Periodicals

Anishinable Enamiad. Harbor Springs, MI.
A monthly journal published by the Franciscan Fathers and devoted to the interests of the missions among the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Have: March 1898 –November 1910, scattered holdings. Not indexed.

Home Missionary and American Pastor's Journal. NY: American Home Missionary Society.
Have 1836-1840. Not indexed.

Messenger of the Holy Childhood Church and School, Harbor Springs, Michigan.
Published by the school. English language supplement. Have: 1902-1912. Scattered holdings. Not indexed.

"Algic Society." Missionary Herald 29 (August 1833): 288-290.
Formation of this society in Detroit to encourage missionary efforts for the Northwestern tribes.

"American Missions: Michigan and the Northwest Territory." American Catholic Historical Researches 11 (1894): 113-117.
Lists missions and locations.

"Bethany Cemetery, St. Louis, Michigan." Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly 1 (January 1929): 81-82.
Two photographs of the cemetery.

"Bethany Lutheran Indian Cemetery." Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly​ 4 (January 1932): 102-103.
A story about the restoration of the cemetery.

Bingham, Abel. "Letter from Sault Ste. Marie." American Baptist Magazine 11 (August 1831): 248.
Bingham reports on the mission effort at Sault Ste. Marie.

Bingham, Abel. "Ojibwas." American Baptist Magazine​ 20 (July 1840): 174-176; 20 (October 1840): 244-247.
Bingham's journal of trips to various tribes. Includes an account of Indian court.

Bingham, Abel. "Ojibwas." American Baptist Magazine​ 30 (April 1850): 114-116.
Extracts from Bingham's journals on his missionary work.

Bolt, Robert. "Reverend Leonard Slater in the Grand River Valley." Michigan History LI (Fall 1967): 241-251.
From 1826 to 1836 Slater was a Baptist missionary in western Michigan.

Boutwell, Rev. "Northwestern Indians." Missionary Herald 29 (August 1833)): 276-277.
Letters from Rev. Boutwell about the missions.

Boutwell, Rev. "Ojbeways." Missionary Herald 28 (April 1832): 121-122; 28 (September 1832): 292-294; 28 (December 1832): 403-404.
Extracts from a letter from Boutwell including his inclusion on the Schoolcraft exploring tour of 1832.

Boutwell, Rev. "Ojibwas." Missionary Herald 30 (April 1834): 132-136; 30 (May 1834): 177-180; 30 (June 1834): 259-262; 30 (August 1834): 304-306.
Abstracts from Boutwell's journal during his travels with Schoolcraft in 1832.

"Carey Station." American Baptist Magazine 5 (January 1825): 27.
Brief information about Carey Station mission on the St. Joseph River.

"Carey Station." American Baptist Magazine 13 (January 1833): 16-17.
News of this mission and its likely disbanding because of the Potawattomi removal.

Cheney, Mavis S. "Greensky Mission 1833." Torch Magazine (Winter 1986): 33-35.
Article about Peter Greensky, a Chippewa Indian, who came to Charlevoix county to establish a church.

Cumming, John. "A Puritan among the Chippewa." Michigan History LI (Fall 1967): 213-225.
An article about Abel and Hannah Bingham, Baptist missionaries at Sault Ste. Marie.

Cunningham, Wilbur M. "A Few Facts Regarding the History of Carey Mission." Michigan Archaeologist 2 (December 15, 1956): 11-16.
Carey Mission was the first Baptist mission in Michigan.

Ennes, Calvin. "Wah-Sash-Kaw-Mo-Qua: Saganing's Missionary." Michigan Heritage 8 (Autumn 1966): 29-36.
Information about Mary Sagatoo and her missionary work.

Ferry, Rev. W. M. "Account of an Indian Woman at Mackinaw." Missionary Herald 25 (May 1829): 154-158.
An account of this woman's conversion and her Christian life.

Ferry, Rev. W. M. "Mackinaw." Missionary Herald 22 (February 1926): 51-53;24 (October 1928): 313-314; 24 (December 1928): 381-384; 25 (July 1829): 212-215; 26 (December 1830): 387-388.
Reports on the work of the mission.

Francis, Shirley. "The Indian Methodist Church in Michigan." Indian Talk 1 (May 1974): 16-17.
Past and present of the Methodist church work and Native Americans.

"From a Missionary in Siawasse County: Michigan." The Missionary Chronicle 11 (October 1843): 314-316.
News from the missionary.

"From the Land of Bibles and Sabbaths: Peter Dougherty's Mission to Grand Traverse." Old Traverse Town 1 (December 1974): 1 +; 2 (February 1975): 1 +.
The members of the Old Mission Community worked as one to improve the economic, social, educational, and religious conditions of the Peninsula Indians.

