Lapwai Agency correspondence, 1864-1909

Overview of the Collection

United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Lapwai Agency
Lapwai Agency correspondence
1864-1909 (inclusive)
20 items
Collection Number
MG 5066
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Letters from Nez Perce Indians and Nez Perce Indian Agency officials to federal officials concerning conditions on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation, treaty violations, and other matters.

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Materials in this collection may contain images, language, or other content that may be offensive or disturbing. These materials are a product of a time and place in history and should be viewed within their historical context. To maintain historical accuracy, the materials appear as they were originally created to serve as historical evidence of the social mindsets, occurrences, behaviors, and norms of their time. They do not reflect the current views of the University of Idaho. For more information about how we treat materials with offensive or disturbing content, please see the University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives Offensive Content Policy.

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Preferred Citation

Author, Description or "Title" of item, date. Collection name, collection number, box, folder. University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives, Moscow, ID.

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Location of Collection

This collection is located in the Small Manuscripts area of U of I Library Special Collections and Archives.

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Subject Terms

  • Nez PercĂ© Indians
  • Nimi'ipuu Indians

Geographical Names

  • Lapwai (Idaho)
  • Nez PercĂ© Indian Reservation (Idaho)
  • Nimiipuu

Titles within the Collection

  • Nez Perce Tribe