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Tonkawa Public Library (Okla.)

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-264
Scope and Contents

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Transcripts of interviews with pioneers who took part in the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma, with accompanying township maps showing the homesteads of settlers. The collection also includes historical and cultural information about the Indian tribes, including the Tonkawa, Kansa (Kaw) and Ponca, that lived in the eastern portion of the Cherokee Strip. The final part of the collection consists of correspondence and field notebooks written by Orville Stanley Smith and Theodore H. Barrett during an 1871 survey of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation in Dakota Territory. Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1832-1958

Tonkawa Public Library Collection

 Collection — Box: T-3
Identifier: WHC-M-620
Scope and Contents

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Typescripts of interviews and news articles with pioneers and army officers from the area around present-day Tonkawa, Oklahoma, regarding U.S. Army operations, Indians, and the settlement of the region. Tonkawa Public Library Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1938

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  • Subject: Pioneers -- Oklahoma X

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African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Colonization 1
African Americans -- Relations with Indians 1
Agriculture -- Oklahoma 1
Arapaho Indians -- History 1
Arkansas City Trail 1