Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Milam, J. B.
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
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
Cherokee Claims Documents, 1845-01 - 1845-04
Photostatic copies of documents pertaining to claims filed at Fort Gibson and Tahlequah offices of the Commissioner to the Cherokee (Indian Territory) regarding reservation, pre-emption, improvement, spoliation, and other such claims. Claims were filed between January and April 1845 when the commissioner was instructed to close the offices and return to Washington. The offices were established to examine claims of the Cherokee Nation against the United States under the treaty of 1835-6.
Cherokee Copy Book, 1837-1888
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Copy book 1836-1888
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.
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.
History of the western Cherokees
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.
J. B. (Jesse Bartley) Milam papers, 1925-1950
John M. Oskison manuscript of Unconquerable:
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 Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866.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.
Some social and political institutions of the Cherokees, 1820-1906
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.