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The Eastern Nevada Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs located at Elko, Nevada. Its supervising office is the [[Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|Phoenix Area Office]].  
 
The Eastern Nevada Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs located at Elko, Nevada. Its supervising office is the [[Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|Phoenix Area Office]].  
  
== Indian Tribes, Reservations, and Colonies Associated With This Agency  ==
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=== Indian Tribes, Reservations, and Colonies Associated With This Agency  ===
  
==== [[Goshute_Indians|Goshute]] ====
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==== [[Goshute Indians|Goshute]] ====
  
*[[Gosiute_Indian_Reservation_(Utah)|Goshute Reservation]]
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*[[Gosiute Indian Reservation (Utah)|Goshute Reservation]]
  
==== [[Paiute_Indians|Paiute]] ====
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==== [[Paiute Indians|Paiute]] ====
  
*[[Duck_Valley_Indian_Reservation_(Idaho_and_Nevada)|Duck Valley Reservation]]
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*[[Duck Valley Indian Reservation (Idaho and Nevada)|Duck Valley Reservation]]
  
==== [[Shoshone_Indians|Shoshone]] ====
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==== [[Shoshone Indians|Shoshone]] ====
  
*[[Battle_Mountain_Indian_Colony_(Nevada)|Battle Mountain Colony]]
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*[[Battle Mountain Indian Colony (Nevada)|Battle Mountain Colony]]  
*[[Duck_Valley_Indian_Reservation_(Idaho_and_Nevada)|Duck Valley Reservation]]
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*[[Duck Valley Indian Reservation (Idaho and Nevada)|Duck Valley Reservation]]  
*[[Duckwater_Indian_Reservation_(Nevada)|Duckwater Reservation]]  
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*[[Duckwater Indian Reservation (Nevada)|Duckwater Reservation]]  
*[[Elko_Indian_Colony_(Nevada)|Elko Colony]]
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*[[Elko Indian Colony (Nevada)|Elko Colony]]  
 
*Ely Colony  
 
*Ely Colony  
*[[South_Fork_Indian_Reservation_(Nevada)|South Fork Reservation]]
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*[[South Fork Indian Reservation (Nevada)|South Fork Reservation]]  
*[[Wells_Indian_Colony_(Nevada)|Wells Colony]]
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*[[Wells Indian Colony (Nevada)|Wells Colony]]
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
== Agency Headquarters  ==
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=== Agency Headquarters  ===
  
 
Eastern Nevada Agency<br> Elko, Nevada 89801<br> Phone:(702) 738-5165  
 
Eastern Nevada Agency<br> Elko, Nevada 89801<br> Phone:(702) 738-5165  
  
== Records  ==
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=== Records  ===
  
== References  ==
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The '''majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies'''. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:<br>
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*[[American Indian Allotment Records|Allotment records]]
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*[[American Indian Annuity Rolls|Annuity rolls]]
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*[[American Indian Census Rolls|Census records]]
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*[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Correspondence]]
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*[[American Indian Health Records|Health records]]
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*[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Reports]]
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*[[American Indian School Records|School census and records]]
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*[[American Indian Vital Records Supplements in Census Rolls|Vital records]]
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For a description of the various records, their content, and their availability, link to the pages for each type of record. Each individual agency also has a page describing its history and the location of their records. An alphabetical list of the agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs can be found below. They are also linked under the topic "American Indians" for each state. Pages for individual sub-agencies are listed alphabetically under the category of "[[Subagencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|American Indian Subagencies]]" and are linked under the topic of "American Indians" for each state where they existed.<br>
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=== References  ===
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.<br>  
 
*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.<br>  

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The Eastern Nevada Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs located at Elko, Nevada. Its supervising office is the Phoenix Area Office.

Indian Tribes, Reservations, and Colonies Associated With This Agency[edit | edit source]

Goshute[edit | edit source]

Paiute[edit | edit source]

Shoshone[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Agency Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Eastern Nevada Agency
Elko, Nevada 89801
Phone:(702) 738-5165

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

For a description of the various records, their content, and their availability, link to the pages for each type of record. Each individual agency also has a page describing its history and the location of their records. An alphabetical list of the agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs can be found below. They are also linked under the topic "American Indians" for each state. Pages for individual sub-agencies are listed alphabetically under the category of "American Indian Subagencies" and are linked under the topic of "American Indians" for each state where they existed.

References[edit | edit source]


  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • 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.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online