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Continental Society Daughers of Indian Wars records

Identifier: ahc.MSS893

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the membership applications of women wishing to join the Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars. Each application is listed under the name of the relevant ancestor of the applicant. Some ancestors may have several applicants' forms in their files. Included in each file is the genealogy and research proving relationships and confrontations between native and immigrant Americans.


  • 1977-1999, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars was organized October 26, 1988, in Atlanta, Georgia, by Mrs. Lawrence Avery. The first states organizing were Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma. By 1995 there were fourteen organized states and growing membership in North America. Membership in the Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars is limited to female descendants, eighteen years old or older. The descendants of native and/or immigrant Americans who participated in any capacity in actual hostilities against each other, or in any passive activity with each other are eligible. The object of the society is: to preserve the records and historic sites associated with the native and immigrant Americans who waged ware in defense of their people's freedom, liberty, and ideals; to strengthen the ties of fraternal fellowship and encourage cooperation between descendants of native and immigrant Americans; and to foster a spirit of patriotism and continued support and enforcement for all treaties and laws made and agreed upon between the state and federal governments and the several tribes, bands, and nations of Native Americans.


9.6 linear ft. (21 document cases; 1 half document case; 1 oversize box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1996

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.
Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars records
Josh Hogan
September 2013
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305