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Cherokee Indians -- Tribal government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alice and Boyce Timmons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1227
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Correspondence, pamphlets, and reports of various Native American projects, such as the Alaska Native Law Project, the North Slope Legal Assistance Project, the American Indian Institute, and the Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Boyce and Alice Timmons Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1982

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. Johnson Harris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-257
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Typescripts of newspaper articles on Cherokee governmental issues during Harris's tenure as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and his service in the Cherokee Senate, including allotment, the Dawes Commission, land transfers and tribal politics.
Dates: 1892-1922

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Dennis Wolf Bushyhead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-75
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Indian Chief. Correspondence, annual messages, memoirs, autobiography, proclamations, and other papers relating to political matters in which Bushyhead was involved as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1879-1887 and as a representative to the Dawes Commission, and relating to the controversies growing out of the Cherokee Strip Livestock Association's operations.
Dates: 1879-1922

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

Frank Phillips Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1133
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1870-1930

George Rainey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1406
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Arikara, Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboin, Blackfoot, Cayuse, Comanche, Crow, Cherokee, Cayuga, Chinook, Caddo, Choctaw, Chippewa, Cheyenne, Delaware, Hidatsa, Hopi, Iowa, Kaw, Kickapoo, Kichai, Kiowa, Klamath, Laguna, Moki, Modoc, Makah, Mandan, Makah, Mandan, Miami, Missouri, Nez Perce, Onadaga, Omaha, Oto, Osage, Paiute, Puyallup, Pawnee, Peoria, Papago, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Ponca, Quapaw, Quinault, Sac and Fox, Salish, Seminole, Seneca, Shawnee, Sioux, Shoshoni, Tuscarora, Umatilla, Ute, Walla Walla, Winnebago, Wyandotte, Yakima, Yuma, Yuchi, and Zuni Indians. George Rainey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1848-1927

Joel Bryan Mayes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-384
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Typescripts of newspaper articles and correspondence of Mayes, a Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, concerning tribal politics and the dissolution of tribal title to the Cherokee Strip.
Dates: 1866-1905

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

Worcester Academy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1624
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Worcester Academy at Vinita, Indian Territory, including views of the school, a graduating class, and scenes of an historical marker dedication in 1967. Worcester Academy Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1883-1967