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The Greenville Agency was established in 1890 as an Indian school. It was purchased by the Government in 1897 and made an agency. It had jurisdiction over American Indians in Butte, Plumas, Sierra, and Yuba Counties, California. In 1918, all but Plumas County were transferred to the [[Reno Indian Agency (Nevada)|Reno Agency]].
With the abolishment of the [[Roseburg Indian Agency (Oregon)|Roseburg Agency]] in 1918, the Indians in the Umpqua Valley in southern [[Indians_of_Oregon|Oregon]], and those living near Susanville and Redding, California, were added to the Greenville jurisdiction. In 1923, Greenville became a subagency of the [[Sacramento Indian Agency (California)|Sacramento Agency]].<ref>Guide to Archival Holdings at NARA's Pacific Region (San Francisco) -- Record Group 75. [ Available online].</ref><ref>Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, pp. 150, 179-180.</ref>
=== Records ===
Annual [[American Indian Census Rolls|''Indian Census Rolls'']] were taken at this agency for 1916 thru 1923. These rolls have been microfilmed by the [ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M595, roll 175.<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy 595, p. 51</ref> Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their {{FHL|297519|title-id|disp=microfilm number 576864}}). These census rolls are also available online at's subscription web site.
==== Records Available through the Family History Library ====
*Census Records, 1916-1923. FHL film: 576864
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