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Indian Territory -- Maps

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

John Berlin Fink Collection, 1833-approximately 1950

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Map Collection #22

Dates: 1833-approximately 1950

Map Collection #2: Indian Territory

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2796
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This collections depicts Indian Territory from the colonial era to the reservation era. Some maps show the full breadth of Indian Territory before being reduced to the eastern portion of what is now Oklahoma. Others are detailed maps of reservation boundary lines.

Dates: 1817-1989

Map Collection #13: Boomer Maps, 1891-1906

 Series
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This map collection features maps related to land runs and promotional literature distributed to settlers seeking land in Oklahoma and Indian Territories. All maps are dated prior to Oklahoma statehood in 1907.

Dates: 1891-1906

Map Collection #22, 1904

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Oilfield contractor. Time book (1905-1906) kept by Randall while an oil rig contractor; life insurance policy (1919); certificate (1919); diploma (1914); novelty postcards (1907-1913); a map (1904) of Oklahoma; and a blueprint (1934) for an oilfield apparatus. William B. Randall Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1904

Map Collection #22, 1897?-1907

 Series — Drawer 8610
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Geologist. Geological reports (1916-1935) for various oil and gas companies in Oklahoma; reprints of articles (1897-1945); two field notebooks; and a class notebook (1894-1895) belonging to Drake, a professor of geology and mining at the University of Arkansas. Noah Fields Drake Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1897?-1907

Map Collection #22

 Series — Drawer 8610
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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

Map Collection #22, approximately 1870s

 Series — Drawer 8612
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Family correspondence (1865-1902), notebooks, journals, speeches and legal documents from Hendrick's services as a judge in the Cherokee Nation, along with subject files dealing with the National Party, Blind Asylum, pensions, and Cherokee medicine. James R. Hendricks Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: approximately 1870s

Map Collection #22, 1745-1981

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Collectors. Correspondence and research materials (1977-1981) regarding the southwest Davis, Oklahoma, zinc field; and newspaper clippings (1968-1982) regarding primitive humans, including "Bigfoot" and the Tasaday Indians of the Philippines.

Dates: 1745-1981

Map Collection #22, approximately 1820-1889

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Historian. A collection of research materials gathered for use in various research and writing projects. Most of the material deals with Fort Smith, Arkansas, and the Civil War in Indian Territory.

Dates: approximately 1820-1889

Map Collection #22, 1885?-approximately 1889

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Black and white original prints of early street scenes in Norman, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1885?-approximately 1889

Map Collection #22, 1903-1913

 Series — Drawer 8504
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Lawyer. Legal files, correspondence, coal mining reports (1899-1916), and related papers concerning Tucker's service as mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation (1912-1918), for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations (1929-1949), and as national attorney for the Choctaw Nation (1924-1929).

Dates: 1903-1913

Map Collection #22

 Series — Drawer 8504
Scope and Contents From the Collection: FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oil producer. Description (Series): The personal papers of Henry Vernon Foster detail the Foster lease in the Osage Nation which was initiated in 1896; early discoveries of oil in the Osage Nation where some major oil companies began; the history of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (I.T.I.O.); Foster's discovery well in the Seminole Field; and his Oklahoma #1 in the Oklahoma City field. They include contracts and other legal documents showing lease ownership and stock ownership of the I.T.I.O. Company, 2 c.f. (1900s-1940s); Correspondence of Henry Foster (Henry V. Foster's father); ledger of shares in I.T.I.O. company regarding start-up and leases; documents regarding negotiations of separation between Cities Service Oil Company and Foster Petroleum; and documents regarding Foster's businesses prior to his dealings in the Osage...
Dates: 1872-1990

Map Collection #26, 1787-1966

 Series — Drawer 8507
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This map collection is associated with the Division of Manuscripts collection. It contains mostly maps of Oklahoma and Indian Territory, especially counties and reservations.

Dates: 1787-1966

Map Collection #31: U. S. Geological Survey

 Collection — Drawer 8511
Identifier: WHC-M-2825
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Unless otherwise indicated, the maps in this collection are topographic in format, while also showing towns, cities, larger political divisions, transportation routes, and waterways. A legend and a description of USGS topographical maps are shown on the reverse sides of most of the maps in this collection; however, as many are cloth-backed, this information is not visible for each map. Maps are colored, measure 16" x 20", are based on a scale of 1/125,000, and are published by the United States Geological Survey. Maps of areas lying within more than one state or territory are listed by state in the order given on each individual map; therefore, maps of the appropriate adjoining state should also be consulted when border areas are involved. The preceding is especially true for Indian Territory and Oklahoma maps, which contain much overlap because of...
Dates: 1846-1983