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Indian War Veterans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1095

Scope and Contents


Veterans organization. Correspondence, including personal data sheets on Indian War veterans and letters requesting assistance in obtaining pensions, etc.; diary extracts describing experiences in various Indian wars, especially from 1860-1900, against the Dakotas, Cheyennes, Paiutes, Arapahos, Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches; a manuscript written by Gen. T.H. Slavens, entitled "San Carlos, Arizona in the Eighties; The Land of the Apache" describing the Indian activity around San Carlos, 1849-1894; and publications, including issues of "Winners of the West" (1937-1944)"The Veteran Corps Bulletin" (1952, 1954)"William McKinley Camp Bulletin" (1954)"Warpath" (1955-1956), and the proceedings of the 25th annual convention of Indian War veterans. Indian War Veterans Photograph Collection also in repository.


  • 1937-1956

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


.5 Cubic Feet (.5 ft.)

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Frank Phillips and Don Rickey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records: Source of acquisition--Phillips, Frank and Don Rickey. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1965.

Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States