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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 Drew Collection, 1812-1916

Identifier: MC-1954-58
Scope and Contents Much of the collection consists of business papers of all sorts, many reflecting the various aspects of traffic in slaves, and has some giving information as to the cost of living over a long period of time. They also reflect the financial difficulties of cotton raisers and cattlemen. There are legal documents of all sorts, family letters, social invitations, and tribal matters ranging from trivial claims of individuals to matters pertaining to the tribe as a whole versus the U. S....
Dates: 1812 - 1916

John Howard Payne Letters, 1832-1852

Identifier: MC-1954-169
Scope and Contents John Howard Payne visited the Cherokee country in the 1830's, and two of these letters are introductions to John Ross, the Cherokee Chief. There is an exchange of seven letters between them, mostly personal. Some letters and photostats concern the arrest of Ross and Payne.One letter from John Ridge offers his regrets that Payne cannot visit his house and mentions sending him various Cherokee papers. Payne was planning to write a history of the Cherokees and there is correspondence...
Dates: 1832 - 1852

John Lowery Brown Diary, 1850-04-20 - 1850-11-14

Identifier: MC-1954-26
Scope and Contents Journal of John Lowery Brown, a Cherokee. He and a party of fellow tribesmen left Grand Saline (near Salina, Oklahoma) on April 20, 1850, for the gold fields of California. After suffering many hardships, the party arrived late in September. The last entry is November 14, 1850.
Dates: 1850-04-20 - 1850-11-14

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 Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866.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

John Ross Collection, 1814-1897

Identifier: MS-1954-185
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proclamations as chief of the Cherokee Tribe, legal papers, records, accounts, list of names and rations allocated during Removal from Tennessee to Indian Territory, official and other papers of the Council (Cherokee), petitions and protests to Congress, and papers relating to the East and West Cherokee controversy and the Civil War.Includes the Muster Roll of Capt. John Benge's Detachment of Emigrating Cherokees. Another documents records the expenditures of one...
Dates: 1814 - 1897

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 10,...
Dates: 1813 - 1845; Majority of material found within 1813 - 1836

Medicine Formulas in Cherokee, approximately 1918

Identifier: E99.C5-U94-1940z
Content Description Cherokee medicine formulary attributed to Uwedasat, also known as John Campbell, a highly regarded Oklahoma medicine man. Dick Still is written in the back.
Dates: approximately 1918

Nell Stapler Bradshaw archive, 1844-1992

Identifier: 2007-005
Scope and Contents Material dealing with the life and family of Nell Stapler Bradshaw. This material has been brought together from a variety of acquisitions.
Dates: 1844 - 1992

Order removing Cherokees to the West, 1838-05-17

Identifier: E99.C5 O73 1838
Content Description Head Quarters, Eastern Division, Cherokee Agency, Tenn. Military Order no. 25, conveying the order of President Andrew Jackson for the removal of the Cherokees to the west according to the terms of the Treaty of 1835. Personally signed in ink by General Winfield Scott and countersigned by his chief of staff.
Dates: 1838-05-17

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The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives 26
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American Baptist Convention 1
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LaFerry, Barbara Clement, 1925-2010 1
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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
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