Creator: Whipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901, Dates: 1860-193, Quantity: 293 photoprints: b&w; various sizes.
The collection consists primarily of views of Native American Indians from the midwestern United States, many are identified portraits. Minnesota views include people and buildings at Morton and Birch Coulee and on the White Earth Indian Reservation. Many of the views document the Episcopal ministry at these locations, including many views of the Rev. Henry W. St. Clair and family. Also includes views of Henry B. Whipple, his home, and Shattuck and St. Mary's Schools in Faribault, Minn.
Creator: Whipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901, Dates: 1833-1934. Quantity: 19.25 lin. ft. (46 boxes, including 78 volumes); 6 items in Reserve.
Language: Materials in English and German.
Abstract: Personal and semi-official papers, including correspondence, diaries, sermons, reminiscences, and other materials, of Henry Benjamin Whipple, the first bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota (1859-1901) and a reformer of the United States Indian service. The papers provide information on ecclesiastical policy, Diocese of Minnesota matters, Indian missions, government relations with the Indians, and the Indian rights movement of the latter 19th century.
Creator: Susan E. Salisbury (1854-1930), Dates: 1805-1927, Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 box), and 2 oversize items.
Abstract: Correspondence and papers relating to the family of Salisbury, a niece of Bishop Henry B. Whipple, including legal papers (1805-1821) dealing with the administration of a family estate in Adams (N.Y.), and legal and financial data (1826-1845) pertaining to Hiram Salisbury, also of Adams; correspondence (1856-1890) between Salisbury and Whipple family members providing data on themselves and on mutual friends; letters (1884-1885) describing a trip to Scotland by the Whipple family; and land and securities records (1902-1927) documenting Susan's affairs in Minnesota.
Finding aid: An inventory containing additional information about this collection is available in the repository; it is filed as A/.S167.
Abstract: Personal and family papers of Henry B. Whipple, Protestant Episcopal bishop of Minnesota, his grandsons Henry A. Scandrett and Benjamin W. Scandrett, who both became well-known railroad executives, and other members of the Whipple and Scandrett families.
Finding aid: An inventory containing additional information about this collection is available in the repository; it is filed as P789.