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Indians of North America -- Music

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

American Indian Institute Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-707
Scope and Contents


Indian advocacy organization. Minutes of annual conferences, newsletters, and other publications concerning Indian education, civil rights, tribal council proceedings, and various Indian youth programs.

Dates: 1956-2003

Choir, St. Patrick’s Indian pupils. Dietrick’s Opera House, Anadarko, Oklahoma March 17, 1909. 2 copy prints, 5x7. Negative, 5x7., 1909 March 17

 Item — Box Photo S-23, Item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Catholic churches, schools and monastic orders in Oklahoma. Also includes Osage and Quapaw Indians and scenes of Guthrie, Boley, Langston, Fairfax, Ardmore, Antlers and Chickasha, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1909 March 17

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
Scope and Contents


Oral history collection. Typescripts of interviews conducted with hundreds of American Indians in Oklahoma regarding the histories and cultures of their respective tribes. Included are accounts of Indian ceremonies, customs, social conditions, philosophies, and standards of living. Members of every tribe resident in Oklahoma were interviewed.

Dates: 1967-1972

James Reagles, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Box R-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1828
Scope and Contents


Soldier. Correspondence (1866-1868) to and from Reagle regarding personal matters as well as his assignments at Fort Arbuckle, Indian Territory, with descriptions of the Indians of various tribes with whom he came into contact; and Reagles's diary (1864-1867), in which he recorded his experiences as a Union soldier in Virginia during the Civil War and his post-war service with the U.S. 10th Cavalry at Fort Arbuckle. In the diary Reagle recorded prominent Comanche, Choctaw and Chickasaw words and their English translations, a Caddo drinking song, and recipes for "elixirs of life." Of special note are his impressions of the Indians, his history of the Comanches through 1867, and drawing of a Caddo village he visited in 1867. James Reagle Jr. Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1864-1868

Madeline Czarina Colbert Conlan Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-928
Scope and Contents


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

Te Ata Fisher Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1298
Scope and Contents

Performer. Correspondence (1920-1994) to and from Te Ata Fisher, along with printed materials (1923-1976) used by Te Ata as resource material for her performances as a storyteller and interpreter of Indian folklore and culture. The collection also includes a scrapbook (1936) of a Scandinavian tour, four scrapbooks concerning Te Ata's life and works, along with some correspondence (1922-1953) and printed material, mostly reprints (1913-1936), relating to Te Ata's husband, Clyde Fisher, a naturalist.

Dates: 1913-1995

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-84
Scope and Contents

Professor. Personal correspondence (1897–1957); correspondence with Campbell’s relatives (1822–1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920–1958); literary manuscripts (circa 1914–1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901–1926); and business papers (circa 1925–1959) regarding Campbell’s writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and American Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. [Boxes 104 through 121 of this collection are available online at the OU Libraries website.]FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Dates: 1800-1964