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Camp Supply Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-79
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Letterbook (1869-1878) kept by the commissary supply officer of Camp Supply, Indian Territory, established in 1868 as a base for operations against the Plains Indians. The letterbook contains copies of letters sent, lists of names of captured Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, information relating to their maintenance, and reports on bands of hostile Indians.
Dates: 1869-1878

Fort Gibson Quartermaster Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-203
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Correspondence concerning Ft. Gibson's role in carrying out the U.S. Government's Indian pacification policy following the Civil War. Included are five volumes of Letters Sent (1879-1890) and one index volume; and two volumes of Registers of Letters Received (1879-1880 and 1886-1890).
Dates: 1879-1890

Indian War Veterans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1095
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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.
Dates: 1937-1956

Lewis Cass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-90
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Army officer and statesman. Copies of letters from General Matthew Arbuckle, Montfort Stokes and Pierre Chouteau, written from various posts in the Indian Territory to U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass, concerning the attempt to gather the Plains tribes at Camp Mason on the Canadian River for a peace conference, along with other detailed observations on Indian affairs.
Dates: 1825-1839

Roscoe Simmons Cate Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-91
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Attorney. Manuscripts in the Creek language; copies of correspondence from officials connected with Indian affairs, such as Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jessup, Opothleyahola, and Albert Pike; a compilation of names and locations of Creek towns in Alabama and Oklahoma; and briefs, trusts and correspondence relating to the court case concerning the estate of Jackson Barnett, one of Oklahoma's wealthiest Indians. Roscoe Simmons Cate Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1819-1970