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Cherokee Indians -- Languages

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Cherokee Bilingual Education Project Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-799
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Teachers' guidebooks and student primers in both Cherokee Syllabary and Roman script, from the Cherokee Bilingual Education Project of Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Also some teachers' guides and student primers produced by a similar project for the Mississippi Band of Cherokee Indians in Mississippi.
Dates: 1972-1976

Della Irene Brunsteter Owl Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1089
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Linguist. Research notes collected by Owl regarding the Cherokee language and syllabary. Della Brunsteter Owl Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1975

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

Gideon Wesley Graham Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-232
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Wildlife conservationist. Printed cards and leaflets (1928-1949) expressing Graham's views concerning the conservation and protection of wildlife in Oklahoma, plus a card advertising Graham's efforts (ca. 1930) to preserve the Cherokee language.
Dates: 1928-1949

Lawton Chamber of Commerce Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1179
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of railroads and Lawton, Oklahoma Territory businesses.
Dates: 1890-1891

Mrs. J. B. (Elizabeth) Milam collection of Cherokee matrices

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-404
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An incomplete set of upper and lower case matrices for Cherokee language type, likely created in Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1828.
Dates: 1825

Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1232
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Correspondence, publications, reports and business records of the Oklahoma Indian Rights Association, regarding its advocacy of Indian civil rights and its involvement with various Oklahoma Indian tribes. Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1941-1981

Roberta Robey Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1220
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Diary of Mrs. Cassandra Sawyer Lockwood describing her journey to the Cherokee Nation in Indian Territory (1833-1834), and life at Dwight Mission (1834-1835), including efforts by the Mission staff to free slaves.
Dates: 1833-1835