Iowa Superintendency of Indian Affairs

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History

The Iowa Superintendency of Indian Affairs was established in 1838. After the Superintendency was abolished in 1846 and responsibility for most of the agencies was transferred to the St. Louis Superintendency.

Govenors and Ex officio Superintendents

Robert Lucas   July 7, 1838,   John Chambers  March 25, 1841,and James Clarke   November 8, 1845


Agencies

Records

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the Iowa Superintendency, 1838-1849, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their microfilm roll number 1661093.

References

Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Press, [1974].

Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington [District of Columbia]: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981.

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:

Sources