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Cherokee Indians -- Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Ross Piburn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1217
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Programs (1937-1958) of the yearly reunions of graduates of Cherokee seminaries; a report (1955) regarding the old Murrell Home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma; a report (1953) regarding New Echota, Georgia; a publication (1954) of the Cherokee Foundation, Inc., entitled Tsa-La-Gi' Ga-Nah-Se-Da'; an undated list of freedmen granted Cherokee citizenship; and memorials (1883-1899) of the Cherokee Nation and its delegation to the U.S. Congress. Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1883-1958

Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1185
Scope and Contents 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: 1860-1910

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

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Frank Allen Balyeat Collection

 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

Frank Allen Balyeat Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1520
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the first Cherokee Female Seminary at Tahlequah, Indian Territory; the Bloomfield Academy, a school for girls near Achile, Indian Territory; and the Southwestern Baptist College at Hastings, Indian Territory. Frank Allen Balyeat Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1851

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

Grace Ernestine Ray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1661
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma, the Naval Air Station at Norman, Oklahoma, defense work at Tinker Field, including women workers, the British Air School at Miami, Oklahoma, during World War II, dust storms, Ponca and Cherokee Indians and scenes of the 101 Ranch. Grace Ernestine Ray Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1906-1949

Indian Schools Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1404
Scope and Contents 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: unknown

Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Collection

 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

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

Robb Moore Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1226
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Collector. Typescript of a manuscript entitled "Thirty-Two Years in the United States Indian Service" by Ora Padgett, regarding his experiences in that organization, along with another typescript by Padgett entitled "The American Reservation.".
Dates: 1914-1949

Robert Thurston Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1374
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Memoirs (n.d.) of Mitchell, a Vinita, Oklahoma physician; correspondence (1938-1951) concerning Mitchell family genealogy; newspaper clippings (1946-1951); and research material on the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma, including an interview (1937) conducted by James S. Buchanan with Stanley A. Clark. Robert Thurston Mitchell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1937-1951

T. L. Ballenger Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-812
Scope and Contents 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: 1874-1894

Waddie Hudson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1134
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee Female Seminary, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory. Also includes prints of outlaws and U.S. Marshals.
Dates: 1880-1900

Wilma Mankiller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2580
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Official and personal correspondence (1977-1995) of Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller and the Cherokee Nation, including correspondence with U.S. Congress members, the National Congress of American Indians, the Cherokee National Historical Society, and tribal council correspondence. The collection includes subject files (1977-1995) on the Native American Rights Fund; the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs central office; the U.S. Indian Affairs Muskogee, Oklahoma, area office; the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes; the National Congress of American Indians, and others. Also included are records regarding educational, industrial, and social programs administered by the Cherokee Nation during Mankiller's tenure; papers relating to Mankiller's books; and genealogical materials on the Mankiller family.
Dates: 1977-1995

Worcester Academy Collection

 Collection — Box W-31
Identifier: WHC-M-685
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Indian school. Catalogs (1885-1890) of the Academy; a copy of "Pages from Cherokee Indian History" (1884) by Nevada Couch; and photocopies of documents relating to the founding and operation of the Academy. Also included is a copy of the University of Oklahoma's "Extension Review" devoted to the life and career of Joseph W. Scroggs, the founder of Worcester Academy. Worcester Academy Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1890

Worcester Academy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1624
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Worcester Academy at Vinita, Indian Territory, including views of the school, a graduating class, and scenes of an historical marker dedication in 1967. Worcester Academy Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1883-1967