"Gratiot County Indians and Bethany Mission." Gratiot Genealogical Group 6 (March 1998): 133-139.
Information about the Chippewa and the Bethany Mission in Gratiot County.

Hall, Rev. "Ojibwas." Missionary Herald 30 (January 1834): 24-27.
Extracts from his journal on a trip to Lac de Flambeau.

Harmon, Mr. "Country and Condition of the Chippeways." Missionary Herald 14 (October 1823): 320-322.
"It must be interesting to the religious public to learn, from authentic sources, all which can be learnt, regarding the history and present condition of the Indians."

Hughes, Thomas. "Extracts from the Rev. Thomas Hughes' Journals of his Tours to Detroit, and Among the Indians." New York Missionary Magazine (May 1803): 172-180.
Includes an account of George Bluejacket accompanying the missionaries.

"Indian in Michigan." Missionary Herald 21 (January 1825): 6-7.
List of Missions and their workers.

"The Indian Mission." Michigan Lutheran 5 (August 1929): 2-5; 6 (September 1929): 2-4; 6 (December 1929): 2-3; 6 (January 1930): 2-3; 6 (February 1930): 7-8; 6 (March 1930): 2-3.
A series of articles on the history of the Lutheran missions in Michigan.

"Indian Missions." American Baptist Magazine 13 (June 1833): 224-225.
News of the mission at Sault Ste. Marie.

"Indians in the Michigan Territory." Missionary Herald 22 (January 1826): 6-8; 23 (January 1827): 10.
Mackinac mission personnel.

Jones, Peter Rev. "Address to the London Missionary Society, 1831." Missionary Herald 28 (September 1832): 302-303.
Peter Jones was an Ojibway minister and this is a speech he made in London.

Kretzmann, P.E. "Documents and Resolutions Pertaining to the Lutheran Missions Among the Indians in Michigan, 1844-1869." Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly 2 (January 1930): 100-107; 3 (April 1930): 25-32.
Several documents relating to Lutheran missions at Frankenmuth, Bethany, Sibiwaing, and Shiboyank. List of Baptisms of Indians at Frankenmuth. There are also photographs of the Indian church at Bethany.

Lambert, Bernard. "Mission Priorities: Indians or Miners?" Michigan History LI (Winter 1967): 323-334.
Examples of mission work in the Upper Peninsula.

McCoy, Isaac. "Carey Station." American Baptist Magazine 5 (February 1825): 53-56; 5 (March 1825): 84-87; 5 (April 1825): 118-120; 5 (July 1825):214-215; 5 (August 1825): 247-248; 5 (September 1825): 280-283; 5 (November 1825): 344.
News of the mission.

"Mackinaw Mission." Missionary Herald 21 (September 1825): 288; 26 (January 1830): 13; 27 (February 1831): 61; 27 (April 1831): 134; 28 (January 1832): 10; 28 (August 1832): 260; 29 (January 1833): 25-26; 29 (December 1833): 467-469; 30 (January 1834): 7.
Descriptions of work of the mission and missionary personnel.

Meeker, J. "Ottawas." American Baptist Magazine 20 (November 1840): 262-264; 20 (June 1840): 128-129.
Extracts from Meeker's missionary journals including his trial by the Indian Council for opening a mission without their consent.

Miessler, E. G. H. "Pioneer Lutheran Missionary to the Chippewas: Autobiography of E. G. H. Miessler 1826-1916." Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly 52 (Winter 1979): 146-174.
Miessler was an early Lutheran missionary among the Chippewa Indians in the St. Louis and Mt. Pleasant Michigan areas.

"Mission near Lake Superior." Missionary Herald 27 (October 1831): 334.
Brief report of new missionaries to the area.

"Mission School Built at Omena in 1852." Kalamazoo Valley Family News Letter 8 (Autumn 1978): 28.
In 1839 the Reverend Peter Dougherty came to Old Mission Point to establish a Presbyterian Mission and to convert and educate the Indians who had received a land grant from the government and settled there.

"Mission to the Ojibways." American Baptist Magazine 30 (July 1850): 237; 31 (July 1851): 298; 35 (July 1854): 324-325.
Report on the missions at Sault Ste. Marie and Pendill's Mills.

