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Tom Maroukis papers

Identifier: MS-096

Content Description

The collection includes the Indian census for Fort Bethold, Rosebud, and Yankton. Also in the collection are letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs concerning Fort Berthold Agency, St. Louis Superintendency, and Upper Missouri Agency, plus material on Flandreau Indian School, wagon roads and Fort Philip Kearney (or Fetterman) Massacre.


  • 1793 - 1943
  • Majority of material found within 1800 - 1930


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research without restriction. Researchers are advised to contact the Archives and Special Collections prior to visiting. Advance notice may be needed to retrieve items for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers must obtain a signed Permission to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC. Permission to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information materials from ASC does not constitute permission from the holder of copyright or literary rights. The researcher is responsible for securing permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce content from materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas C. Maroukis is Professor Emeritus of History at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. He was a visiting scholar at The Institute of American Indian Studies at the University of South Dakota in 1881-1992. His research interest are Native American history, African American history, pre-colonial African history, and cultural pluralism in American society.


1.5 Linear Feet (One record carton and one document box)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of microfilm rolls from the National Archives, and centers around documents about Native Americans.


The microfilm rolls are arranged following the system used in National Archives Microfilm Resources for Research: A Comprehensive Catalog. Their record group is our series, their publication title is our subseries, and their publication number plus roll number is our reel number. This collection contains 5 series. These series are divided into a total of 15 subseries. Series I: General Records of the Department of State Subseries 1: Despatches From U.S. Consuls in Saigon, Vietnam, 1889-1906 Series II: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Subseries 1: Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1943 Subseries 2: Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880 Subseries 3: Letters Received by the Office of the Secretary of War Relating to Indian Affairs, 1800-1823 Subseries 4: Letters Sent by the Secretary of War Relating to Indian Affairs, 1804-1824 Subseries 5: Records relating to the investigation of the Fort Philip Kearney (or Fetterman) Massacre, 1866-1867 Subseries 6: Reports of Inspections of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900 Subseries 7: Superintendent's Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports from Field Jurisdictions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1907-1938 Series III: Records of the Bureau of the Census Subseries 1: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. (Pennsylvania-Texas) Series IV: Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers Subseries 1: Letters Sent by the Office of Chief of Engineers Relating to Internal Improvements, 1824-1830 Subseries 2: Name and Subject Index to Field Survey Records, 1793-1916, Records of the Chief of Engineers Series V: Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Interior Subseries 1: Correspondence of the Office of Explorations and Surveys Concerning Isaac Stevens' Survey of a Northern Route for the Pacific Railroad, 1853-1861 Subseries 2: Interior Department Territorial Papers: Dakota, 1853-1861 Subseries 3: Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Interior Relating to Wagon Roads, 1857-1881

Related Materials

Related material can be found at the National Archives, who makes and sells these microfilms.
Tom Maroukis papers
2018 May
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository