Continental Society Daughers of Indian Wars records
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
- Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars (Organization)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
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
This collection was processed in 2013.
- Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars records
- Josh Hogan
- September 2013
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.