American Indian Studies – Reference Sources

Hunting Buffalo in Winter
Seth Eastman. Hunting Buffalo in Winter. c.1850. Ayer Art Eastman (Vault oversize).

American Indians. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1995. Call Number: Ref E 76.2 .A45 1995.

Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. Call Number: Ref E 78 .G7 A87 1987a. Notes: Shelved on Atlas Stand.

Bataille, Gretchen M. American Indian Women: A Guide to Research. New York: Garland, 1991. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .N67 B36 1991.

Beam, Joan. The Native American in Long Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996. Call Number: Ayer Z 1231 .F4 B42 1996.

Biographical Dictionary of Indians of the Americas. Newport Beach, CA: American Indian Publishers, 1991. Call Number: Ref E 89 .B56 1991.

Bjoring, Bob. Explorers’ and Travellers’ Journals Documenting Early Contacts With Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, 1741-1900. Seattle: University of Washington Libraries, 1982. Call Number: Ayer folio Z 1209.2 .P32 B56 1982.

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Call Number: Ref E 77 .C253 1996.

A Canadian Indian Bibliography, 1960-1970. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .C2 A24.

Chronology of Native North American History: From Pre-Columbian Times to the Present. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Call Number: Ref E 77 .C555 1994.

Encyclopedia of North American Indians. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. Call Number: Ref E 76.2 .E53 1996.

Freeman, John F. A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian in the Library of the American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1965. Call Number: Ref Z 1209 .F7 and Supplement.

Gray, Sharon A. Health of Native People of North America: A Bibliography and Guide to Resources. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996. Call Number: Ayer Z 6661 .N67 G73 1996.

Handbook of Middle American Indians. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1964-1976. Call Number: Ref F 1434 .H3 and Supplements.

Handbook of North American Indians. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institute, 1978. Call Number: Ref E77 .H25. Contents: v. 3: Environment, Origins, and Population v.4: History of Indian-White Relations v.5: Arctic v.6: Subarctic v.7: Northwest Coast v.8: California v.9-10: Southwest v.11: Great Basin v.12: Plateau v.13: Plains v. 14: Southeast v.15: Northeast v.17: Languages.

Hirschfelder, Arlene B. Encyclopedia of Native American Religions: An Introduction. New York: Facts on File, 2000. Call Number: Ref E 98 .R3 H73 2000.

Historical Dictionary of North American Archaeology. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. Call Number: Ayer E 77.9 .H57 1988.

Hodge, Frederich Webb, ed. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. Call Number: Ref E 76.2 .H6 1969.

Hoxie, Frederick. Native Americans: An Annotated Bibliography. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1991. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .N67 H68 1991.

Huntington Free Library and Reading Room. Dictionary Catalog of the American Indian Collection, Huntington Free Library and Reading Room. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1977. Call Number: Ref Z 1209 .H85 1977.

Indians of the United States and Canada: A Bibliography, 1954-1972. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1974-1983. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .N67 I52.

Jennings, Francis, ed. The Newberry Library Center for the History of the American Indian Bibliographical Series. Bloomington, IN: Published for the Newberry Library by Indiana University Press, 1976-1979. Call Number: Ref and Ayer Z 1209.2. Each volume focuses on a culture, area, tribe, or historical issue and includes a bibliographical essay and alphabetical list of works by historians and anthropologists.

Johnson, Steven L. Guide to American Indian Documents in the Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1899: A Project of the Institute for the Development of Indian Law. New York: Clearwater, 1977. Call Number: Ref KF 8201 .A1 J63. Notes: Shelved on Index Table 1.

Klein, Barry T., Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Boca Raton, FL: Todd Publications, 2007. Call Number: Ref E 76.2 .R4 2007.

Magnaghi, Russell M. Indian Slavery, Labor, Evangelization, and Captivity in the Americas: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998. Call Number: Ayer Z 1209 .M25 1998.

Marken, Jack Walter. The Indians and Eskimos of North America: A Bibliography of Books in Print Through 1972. Vermillion, SD: Dakota Press, 1973. Call Number: Ayer 4A 1772.

Murdock, George Peter. Ethnographic Bibliography of North America. New Haven, CT: Human Relations Area Files Press, 1975. Call Number: Ayer 5A 1374 and Case Ref Z1209.2 .N67 M87 1975 and Suppl.

National Anthropological Archives. Catalog to Manuscripts at the National Anthropological Archives, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1975. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .N67 N37 1975. Notes: List of documents collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology between 1879 and 1965, many about North American Indians. Arranged by subject and geographic area.

North American Indians: A Dissertation Index. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1977. Call Number: Ayer Ref folio Z 1209 .N67.

Olson, James Stuart. The Indians of Central and South America: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. Call Number: Ref F 1434 .O45 1991.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Call Number: Ref F 1218.6 .O95 2001.

Prucha, Francis Paul. A Bibliographical Guide to the History of Indian-White Relations in the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .U5 P67. Notes: Over 9700 entries published before 1974 chosen for their historical perspective from earliest contact to present. Supplemented by: Indian-White Relations in the United States: A Bibliography of Works Published 1975-1980. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c1982. Call Number: Ref Z 1209.2 .U5 P67 Suppl.

Singerman, Robert. Indigenous Languages of the Americas: A Bibliography of Dissertations and Theses. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996. Call Number: Ayer Z 7116 .S55 1996.

Thornton, Russell. Bibliography of Social Science Research and Writings on American Indians. Minneapolis: Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota, 1979. Call Number: Ayer folio Z 1209 .T46.

United States Department of the Interior. Library. Biographical and Historical Index of American Indians and Persons Involved in Indian Affairs. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1966. Call Number: Ref Z 1209 .U494.

Waldman, Carl. Atlas of the North American Indian. New York: Facts on File, 1985. Call Number: Ref E 77 .W195 1985.

———. Who Was Who in Native American History: Indians and Non-Indians from Early Contacts Through 1900. New York: Facts on File, 1990. Call Number: Ref E 89 .W35 1990.