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Guide to Native American Resource Guides at the OGS Library

General History

Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879 through 1927. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. [USA 973 NA78a]
Carter, Kent. The Dawes Commission and the Allotment of the Five Civilized Tribes, 1893-1914. Orem, UT: Ancestry.com Incorporated, 1999. [USA 973 NA245d]
Jahoda, Gloria. The Trail of Tears. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975. [USA 973 NA197t]
Loskiel, George Henry. History of the Mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America. London: Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, 1794. [Rare Book - MSS Room]
Malinowski, Sharon, Anna Sheets, and Linda Schmittroth, editors. U.X.L. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. 4 vols. Detroit: U.X.L., 1999. [USA 973 NA1u]
Shriver, Phillip R., et al. Native Americans and Early Settlers: The Meeting of Cultures, 1780's-1980's. Celina, OH: Mercer County Historical Society, 1989. [OHIO 977.1 NA86n]

Generational Accounts

Mitchell, S.H. The Indian Chief, Journeycake. 1895, reprint by Helen York Rose. Ozark, MO: Dogwood Printing, 1990. [USA 973 NA695i]
Rose, Helen York. I Walked the Footsteps of my Fathers. Ozark, MO: Dogwood Printing, 1989. [USA 973 NA72i]


American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995. [USA 973 NA35a]
Byers, Paula K., ed. Native American Genealogical Sourcebook. New York: Gale Research Inc., 1995. [USA 973 NA213n]
Carpenter, Cecelia Svinth. How to Research American Indian Blood Lines: A Manual on Indian Genealogical Research. Orting, WA: Heritage Quest, 1987. [USA 973 NA225h]
Gormley, Myra Vanderpool. Cherokee Connections: An Introduction to Genealogical Sources Pertaining to Cherokee Ancestors. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1995. [USA 973 NA68c]
Kirkham, E. Kay. Our Native Americans and Their Records of Genealogical Value, Vol. 1. Logan, UT: Everton Publishers, Inc., 1980. [USA 973 NA635o]
Klein, Barry T. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. 4th ed., Vol. 1. New York: Todd Publications, 1986. [USA 973 NA672r]
McClure, Tony Mack. Cherokee Proud: A Guide for Tracing and Honoring Your Cherokee Ancestors. 2nd ed. Somerville, TN: Chunannee Books, 2000. [USA 973 NA132c]
Pangburn, Richard L. Indian Blood: Finding Your Native American Ancestor, Vol 1. Louisville, KY: Butler Books, 1993. [USA 973 NA193i]

Local Resources - Ohio

Encyclopedia of Ohio Indians: Tribes, Nations and People of the Woodlands Areas. 2 vols. St. Clair Shores, MI: Somerset Publishers, Inc. 1998. [OHIO 977.1 NA19e]
Finley, James B. History of the Wyandott Mission at Upper Sandusky, Ohio under the Direction of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Cincinnati: J.F. Wright and L. Swormstedt, 1840. [Rare Book - MSS Room.]
Honsberger, Lonny L. A Book of Diagrams and Index of Indian Landholders on the Wyandot Reservation, Wyandot County, Ohio at Time of Cession. Upper Sandusky, OH: The Author, 1989. [OHIO 977.1 NA759b]
Indian Stories of Ohio. Members of the Ohio Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, 1974-1979. [OHIO 977.1 NA3i]
Kaufman, Paul. Indian Lore of the Muskingum Headwaters of Ohio [reprint of work by W.E. Farver]. Author, 2nd printing, 1987. [OHIO 977.1 NA252i ]
Marsh, Thelma R. Moccasin Trails to the Cross: A History of the Mission to the Wyandott Indians on the Sandusky Plains. Upper Sandusky, OH: John Stewart United Methodist Church, 1974. [OHIO 977.1 NA352m]
Olmstead, Earl P. Blackcoats Among the Delaware: David Zeisberger on the Ohio Frontier. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1991. [OHIO 977.1 NA5b]
Prevost, Toni Jollay. The Delaware & Shawnee Admitted to Cherokee Citizenship and the Related Wyandotte & Moravian Delaware. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1993. [USA 973 NA929d]
Strickland, W.P., ed. Autobiography of Rev. James B. Finley or, Pioneer Life in the West. Cincinnati: Cranston and Curts [1853]. [Rare Book - MSS Room.]
Tregillis, Helen Cox. The Native Tribes of Old Ohio. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1993. [OHIO 977.1 NA716n]
Wilcox, Frank. Ohio Indian Trails: A Pictorial Survey of the Indian Trails of Ohio Arranged from the Works of the late Frank Wilcox. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1970. [OHIO 977.1 NA643o]


Blankenship, Bob. Cherokee Roots [Rolls - 1835 Henderson, 1848 Mulloy, 1851 Siler, 1852 Chapman, 1883 Hester, 1908 Churchill, 1924 Baker]. The Author, 1978. [USA 973 NA611c ]
Blankenship, Bob. Dawes Roll "Plus" of Cherokee Nation "1898". Cherokee Roots Publications, no date. [USA 973 NA611d]
Blankenship, Bob. Guion Miller Roll "Plus" of Eastern Cherokee, East & West of Mississippi "1909". Cherokee Roots Publications, no date. [USA 973 NA611g]
Census 1832 Creek Indians, Parsons and Abbott Roll. [T275-0001 MICROFILM]
Census 1835 Cherokee Indians East of the Mississippi, Henderson Roll. [T496-0001 MICROFILM.]
Cherokee-Delaware Census, 1867. [7RA73-1 MICROFILM]
Citizens 1852 Cherokee Nation, Drennen Roll. [7RA01-0001 MICROFILM]
Eastern Cherokee 1848-1852, Siler Roll. [7RA06-0001 MICROFILM]
Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914. [M1186-22 MICROFILM]
Lists of Delaware, Shawnee, and North Carolina Cherokees, 1867-1881. [7RA74-1 MICROFILM]
Registers, Number 11, Cherokee Collection. Nashville, TN: Manuscript Division, Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1966. [USA 973 NA263r]
Siler, David W. The Eastern Cherokees: A Census of the Cherokee Nation in North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia in 1851. Cottonport, LA: Polyanthos, Inc. 1972. [USA 973 NA77e ]