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Comanche Indians -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Lee Marriott Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-374
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Anthropologist. Correspondence (1926-1976) research notes and printed materials (1930-1968) collected by Marriott while researching her numerous books and articles on Native Americans. Included in the collection are manuscripts of her books"Maria, the Potter of San Ildefonso" "The Ten Grandmothers" "Little Annie" and "The Valley Below." Alice Lee Marriott Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926-1976

C. Ross Hume Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-301
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Attorney. Personal and business correspondence (1893-1948) relating to Hume's family, his association with the University of Oklahoma, and his activities as an attorney for the Caddo Indians. Also included are numerous legal documents relating to Indian claims and historical papers and documents regarding the Indians of Oklahoma, the Shirley Trading Post, the Anadarko (Oklahoma) area and the University of Oklahoma. C. Ross Hume Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1805-1981

James Reagles, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Box R-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1828
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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

Max Leon Moorhead Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1208
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Historian. Correspondence (1962-1976), manuscripts (1960's), photocopied documents, research notes, lectures, student papers, book reviews, reprints and other printed materials relating to Moorhead's teaching of Latin American history at the University of Oklahoma and to his publications about Jacob de Ugarte y Loyola, the presidio, other Spanish colonial institutions in the Southwest, and the Indians of Mexico and the southwestern United States. Max L. Moorhead Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1962-1976

Wahnne Clark Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2631
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Collector. Manuscript (2001) titled"The Medallion" by Wahnne Clark regarding Albert Clark and his receipt of a bronze medallion in 1992 that honored original Indian allottees. The manuscript describes the history of the Clark family of the Comanche tribe, and of Albert Clark's allotment in Cotton County, Oklahoma. The collection also includes a manuscript (2001) titled"Memories of Waumaconie" by Wahnne Clark regarding Waumaconie, wife of Edward L. Clark. Appended to the manuscript is supporting documentation for the manuscript including photocopied correspondence of Edward L. Clark.
Dates: 1865-2004