This guide is a comprehensive index of manuscript holdings pertaining to American Indian languages and cultures held at the American Philosophical Society through 1982. It includes the complete text of John Freeman and Murphy Smith's Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian (1966) and Daythal Kendall's Supplement to Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian (1982). Finding aids for more recently acquired collections can be found in Mole, the on-line guide to APS manuscript collections.
GUIDE TO USAGE: Tribes and subjects are arranged alphabetically on the top menu of each page. Each entry in the guide is concluded with a bracketed number that refers to a manuscript collection. These collections are listed in order under the "Index" section of menu. To perform a full-text search across the entire guide, use the search function below.