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Delaware Indians

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs Documents

Identifier: HC.MC-950-299

This collection contains various reports regarding the education of Indigenous children in Oklahoma between the years 1938-1946 by Quaker, Christian, and Indigenous people. The Indigenous childrens' nation of origin include the Wyandotte Nation, the Seneca Nation, and the Osage Nation. Their schools include The Kickapoo School, the Seneca Indian School, and various Sunday Schools.

Dates: 1932 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1947

Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

 Collection — Othertype SC-029
Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written...
Dates: 1756-1874

Leonore Hollander Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-329
Abstract Leonore Beatrice Hollander was a noted chemist who worked in cancer research and devised an early diagnostic test for mononucleosis. A member of the Society of Friends, she was active as a member of the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting for 25 years. She had a deep interest in the history and culture of the Lenape, the Native American group indigenous to the Philadelphia area. She was an associate member of the United Lenape Band, a leader of the Lenape Land Association, and a...
Dates: 1963 - 1988

Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards/Ads

Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-011

The Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards feature illustrations of the storied 1682 meeting between Lenape chiefs and William Penn used to advertise "Indian Chewing Gum" made by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston, and "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral" made by J.C. Ayer & Co of Lowell, Massachusetts

Dates: Undated.

Collection of papers on the Walking Purchase

 Collection — Othertype SC-063
Identifier: SFHL-SC-063

This collection primarily includes photocopies of receipts and contracts between Thomas Penn and various individuals concerning the Walking Purchase.

Dates: 1735-1737

Walking Purchase records

Identifier: HC.MC-950-175

This collection consists of materials related to the 1737 fraudulent seizure of land in Pennsylvania from the Lenape or Delaware Nation.

Dates: 1735-1738