Title:Elsie E. Newton diaries : mss, 1910-1911
Creator/Contributor:Newton, Elsie E., creator
Diary of 1910 with printed cover "Department of the Interior, U.S. Indian Service" describes travels north from San Francisco
to visit California Indians and speak with their chiefs, details about the Indians and their problems (alcohol, physical abuse,
etc.) Indian agents, integration of whites and Indians in the schools, and incidents in Indian life. Areas around and between
Calistoga, Eureka, Fresno, Clovis, Campo, Owens Lake, and other California towns are described in the context of Newton's
Indian Service duties. The 1911 diary records her train travel schedule (mainly in the south and mid-west), expenditures,
and visits to Indian schools and reservations. Contains frequent mention of Muskogee, Oklahoma.
United States. -- Office of Indian Affairs.
Indians of North America -- California
Indians of North America -- Education
Indians of North America -- California -- Alcohol use
California -- Description and travel
Also on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3343.
Elsie E. Newton was Supervisor in the United States Office of Indian Affairs, possibly resident of Muskogee, Oklahoma. The
Office of Indian Affairs, sometimes referred to as the Indian Service, was established in 1824 under the United States Dept.
of the Interior.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Box 3530) and positive.
BANC MSS 98/66 cz v. 1
BANC MSS 98/66 cz v. 2
BANC FILM 3343 v.1-2
BANC MSS 98/66 cz
BANC FILM 3343