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Indian land transfers -- Oklahoma -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Mayer Cooper Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-935
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A typewritten manuscript written by Cooper concerning the history of Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Includes information on the land runs into the Sac & Fox, Iowa, and Kickapoo reserves and early county officials.

Dates: 1949

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

Claude Hensley Collection

 Collection — Box H-8
Identifier: WHC-M-274
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Typesetter, Linotype Operator for the Oklahoman. Typescripts of various documents dealing with Quanah Parker, life at Fort Sill and Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory, buffalo hunting, and the memoirs of E.H. Linzee describing the development of Oklahoma Territory. Claude Hensley Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1860-1940

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

Edwin K. Wood Collection

 Collection — Box W-11
Identifier: WHC-M-679
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An Act (1875) of the Choctaw Nation establishing burglary as a crime; Acts (1889-1892) of the Cherokee Nation appointing delegates to Washington, D.C.; requests (1905-1906) for payment of salaries and expenses of the attorneys and Special Marshal of the Cherokee Nation; a committee report (1889) regarding payment for Cherokee lands given to the Osage under a Treaty of 1866; and a term paper by Wood entitled "The Indian Treaty Maker.".

Dates: 1875-1892

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

 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

Jerry Whistler Snow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-697
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Correspondence (1893-1915) to and from various members of the Whistler family regarding life in Oklahoma Territory, describing a first ride in an automobile, sicknesses, diseases and quarantines, floods, Sac and Fox Indian dances and customs, the Sac and Fox Indian Agency and its Agent, Lee Patrick, the Chilicco Indian School, Wild West shows, and holiday celebrations. Correspondents include Maude Mayes Whistler, Pearl Mayes Whistler, and Gertrude Naden. Jerry Whistler Snow Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1893-1915

Margaret Clark Stephens Collection

 Collection — Box S-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1739
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Collector. Newspaper and magazine articles (1948-1969) regarding Don Santiago Querque, also known as James Kirker and Don Santiago Kirker; and a photocopy of a manuscript (n.d.) regarding frontier life and conditions near Arkansas City, Kansas, during the opening of the Cherokee Strip and subsequent settlement of the rest of Oklahoma Territory. Margaret Clark Stephens Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1948-1969

Robert V. Belt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-740
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Five letter books of correspondence from Belt as Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs to various officials concerning the administration of government Indian policy and legal matters of his private law practice.

Dates: 1885-1898

Warren P. Chaney Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1106
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Black and white original prints of Warren P. Chaney's work with the Dawes Commission for allotment and severalty of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indian lands. Also includes scenes of El Reno and Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory. Warren P. Chaney Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1863-1909

William P. Boudinot Collection

 Collection — Box B-36
Identifier: WHC-M-755
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Editor. Typescripts of articles by and about William P. Boudinot from various Cherokee Indian newspapers.

Dates: 1870-1899

Willie Turtle Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2084
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Collector. Four land allotment documents (1901-1911) from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, signed over to four Kiowa Indians. All four were signed by William McKinley. The collection also includes weekly ration tickets (ca. 1944) for the Geimansaddle family.

Dates: 1901-1944