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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

Anthony Wayne papers, 1791-1795

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1964-215
Scope and Contents Two letters from Anthony Wayne relating to the Creek (Muskogee) and Delaware peoples and captives.
Dates: 1791 - 1795

Cherokee Council Meeting Minutes, 1795

 Collection
Identifier: 1000-189
Content Description Minutes of a meeting of the " Council of the Chiefs of the whole Cherokee Nation" begun on May 20th, 1795, at Estanaula, in which the establishment of a trading post on the Tennessee River to serve the Cherokees, Chikasaws, Choctaws and Creeks was discussed, among other issues.In attendance were John McKee, agent to the Cherokees; Creeks including Attusamalan, Chinnippoe, and John O'Kelly; Cherokees including The Little Turkey, The Badger, John Watts, The Bloody Fellow, and others;...
Dates: 1795

Confederate Treaty, 1861

 Item
Identifier: 38
Scope and Contents This eighty-seven page document is a Treaty of Friendship and Allegiance made at North Fork Village on the North Fork of the Canadian River between the Confederate States of America and the Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Creeks. This treaty is "An Act for the protection of certain Indian Tribes." It is signed by Albert Pike, Commissioner "with plenary powers" of the Confederate States, and by the commissioners of the three Indian Nations, July 12, 1861.
Dates: 1861-07-12

Creek Papers, 1782-1893

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1964-49
Scope and Contents These are miscellaneous, mostly important, papers relating to Creek tribal affairs. In 1782 Governor Martin held a conference at Savannah with the Tallahassee King and the Headmen and Warriors of the Upper and Lower Creek Nations. In addition to three documents concerning this conference, there are "talks" by John Crutchfield, who could not attend the original "talk," sent to the governor by George Walton, saying that the "Indians are illy used by a number of disorderly persons."In...
Dates: 1782 - 1893

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

 Collection
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

Jackson Barnett Papers, 1937-1939

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-14
Scope and Contents Jackson Barnett "the world's richest Indian" was a wealthy Creek Indian, concerning whose estate there was a great deal of litigation. These papers concern that litigation and the determination of his heirs. One page (typescript) is a short biography of Jackson Barnett.
Dates: 1937 - 1939

Jesup Papers, 1836-1837

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1964-112
Scope and Contents These letters deal with various matters conĀ­ cerning the Creeks in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. In August, 1836, Henry Stanton, Adjutant-General from Headquarters Army of the South, Tuskeegee, signs an order of Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jesup (1788-1860) appointing Col. John A. Campbell as Commissioner to treat with the chiefs of the Creeks and help them with their land claims.In another letter, Jesup requests more troops for Major DearĀ­ born to prevent the hostile Creeks from leaving...
Dates: 1836 - 1837

Knox-Willett Letters, 1790

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-117
Scope and Contents Henry Knox, Secretary of War, and formerly a Revolutionary General, writes to Marinus Willett on July 3, 1790, about negotiations with the Creeks concerning treaties and agreements. Willett answers Knox on July 12. Alexander McGillivray, the noted Creek Chief, is mentioned in both letters. Knox warns Willett about a Captain or Colonel Howard sent by the Spaniards to watch Chief McGillivray.
Dates: 1790