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A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831-1834

Identifier: E99.C5-M87 1834
Scope and Contents A small group of photostatic copies of muster rolls pertaining to the removal of the Cherokee Indians in the 1830s. Included are: A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west in the years 1832 & 3 all of which received the commutation allowance by the govt. ; A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831 & 2 -- those who did not receive the commutation allowance by the government set out on the 14th April 1832 under the...
Dates: 1831 - 1834

Albert A. Exendine papers, 1889-1973

Identifier: 1990-003
Scope and Contents Consists of memorabilia (football course books for players and coaches, photographs, press cuttings and printed ephemera) collected by Exendine documenting his football career at the Carlisle Indian School (Class of 1906 and co-team member with Jim Thorpe) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. For further biographical information on Exendine, please see Who's Who In Football by Ronald L. Mendell and Timothy B. Phares (New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1974) and an article by John L. Johnson in The...
Dates: 1889 - 1973

Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families, 1815-1932

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

An act to define the status of freedmen and their descendants now resident in the Cherokee Nation and who were slaves in the country at the commencement of the rebellion, approximately 1881

Identifier: E99.C5-C42 1881z
Scope and Contents Handwritten document which seeks to establish that all freedmen who were resident in the Cherokee Nation at the commencement of the American Civil War and who were at that time slaves of any Cherokee or other citizen and were liberated by voluntary act or by law but who did not necessarily return to the Cherokee country within the time specified within the treaty of 1866, be granted the same rights and privileges as other adopted citizens of the Cherokee Nation. Although the document was...
Dates: approximately 1881

Annie Heloise Abel Manuscripts, approximately 1910

Identifier: 1500-001-40
Scope and Contents Manuscript of The Slaveholding Indians, which includes The American Indian as Slaveholder and Seccessionist; The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War; and The American Indian Under Reconstruction. Includes preliminary pages, footnotes, bibliography, maps, and printer's proofs of photographic illustrations.
Dates: approximately 1910

Biloxi Vocabulary, 1862

Identifier: MC-1964-19
Scope and Contents A ledger book containing an "Essay on the Language of the Indians of Lower Louisiana". Contained within the ledger is also a vocabulary of the Biloxi Language. Entirely handwritten and anonymous creator.
Dates: 1862

C. T. Wells diary, 1878-1879

Identifier: MC-1964-217
Scope and Contents This is an account of a fifteen day trip by horse and wagon from Mulberry, Franklin County, Arkansas, to Arkansas City Kansas by C. T. Wells and companions. There is a mention of George Perryman, a few places recorded, and some brief descriptions of various Indian agencies and the appearance of the country, forests and prairies; for example it does indicate the appearance of the prairie around Muskogee had not changed much between the 1830s’ and 1878.
Dates: 1878 - 1879

Charles Becard de Granville Manuscript, Late 17th Century

Identifier: 63
Scope and Contents Charles Becard de Granville titled this manuscript "Les Rartes des Indes" and it is illustrative of Indian and animal life in northeastern Canada. This album contains 180 pen drawings (some colored) of Indians, plants, and animals of New France (Canada) with manuscript uescriptions in ink. Also contained in the book are two double page maps with gilt-stamped arms of Louis XIV. This work is also commonly referred to as "Codex Canadiensis" and was reproduced in an elite edition of 100 copies by...
Dates: Late 17th Century

Continental Army Indian Enlistment Manuscript, 1776-09-28

Identifier: E209-C66 1776
Content Description Manuscript document dated Septem. 28th, 1776; "We whose names are hereunto subscribed have this day voluntarily enlisted ourselves with the American Continental Army during the present war with Grat Brittan[sic]..."; 21 names are affixed
Dates: 1776-09-28

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

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