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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

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 Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866.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

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

Thanktgvinh proclamation Executive department, Cherokee Nation, I.T. : to the Cherokee people, 1886-11-13

Identifier: E99.C5-C427 1886z
Content Description A proclamation from the principal chief of the Cherokees naming November 25, 1886 as 'a day of thanksgiving and general praise.'
Dates: 1886-11-13

Unidentified Historical Research Notes, Undated

Identifier: 1000-213
Content Description Notes on cards and sheets of paper on various topics including Tulsa history, Ozark superstitions, Native American dance and culture, and other topics. This may have been in preparation of the researcher writing a fictional novel.
Dates: Undated

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The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives 14
Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum. 7
Milam, Jesse Bartley, 1884-1949 3
Ross, John, 1790-1866 3
Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896 2
Grant, Ulysses S. (Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823 2
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United States. Office of Indian Affairs 2
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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
Blunt, James G. 1
Boudinot, Franklin Josiah "Cherokee", 1866-1945 1
Brittain, M. L. (Marion Luther), 1886-1953 1
Bushyhead, Dennis Wolfe, 1826-1898 1
Bushyhead, George W., -1892 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma 1
Cherokee Nation. Principal Chief (1879-1887 : Bushyhead) 1
Clement, Miriam Milligan, 1898-1968 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
Erwin, Marcus 1
Grayson, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1920 1
Gritts, A. W. 1
Gritts, Galen 1
Harlan, James, 1820-1899 1
Hicks, Charles Renatus, 1767-1827 1
Johnston, William 1
LaFerry, Barbara Clement, 1925-2010 1
LaFerry, Leonard B., 1924-2013 1
Lang, John D. 1
Lindsey, Virginia Lee 1
Lipe, DeWitt Clinton, 1840-1916 1
Liston, George E. M. 1
Longe, Alexander 1
Lovely, William Lewis, 1750-1817 1
Lusk, Virgil S., 1836-1929 1
McCoy, John L. 1
Murray, A. J. 1
Murrell, George Michael, 1808-1894 1
O'Farrell, J. M. 1
Oskison, John M. (John Milton), 1874-1947 1
Partridge, E. A. 1
Powell, John A. 1
Price, Hiram, 1814-1901 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, William P. (William Potter), 1820-1891 1
Ruffin, Thomas 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Shanafelt, Gertrude Milligan, 1896-1993 1
Shanafelt, Richard 1
Swetland, Silas H. 1
Tavistock Books 1
Taylor, James 1
Taylor, James L., 1860- 1
Taylor, John M. 1
Terrell, James W. 1
Tharp, William 1
Thomas, William Holland, 1805-1893 1
Thompson, Suzanne 1
Tramper, Robert 1
Tucker, David 1
United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st 1
United States. Congress (47th, 1st session : 1881-1882). House 1
University of Oklahoma. Department of History 1
Vann family 1
Vann, Herman Johnson, 1852-1912 1
Vann, James, 1765 or 1766-1809 1
Viles, Philip Hubbard, Jr., 1946- 1
Viles, Phillip Hubbard, Sr., 1910-1982 1
Wain, John, Cherokee Indian 1
Watie, Stand, 1806-1871 1
Woodfin, Nicholas 1
Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869 1
Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849 1
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