Mississauga Library System

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MISSISSAUGAS - HISTORY

  1. Notes on the history, customs and beliefs of the Mississauga Indians, by A. F. Chamberlain, Journal of American Folklore, vol.1, 1888 (photocopy)
  2. The River Credit and the Mississaugas, by Ernest J. Hathaway, Ontario Historical Society, vol. 26, 1930 (photocopy)
  3. The coming of the Mississaugas, by J. Hampden Burnham, Ontario Historical Society - Papers and Records, vol. 6, 1905 (photocopy)
  4. The language of the Mississauga Indians of Skugog, by A. F. Chamberlain, 1891 (copy of title page, contents and bibliography) plus information card on same
  5. New Credit Historical Edition 1968: The Treaty between the Six Nations and the Ojibways
  6. Buckskin Booster, the story of a remarkable Indian woman [Mary Jane Simpson], United Church Observer, September 15/1964 (photocopy)
  7. Christian Guardian, March 13/1830
  8. Local Natives remain mystery, Mississauga News, June 14/1992
  9. The dispossession of the Mississauga Indians: a missing chapter in the early history of Upper Canada, Ontario History, vol. 63, no. 2, June 1981
  10. Mississauga Indians first inhabitants of Port Credit, article [News-Review?] 1961 (photocopy and typescript)
  11. The first inhabitants of Port Credit, by Marian M. Gibson, from: Your invitation to Port Credit, 1987
  12. Indian Plaque unveiled (Credit Indian Village, Mississauga Golf Club), Mississauga Times, July 8/1980
  13. An Act to Protect Indian Fishing, 1859, from the papers of Major John Barnett
  14. Sold Indian land as late as 1894 in Port Credit, from the scrapbook of Mrs Margaret Gildner
  15. Skeleton Uncovered, Port Credit News, May 15/1931
  16. The Herchmers' Secret, by Donald B. Smith, The Beaver, Spring 1980
  17. History of the Mississauga Indians, town of Mississauga Industrial Department, n.d.
  18. Scholar to discuss why the Mississaugas left, Mississauga News, February 27/1994
  19. Toronto Treaties 1787/1805: Treaty #13 in the Indian Treaties and Surrenders
  20. The Mississauga Indians: an Ojibwa People of Southern Ontario with specific reference to Peel County and Cherry Hill, by John J. Van West
  21. Annual Archeological Report 1915, by Dr R. B. Orr
  22. Mississauga Indians - Land Transfers
  23. Maungwudaus goes abroad, by Donald B. Smith, The Beaver, Autumn 1976, p. 4-9
  24. Who are the Mississauga? by Donald B. Smith, Ontario History, vol. 67, no 4, December 1975, p.211-222
  25. The Mississauga - Lake Ontario Land Surrender of 1805, by Leo A. Johnson, Ontario History, vol. 83, no. 3, September 1990
  26. Mississauga - Mennonite relations in the Upper Grand River Valley, by E. Reginald Good, Ontario History, vol 87, no. 2, June 1995
  27. The J. Richard Houston memorial lecture 1999: The Sunegoos: a nineteenth century Mississauga family, by Donald B. Smith, Families, vol 38, no. 3, 1999
  28. A photograph of Ojibwa hunters in a birch bark canoe, Ontario History, vol. 73, no. 2, June 1981 (back cover)
  29. The lands of the Anishinabeg and related peoples, ca 1800, map
  30. Sacred Feather's World: Mississauga place-names at hte western end of Lake Ontario, map
  31. Canadian Indian mission stations visited by Peter Jones in the mid-nineteenth century, map
  32. Regret Port Credit Indian Landmarks Not Preserved, Toronto Daily Star, May 14/1930 (photocopy)
  33. "The Mississauga and David Ramsay", by Donald Smith. The Beaver, Spring 1975
  34. Mississauga chief's last stand? [Portrait of Maungwudaus], Toronto Star, January 18, 2003
  35. Mississauga portraits : an outline of the project, by Donald Smith. Fall 1993. Typescript, 4 p.
  36. Nahnebahwequay (1824-1865) : "Upright Woman", by Donald B. Smith. In Canadian Methodist Historical Society : papers, vol. 13, edited by Neil Semple. Toronto, 2001.
  37. Mississauga : where the real story begins : the proud story of the Mississauga, by Donald Jones. Toronto Star, September 6, 1986
