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Indians of North America -- Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Hamilton Black Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1841
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Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal historian. Typescript by Mr. Black entitled "Ceremony of the Earth People" regarding the history and religious rites of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians from the time of first contact with white men through the present, and detailing the procedures of each ceremony, including peyotism.

Dates: 1985

Apache Chief wearing an intricate crucifix around his neck, leather leggings and holding feathered accoutrements. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 1
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Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.

Dates: undated

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
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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

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...
Dates: 1876-1999

George Silverhorn Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2503
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Collector. Large painted cloth depicting an Indian peyote ritual.

Dates: unspecified

Indian altar society. Women wearing blankets. Some carrying pocketbooks. Gathered with priest beside the church. Fairfax, Oklahoma. 3 copy prints, one 8x10 and two 5x7. Negative, 5x7., undated

 Item — Box Photo S-23, Item: 12
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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

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

Mass in the woods. Quapaw Reservation, I.T. Father Ketchum. Photographer – Sipple, Baxter Springs. 2 copy prints, 5x7. Negative, 5x7., undated

 Item — Box Photo S-23, Item: 6
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

Thomas McKean Finney and Frank Florer Finney Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2194
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Indian traders. Papers of Thomas M. Finney, Indian trader at Gray Horse, Osage Agency, and of Frank F. Finney, historian and employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company including correspondence (1925-1936) relating to T.M. Finney's book"Pioneer Days with the Osage Indians;" historical materials (1827-1977) such as correspondence, news clippings, magazine articles, and bibliographic notes of T.M. Finney and F.F. Finney on such topics as the Cherokee Strip, the Osage Indian Agency, Gray Horse Trading Post, the Dalton Gang, Kaw Indian Agency, Buffalo Bill, Pawnee Bill, peyotism, President Herbert Hoover's early days in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and Maria Tallchief; nine field notebooks (1915-1919) kept by F.F. Finney while an employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company; finished and unfinished articles and stories (1891-1969)...
Dates: 1827-1977

Tonkawa Public Library Collection

 Collection — Box T-3
Identifier: WHC-M-620
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Typescripts of interviews and news articles with pioneers and army officers from the area around present-day Tonkawa, Oklahoma, regarding U.S. Army operations, Indians, and the settlement of the region. Tonkawa Public Library Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1938

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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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