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Oklahoma -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

C. Ross Hume Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-301
Scope and Contents


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

William Potter Ross Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-535
Scope and Contents


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