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Modoc War, 1872-1873

Collections in the Shaw Historical Library

Don C. Fisher Collection

 Photocopies of Government correspondence relating to the Modoc Indians and the Modoc War.  

Devere and Helen Helfrich Collection, Image Series

Collection of images related to the Lava Beds.  

Robert Johnston Collection

Materials related to Jesse Carr, Jesse Applegate and the Modoc War.  

Francis and Patricia Landrum Collection, Document Series

Research files related to various aspects of the Modoc War and the Lava Beds.  

Francis and Patricia Landrum Collection, Image Series

More than 1400 images related to the Modoc War and the Lava Beds.  

Francis and Patricia Landrum Collection, Map Series

Maps related to the Modoc War and the Lava Beds.  

Daniel Woodhead. 1873 Modoc War Map

An accompaniment to Woodhead's "Modoc Vengeance" book, the map contains notes and portraits on the margins.

Jim Compton Modoc War Papers (1873-1993)

Jim Compton collected these various materials while working on his book Spirit of the Rock. The vast collection includes copies of articles and book chapters, correspondence, maps, photographs and diaries related to the events and participants of the Modoc War of 1873.