  38. A local name for the Civic Holiday : time to honour Chief Peter Jones. The Booster, August 4, 2004
  39. Ontario Court of Probate. Will of the Reverend Peter Jones, deceased. Archives of Ontario Surrogate Court Records, 1856, MS638, Reel 53.
  40. Toronto’s first murder followed a clash of cultures. Toronto Star, August 21, 1996.
  41. Nah ne bah wee qua (Standing Upright Woman) and Native land rights, by Susan Staves Schank. Ontario History, vol. XCVI, n0. 2, Autumn 2004.
  42. Important evidence : nineteenth century Anishinabeg perspectives on the Algonquian-Iroquois wars in seventeenth century Southern Ontario, by Donald B. Smith, in Aboriginal people and the fur trade : proceedings of the 8th North American Fur Trade Conference, Akwesasne.
  43. How to read aboriginal legal texts from Upper Canada, by Mark D. Walters, in Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, new series, vol. 14 (2003)
  44. “According to the old customs of our nation “ : aboriginal self-government on the Credit River Mississauga reserve, 1826-1847, by Mark D. Walters, in Ottawa Law Review, 30, 1 (1998/99)
  45. Copy of a letter from Dr. Peter Edmund Jones, March 4, 1899, re the Toronto Purchase
  46. Notes from Professor Donald B. Smith regarding James Chechock, brother-in-law of Peter Jones.
  47. Sacred Feathers was a bridge between old and new ways. Mississauga News, April 27, 2005
  48. Plan of the tract of land to be purchased form the Mississauga Indians. Department of Indian Affairs, Survey Branch, true reduced copy
  49. The British and the Mississauga placed their trust in Rousseaux. The Booster, August 16, 2006
  50. When the Mississauga left Mississauga. The Booster, May 2, 2007
  51. The life of George Copway or Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (1818-1869) – and a review of his writings, by Donald B. Smith. DISCovering Authors, online edition, 2003
  52. Portrait of Maungwudaus by Paul Kane.
  53. The days of Wabakinine, by Donald B. Smith, in Horizon Canada, vol. 4
  54. Death, disease, betrayal, theft, bigotry … and hope. The Booster, April 1, 2009
  55. Life on both sides [Chief Joseph Sawyer]. The Booster, July 29, 2009
  56. George Henry (Maungwudaus), from Local History Stories: amazing life and times of Mississauga, February 15, 2007
  57. Picture this! [Early photograph of Maungwudaus (George Henry)]. Heritage Toronto, Heritage Columns, Spring 2002
  58. Letter from Maungwudaus (George Henry) to Peter Jones, October 19, 1854, in History of the Ojebway Indians: with special reference to their conversion to Christianity, by Peter Jones (London: A. W. Bennett, 1861), pp. 219-220
  59. Deed of sale for the Toronto Purchase, August 1, 1805 [Photostat copy], from J. Heisler, Public Archives of Canada, dated 10 March 1965, to Irma Kadela, Librarian, Port Credit Public Library
  60. "Upper Canada - Credit Indians", from Sketches of Canada and the United States, by William Lyon Mackenzie (London: Effingham Wilson), 1833, pp.130-136
  61. Preface: Mississauga Portraits: First Nation voices from nineteenth century Canada, September 10, 2011, by Donald B. Smith
  62. "The Indian Medicine Man" [Dr. Peter Edmund Jones]. Queen's Alumni Review, issue 4, 2013
  63. The Mississaugas of the Credit River. Heritage Mississauga, 2016. [2 copies]
  64. The role of the Ojibwa in the conquest of Southern Ontario, 1650-1701, by P. S. Schmalz, in Ontario History, vol. 76, no. 4, December 1984
  65. The Mississauga-Lake Ontario land surrender of 1805, by Leo A. Johnson, in Ontario History, vol. 83, no. 3, September 1990
  66. The petition of the Mississauga Indians settled at the River Credit, To our Fathers the Hon. House of Assembly of Upper Canada in Provincial Parliament assembled, signed James Ajetana, Peter Jones, Joseph Sawyer, John Jones and forty nine others, River Credit, Jany. 31st 1829
  67. Profile: Sacred Feathers, or the Rev. Peter Jones (1802-1856), by Donald Smith. Touchstone, February 2015

See also MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT FIRST NATION