"Mission to the Ojibways." Missionary Herald 31 (January 1835): 28; 38 (May 1842): 203-204; 38 (October 1842): 395-397; 39 (January 1843): 35-37; 39 (July 1843): 288-289; 39 (September 1843): 352-354; 39 (December 1843): 466-467; 40 (January 1844): 13; 40 (May 1844): 177; 40 (September 1844): 319-320; 40 (November 1844): 390-391, 394; 41 (January 1845): 12-13; 41 (May 1845): 168-169; 42 (January 1846): 15-16; 42 (February 1846): 52-55; 42 (June 1846): 213; 42 (August 1846): 281-283; 43 (January 1847): 15; 43 (May 1847): 161-162; 43 (June 1847): 214; 43 (October 1847): 358.
Reports on missionary work.

"Ojibeways." Missionary Herald 28 (September 1832): 292-294; 29 (February 1833): 62-63; 29 (September 1833): 314-317; 29 (October 1833): 371-374; 29 (November 1833): 410-414; 31 (March 1835): 115-120; 32(January 1836): 26-27; 32 (June 1836): 236-237; 34 (June 1838): 237; 37 (February 1841): 92; 37 (June 1841): 273-274; 37 (July 1841): 319-320; 37 (December 1841): 501-502.
Descriptions of the Ojibewa Indians and the work of the missions.

"Ojibways." American Baptist Magazine 20 (June 1840): 125.
Report of the Sault Ste. Marie mission.

"Ottawas." American Baptist Magazine 30 (November 1850): 366.
News from Mr. Meeker about his translation efforts.

"Ottawas." Missionary Herald 28 (August 1832): 267.
Paragraph about Mr. Slater and his work with the Ottawa on the Grand River.

"Ottawas in Michigan." American Baptist Magazine 20 (June 1840): 125-126; 20 (December 1840): 288-290; 30 (July 1850): 237.
Brief reports on the missions.

"Peter Dougherty's Mission." Totem Pole 19 (July 7, 1947): 1-4.
Dougherty established the Presbyterian mission in the Grand Traverse region.

"Petition of the Ottawa Indians to Congress Praying That a Teacher or Minister of the Gospel of the Order of Jesuits be Sent Them." American Catholic Historical Researches 11 (1894): 92-93.
Petition from the Ottawas at Arbre Croche in 1823.

Pitezel, John H. "Indians, Missionaries and Canoe-sailing on Lake Superior in the eighteen-forties." Michigan Archaeologist 4 (July 1958): 39-47.
Pietezel's account of his travels.

Porter, Jeremiah. "A Missionary in Early Sault Ste. Marie." Michigan History 38 (1954): 321-370.
Porter's journal at Sault Ste. Marie in 1831-1832.

Rosalita, Sister Mary. "The Spring Hill Indian School Correspondence." Michigan History 13 (Winter 1830): 94-149.
Father Richard's correspondence with the federal government about the school for Indians in early Detroit.

"Sault Ste. Marie." American Baptist Magazine 12 (June 1832): 180-181; 12 (July 1832): 221-222; 13 (November 1833): 440.
News from the mission.

"Saulte Ste. Marie Mission." Missionary Herald 28 (August 1832): 267.
Brief account of the work of the mission there.

"Salem Mission Dedicated." Indian Talk 3 (December 1975): 16-17.
United Methodist Church mission.

Schoenfuhs, Walter P. "Eduard Raimud Baierlien: Lutheran Missionary to the Indians in America and Asia." Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly 27 (October 1954): 133-141; 27 (January 1955): 145-162; 28 (Spring 1955): 1-26.
Information about Bairlien who was a missionary to the Michigan Chippewa.

Soule, J. Bishop. "Wyandot Mission." Methodist Magazine 8 (January 1825) 32-38.
Includes speeches by Indian leaders about the mission.

Stewart, Nancy L. "History of the Taymouth Methodist Indian Mission." Memory Lane Gazette 51 (June 1992): 1-2.
The mission was established in 1846 when a frame school was erected to teach the Indian children.

Suelflow, Roy A. "Lutheran Missions in the Saginaw Valley." Michigan History LI (Fall 1967): 226-240.
A history of the Lutheran efforts among the Native Americans of the Saginaw Valley.

Vogel, Virgil J. "The Missionary as Acculturation Agent: Peter Dougherty and the Indians of Grand Traverse." Michigan History LI​ (Fall 1967): 185-201.
Dougherty worked in the Grand Traverse region from 1838-1871.

Walker, Joseph E. Editor. "Plowshares and Pruning Hooks for the Miami and Potawatomie: The Journal of Gerard T. Hopkins, 1804." Ohio History 88 (Autumn 1979): 361- 407.
The Quakers sent Hopkins, a farmer, to teach the natives how to use the tools of civilization.

Widder, Keith R. "Founding La Pointe Mission, 1825-1833." Wisconsin Magazine of History​ 64 (Spring 1981): 181-201.
The labor of Hall and Boutwell signaled the beginning of a new chapter in the American