MS 408- James Canan Collection, 1956-1994
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Brief Description:

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This collection includes 105 folders that contain federal governement publications, newspaper clippings, publications of scholarly articles, materials from conferences, photographs, maps, and personal notes that James Canan collected during his years working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Held at:
McCracken Research Library
720 Sheridan Ave.
Cody, WY 82414 3428
Phone: 307-578-4138
Email: hmrl [at]
Created by: Canan, James, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Clifton, James A. (1927-), Department of the Interior, 1912- (1912-), Graves, Theodore D., The Atlantic Monthly, United States. House of Representatives., United States. Senate
Volume: 11.0 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 01/18/2010.
Arrangement: The collection is broken into seven series; government documents, publications, United States Department of the Interior Field Executives Management Conference, Social Programs and Economic Opportunities Conference, notes, correspondence and awards, and photographs. Within the series the folders are organized by year.
Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.  Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.
Subject Index
Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Crow Tribe of Montana
Department of the Interior, 1912-
Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana
Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Indians (Native Americans)
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Rocky Boy's Reservation (Mont.)
Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: MaryAnn Canan  This collection was a gift from MaryAnn Canan.
PreferredCitation: Canan Collection, MS 408, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West