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John Alley Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-7

Scope and Contents


University of Oklahoma professor. Letter (1912) to Alley from Victor M. Locke, Jr., Principal Chief of the Choctaws, listing present and former Principal Chiefs of the Five Civilized Tribes, and discussing the status of the Choctaw government; a manuscript entitled "For the First Time, the True Story of the Last Oklahoma Indian Uprising as Told by the Man who Put it Down" as related to Alley by Col. Roy V. Hoffman of the Oklahoma National Guard; Hoffman's official reports concerning that uprising, also known as the Crazy Snake Rebellion, along with Governor Charles N. Haskell's orders; material concerning Kingfisher College; documents about the Dalton family; and miscellaneous research notes and correspondence. John Alley Photograph Collection also in repository.


  • 1890-1940

Restrictions on Access

Open for public research.


2.5 ft. (2.5 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of John Alley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Alley, John. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--9999.

Related Materials

See also John Alley Photograph Collection

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States