Newberry Library

Newberry Library

Potawatomi materials at the Newberry Library in Chicago.
Digital Heritage Items
Wa-Baun-See, a Pottawatimie.jpg
Community
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Category
Documents, Photos
Summary
Drawings and paintings of treaty ceremonies between 1825 and 1828, Lewis published The Aboriginal Portfolio in Philadelphia between 1835 and 1836.
Ayer MS 130 (VAULT) Relation du Sieur de la Motte Cadillac, pg.2_o2.jpg
Community
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Category
Documents
Summary
*Open PDF file to see all document pages; Lamothe Cadillac's description, probably from around 1693-1697, of the French settlement at Michilimackinac, and the customs and traditions of the neighboring Indian tribes.
Le Cours de Missisipi, ou de St. Louis ...
Community
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Category
Documents, Photos
Summary
Shows area from James Bay to Cuba and from the headwaters of the Rio Grande to Lake Ontario.
AP_2563_BX116_00001_o2_Wawasuk.jpg
Community
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Category
Photos
Summary
A collection of studio portraits of Indigneous peoples, 1850-1863; 1865