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Cherokee National Female Seminary

 Organization

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

’89 graduating class of the Cherokee Female Seminary (est. in 1888), 1889

 Item — Box Photo M-18, item: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1889

Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1185
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the Ross and Murrell families, the Cherokee Male Seminary, and of students and the campus of the Cherokee Female Seminary. Also included in the collection is a portrait of Mock, a Sac and Fox Indian. Anne Ross Piburn Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1860-1910

Cherokee Female Seminary, undated

 Item — Box Photo H-14, Item: 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy and original prints of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Female Seminary, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory. Also includes prints of outlaws and U.S. Marshals.

Dates: undated

Cherokee Female Seminary, after the fire., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-24, Item: 1479
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: undated

Cherokee Female Seminary in 1906. James A. Tyner seated nearest the blackboard. Grace Bell Young is seated in corner with bow tie. They along with the others seated along the wall are practice teachers; the rest are Cherokee students., 1906

 Item — Box Photo T-28, item: 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints, of Osage, Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Cherokee Indians. Alice and Boyce Timmons Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1906

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Faculty and staff, Cherokee Female Seminary, undated

 Item — Box Photo H-14, Item: 39
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy and original prints of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Female Seminary, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory. Also includes prints of outlaws and U.S. Marshals.

Dates: undated

Faculty at the Cherokee Female Seminary. Florence Wilson, center, undated

 Item — Box Photo H-14, Item: 25
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy and original prints of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Female Seminary, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory. Also includes prints of outlaws and U.S. Marshals.

Dates: undated

Frank Allen Balyeat Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo B-4
Identifier: WHC-P-1520
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of the first Cherokee Female Seminary at Tahlequah, Indian Territory; the Bloomfield Academy, a school for girls near Achile, Indian Territory; and the Southwestern Baptist College at Hastings, Indian Territory. Frank Allen Balyeat Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1851

Group of girls in front of the building at the Cherokee Female Seminary in Tahlequah, OK., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-32, Item: 2220
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: undated

Indian Schools Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1404
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of the Male and Female Cherokee Seminaries, the Chilocco Indian School, the Chickasaw Orphanage, Rock Academy, Collins Institute, and the Harley Institute.

Dates: unknown

Robert Thurston Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1374
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Memoirs (n.d.) of Mitchell, a Vinita, Oklahoma physician; correspondence (1938-1951) concerning Mitchell family genealogy; newspaper clippings (1946-1951); and research material on the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma, including an interview (1937) conducted by James S. Buchanan with Stanley A. Clark. Robert Thurston Mitchell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1937-1951

Ruins of the Cherokee Female Seminary., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-32, Item: 2219
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: undated

Students at the Cherokee Female Seminary. Tahlequah, I.T., undated

 Item — Box Photo I-1A, item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of the Male and Female Cherokee Seminaries, the Chilocco Indian School, the Chickasaw Orphanage, Rock Academy, Collins Institute, and the Harley Institute.

Dates: undated

T. L. Ballenger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-812
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.

Dates: 1874-1894

The Cherokee National Female Seminary located near Tahlequah, with some of the students standing in front. 7 May 1851. Made from a negative in the Oklahoma Historical Society. Negative. , 1851 May 7

 Item — Box Photo B-4, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of the first Cherokee Female Seminary at Tahlequah, Indian Territory; the Bloomfield Academy, a school for girls near Achile, Indian Territory; and the Southwestern Baptist College at Hastings, Indian Territory. Frank Allen Balyeat Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1851 May 7

Waddie Hudson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1134
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy and original prints of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Female Seminary, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory. Also includes prints of outlaws and U.S. Marshals.

Dates: 1880-1900