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Letters and reports concerning Quakers work with Native Americans in Nebraska

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-293
Overview This small collection contains letters and reports concerning Friends work with Native Americans in Nebraska during the era of Grant's Peace Policy.
Dates: 1793, 1867-1885 and undated; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1888

Smiley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1113
Abstract In 1883, Quakers Albert Keith Smiley and his brother Daniel Smiley organized the first annual conference to discuss assistance to Native Americans at their estate at Lake Mohonk in New York state. These conferences were widely attended by specialists in various fields, as well as important officials. Only later were Native Americans represented, but they did come. The concern to "uplift" was also directed at Filipino, Hawaiian, African American and Puerto Rican peoples, though attention at the...
Dates: 1885-1983; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1930

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  • Subject: Indians of North America -- History X
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Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
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Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes) 1
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