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James L. Britton American Indian Collection

Identifier: A-0118

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of government documents, Presidential messages, broadsides, monographs, and other early imprints concerning American Indian treaties, land claims, removal, wars, and appropriations. The bulk of the materials relate to Cherokee, but the Choctaw, Seminole, Creek, Wyandot, Chippewa, and other tribes are included. The documents concern lands in the Southeast, Northwest, Midwest, and Southwest United States. The collection was accumulated by James L. Britton, a businessman of Houston, Texas.


  • Creation: 1820-1892


Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


0.50 Cubic Feet


This collection has 45 items, is described in six folders and is housed in a single clamshell box. The collection is organized at the item level.

Guide to the James L. Britton American Indian Collection
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository