
  • Ser. C. Indian health and medical affairs
Records of the United States Army Continental Commands, 1821-1920

Micro-film 1802:

  • Reel 1 - Department of New Mexico
  • Reel 2 - Department of New Mexico, letters sent.
  • Reel 3 - Department of New Mexico, letters received, 1862-65.
  • Reel 4 - Department of New Mexico, letters received.
Registers of Letters Received by Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80

Micro-film 464

Registers of Letters received by the Office of the Adjutant General. Main series. 1812-89

Micro-film 1819
Guide filed by film # in Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.

Registers of Letters received by Secretary of War, 1800-60.

Micro-film 477

Regular Army Muster rolls. 1881-86

Micro-film 2064

Report books. Office of Indian Affairs, 1838-85

Micro-film 1820
Guide filed by film # in Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.

Returns from regular army cavalry regiments. 1833-1916

Micro-film 3336
Guide filed by film # in the Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.

Returns from Regular Army infantry Regiments. June 1821-December 1916

Micro-film 1691
Guide filed by film# in Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.

Returns from U.S. Military Posts, 1800-1916

Micro-film 1652
Guide box National Archives Pamphlets and Indexes, GS4.20:M617.

  • Fort Apache, AZ - Reel 33-35
  • Camp Beale's Springs, AZ - Reel 92
  • Fort Bowie, AZ - Reel 129-130
  • Camp Breckinridge, NM - Reel 143
  • Fort Buchanan, NM - Reel 156
  • Camp Colorado, AZ - Reel 227
  • Fort Craig, NM - Reel 261-262
  • Camp Crittenden, AZ - Reel 267
  • Camp Date Creek, AZ - Reel 290
  • Fort Defiance, NM - Reel 301
  • Fort Garland, CO - Reel 394-395
  • Fort Goodwin, AZ - Reel 410
  • Camp Grant, AZ - Reel 414-416
  • Camp Hualapai, AZ - Reel 494
  • Camp John A. Rucker, AZ - Reel 556
  • Fort Lowell, AZ - Reel 653-654
  • Fort McDowell, AZ - Reel 668-669
  • Fort Mojave, Az - Reel 787-788
  • Camp Reno, AZ - Reel 997
  • San Carlos, AZ - Reel 1091
  • Tubac, AZ - Reel 1297
  • Tucson, AZ - Reel 1298
  • Camp Thomas, AZ - Reel 1265
  • Whipple Barracks, AZ - Reel 1425-1429

 

Returns from U.S. Military posts 1800-1916: Camp Thomas Arizona

Micro-film 1520

The Sheldon Jackson collection, 1835-1909 (Presbyterian Church records, correspondence, scrapbooks, photo collection; missionaries in Alaska and the West, Choctaw Indians, 1856-1909)

Micro-film 7487
Guide filed by film # in Microfilm Room

South Dakota Emergency Relief Administration. Survey of Indian Reservations, 1935

Micro- film 4199

Guide Micro film 4199 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

 

Special files of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1807-1904

Micro-film 1433
Guide Micro film 1433 (In microforms room on cabinet above film number.)

State Department Territorial Papers: Colorado 1860-1868 & Nevada, 1860-1865

Micro-film 1423

State Department Territorial Papers: Dakota, 1861-73

Micro-film 1418
Guide filed by film # in Microforms room on cabinet above film number.

State Department Territorial Papers, Minnesota and New Mexico, 1840-1854

Micro-film 1421

State Department Territorial Papers, New Mexico. 1851-1872

Micro-film 2127

State Department Territorial Papers, Oregon 1789-1873

Microfilm 1420

State Department Territorial Papers, Utah series, 1853-1873

Micro-film 1313
Guide filed with National Archives Pamphlets GS4.20 M12

State Department Territorial Papers, Utah & Washington, 1789-1873

Micro-film 1425

State Department Territorial Papers, Wyoming 1868-1873

Microfilm 1424

Superintendent's Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports from Field Jurisdictions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1907-1938

Micro- film 7077

Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the United States [hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate]

Micro- film 6678
Guide Micro film 6678 (In Microforms room on cabinet above the film number.)

Too Proud to Serve: Comment on Wh. H. Olsen's "Proud to Serve"... Report to the Hon. Fred A. Seaton

Micro- fiche 1518

Transcripts of Oral Expert Testimony before the Indian Claims Commission

Micro- fiche 1926 [also at Law Library]

U.S. Adjutant-General’s Office: Post Returns, Fort Lowell, 1866-91

Micro-film 675

US Army - Fort Apache, Arizona. Headquarters records, 1876-1892

Micro-film 1809

U.S. Army, War Department records relating to Ft Sumner, New Mexico

Micro-film 1810

U.S. Congress, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs: Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.

Micro-film 6678
Guide filed by film # in Microfilm Room

United States. Indian Claims Commission. Indian Claims Commission: general rules of procedure, promulgated July 4, 1947

Micro- fiche 621 I 619

U.S. Surgeon General. Reports for Fort Apache, Arizona, 1890-92, Camp Mohave

Micro-film 1811

U.S. War Department, Office of the Adjutant-General: Outline index, military posts and stations - Arizona

Micro-film 770

U.S. War Department, Office of the Adjutant-General: Outline index, military posts and stations, and selected entries relating to posts in New Mexico -- Letters received, 1881. Includes the Cibecue Apache

Micro-film 772

U.S. War Department, Office of the Adjutant-General: Returns from U.S. Military Posts, New Mexico, 1852-September 1862

Micro-film 777. Reels 1-8

U.S. War Department, Office of the Quartermaster General: Descriptive reports and maps -- Arizona. Contents: Fort Apache, Fort Bowie, Fort Grant, Fort Lowell, Fort McDowell, Fort Mojave

Micro-film 769

U.S. War Department: Selected Letters, Dale Creek, Wickenberg/Camp Grant Massacres; Arizona Territory, 1871-72

Micro-film 771

The Washington Matthews Papers: A Microfilm Project of the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 1843-1905

Micro- film 6853

Last modified: March 25, 2014