The Mary Graves Papers, available at the Center for Western Studies, consist of one manuscript written by Mary Graves in May 1897. In the manuscript, Graves recalls her experiences and the conditions she experienced at the Ponca, Santee, Cheyenne, Yankton, and Rosebud Agencies. Graves was a teacher at St. Paul's School, Yankton Agency, and St. Mary's School, Santee. Among the individuals she mentions: Henry Whipple, Bishop of Minnesota; William Hobart Hare, Bishop of Niobrara; William Welsh, President of the Board of Indian Commissioners; Stephen Riggs, Presbyterian Missionary; Joseph Cook; Amos Ross; John Robinson; and Amelia Ives.
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