Welcome to Col. A. B. Welch Dakota Papers

Welch Dakota Papers consists of several thousand pages of personal interviews, writings, newspaper clippings, and photographs, many dealing with  mid to late 1800’s Oral Histories of the Sioux, Arikara, Hidatsa and Mandan Tribes.  All From the Collection of Col. A. B. Welch (1874-1945).

On the left-use the Master Index to get an overview of this website’s content. 

On the right hand side of the website are all the categories developed from over 50 years of researching and indexing Col. A. B. Welch’s collection.


Edited and published by:  Everett Cox, nephew of Col. Welch, and Catherine Cox-Rivers.