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Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-264

Scope and Contents


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.


  • 1832-1958

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


.1 ft. (.1 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Edna Hatfield.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Htfield, Edna. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States