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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

Dr. J. Rhett Motte Papers, 1836-1846

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1964-149
Scope and Contents Dr. J. Rhett Motte was a surgeon in the U.S. Army and these are a few papers written by him. In this collection is his commission as assistant surgeon of the 16th Regiment Infantry, 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, So. Carolina Militia, dated 1846. In 1842 he was at Ft. Gibson, Indian Territory, and an account book kept by him at that time is also included here. Interesting item: Probably the most important document is a journal kept in the summer of 1836 on a journey from Charleston,...
Dates: 1836 - 1846

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 It is presently a collection of historical documents, correspondence, photographs and ephemera relating to the governments, citizenship, and lands primarily of those tribes located in Oklahoma Indian Territory.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

Samuel Austin Worcester papers, 1831-1868

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-226
Scope and Contents In this collection there is only one original item: the agreement of the “Old Settlers” Council to follow him, with certain stipulations, to set up his press at the forks of the Illinois. Instead Worcester located the press at Union Mission where there was a building available. After little more than a year’s time, it was moved to Park Hill.The remainder of the collection, dated from 1831 to 1868, consists of typescripts and Photostats of letters from his wife, Ann; his daughter...
Dates: 1831 - 1868