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Indians of North America -- Education

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes Fuller Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-209
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Teacher. Certficates; teaching contracts; a teaching assignment from the United States Indian Service at McAlester, Oklahoma; and the "Choctaw Spelling Book" or "Chata Holisso" printed by the Richmond Presbyterian Committee of Publication, containing the "Chata Alphabet" symbols, tables, vocabularies, the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, names of animals, money tables, and moral essays, all in the Choctaw language.
Dates: 1894-1923

Alice and Boyce Timmons 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

American Indian Institute Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-707
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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

Anne Ross Piburn Photograph 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

Bacone College Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1631
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of students and the campus of Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1950

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

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

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

Elizabeth Clark Rosenthal Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8504
Identifier: WHC-M-2658
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Anthropologist. Correspondence and research materials (1876-1999) of anthropologist and Indian advocate Elizabeth "Betty" Clark Rosenthal, and her parents, Episcopal missionaries the Rev. David W. Clark and Elizabeth Mann Clark. The collection includes correspondence and records of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA, including the dioceses of South Dakota, Navajoland Area Mission, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and various ecumenical work with Native Americans. Elizabeth Rosenthal served as program director of the Intercultural Studies Group / Society for Intercultural Education, a regional association concerned with the interrelationships between Indians and non-Indians with respect to education, the arts, and community services. She was the founder of United Scholarship Service, Inc., which brought American Indian and Mexican-American...
Dates: 1876-1999

Emma H. DeKnight Collection

 Item — Box D-31
Identifier: WHC-M-969
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Teacher. A diary (1886-1892) kept by DeKnight, relating her experiences as a teacher at the Chilocco Indian School and the Otoe School at the Red Rock Indian Agency, both in Indian Territory. The primary emphasis of the diary is on the time Deknight spent among the Otos and includes a list (1887) of her Oto students.
Dates: 1886-1892

Emmett Caldwell Searcy 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

Floy Duncum Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-176
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Collector. Memoirs (n.d.) of James Louis Avant, relating his experiences as bailiff of the U.S. District Court for Western Arkansas at Fort Smith, and as a Disciplinarian of the Kiowa Government Schools at Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory, along with anecdotes of a hunting trip in the Kiamichi (Oklahoma) Mountains, plus two obituaries (1941) of Avant.
Dates: 1941

Folsom Training School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2191
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School. Business and legal records (1922-1975) of the Folsom Training School, a Methodist mission school for Indians located in Smithville, Oklahoma; Folsom Reunion Association correspondence and mailing lists (1968, 1985-1986); history of Sealey Chapel Methodist Church with announcements (1966, 1970, 1981-1986) of Folsom reunions; and an article concerning the school.
Dates: 1920-1986

Frank Allen Balyeat Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-26
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Educator. Typescripts and notes of Baptist missionaries to the Indians; correspondence relating to schools in Indian and Oklahoma Territories; releases of the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning American Indian education; a booklet on Sequoyah and the Cherokee alphabet; notes and correspondence concerning Joseph Samuel Murrow and Bacone College; leaflet describing El Meta Bond College; and correspondence concerning Oklahoma post offices. Frank Allen Balyeat Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1774-1960

Frank Phillips Photograph 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

Girls’ dormitory, Seneca Indian School (Outsize), undated

 Item — Box Photo XYZ-1, Item: 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints and panoramas of the Grand River Dam, mining and smelting in the Picher, Oklahoma area, the town of Miami, Oklahoma and businesses. Also included are photographs of Will Rogers and of Quapaw and Seneca Indians.
Dates: undated

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

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

Governors' Interstate Indian Council Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2079
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State organization. A mimeographed copy of the minutes of the third meeting of the Governors' Interstate Indian Council held December 7-8, 1950 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1950

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

Indian school children at St. Agnes Indian Mission School, Antlers, Oklahoma. 2 copy prints, 5x7. Negative, 5x7., undated

 Item — Box Photo S-23, Item: 11
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: undated

Indian Schools Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1404
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the Male and Female Cherokee Seminaries, the Chilocco Indian School, the Chickasaw Orphanage, Rock Academy, Collins Institute, and the Harley Institute.
Dates: unknown

J. P. Hart Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1131
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the buildings at Cantonment, Oklahoma. Includes scenes from a Cheyenne Sundance.
Dates: 1929-1931

James Ross Ramsay Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1218
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Missionary. A typescript of Ramsay's autobiography, in which he recounts his education and experiences as a Presbyterian missionary among the Seminoles, hardships during the Civil War, and accounts of medical treatments.
Dates: ca. 1890

Jay L. Hargett Photograph 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 Samuel Murrow 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

Lida White Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-662
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Teacher. White taught in Oklahoma and Wyoming at secondary schools, and at the Oklahoma Methodist University. Correspondence (1891-1952) includes her employment, her historical research, her investments in Montana real estate and oil in Oklahoma, and personal matters with family and friends. Teaching certificates and notes from college courses, thesis, and memorabilia from Park College. Journal (1891-1907) along with items from the Old Regime (Literary group) and miscellaneous personal items. Post cards, Christmas cards, address books, newspapers, pamphlets, and booklets. Interviews (1934-1942) that White conducted with elderly Indians in Tulsa, Oklahoma and with early settlers of the Oklahoma City area, along with others around the state. Some of these are typed, while all have the original notes. Notes on education in Oklahoma, especially the different schools...
Dates: 1891-1952

Madeline Czarina Colbert Conlan 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

Mary H. Bailey Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1698
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of Quanah Parker, Frank Bailey, the Fort Sill Indian School, and an Indian parade at Anadarko, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1880-1900