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A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831-1834

Identifier: E99.C5-M87 1834
Scope and Contents A small group of photostatic copies of muster rolls pertaining to the removal of the Cherokee Indians in the 1830s. Included are: A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west in the years 1832 & 3 all of which received the commutation allowance by the govt. ; A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831 & 2 -- those who did not receive the commutation allowance by the government set out on the 14th April 1832 under...
Dates: 1831 - 1834

Barbara Clement and Leonard LaFerry collection of Richard Shanafelt - Rough Riders ephemera

Identifier: 2014-041
Scope and Contents Photograph of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, also know as Roosevelt's Rough Riders, taken in San Antonio, TX in 1905; a group photo of an unidentified group of adults and children, Perry, OK; color [laser or ink jet] print of a portrait of Dick Shanafelt, Troop D; three black/white snapshots of the exterior of the Murrell House in Tahlequah, OK; manuscript notebook labeled "Ingleside Club 1895-"; manuscript record book for the Joseph A. Wahl Auxillary of the United Spanish War Veterans;...
Dates: 1895 - 1997

Cherokee Copy Book, 1837-1888

Identifier: E99.C5 C67 1836
Content Description Bound handwritten copy book of letters to and from various members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina and officials in Washington, D.C. including such persons as Ulysses S. Grant, President; Columbus Delano, Secretary of the Interior; Edward P. Smith, Commissioner of Indian Affairs; John Ross, Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokees; James Taylor, delegate; and many others. An attempt was made to trace all of the correspondents.Included are letters seeking...
Dates: 1837 - 1888

Cherokee treaties manuscripts, 1863

Identifier: E99.C5-C543 1863
Content Description

Contemporary copy of "An Act Abrogating the Treaty with the Confederate States. 18 Febry 1863", revoking treaty of Oct. 7, 1861; signed by John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Also called Cowskin Prairie.

Contemporary copy of "An Act Emancipating Slavery in the Cherokee Nation. 20/21 Febry 1863"; signed by John Ross; "I certify that the accompanying act above is a true copy from the original law reported to the Honble W.P. Dole. Comm. of Indian Affairs."

Dates: 1863-02-18 - 1863-02-21

Eastern Cherokees in North Carolina letter from the Secretary of the Interior in response to resolution of the House of February 25, 1882, relative to the lands and funds of the Eastern Band of North Carolina Cherokees.

Identifier: E99.C5-U53 1882
Content Description

Report prepared in the office of H. Price, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. "May 11, 1882.--Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed." This copy is imperfect: pages 20-54 and maps lacking; pages have been separated and pasted onto sheets of legal-size writing paper with extensive handwritten notes throughout.

Dates: 1882

Galen Gritts collection of Cherokee Nation-related correspondence, 1919-1922

Identifier: 2014-034
Scope and Contents

Over 80 documents relating to the Cherokee Nation, including letters and telegrams between agents of the Eastern Immigrant & Western Cherokee Association, a lobbyist in DC and other parties. Also included are a newspaper clippings and US Congressional House Bills.

Dates: 1919 - 1922

History of the western Cherokees

Identifier: E99.C5-L35 1935
Scope and Contents

A history of the Cherokee people from before 1835 to the CHerokee Claims against the Government. A thesis submitted to the graduate faculty of the University of Oklahoma Department of History as a partial rfulfillment of the dregree of Master of Arts.

Dates: 1935

J. B. (Jesse Bartley) Milam papers, 1925-1950

Identifier: 1989-002
Scope and Contents Correspondence and personal papers consisting of correspondence between Milam and various individuals, and national and local organizations and institutions, as well as the U.S. Interior Department Bureau of Indian Affairs and various members of Congress. Although some of the material dates from as early as 1906, the preponderance of the correspondence relates to Milam’s activities and responsibilities as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1941-1949. Included in this series are...
Dates: 1925 - 1950

John M. Oskison manuscript of Unconquerable:

Identifier: E99.C5-O85 1936 Ovrsz
Scope and Contents

Unconquerable: The story of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokees. Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866. Together with the manuscript is a check for 25 dollars from J.B. Milam to John Oskison dated 1943, presumably in payment for the manuscript.

Dates: 1936

Manuscript notebook 1813-1845, 1813-1836 (bulk)

Identifier: E97-R63 1813
Content Description Manuscript notebook in Hebrew and English. Content consists largely of an elementary grammar and dictionary of Biblical Hebrew, including Hebrew words for entries suggesting Cherokee culture (such as quiver, bow, buffalo, and red blood man.) An assortment of notes laid-in, mostly for use in catechism but also including receipts for books, an iron stove, groceries and various household articles dated from 1828-1845.Records a wedding celebrated by Roberts in Valley Towns on August...
Dates: 1813 - 1845; Majority of material found within 1813 - 1836

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