Mission Indian Agency (California)

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Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

History

Created 16 November 1920 by consolidation of Campo School, Pala School, and Soboba School jurisdictions. Divided into Northern Mission and Southern Mission, 25 November 1921; consolidated again, 21 April 1922.

Records

The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Mission Indian Reservation. The census includes the non-Indian employees of the Mission Agency, as well as many pages of Indian Population Schedules for the native population of the Reservation. They are recorded as District 247, Mission Indian Reservation, in Riverside County, California.

References

  • 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.
  • Marquette University. Guide to Catholic-Related Records in the Midwest about Native Americans.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.