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Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma -- Kings and rulers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 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

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

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

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

John Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-532
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Typescripts of newspaper articles regarding Ross, Chief of the Cherokees, the history of the Cherokees, and the political and social conditions within the Cherokee Nation, 1829-1874.

Dates: 1829-1874

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

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

William Charles Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-530
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Typescripts of newspaper editorials and articles concerning Rogers, last Principal Chief of the Cherokees, a 1900 court case, the 1903 election campaign for Principal Chief, the closing of tribal government, and the Sequoyah Movement.

Dates: 1893-1907

William Potter Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-535
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Editor and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1866-1891) of Ross's messages to the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee Council, and instructions to the Cherokee delegation to Washington, D.C., regarding reconstruction, tribal government, financial matters, organization of Oklahoma Territory, education, Sequoyah, and the use of lands, along with biographical information on Ross.

Dates: 1866-1891