Cherokee Indians -- Government relations.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831-1834
Identifier: E99.C5.M87 1834
Dates: 1831 - 1834
Identifier: E99.C5 C67 1836
Content Description Bound handwritten copy book of letters to and from various members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina and officials in Washington, D.C. including such persons as Ulysses S. Grant, President; Columbus Delano, Secretary of the Interior; Edward P. Smith, Commissioner of Indian Affairs; John Ross, Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokees; James Taylor, delegate; and many others. An attempt was made to trace all of the correspondents.Included are letters seeking...
Dates: 1837 - 1888
Scope and Contents The DeWitt Lipe - Cherokee Strip Papers consist of autographs, autograph transcriptions, and typescript letters and documents of DeWitt Lipe, Treasurer of the Cherokee Nation. In general, the papers related to the Cherokee Nation's taxation and licensing requirements of Texas stockmen who grazed cattle on Indian lands west of the Arkansas River, known as the Cherokee Strip, on their way to the Kansas stockyards. Also included in the papers are various acts and resolutions relating to the...
Dates: 1870 - 1913
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.
Found in: The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives / 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.
Scope and Contents Over 80 documents relating to the Cherokee Nation, including letters and telegrams between agents of the Eastern Immigrant & Western Cherokee Association, a lobbyist in DC and other parties. Also included are a newspaper clippings and US Congressional House Bills.
Dates: 1919 - 1922
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
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
Identifier: E99.C5 O73 1838 Ovrsz
File — Box 1: Series 2014-034-1; Series 2014-034-3; Series 2014-034-4 , Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Telegram from John M. Tyler to Gritts about current US Court of claims proceedings and the investigation into Bouidinott’s withdrawal of 21,000 dollars from the Cherokee school fund as well as a request form expense money.
Dates: 1921 Nov 14
Item — Box 1: [A000023240315], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter fragment from William Penn Adair to Ephraim Martim Adair regarding Cherokee relations with the U.S. government.