Guide to the Andrew Drips Papers
Guide to the Andrew Drips Papers, 1819-1858
Collection number: BANC MSS P-W 37The Bancroft Library
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With collection are typed transcripts of nine stories in Kansas City newspapers, 1904-1907, concerning Drip's daughter Catherine (1832-1904) and her husband William Mulkey (1824-1907); and a microfilmed scrapbook with genealogical data, family portraits, and newspaper clippings (38 exp.)
- Andrew Drips' serape was given to the Anthropology Dept.
- Moccasins of Catherine Drips were placed in the Historical Objects Collection which is now part of the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
- Prints of the portrait photographs of the Barnes-Branch-Drips-Mulkey families have been cataloged separately and can be found in Portrait Drawer nos. 4707-4727 neg.
Key to Arrangement
Correspondence and papers, except accounts, arranged chronologically.
Accounts as Indian Agent, 1843-1846, 24 items.
Accounts, 1819-1858, arranged chronologically, 41 items.
Transcripts of interviews and obituaries from Kansas City newspapers, 1904-1907, concerning Catherine Drips Mulkey and her husband William.
Clippings and miscellaneous notes concerning the family.
Transcripts made by Dale Morgan of material in the possession of Mrs. Kritser
Notebook of Major Andrew Drips and some of his descendants.
Genealogical notes, information obtained from the National Archives pertaining to Drips' service in the Ohio Militia in the War of 1812
Obituary from the Westport Border Star, September 8, 1860
Miscellaneous notes from early Kansas City newspapers
Note on Théophile Brugier from Constant R. Marks, Pioneering in the Northwest
Copies of modern correspondence in quest of Drips family information
News items pertaining to the families of Drips' children, especially Catherine Drips Mulkey and her husband William Mulkey
Pasted original newspaper clippings of some of the above stories
The Border Star obituary of 1860
Typewritten copies of newspaper interviews with the Mulkeys made by Mrs. Hershey from the Branch Family scrapbook in the possession of her mother [carbons of these letters in Part I]
Reproductions of many photographs of members of the Drips family gathered from different sources
Partial List of Correspondents in Part I:
Beauvais, G. P.
1 letter, July 22, 1880
Chouteau, Pierre, Jr. & Company
8 letters, 1845-1851
Crawford, Thomas Hartley, 1786-1863
3 letters, 1845
See Haverty, John
Drips, Andrew, 1789-1860
23 letters, 1844-1851
1 letter, Nov. 28, 1857, to his sister, Catherine (Drips) Mulkey.
1 letter, July 7, 1830
Galpin, C. E.
1 letter, Oct. 12, 1851, enclosing invoice for goods forwarded to Fort John.
Hamilton, Joseph V.
See Chouteau, Pierre, Jr. & Company
Harvey, Thomas H.
10 letters, 1844-1846, written as Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Saint Louis.
2 letters, 1845
Hodgkiss, W. D.
1 letter, Oct. 12, 1851
Marcy, William Learned, 1786-1857
See Crawford, Thomas Hartley
Medill, William, 1805-1865
1 letter, Apr. 2, 1846
Mitchell, David Dawson, 1806-1861
1 letter, Jan. 2, 1844
Mulkey, Catherine (Drips), 1832-1904
See typed transcripts of obituaries from 1904 Kansas City newspapers.
Mulkey, William, 1824-1907
See typed transcripts of obituaries and statements from 1904 Kansas City newspapers.
Papin, Pierre Didier
See Chouteau, Pierre, Jr. & Company
Perkins, Joseph W.
See 1819-1820 accounts.
1 letter, May 31, 1851
U. S. Office of Indian Affairs
Oct. 30, 1845 - circular
See also Crawford, Thomas Hartley; Harvey, Thomas H.; Haverty, John; Medill, William
U. S. Office of Indian Affairs. Upper Missouri Agency
See Drips, Andrew
U. S. Treasury Department
4 letters, 1845-1847.