American Indian History – Publications about the Newberry Library Collections

Sioux Indian Drawing
Sioux Indian Drawing. Ayer Art Sioux Indian Drawings ft. Yates, #149.

Axtell, James. “The Vengeful Women of Marblehead: Robert Roule’s Deposition to 1677.” William and Mary Quarterly 31 (1974): 647-52. Call number: E 67.97 and photocopy in checklist area.

Butler, Ruth Lapham, comp. A Checklist of Manuscripts in the Edward E. Ayer Collection. Chicago: Newberry Library, 1937. Call number: Ref Z 6621.C53 A2 in checklist area.

Butler, Ruth Lapham, comp. “Edward E. Ayer Collection of the Newberry Library—Bibliographical Notes.” Hispanic American Historical Review 19 (1939): 106-8. Call number: F 96 .004 and photocopy in checklist area.

Childers, Ronald Wayne. “List of Documents in the Ayer Collection of Transcripts, with particular emphasis on Florida and the Southeast. I. Archives of the Indies, Seville, 1687–1765. II. Mexican Archives 1661–1807.” Unpublished, 1992.
Call number: Special Collections Reference Open Shelf number 32.

Cline, Howard Francis, comp. Jean Frederic Waldeck Materials. HMAI Project Working Papers 19. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, Hispanic Foundation, 1962. Call number: Ayer 655.58 C641 1962. Part I. Listing of Unpublished Drawings Deposited in Ayer Collection, Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer MS 1269. Part II. Maya Area Materials.Part III. Materials not from Mesoamerican areas.

Cline, Howard Francis, comp. Mexican Indian Pictorial Documents. Collections, Insititution. II. Manuscripts in the Edward E. Ayer Collection. Newberry Library, Chicago. HMAI Project Working Papers 23. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, Hispanic Foundation, 1962. Call number: Ayer 655.58 C641 1962 no. 5.

Cline, Howard Francis, comp. “A Note on Ayer MS 1476. Tribute documents (pictorial) Chalco-Cuitalhuac.” HMAI Notes 17. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, Hispanic Foundation, 1962. 5p. Call number: Ayer 655.58 C641 1962 no.17.

Cline, Howard Francis, comp. “The Waldeck Manuscript Collection. II. The Original Manuscripts.” HMAI Notes 14. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, Hispanic Foundation, 1962. Call number: Ayer 655,58 C641 1962 no.3.

Couch, N.C. Christopher. Mexican Pictorial Manuscripts from the Ayer Collection. The Newberry Library. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1984. Call number: Ref and Ayer folio Z 6620 M4 C68 1984.

D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History. Chicago American Indian Oral History Project: Transcription, Description and Index. Newberry Library Center for the History of the American Indian, Special Publication, Occasional Paper Series 1, 1984. Call number: Ayer folio E 78 I3 C45 1984.

Deering, Frank Cutter. “The Deering Collection of Indian Captivities.” Analyses by Marius Barbeau. Unpublished, 1950.
Call number: Ayer 255 D31 1950. (Bound with item below.)

“Index to Marius Barbaeu’s The Deering Collection of Indian Captivities, 1950.” Unpublished, 1967. Call number: Ayer 255 D31 1950. (Bound with item above.)

Deering, Frank C. Deering Indian Captivities. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1966. Call number: Ayer folio 290 D2835 1966 and in checklist area.

DeMallie, Raymond J. “Scenes in the Indian Country: A Portfolio of Alexander Gardner’s Stereographic Views of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty Council.” The Magazine of Western History 31, no. 3 (1981): 42-59. Call number: photocopy in checklist area. This periodical is not in Library’s holdings. The original stereograph prints reproduced and described in this article are located in General C.C. Augur’s papers in the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry.

Edward E. Ayer Collection. Bibliography of Missionary Sermons in the Ayer Collection and Bibliography of Titles on Missions in the Ayer Collection. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1915. Call number: Ayer folio 290 .N43 1915.

—.Dictionary Catalog of the Edward E. Ayer Collection of Americana and American Indians. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1961. Call number: Ayer folio 290 N43 1961 1970 in checklist area. First supplement, 3 vols, 1970. Second supplement, 4 vols, 1980.

—. Notes on the Historical Source Material in the Ayer Collection on the North American Indian. Chicago: Newberry Library, 1927. Call number: Ayer 290 N43 1927a.

—. “Overland Journeys in the Edward E. Ayer Collection of the Newberry Library.” Unpublished, 1930. Call number: Ayer 290 N43A.

