White River Indian Agency (Colorado)

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United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Indians of Colorado Gotoarrow.png White River Indian Agency (Colorado)

History

The White River Agency was located at Fort Thornburgh, Colorado and served the Uncompahgre Band of Ute Indians. In 1879, a group of Ute men killed the agent, Nathan Meeker. As a result, the tribe was removed to the Uintah and Ouray Reservation in Utah.

Records

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.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online