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Robertson, Alice Mary, 1854-1931

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1854-01-02 - 1937-07-01

biographical statement

Mary Alice Robertson was born in 1854 at Tullahassee Mission the Creek country and lived long enough to watch the land of her birth go from Indian Territory to the state of Oklahoma and the little tribal village of Tulsey Town become be called Tulsa - the oil capital of the world. She also watched with pride while the institute she had nurtured as the Presbyterian School for Indian Girls became Henry Kendall College and then The University of Tulsa. In addition, she was the second woman elected to the Congress of the United States.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families, 1815-1932

 Collection
Identifier: 1931-001
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, Creek (Muskogee) tribal materials, scrapbooks, photos, memorabilia and printed matter, pertaining to Samuel Austein Worcester, missionary to the Cherokees, his daughter Anna Eliza Worcester Roberston, his granddaughter Alice Mary Robertson, her father William Schenck Roberson, other members of her family, the reverent Timothy Hill, Robert McGill Loughridge, John Lowrie, James C. Pilling, and Pleasant Porter. Concerns missions, indian education, printing and...
Dates: 1815 - 1932

Keepsake archive, 1978-1999

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-025
Scope and Contents Starting in 1978, the Department of Special Collections at McFarlin Library, the University of Tulsa, has produced a series of booklets and pamphlets under the rubric of Keepsakes. The archive consists of those materials gathered during their production. Consists of graphics, artwork, production layouts, and related materials for Special Collections keepsake publications.
Dates: 1978 - 1999

Map of the Cushing Oil Field, Oklahoma, 1917

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 16, map: 16.13
Identifier: 1500.026.4.16.13
Scope and Contents ...Showing the structure of Layton sand, the distribution of oil and gas, initial production of certain areas, and the contours on the water surface ini the sand. Data by Carl H. Beal; base compiled without verification from map issued by oil companies.
US Geological Survey, Bulletin 658, Plate VII.
Dates: 1917

Map of the proposed State of Sequoyah, approximately 1905

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 19, map: 19.10
Identifier: 1500.026.4.19.10
Scope and Contents Map compiled from US Geological Survey Map of Indian Territory, edition of July 1902, revised to date and County divisions made under direction of Sequoyah Statehood Convention, August and September 1905, by D.W. Bolich, Civil Engineer, Muskogee, Indian Territory. Map bears the Great Seal of the State of Sequoyah, 1905.
Published by Aug. Gast Bank Note & Litho., Company, Map Publishers, St. Louis.
Dates: approximately 1905

Map of the proposed State of Sequoyah, approximately 1905

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 19, map: 19.10c2
Identifier: 1500.026.4.19.10c2
Scope and Contents Map compiled from US Geological Survey Map of Indian Territory, edition of July 1902, revised to date and County divisions made under direction of Sequoyah Statehood Convention, August and September 1905, by D.W. Bolich, Civil Engineer, Muskogee, Indian Territory. Map bears the Great Seal of the State of Sequoyah, 1905.
Published by Aug. Gast Bank Note & Litho., Company, Map Publishers, St. Louis.
Dates: approximately 1905

Robertson, Alice, 1929 - 1967

 File — Box: 14, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Photocopies from articles about Alice Robertson, extractedpages from The Life of Alice Mary Robertson, by Joe Powell Spaulding.
Dates: 1929 - 1967

Southwestern Alabama Past and Present, Undated

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 7, map: 7.55
Identifier: 1500.026.4.7.55
Scope and Contents Grid map showing primarily Clarke County, with surrounding counties, rivers, etc.
Original map by T. H. Ball; this copy is a signed copy by Tom Meagher, Tulsa, OK 1927.
Dates: Undated

Students of the Presbyterian Girls School, Muskogee, approximately 1882- 1894

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, item: 1
Identifier: 1984-003-1-1-1
Scope and Contents A cabinet card showing 18 people, Alice Robertson and students. Title is written on the verso of the card. Date is estimated. Digital image has been modified from the original for clarity.
Dates: approximately 1882- 1894