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Finding Aid to the General George H. Crook Collection MS.1242
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Folder 1, item MS.1242.A

Letter from Crook to Secretary of the Interior 1889 April 8

Scope and contents

Crook is recommending Charles Fletcher Lummis as an Indian Agent for the Pueblo Indians.

Acquisition

Bequest from Charles Fletcher Lummis to the Southwest Museum, 1910 February 28.
Folder 1, item MS.1242.B

Letter from Crook to Jefferson Davis 1885 September 11

Scope and contents

In the letter, Crooke is indicating to Jefferson Davis how difficult it is to collect valuable "Indian relics."

Acquisition

Library purchase from Dawson's Bookshop, 1973 February 2.

Publication note

Letter was reproduced in The Masterkey," volume 47, number 2, page 75, 1973 April-June issue.
Folder 1, item MS.1242.C

Crook obituary by O.O. Howard 1890 June

Acquisition

Donated to the Library as part of the Munk Library of Arizoniana, 1910 April 7.
Folder 1, item MS.1242.D

Bibliography circa 1977

Scope and contents

Bibliography was created by Southwest Museum staff. The title of the bibliography is "General George Crook in Arizona: bibliography of books and articles in the Library of the Southwest Museum, Highland Park, California."
Folder 2

Apache Wars report circa 1886

Acquisition

Bequest from Charles Fletcher Lummis to the Southwest Museum, 1910 February 28.

Scope and contents

This is a partial hand-written report by General Crook. The report starts on page 22
Report includes information on "Indian raids" in Mexico and activities in Fort Apache, For Navajo, Fort Bowie, and Fort Marion. There is also mention of the Chiricahua Indians and Geronimo.

Separated Materials note

Transferred from MS.1 Charles Fletcher Lummis Collection, folder title, "partial copy of report by General George Crook," from Box 159. Transferred 2013 August 7 by Anna Liza Posas, Archivist.