The papers of American missionary and educator Sheldon Jackson (1834-1909) are vital primary sources on nineteenth-century religion and the native cultures with which Jackson had contact during his career. The diaries, correspondence, and other documents included here provide firsthand information about American Indians, Eskimos, and government efforts at assimilation.
This microfilm edition can be purchased either as a whole or by individual section.
Correspondence: Original, 16 rolls; Transcribed, 5 rolls
Photographs, 2 rolls
Scrapbooks, 11 rolls
Travel diaries, 1 roll
Calendar of the correspondence, including indexes, 7 rolls
Total number of rolls: 41