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Government Documents on American Indians: US Reference Sources

Research guide for government documents on American Indians

US Reference

  • General reference sources dealing with American Indians produced by government agencies include:

Robert Kvasnicka. The Trans-Mississippi West 1804-1912: A Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives

Encyclopedia of United States Indian Law & Policy 2 vols.

HSSE REF 978.02 T687



HSSE REF KF8205.E49 2009

Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States HSSE DOC REF AE 1.108:G 94
Guide to U.S. Government Publications HSSE REF  015.73 G943
Handbook of North American Indians HSSE REF 970.1 H1913
Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties (Kappler's) HSSE 970.5 Un32i
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. HSSE REF Desk 317.3 St29, HSSE DOC C 3.134: (also in CD-ROM)


Historical Statistics of the United States (Purdue users only)


HSSE REF Desk 317.3 St29sh

Territorial Papers of the United States HSSE 973.082 Un3

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