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Creek Indians -- Kings and rulers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Grayson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-234
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Correspondence between various politicans and government officials in the Creek Nation, concerning tribal politics, tribal factionalism, the Green Peach War, sale of Creek lands in Alabama, removal, allotment of tribal lands, and other administrative matters. Correspondents include George W. Grayson, Washington Grayson, Pleasant Porter, Return J. Meigs, Samuel Checote, Dennis W. Bushyhead, and James R. Garfield.
Dates: 1834-1919

Isparhecher Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-313
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Typescripts of letters, speeches and statements by and about Isparhecher while serving as Principal Chief of the Creek Nation, concerning tribal factionalism, finance, land titles and related governmental affairs.
Dates: 1884-1908

John Alley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-7
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University of Oklahoma professor. Letter (1912) to Alley from Victor M. Locke, Jr., Principal Chief of the Choctaws, listing present and former Principal Chiefs of the Five Civilized Tribes, and discussing the status of the Choctaw government; a manuscript entitled "For the First Time, the True Story of the Last Oklahoma Indian Uprising as Told by the Man who Put it Down" as related to Alley by Col. Roy V. Hoffman of the Oklahoma National Guard; Hoffman's official reports concerning that uprising, also known as the Crazy Snake Rebellion, along with Governor Charles N. Haskell's orders; material concerning Kingfisher College; documents about the Dalton family; and miscellaneous research notes and correspondence. John Alley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1940

Joseph M. Perryman Collection

 Collection — Box P-20
Identifier: WHC-M-485
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Typescripts of annual reports, editorials, newspaper items and proclamations relating to Perryman's term of office as Principal Chief of the Creek Nation (1884-1888), and his service as delegate from the Creek Nation to the Indian International Council.
Dates: 1883-1901

Legus Chouteau Perryman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-486
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Typescripts of annual reports, editorials and newspaper articles concerning Perryman's tenure as a Principal Chief of the Creek Nation, the Dawes Commission, his ouster from office in 1895, and his involvement with a plan for Creeks to emigrate to Mexico in 1905.
Dates: 1887-1907

Lochar Harjo Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-254
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Typescripts of newspaper ariticles concerning Harjo's inaugural speech as Principal Chief of the Creeks, governmental affairs during his administration, and his impeachment.
Dates: 1875-1879

Moty Tiger Collection

 Collection — Box T-8
Identifier: WHC-M-613
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Typescripts of newspaper articles concerning Tiger's role as the first Principal Chief of the Creek Nation after Oklahoma statehood in 1907.
Dates: 1899-1931

Opothleyaholo Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1091
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A biographical typescript commenting on Opothleyoholo's mistrust of white men.
Dates: 1928

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956

Pleasant Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-499
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Typescripts of correspondence, speeches and proclamations, and newspaper articles relating to Porter as Principal Chief of the Creek Nation and President of the Sequoyah Convention, to the allotment of land by the Dawes Commissison, the termination of tribal government, and the Sequoyah Movement.
Dates: 1871-1902

Roscoe Simmons Cate Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-91
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Attorney. Manuscripts in the Creek language; copies of correspondence from officials connected with Indian affairs, such as Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jessup, Opothleyahola, and Albert Pike; a compilation of names and locations of Creek towns in Alabama and Oklahoma; and briefs, trusts and correspondence relating to the court case concerning the estate of Jackson Barnett, one of Oklahoma's wealthiest Indians. Roscoe Simmons Cate Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1819-1970

Samuel Checote Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-98
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Typescripts of messages (1875-1882) of Checote, first Principal Chief of the Creek Nation under the Muskogee Constitution of 1867, to the House of Kings and Warriors; newspaper editorials on Checote and George Washington Grayson from THE VINDICATOR and the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE; and published reports on problems created by the freeing of slaves owned by Creek Indians.
Dates: 1867-1886

Sapulpa Collection

 Collection — Box S-2
Identifier: WHC-M-2567
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Creek Indian chief. Miscellaneous papers relating to Sapulpa, a Creek Indian chief, including a transcript of Sapulpa's discharge from the Confederate States Army (1864); a certificate of Confederate State of America bonds (1864); a letter from the Superintendent of the Five Civilized Tribes to James Sapulpa (1920); a bill of sale for a mule (1927); and a biographical sketch of Sapulpa by Jean Brown (1972).
Dates: 1864-1972

Ward Coachman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-112
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Typescripts of Coachman's messages as Principal Chief of the Creek Nation to the House of Kings and Warriors; and an editorial concerning an attempt to unite Creek political factions, and to promote the Creek Constitution of 1867.
Dates: 1877-1878

William McIntosh Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2540
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Indian chief. Publications relating to the McIntosh family, including a two page biographical sketch (n.d.) entitled "Chief William McIntosh, Jr.;" an article (1969) by Harriet Turner Corbin, entitled "A History and Genealogy of Chief Wm. McIntosh Jr., and His Known Descendants;" "Legends of the Choctaw Indians: History, Origin, Chiefs, Government, and Constitution of the Choctaw Nation" (n.d.). "Clan Tartan Centre, Evidence of a Clan Heritage for the Surname McIntosh" (1993); a photocopied page showing Scottish arms of Clan Chattan, the tomb in McIntosh burial grounds, and McIntosh Inn at Indian Springs, Georgia (n.d.); and a colored picture (n.d.) depicting the Mackintosh coat of arms.
Dates: 1967-1993