Samuel Houston Mayes Collection
Scope and Contents
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Typescripts of newspaper articles concerning Mayes' tenure as Chief of the Cherokees and his negotiations with the Dawes Commission, the preparation of the final tribal roll and the allotment of tribal lands.
- Creation: 1882-1927
Restrictions on Access
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Available for public access.
.66 Cubic Feet (.66 ft.)
Language of Materials
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Frank Phillips.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Typescripts: Source of acquisition--Phillips, Frank. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1964.
- United States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes (Organization)
- Description rules
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Part of the Western History Collections Repository
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Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States