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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Farm, Field and Fireside: Indian Lands

A guide to the Farm, Field and Fireside collection of farm periodicals. Covers the subject of Indian lands during the period of allotment (1887-1934).

General Maps

Hilliard, Sam B. "Indian Land Cessions." Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 62.2 (1972): 374 + large fold out map.
Fold out maps show cessions from 1784-1879, and land claims by tribe.

U.S. Government Maps

Royce, Charles C. Indian Land Cessions in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1899.
Online version from Library of Congress: browse by state/territory, tribe, or date. Includes schedule of cessions, treaties, and acts of Congress.
Also available through the Library from Archive of Americana.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 1. 46th Congress, 2d Sess. (1879).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States, west of the 83rd meridian, and number of Indians, belonging thereto. Serial Set No. 1910, Sess. Vol. No. 9.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 79. 47th Congress, 1st Sess. (1882).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States west of the 84th Meridian and the number of Indians belonging thereto. Serial Set No. 2027, Sess. Vol. No. 19. [Map dated 1881.]
Also reproduced in: H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 47th Congress, 1st Sess. (1881).
H. Exec. Doc. No. 77. 47th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1883).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States west of the 84th Meridian, and number of Indians belonging thereto. Serial Set No. 2110, Sess. Vol. No. 21. [Map dated 1882.]
H. Misc. Doc. No. 45, Pt. 4. 47th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1884).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States west of the 84th Meridian, and number of Indians belonging thereto. Serial Set No. 2158, Session Vol. No. 19. [Map dated 1883. From the report The public domain. Its history, with statistics, with references to the national domain, colonization, acquirement of territory, the survey, administration and several methods of sale and disposition of the public domain of the United States, with sketch of legislative history of the land states and territories.]
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 48th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1884).
Map showing the location of the Indian reservations within the limits of the United States and Territories. Serial Set No. 2287, Sess. Vol. No. 12.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 49th Congress, 1st Sess. (1885).
Map showing the location of the Indian reservations within the limits of the United States and Territories. Serial Set No. 2379, Sess. Vol. No. 12.
Also reproduced in: H. Misc. Doc. No. 15, Pt. 2. 49th Congress, 1st Sess. (1886) [Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution to July, 1885], and H. Exec. Doc. No. 109. 49th Congress, 1st Sess. (1886) [Seventeenth annual report of the Board of Indian Commissioners, the year 1885.].
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 50th Congress, 1st Sess. (1887).
Map showing the location of the Indian reservations within the limits of the United States and territories. Serial Set No. 2542, Sess. Vol. No. 11.
H. Exec. Doc. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2, 50th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1888).
Map showing the location of the Indian reservations within the limits of the United States and Territories. Serial Set No. 2637, Sess. Vol. No. 11.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 51st Congress, 1st Sess. (1890).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 2725, Sess. Vol. No. 12. [Map dated 1889.]
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 51st Congress, 2nd Sess. (1890).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 2841, Sess. Vol. No. 12.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, vol. 2. 52nd Congress, 1st Sess. (1892).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 2934, Sess. Vol. No. 15. [Map dated 1891.]
H. Misc. Doc. No. 340, Pt. 15. 52nd Congress, 1st Sess. (1892).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. [From the Report on Indians taxed and Indians not taxed in the United States (except Alaska) at the Eleventh Census: 1890.] Serial Set No. 3016, Sess. Vol. No. 50.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 52nd Congress, 2d Sess. (1892).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of United States. Serial Set No. 3088, Sess. Vol. No. 13.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 53rd Congress, 2nd Sess. (1893).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 3210, Sess. Vol. No. 14.
H. Exec. Doc. No. 1, Pt. 5, Vol. 2. 53rd Congress, 3d Sess. (1894).
          Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 3306, Sess. Vol. No. 15.
H. Doc. No. 5, Vol. 2. 54th Congress, 1st Sess. (1896).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 3382, Sess. Vol. No. 15. [Map dated 1895.]
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2. 55th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1897).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Compiled under the direction of the Hon. W.A. Jones, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Serial Set No. 3641, Sess. Vol. No. 13.
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2. 55th Congress, 3rd Sess. (1898).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 3757, Sess. Vol. No. 15.
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2.1. 56th Congress, 1st Sess. (1899).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 3915, Sess. Vol. No. 18.
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2.1. 56th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1900).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 4101, Sess. Vol. No. 27.
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2.1. 57th Congress, 1st Sess. (1902).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 4290, Sess. Vol. No. 23. [Map dated 1901.]
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2.1. 57th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1903).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 4458, Sess. Vol. No. 19. [Map dated 1902.]
H. Doc. No. 5, Pt. 2.1. 58th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1904).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 4645, Sess. Vol. No. 19. [Map dated 1903.]
H. Doc. 5, Pt. 2.1. 58th Congress, 3d Sess. (1905).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 4798, Sess. Vol. No. 19. [Map dated 1904.]
H. Doc. 5, Pt. 2.1. 59th Congress, 1st Sess. (1906).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 4959, Sess. Vol. No. 19. [Map dated 1905.]
H. Doc. 5, Pt. 2. 59th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1907).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 5118, Sess. Vol. No. 15. [Map dated 1906.]
H. Doc. No. 5, Vol. 1.2. 60th Congress, 1st Sess. (1907).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 5296, Sess. Vol. No. 27.
H. Doc. No. 1046, Vol. 1.2. 60th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1908).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 5453, Sess. Vol. No. 43.
H. Doc. No. 107, Pt. 1, Vol. 2. 61st Congress, 2nd Sess. (1910).
Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 5747, Sess. Vol. No. 44. [Map dated 1909.]
H. Doc. No. 1006, Vol. 1.2. 61st Congress, 3d Sess. (1911).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 5976, Sess. Vol. No. 32. [Map dated 1910.]
H. Doc. No. 120, Vol. 1.2. 62nd Congress, 2d Sess. (1912).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 6223, Sess. Vol. No. 41. [Map dated 1911.]
H. Doc. No. 933, Vol. 2. 62nd Congress, 3d Sess. (1913).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 6409, Sess. Vol. No. 43. [Map dated 1912.]
H. Doc. No. 1009, Vol. 2. 63rd Congress, 2d Sess. (1914).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 6634, Sess. Vol. No. 37. [Map dated 1913.]
H. Doc. No. 1475, Vol. 2. 63rd Congress, 3rd Sess. (1915).
Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States. Serial Set No. 6815, Sess. Vol. No. 30. [Map dated 1914.]
H. Doc. No. 90 Vol. 2. 64th Congress, 1st Sess. (1916).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States. Serial Set No. 6992, Sess. Vol. No. 38. [Map dated 1915.]
H. Doc. 1899, Pt. 2. 64th Congress, 2d Sess. (1917).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States. Serial Set No. 7160, Sess. Vol. No. 34. [Map dated 1916.]
H. Doc. No. 915, Pt. 2. 65th Congress, 2nd Sess. (1918).
Map showing Indian reservations in the United States. Serial Set No. 7358, Sess. Vol. No. 28. [Map dated 1917.]
H. Doc. No. 409, Pt. 2. 66th Congress, 2d Sess. (1920).
Indian Reservations west of the Mississippi River. Serial Set No. 7706, Sess. Vol. No. 35. [Map dated 1919.]
H. Doc. No. 849, Pt. 2. 66th Congress, 3d Sess. (1920).
Indian reservations west of the Mississippi River. Serial Set No. 7820, Sess. Vol. No. 26.