Galarza, Joaquin. “A Preliminary Check List of the Mexican Manuscripts in the Newberry Library.” Unpublished, 1966.
Call number: Special Collections Ref Ayer folio 290 G205 1966

Hill, Roscoe R. “Descriptive Catalog of the Documents Relating to the History of the United States in the Papeles Procedentes de Cuba Deposited in the Archivo General de Indias at Seville. Ed. J. F. Jameson.” Papers of the Department of Historical Research. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1916. Call number: Ayer 290 H647 1916. The Newberry Library has a typescript copy of the “Papeles Procedentes de Cuba.”

Howard, Kathleen L. “A Guide to George Catlin’s Souvenir of the North American Indians.” Unpublished, 1987. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

Hussey, Roland D. “Manuscript Hispanic Americana in the Ayer Collection of the Newberry Library, Chicago.” Hispanic American Historical Review 10 (1930): 113-18. Call number: F 96.004.

Levin, Jane R. “A Guide to the Elbridge Ayer Burbank’s Indian Portraits.” Unpublished, 1988. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

Lieberman, Victor. comp. “Waldeck Manuscripts—Inventory and Locations.” Unpublished, 1992. Call number: Special Collections Reference. Waldeck was a French traveller to Mexico in the 1830s and 1840s. The collection consists of drawings, especially of temples, and notes.

McCown, Robert A. “A Comparison of the Holdings of Four Libraries on Great Plains History.” Great Plains Journal 9, no. 2 (1970): 1-99. Call number: Ayer 1 G78 and photocopy in checklist area. This article compares the Western Americana collections of Yale University Library, the De Grolier Foundation Library, the Newberry Library, and the Minnesota Historical Society Library.

Newberry Library. “Ayer Art Collections: Inventories and Descriptions.” Unpublished, n.d. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

—. “Card Index to the American Indian Photographs in the Ayer Collection.” Unpublished, n.d. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

—. “Catalog of Manuscripts in the William B. Greenlee Collection.” Unpublished, 1990. Call number: Reference Z 6621 N662 G7 1990a in checklist area.

—. “Guide to the Ayer Photography Card Index And Subject Classifications for the Ayer Photography Collection.” Unpublished, n.d. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

—. Karl Bodmer Paints the Indian Frontier 1832-34: An Exhibition of Original Watercolors at the Newberry Library December 1-31, 1953. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1953. Call number: Ayer 4 S66 N534 1953.

—. “Subjects Represented in the Edward E. Ayer Collection of Americana: With Class Numbers of Corresponding Topics in other Departments of the Newberry Library.” Special Publication no. 4. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1915.

—. “Wellington Collection Placed at Newberry.” A Newberry Newsletter 30 (1983): 4. Call number: folio Z 881 .C525 .N52. This article is a description of the slide collection of J. W. (Duke) Wellington, including photographs of the Assiniboine and Gross Ventres peoples.

Pargellis, Stanley. The Problem of American Indian History. The Newberry Library Bulletin 4, no. 5 (1957): 129-38. Call number: Z 79.N 4112 and photocopy in checklist area.

Schwaller, John Frederick. A Guide to the Nahuatl Language Manuscripts Held in United States Repositories. Berkeley: Academy of American Franciscan History, 2001. Call number: Ref Z6605.A97 S395 2001. Includes a detailed chapter on the Newberry, plus a list of the manuscripts.

Smith, Clara A. Narratives of Indian Captivity. Chicago: Newberry Library, 1912. Call number: Z 79.N 419 in checklist area. The 1928 supplement has the same call number and location.

Smith, Dwight L. “Westward Traveler: Unexploited Manuscript Resources of the Newberry Library.” Travelers on the Western Frontier. Edited by John Francis McDermott. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1970. 89-99. Call number: Ayer 5A .60 and photocopy in checklist area.

Swagerty, William R. with John S. Aubrey. America in 1492: American Civilization on the Eve of the Columbus Voyages. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1992. Call number: Ayer E 56 S83 1992. This is an exhibition catalog.

Turner, Daymond. “The Aborted First Printing of the Second Part of Oviedo’s General and Natural History of the Indies.” Huntington Library Quarterly 46, no. 2 (1983): 105-25. Call number: Z 584.398

Wall, Cynthia Sundberg, comp. “Ayer Modern Manuscripts: Miscellaneous Lists and Inventories, Various Pagings.” Unpublished, 1990. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

Welsh, Doris V., comp. The Americana Collection of Frank C. Deering. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1966. Call number: Ayer folio 290 D2835 1966.