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Cherokee Treaty , 1804

Identifier: 29
Scope and Contents This is the original manuscript of the Cherokee Treaty of 1804 which was concluded in the National Council of the Cherokees assembled at Eustinalee on the 9th day of April, 1804, with Return J. Meigs, Agent to the Cherokees, acting under instructions from the Executive of the United States. This treaty provided for a road across the Cumberland Mountains from Kentucky through Tennessee to Tellico. The witnesses were William Tharp, William Lovely, and Charles Hicks, the interpreter....
Dates: 1804-04-09

Confederate Cherokee Relations Papers, 1861-1864

Identifier: E99.C5-C667 1864
Content Description Four documents relating to the relationship between the Confederacy and the Cherokee Nation. The oldest dated 9 February 1861, Richmond, predates the Secession of Virginia. These papers are not in any order, and may just be transcriptions and translations of other documents. Articles 54 and 55 concern amnesty for Cherokees who committed crimes against the Confederacy. Authorizes payment to North Carolina Cherokees.
Dates: 1861-02-09 - 1864-08-16

David Farmer and Rennard Strickland papers of John Rollin Ridge, 1850-1980

Identifier: 1000-026
Scope and Contents This collection, which was compiled by David Farmer and Rennard Strickland, principally consists of photocopied research materials concerning John Rollin Ridge used in their book, A Trumpet of Our Own, published in 1981.
Dates: 1850 - 1980

DeWitt Clinton Lipe - Cherokee Strip papers, 1870-1913

Identifier: 1991-001
Scope and Contents The DeWitt Lipe - Cherokee Strip Papers consist of autographs, autograph transcriptions, and typescript letters and documents of DeWitt Lipe, Treasurer of the Cherokee Nation. In general, the papers related to the Cherokee Nation's taxation and licensing requirements of Texas stockmen who grazed cattle on Indian lands west of the Arkansas River, known as the Cherokee Strip, on their way to the Kansas stockyards. Also included in the papers are various acts and resolutions relating to the...
Dates: 1870 - 1913

Dr. William Fyffe Letters, 1752-1773

Identifier: MC-1954-71
Scope and Contents The major item here is a letter dated February 1, 1761, from William Fyffe a Scottish doctor who settled at George Town, South Carolina. It was written to his brother, John Fyffe, a merchant and banker of Edinburgh, Scotland, and contains an excellent description of the Cherokees-their manners, customs, troubles, etc. The lengthy letter of over 8000 words gives evidence that William Fyffe was a man of education and discernment. The other two items are letters, one from each of the...
Dates: 1752 - 1773

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

George W. Benge Collection, 1885-1919

Identifier: MC-1954-15
Scope and Contents Cherokee Indian, judge of the Circuit Court (Tribal) at Tahlequah, Indian Territory, and delegate to the Sequoyah National Convention, 1905. Correspondence, Legal Papers, and accounts. Some letters are in the Cherokee language.
Dates: 1885 - 1919

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

Indians of North America historical manuscripts and documents, 1724-1981

Identifier: 1975-006
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was brought together initially as the the old American Indian Law and History Collection from miscellaneous acquisitions that had accrued over twenty years of collecting. Later the collection's scope was broadened somewhat and the title was changed. It is presently a collection of historical documents, correspondence, photographs and ephemera relating to the governments, citizenship, and lands primarily of those tribes located in Oklahoma Indian Territory. The...
Dates: 1724 - 1981

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The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives 26
Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum. 12
Ross, John, 1790-1866 6
Milam, Jesse Bartley, 1884-1949 5
Cherokee Nation. National Council 3
Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma 2
Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896 2
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Hicks, Charles Renatus, 1767-1827 2
Lipe, DeWitt Clinton, 1840-1916 2
Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823 2
Smith, Edward Parmalee, 1827-1876 2
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 2
University of Oklahoma. Department of History 2
Adair, David 1
Adous, David 1
Allison, J. B. 1
American Baptist Convention 1
Axley, James 1
Baker, Lynn 1
Baker, Treva 1
Barringer, Rufus, 1821-1895 1
Benge, George Washington, 1853-1919 1
Blount, William, 1749-1800 1
Blunt, James G. 1
Boudinot, Franklin Josiah "Cherokee", 1866-1945 1
Bradshaw, Nell Stapler, 1927-2003 1
Brittain, M. L. (Marion Luther), 1886-1953 1
Brown, John Lowery 1
Bushyhead, Dennis Wolfe, 1826-1898 1
Bushyhead, George W., -1892 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts and Archives 1
Cherokee Nation. Principal Chief (1879-1887 : Bushyhead) 1
Clement, Miriam Milligan, 1898-1968 1
Cochran, Rufus, approximately 1844-1926 1
Cookson, E. L. 1
Cowen, B. 1
Deaver, William 1
Dick, Robert P. 1
Dillard, John, 1760-1842 1
Downing, Lewis, 1823-1872 1
Drew, John, approximately 1800-1865 1
Eberstadt, Edward, 1883-1958 1
Erwin, Marcus 1
Farmer, David Robb 1
Frye, C. O. 1
Fullerton, Eula E., 1887-1977 1
Fyffe, William, -1771 1
Grayson, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1920 1
Gritts, A. W. 1
Gritts, Galen 1
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Henry, Amos, 1848- 1
Hicks, Elijah 1
Jenkins, John Holmes, 1940-1989 1
Johnston, William 1
LaFerry, Barbara Clement, 1925-2010 1
LaFerry, Leonard B., 1924-2013 1
Lang, John D. 1
Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805 1
Lindsey, Virginia Lee 1
Liston, George E. M. 1
Logsdon, Guy William, 1934-2018 1
Longe, Alexander 1
Lovely, William Lewis, 1750-1817 1
Lowrey, H. C. (Henry Clay), 1849-1902 1
Lusk, Virgil S., 1836-1929 1
Mayflower (Ship) 1
McCoy, John L. 1
McKee, John, 1771-1832 1
Murray, A. J. 1
Murrell, George Michael, 1808-1894 1
O'Brien, Mary 1
O'Farrell, J. M. 1
Oskison, John M. (John Milton), 1874-1947 1
Partridge, E. A. 1
Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852 1
Powell, John A. 1
Price, Hiram, 1814-1901 1
Ridge, John Rollin, 1827-1867 1
Ridge, John, 1802-1839 1
Roberts, Thomas, 1783-1865 1
Rollins, W. W. (Wallace W.) 1
Roman Nose, Cherokee chief 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Ross, John, fl. 1863-1881 1
Ross, Mary Brian Stapler, 1825–1865 1
Ross, William P. (William Potter), 1820-1891 1
Ruffin, Thomas 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Shanafelt, Gertrude Milligan, 1896-1993 1
Shanafelt, Richard 1
Shleppey, John W., 1901-1975 1
Stapler, Ellie M., 1860-1947 1
Stapler, James, 1856-1907 1
Stapler, John W., 1897-1952 1
Still, Dick 1
Strickland, Rennard 1
Sullenger, Darrell 1
Swetland, Silas H. 1
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