Chiricahua Indian Agency (Arizona)
Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency
Apache (followers of Cochise)
The Chiricahua Agency was established in 1872 and was abolished in 1876, when the Apaches under its jurisdiction were moved to the San Carlos Reservation.
Agent and appointment dates
Thomas J. Jeffords (special) September 16, 1872 as agent July 13, 1874
Any records for this agency were likely consolidated into those for the San Carlos Apache Agency.
- Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 11-12.
- American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
- Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
- Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
- Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
- Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online