American Indian Histories and Cultures
Primary sources

A rich variety of material from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library. Rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, historic maps, travel journals and more. Allows for the study of American Indian history from the early colonial period to the civil rights movement of the twentieth century.


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Primary sources


Adam Matthew Digital

Open access



Education, Indigenous Peoples, History - United States of America, Indigenous Studies

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