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Cheyenne Indians -- Education

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cantonment Indian Agency Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2566
Scope and Contents


Indian Agency. Records of the Cantonment (Oklahoma) Indian Agency and Cantonment (Oklahoma) Training School including general and official correspondence (1903-1923) concerning agency affairs, the school, and its students, along with financial records such as billing and account statements, invoices and receipts, property vouchers, and applications for renewal of Indian trader licenses. Also contains applicant files (1910-1926) concerning the agency superintendant's approval and disbursal of funds of individual Indians; subject files (1902-1931) containing lease records, property cards, land patents and deeds, and miscellaneous records concerning Seger Indian Agency, Colony, Oklahoma; and checking account stubs and Office of the Assistant Treasurer of the U.S. receipts (1902-1920).

Dates: 1902-1931

Emmett Caldwell Searcy Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-547
Scope and Contents


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

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1748
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Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.

Dates: 1946

Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-895
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: 1870-1935