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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
The Oregon Superintendency of Indian Affairs was established in . After the Superintendency was abolished in
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The Oregon Superintendency of Indian Affairs was established in 1848. After the Superintendency was abolished in1873, the agents reported directly to the Office of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC. Some correspondence continued to be filed under "Oregon" rather than under the names of the individual agencies until 1881, when the filing system was changed.<br>
  
== Agencies ==
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== Agencies ==
  
Some of the tribes the Oregon Superintendency served were the Umatilla Indians, Klamath Indians, Klikitat Indians, Cayuse Indians, Walla Walla Indians, Nez Percé Indians, Yakima Indians, Modoc Indians, Shoshoni Indians, Umpqua Indians, Rogue River Indians (Tututni Indians), Clackamas Indians, Spokan Indians, and Skagit Indians. Some of the principal agencies serving Oregon tribes were the Alsea Agency, Grand Ronde Agency, Siletz Agency, Umatilla Agency, Nez Percé Agency, Cayuse Agency, Walla Walla Agency, and Umpqua Agency.
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*Grande Ronde Agency
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*Klamath Agency
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*Malheur Agency
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*Port Orford Agency
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*Pugent Sound District Agency
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*Rogue River Agency
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*Siletz Agency
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*Southeastern District Agency
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*Umatilla Agency
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*Warm Springs Agency
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*Washington Agencies
  
The records of the Superintendency concern liquor and Indians, payments and presents to Indians, listings of the various tribes and information about them, agents and their work with the Indians, and other matters involving treatment of Indians and attempts to keep peaceful relationships between them and whites.
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Some of the tribes the Oregon Superintendency served were the Umatilla Indians, Klamath Indians, Klikitat Indians, Cayuse Indians, Walla Walla Indians, Nez Percé Indians, Yakima Indians, Modoc Indians, Shoshoni Indians, Umpqua Indians, Rogue River Indians (Tututni Indians), Clackamas Indians, Spokan Indians, and Skagit Indians.&nbsp;
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The records of the Superintendency concern liquor and Indians, payments and presents to Indians, listings of the various tribes and information about them, agents and their work with the Indians, and other matters involving treatment of Indians and attempts to keep peaceful relationships between them and whites.  
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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Records of the Oregon Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1848-1873, are at the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] and have been microfilmed as their Microcopy Number M2. Copies are also available at the Chicago, San Francisco, and [http://www.archives.gov/pacific-alaska/seattle/index.html Seattle] Regional Archives. This set of microfilm of the records of the Oregon Superintendency is also available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=403585&disp=Microcopy+of+records+of+the+Oregon+Super%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library] and its [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].  
 
Records of the Oregon Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1848-1873, are at the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] and have been microfilmed as their Microcopy Number M2. Copies are also available at the Chicago, San Francisco, and [http://www.archives.gov/pacific-alaska/seattle/index.html Seattle] Regional Archives. This set of microfilm of the records of the Oregon Superintendency is also available at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=403585&disp=Microcopy+of+records+of+the+Oregon+Super%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library] and its [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].  
  
[[Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880|Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs]] from the Oregon Superintendency, 1842-1880, have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M234. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=403528&disp=Letters+received%2C+1824%2D1881%3B+regis%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library] and its [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers] on their microfilm roll numbers 1661337 thru 1661360.
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[[Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880|Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs]] from the Oregon Superintendency, 1842-1880, have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M234. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=403528&disp=Letters+received%2C+1824%2D1881%3B+regis%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library] and its [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers] on their microfilm roll numbers 1661337 thru 1661360.  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 18:13, 10 November 2008

History

The Oregon Superintendency of Indian Affairs was established in 1848. After the Superintendency was abolished in1873, the agents reported directly to the Office of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC. Some correspondence continued to be filed under "Oregon" rather than under the names of the individual agencies until 1881, when the filing system was changed.

Agencies

  • Grande Ronde Agency
  • Klamath Agency
  • Malheur Agency
  • Port Orford Agency
  • Pugent Sound District Agency
  • Rogue River Agency
  • Siletz Agency
  • Southeastern District Agency
  • Umatilla Agency
  • Warm Springs Agency
  • Washington Agencies

Some of the tribes the Oregon Superintendency served were the Umatilla Indians, Klamath Indians, Klikitat Indians, Cayuse Indians, Walla Walla Indians, Nez Percé Indians, Yakima Indians, Modoc Indians, Shoshoni Indians, Umpqua Indians, Rogue River Indians (Tututni Indians), Clackamas Indians, Spokan Indians, and Skagit Indians. 

The records of the Superintendency concern liquor and Indians, payments and presents to Indians, listings of the various tribes and information about them, agents and their work with the Indians, and other matters involving treatment of Indians and attempts to keep peaceful relationships between them and whites.

Records

Records of the Oregon Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1848-1873, are at the National Archives and have been microfilmed as their Microcopy Number M2. Copies are also available at the Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle Regional Archives. This set of microfilm of the records of the Oregon Superintendency is also available at the Family History Library and its family history centers.

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the Oregon Superintendency, 1842-1880, 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 numbers 1661337 thru 1661360.

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:

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