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The Osage Agency continues to function. Its supervising office in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is the [[Area_Offices_of_the_Bureau_of_Indian_Affairs|Muskogee Area Office]].  
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The Osage Agency continues to function. Its supervising office in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is the [[Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|Muskogee Area Office]].  
  
 
== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
 
== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
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Osage, Kansa (or Kaw), and Quapaw
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:20, 25 March 2009

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The Osage Agency continues to function. Its supervising office in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is the Muskogee Area Office.

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Osage, Kansa (or Kaw), and Quapaw

History

Records

Some of the records of the Osage Agency are in the Southwest Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Fort Worth[1].

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the Osage Agency, 1824-1880, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 631-641[2]. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers on their microfilm roll numbers 1661361 thru 1661371.

Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900 have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of Microcopy Number M1070. The reports for Osage Agency, 1873-1888, are on rolls 33-34 of that Microcopy set[3]. Copies are available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll number 1617726-1617727).

Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Osage Agency, 1907-1938, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 95-97[4], available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their microfilm number 1724313-1724315.

Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency for 1902-1903, 1910, and 1915 thru 1927. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, roll 253[5]. Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll number 579663). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.

References

  1. Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75. Available online.
  2. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M234, p. 8.
  3. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1070, p. 48.
  4. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Micropcopy M1011, p. 27.
  5. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M595, p. 51.
  • 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
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.