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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1125.AM:  Edward C. Kemble



Papers:  1877-1880

Ponca Agency, Knox County, Nebraska:  U.S. Indian Agent

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence and reports written by or to U.S. Indian Inspector Edward C. Kemble. The materials date from 1877-1880 and concern the Ponca Indian removal from the Old Ponca Agency to Indian Territory. Included in the collection are the minutes of a three-day council held in January of 1877 between the Ponca chiefs, Edward Kemble, and others. The goal of the council was to set criteria for the removal of the Ponca.



 



Subject headings:



Boyd County (Nebraska) — History

Indians of North America — Government relations

Indians of North America — Relocation

Kemble, Edward C.

Knox County (Nebraska) — History

Niobrara (Nebraska) — History

Pollock, William J.

Ponca Agency (Dakota Territory)

Ponca Indians

Smith, J.D.

U.S. Department of the Interior. Office of Indian Affairs



 



Revised TMM       04-22-2008