Henry W. Hamilton, 1898-1984 [RG1010.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1010.AM:  Henry W. Hamilton, 1898-1984

Papers:  1887-1897; 1963; 1965
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection contains various items compiled by Henry W. Hamilton of Marshall, Missouri. Included in the collection is a physical description of the site of Orchard Ranch, the ranch of Charles P. Jordan, on the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. This was noted on a 1963 trip taken by Hamilton and Jordan’s son William. Also included is a list of employees who worked for Charles Jordan at his ranch and store during the 1890s, and a description of the 1892 fire at Charles Jordan’s trading post as described by William Jordan.

RELATED MATERIALS

See also the Charles Jordan papers and photos [RG2095] and the John A. Anderson photo collection [RG2969.PH]. The Library holds various books by Henry W. Hamilton. See the Nebraska History Index for articles by Henry Hamilton and about Charles Jordan.

 

Subject headings:

Anderson, J.A. (John Alvin), 1869-1948
Hamilton, Henry W., 1898-1984
Indian agents
Jordan, Charles Philander, 1856-1924
Jordan, William Red Cloud, 1884- (aka Jordan, William W., 1884-)
Jordan, William W., 1884- (aka Jordan, William Red Cloud, 1884-)
Jordan family
Mellette County (South Dakota)
Orchard Ranch (Mellette County, South Dakota)
Ranch life — South Dakota — Mellette County
Ranchers — South Dakota — Mellette County
Ranches — South Dakota — Mellette County
Rosebud Indian Reservation (South Dakota)


Revised TMM         06-12-2009

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