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Cherokee Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

’89 graduating class of the Cherokee Female Seminary (est. in 1888)., 1889

 Item — Box Photo M-18, item: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889

A group scene of students at the Cherokee Female Seminary. Circa 1900., 1900

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1900

African American payment at Hayden, on Big Creek in Cooweescoowee District, after Federal Suit in which African American freedmen won their right to a share in the Cherokee money., undated

 Item — Box Photo B-6, Item: 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Alice and Boyce Timmons Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1197
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints, of Osage, Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Cherokee Indians. Alice and Boyce Timmons Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1975

Alice Timmons Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1626
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Boyce and Alice Timmons, Cherokee Indians, Osage Indians, and the Tyner family.
Dates: 1899-1975

Anne Ross beside a statue., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Arlowen Jordan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2696
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

A manuscript journal (1879) of a wagon train trip to the Cherokee Outlet presumably by Thomas Jefferson Jordan, Jr.; a land allotment deed of the Cherokee Nation for Watie B. Jordan (1907); a hand-copied bill of sale for a slave sold to "Stan Waity" (1856); plus transcriptions and digital copies of these original documents.
Dates: 1856-1907

Carrie Ross, wife of John Ross Jr., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1422
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Judge Isaac Parker and federal marshals who operated out of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Also included are photographs of some of the outlaws captured or killed by the marshals. Charles B. Rhodes Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1930

Charles Ross., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 23
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Cherokee Guards for Strip Payment, Fort Gibson stone barrack, 1894., 1894

 Item — Box Photo B-6, Item: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1894

Cherokee Male Seminary at Park Hill; ca 1888-89. Shows large group of women in front. One man, Tim Walker, seated in the foreground. (Picture was possibly taken at a time when the Seminary was used for female students)., circa 1888-1889

 Item — Box Photo B-6, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.
Dates: circa 1888-1889

Cherokee woman and child, 1897., 1897

 Item — Box Photo M-18, item: 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1897

Chief’s message from the Square in Tahlequah. Court house is to the right. Speech being delivered., undated

 Item — Box Photo B-6, Item: 27
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Edwin K. Wood Collection

 Collection — Box W-11
Identifier: WHC-M-679
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Football team for the Cherokee Male Seminary. Tahlequah, I.T., undated

 Item — Box Photo I-1A, item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Granny Houston, Cherokee, in later years. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

Group scene of class of 1899, Cherokee Female Seminary., 1899

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1899

Group scene of students at the Cherokee Female Seminary. Circa 1900., 1900

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1900

Group scene of the Junior Class, Cherokee Female Seminary. 1898., 1898

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1898

Helen Ross., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Hinton Theater, Muskogee, Oklahoma Sequoyah Convention. 1903., 1903

 Item — Box Photo H-3, Item: 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of the inauguration of Oklahoma governor Charles N. Haskell and the barbecue celebration which followed the inauguration. The collection also includes a scene of the Sequoyah Convention. Charles Nathaniel Haskell Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903

Home of George M. Murrell, Park Hill, Cherokee Nation., undated

 Item — Box Photo M-18, item: 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Home of John Ross in Rossville, Georgia., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 24
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Jennie Fields Ross, wife of Allen Ross., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 28
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

J.F. Brooks and Robert Sparks Walker at the historical marker for the last home of John Ross, east of the Mississippi River., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

John Ross Jr., son of John Ross., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

John Ross with his second wife., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Leon Ross, grandson of Chief John Ross., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-46, Item: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated