Ute Mountain Indian Agency (Colorado)
The Ute Mountain Agency is a currently operating agency. Its supervising office in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is the Albuquerque Area Office.
Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency
The Ute Mountain Agency was located in southwestern Colorado. On 1 September 1922, it and the Southern Ute Agency were brought together to form the Consolidated Ute Agency.
Before 1 April 1915, Ute Mountain Agency was known as Navajo Springs School.
Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency from 1915 thru 1922. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, roll 628. 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 number 583087). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.
Microfilm copies of...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Ute Mountain Agency, 1915-1922, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, roll 161, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and their family history centers (their microfilm roll numbers 1724379).
- 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.