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Indians of North America -- Schools

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).
Dates: 1833-1966

Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1185
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Ross and Murrell families, the Cherokee Male Seminary, and of students and the campus of the Cherokee Female Seminary. Also included in the collection is a portrait of Mock, a Sac and Fox Indian. Anne Ross Piburn Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1860-1910

C. H. Detrick Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo D-10
Identifier: WHC-P-1112
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Apache, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians. Includes Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and the Indian School at Fort Sill, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1880-1930

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-105
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Legislation, laws and resolutions (1896-1910) of the Choctaw Nation; typescripts of newspaper articles (1868-1936) concerning elections, allotment of tribal lands, and the Dawes Commission; and four ledgers containing the journals and minutes (1902-1911) of the Choctaw National Council.
Dates: 1868-1936

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

Dovie Jones Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1142
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Armstrong Academy for Choctaws and of the Choctaw criminal, Johnson Jacob. Dovie Jones Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Emmett Caldwell Searcy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-547
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Businessman. Correspondence (1902) and manuscripts regarding the Red Moon Indian Boarding School for Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians; musical scores by Mrs. Kate Searcy; publications by temperance societies; items from the World's Fairs of 1893 and 1904; correspondence (1933-1934) from a veteran of the Battle of the Washita of 1868 describing General Custer's role and the conflict in general; and textbooks (1832-1866).
Dates: 1832-1934

First public school in Tahlequah, ca 1874. Stood on east side of Spring Branch, just south of present American Legion Hut., circa 1874

 Item — Box Photo B-6, Item: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.
Dates: circa 1874

Glenn Jordan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1097
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Historian. Research materials gathered by Jordan while preparing his dissertation on Joseph S. Murrow and Bacone College, including photocopies of Murrow's diary (1867-1869) and other works by Murrow.
Dates: 1867-1977

Goodland Indian School Collection

 Collection — Box G-11
Identifier: WHC-M-227
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Orphanage. Brochures, pamphlets and a published history of the Goodland Indian School, a Presbyterian orphanage for Choctaw Indians, but later expanded to serve orphans from numerous tribes. Goodland Indian School Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1950-1956

Goodland Indian School Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1194
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the students, faculty and campus of the Goodland Indian School near Hugo, Oklahoma. Goodland Indian School Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1850-1984

Gray Horse: St. John's School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1042
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Textbooks used in the St. John's School for Osage Indian Boys, operated by the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of nearby Pawhuska. St. John's School Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1843-1902

Jay L. Hargett Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1164
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Kiowa, Wichita, Cheyenne, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians. The collection includes scenes of the Choctaw tribal council house, Muskogee, Indian Territory, and the Goodland Indian School. Jay L. Hargett Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1940

Joseph Newton Kagey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-331
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Educator. Newspaper articles and a history of the Senaca Indian School; a pamphlet and booklet regarding the history of the Goodland Indian Mission, along with an obituary of Kagey. Joseph N. Kagey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1850-1959

Joseph Samuel Murrow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1827
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Missionary. Legal and other records (1894-1928) of the Rev. Murrow's home and school for Indian orphans, including a monthly report for the school, records of Bacone College, and of the newspaper"The Indian Orphan"; Murrow's original certificate of appointment as superintendent of Indian missions in Indian and Oklahoma Territories; minutes and proceedings (1916-1918) of the Indian Missionary Association and Osage Indian Mission; and programs (1912-1921) for meetings of the Deacons' and Missionaries' Institute of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Baptist Churches, and of the Oklahoma Indian Baptist Association.
Dates: 1894-1928

Madeline Czarina Colbert Conlan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-928
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Historian. Manuscripts by Conlan reflecting the histories and cultures of numerous Indian tribes, the Choctaw Indians in particular, from 1756 to 1932; and a textbook, published in Great Britain (1950).
Dates: 1932-1950

Mrs. Wayne Hill Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1140
Scope and Contents Black and white prints of students, faculty and the campus of Bloomfield Academy, a Chickasaw Indian School for girls.
Dates: 1880-1900

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1940

Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1232
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Correspondence, publications, reports and business records of the Oklahoma Indian Rights Association, regarding its advocacy of Indian civil rights and its involvement with various Oklahoma Indian tribes. Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1941-1981

Oscar Gardner Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1022
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Booklets and brochures dealing with the Goodland Indian Orphanage and School in Goodland, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1950-1955

Peter Perkins Pitchlynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-495
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Choctaw Chief. Correspondence of Pitchlynn with prominent citizens and family members in the Choctaw Nation; personal journals (1815) and diary (1828-1832) of Pitchlynn; official reports (1825-1841) of the Choctaw Academy in Kentucky; and Pitchlynn family records (1806-1867). Also includes a signed copy of the articles of surrender and peace negotiated between the Choctaw Nation and the United States at the close of the Civil War, and extensive correspondence reflecting the state of the Choctaw Nation just prior to and during the Civil War years, with special regard to slavery. Peter Pitchlynn Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1815-1922

Robb Moore Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1226
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Collector. Typescript of a manuscript entitled "Thirty-Two Years in the United States Indian Service" by Ora Padgett, regarding his experiences in that organization, along with another typescript by Padgett entitled "The American Reservation.".
Dates: 1914-1949

Robert P. Chaat Collection

 Collection — Box C-2
Identifier: WHC-M-97
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Clergyman. Minute book (1900-1908) kept by the Secretary of the Apache Indian Mission at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; manuscripts concerning the history of the Dutch Reformed Schools, the Comanche Mission, the Warm Springs Apaches and various Indians' conversions to Christianity; along with booklets, pamphlets, and newsletters regarding the history and constitution of the Dutch Reformed Church. Robert P. Chaat Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1948

Sac and Fox Indian Agency Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-539
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Indian agency. Ledgers (1876-1888) recording receipt and payment of supplies, and expenditures for freight, the police force, employee salaries, cash payments to Indians, and names of Indians eligible for payment; copies of correspondence (1840-1872) from agent John S. Beach to the Governor of Iowa and other officials regarding land distribution, employment, depredations, trade, education and problems among the Sac and Fox, including a letter from the Governor of Kansas to General Pope regarding Indian depredations in Western Kansas and the captivity of Mary Jordan by raiding Indians.
Dates: 1840-1888

Sapulpa (Oklahoma) Euchee Boarding School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1797
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United States Indian Service School. Ledgers (1915-1918) recording supplies used by the school and listing the number of teachers and students at the school.
Dates: 1915-1918

Southern Plains Indian Agencies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1087
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Photocopies of correspondence (1804-1899) between U.S. Indian agents throughout the southern Great Plains region and various officials, regarding Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Osage, Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Wichita and other Indian tribes. Correspondents include John Beach, Lawrie Tatum and Generals Townsend, Sheridan and Sherman.
Dates: 1804-1899