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Guide to the George Strother Gaines paper MSS.0551

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

Feburary 2008

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

George Strother Gaines paper

Unit ID:

MSS.0551

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet (1 item; 62 pieces)

Dates:

1908

Abstract:

Typescript copy of Gaines's "Reminiscences of Early Times in the Mississippi Territory," which discusses the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians and treaties (1810-1840).

creator

Gaines, George Strother, ca 1784-1873

Scope and Contents note

The collection deals with Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, including treaties (1810-1840).

Biographical/Historical note

George Strother Gaines was an Indian agent in the Mississippi Territory.

Preferred Citation:

George Strother Gaines paper, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Chickasaw Indians--Land tenure (lcsh)

Choctaw Indians--History--19th century. (lcsh)

Civil Rights and Human Rights (localbroad)

Creek Indian War (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Immigration and American Expansion (localbroad)

Mississippi--History--19th century (lcsh)

Native Americans (localbroad)

Politicians--Alabama (lcsh)

Paper Box 211