Contents and Arrangement

Series 6: Fort Wingate to Keams Canyon, 1890 October 26 - November 4

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The series contains images made in and around the area from Fort Wingate, New Mexico to Fort Defiance and then Keams Canyon, Arizona. Dates are assigned according to the following chronology:

1890 October 26 – Scott is in Fort Wingate. There he meets with other officials headed for the Moqui Towns in Arizona and they plan to travel together. The officials were General A. D. McCook and his military escort, and Commissioner of Indian Affairs Thomas Jefferson Morgan and his wife. [Titterton, pages 219 and 244]

1890 October 27 – Scott and officials leave Fort Wingate for Keams Canyon via Fort Defiance. [Titterton, page 220]

1890 October 31 – Scott and party arrive at Keams Canyon and are greeted by Thomas Keam. Keam has a trading post and since 1887 ran a boarding school for Moqui children in his home. School attendance was voluntary. In November 1890, the average daily attendance was 26 children. The school Superintendent was Ralph P. Collins. [Titterton, pages 220 and 233]


Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History


No materials were separated during 2011 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Valerie Addonizio in 2011 November . Finding aid adapted from research and descriptive information provided by Austin Lamont and edited by Valerie Addonizio in 2011 November .

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Series 6: Fort Wingate to Keams Canyon; Julian Scott Photographs for the 11th Census, C1412, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Find More


Donaldson, Thomas. 1893. Eleventh census of the United States, 1890: extra census bulletin. Washington, D.C.: United States Census Print Office. Titterton, Robert J. 1997. Julian Scott: artist of the Civil War and native America. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co.

United States. Census Office (11th census : 1890)
Keam, Thomas V.
McCook, Alexander McDowell, 1831-1903
Morgan, T. J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1839-1902
Parker, Quanah, 1845?-1911