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United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Osage Agency


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Osage Indian Papers Collection

 Collection — Box: O-9
Identifier: WHC-M-2506
Scope and Contents


Indian tribe. Photocopies of translated letters (1805-1806) from James B. Wilkinson, P. Chouteau, and Francisco Caso y Luenge to Osage Chiefs advising them of the need to comply with white authority; monthly returns (1863-1865) of ration issues to the Osage Indians; an Osage tribal council statement (1953) contending that the federal government should supervise tribal affairs as long as there are mineral producing properties held by the tribe; and publications (1957) of the Osage Indians' semi-centennial celebration of the closing of the Osage tribal roll and allotment of Osage Indian lands in severalty. Also includes correspondence (1799) between Jean Pierre Chouteau and Charles Dehault Delassus regarding land in Louisiana.

Dates: 1799-1957

Southern Plains Indian Agencies Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1087
Scope and Contents


Photocopies of correspondence (1804-1899) between U.S. Indian agents throughout the southern Great Plains region and various officials, regarding Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Osage, Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Wichita and other Indian tribes. Correspondents include John Beach, Lawrie Tatum and Generals Townsend, Sheridan and Sherman.

Dates: 1804-1899

Thomas McKean Finney and Frank Florer Finney Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2194
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Indian traders. Papers of Thomas M. Finney, Indian trader at Gray Horse, Osage Agency, and of Frank F. Finney, historian and employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company including correspondence (1925-1936) relating to T.M. Finney's book"Pioneer Days with the Osage Indians;" historical materials (1827-1977) such as correspondence, news clippings, magazine articles, and bibliographic notes of T.M. Finney and F.F. Finney on such topics as the Cherokee Strip, the Osage Indian Agency, Gray Horse Trading Post, the Dalton Gang, Kaw Indian Agency, Buffalo Bill, Pawnee Bill, peyotism, President Herbert Hoover's early days in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and Maria Tallchief; nine field notebooks (1915-1919) kept by F.F. Finney while an employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company; finished and unfinished articles and stories (1891-1969)...
Dates: 1827-1977