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Cherokee Indians -- Land tenure

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

C. Johnson Harris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-257
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Typescripts of newspaper articles on Cherokee governmental issues during Harris's tenure as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and his service in the Cherokee Senate, including allotment, the Dawes Commission, land transfers and tribal politics.

Dates: 1892-1922

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

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Dennis Wolf Bushyhead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-75
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Indian Chief. Correspondence, annual messages, memoirs, autobiography, proclamations, and other papers relating to political matters in which Bushyhead was involved as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1879-1887 and as a representative to the Dawes Commission, and relating to the controversies growing out of the Cherokee Strip Livestock Association's operations.

Dates: 1879-1922

F. Redding Hood Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-293
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Physician. A partial transcript of a congressional committee debate concerning sale of the Cherokee Strip to the U.S. Government.

Dates: 1891

Frank J. Boudinot Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-53
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Politician. Typescripts of newspaper editorials and articles regarding the activities of Boudinot, an attorney and political leader in the Cherokee Nation, and the Keetowah Society.

Dates: 1893-1910

Frank Phillips Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1133
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1870-1930

Jay L. Hargett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-252
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Collector. Typescripts of correspondence (1816-1870) regarding missionary work among the Choctaw and Cherokee Indians; diaries (1914) recounting travel in the eastern United States and in the Galena, Kansas area; a student's notebook containing class notes, poetry and miscellaneous notes; an account book (1860's-1890's) recording purchases and daily expenses; and personal correspondence (1894-1902) between Edwin Ludlow and his wife. Correspondents regarding missionary activities include Cyrus Byington, Israel Folsom, David Folsom, Nathaniel Folsom, Peter Pitchlynn, Stand Watie, and Cyrus Kingsbury. J. L. Hargett Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1792-1935

Joel Bryan Mayes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-384
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Typescripts of newspaper articles and correspondence of Mayes, a Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, concerning tribal politics and the dissolution of tribal title to the Cherokee Strip.

Dates: 1866-1905

Leslie Hewes Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1927
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Geography professor. Research notes and township maps (ca. 1937) of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma on which Hewes plotted the following data: what groups (categorized by degree of Indian blood, intermarried citizens, or freedmen) settled which allotments, along with the classification of these allotments and the appraised value per acre of each. Hewes used the information included on these maps to write his dissertation"The Geography of the Cherokee Country of Oklahoma" at the University of California in 1940. Also included are research files (1928-1998), maps (1921-1987), and correspondence relating to Hewes's teaching and publications; research notes and data on the geography and agriculture of the Central Great Plains, irrigation, and land fencing; lecture notes from geography classes taught by Hewes and class notes taken by Hewes as a graduate...
Dates: 1845-1998

Lester Hargrett Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-253
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Writer and bibliographer. Manuscript, galley sheets, and page prints (1951) of "Oklahoma Imprints"; and photocopies of manuscripts (1836 and 1881) relating to the extension of the western boundary of Arkansas and the granting of a right-of-way to the Chicago, Texas and Mexican Railway Company and to the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company.

Dates: 1951

Oochalata Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-610
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Typescripts of newspaper editorials, speeches, and messages (1875-1878) of Oochalata, also known as Charles Thompson, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1875-1878, mostly relating to education, finances, Cherokee lands and tribal government in general.

Dates: 1875-1891

Richard L. Martin Collection

 Collection — Box M-5
Identifier: WHC-M-378
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Two letter pads containing rough drafts of Martin's correspondence and a brief account of his experiences in Indian Territory during the Civil War. Some correspondence also deals with land allotment and Indian opposition to Oklahoma statehood.

Dates: 1860-1907

Samuel Houston Mayes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-385
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Typescripts of newspaper articles concerning Mayes' tenure as Chief of the Cherokees and his negotiations with the Dawes Commission, the preparation of the final tribal roll and the allotment of tribal lands.

Dates: 1882-1927