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Sequoyah, 1770?-1843

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

C. Ross Hume Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-301
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Attorney. Personal and business correspondence (1893-1948) relating to Hume's family, his association with the University of Oklahoma, and his activities as an attorney for the Caddo Indians. Also included are numerous legal documents relating to Indian claims and historical papers and documents regarding the Indians of Oklahoma, the Shirley Trading Post, the Anadarko (Oklahoma) area and the University of Oklahoma. C. Ross Hume Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1805-1981

Frank Allen Balyeat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-26
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Educator. Typescripts and notes of Baptist missionaries to the Indians; correspondence relating to schools in Indian and Oklahoma Territories; releases of the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning American Indian education; a booklet on Sequoyah and the Cherokee alphabet; notes and correspondence concerning Joseph Samuel Murrow and Bacone College; leaflet describing El Meta Bond College; and correspondence concerning Oklahoma post offices. Frank Allen Balyeat Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1774-1960

General Personalities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2258
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Black and white copy and original prints of individuals, many of whom have historical ties to Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory, and Oklahoma state, and to the University of Oklahoma. Included are Elias Boudinot, Billy Bowlegs, Thomas M. Buffington, Dennis W. Bushyhead, David Ross Boyd, Cyrus Byington, Samuel Checote, Lewis Downing, Geronimo, Thomas P. Gore, Patrick J. Hurley, Charles Journeycake, Josh Lee, Julien C. Monnet, Robert L. Owen, John Ridge, Major Ridge, John Ross, Sequoyah, Elmer Thomas, and Bud Wilkinson.

Dates: 1840-1980

John D. Gillespie Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1030
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A typescript of several documents written in Cherokee, one of which deals with the death of Sequoyah, and a translation by Gillespie.

Dates: 1963

Morris L. Wardell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-643
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Historian. Correspondence (1921-1956) concerning Wardell's tenure as a Professor of History and as an Assistant to the President of the University of Oklahoma, concerning student affairs, curriculum, academic department administration, accreditation, military training, housing, post-war planning, and state legislation; academic and admistrative departmental reports (1929-1945); correspondence concerning Wardell's teaching and publishing activities, and his involvement with civic organizations; lecture notes; research materials; and manuscripts regarding the Cherokee and Osage Indians, historic sites in Oklahoma, and the history of the American West. Morris L. Wardell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1921-1956

Sequoyah and Facsimile of his signature, undated

 Item — Box: Photo K-1, Item: 9
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Black and white original prints of Kenneth Kaufman, his relatives, and one photograph of Hydro, Oklahoma.

Dates: undated

The Sequoyah cabin before the Shrine was built around it, undated

 Item — Box: Photo K-1, Item: 12
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Black and white original prints of Kenneth Kaufman, his relatives, and one photograph of Hydro, Oklahoma.

Dates: undated

William Potter Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-535
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Editor and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1866-1891) of Ross's messages to the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee Council, and instructions to the Cherokee delegation to Washington, D.C., regarding reconstruction, tribal government, financial matters, organization of Oklahoma Territory, education, Sequoyah, and the use of lands, along with biographical information on Ross.

Dates: 1866-1891

Works Progress Administration Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1234
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Book-length manuscripts, research and project reports, and administrative records generated by the W.P.A. Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Projects for Oklahoma during the 1930's. Arranged by county and by subject, there are reports on biographies, birthplaces and homes of prominant Oklahomans, business enterprises and industries, judicial centers, banks and banking, Masonic orders, soil conservation, and land runs; on historic sites, including cemeteries and burial sites, churches and missions, schools, towns and ghost towns, post offices, roads and trails, stage coaches and stagecoach lines, ranches, ruins and antiquities, bridges, crossings and ferries, battlefields, trading posts and stores, military posts and camps, and the state parks; on Indians of North America in Oklahoma, including agencies and reservations, treaties,...
Dates: 1937-1941