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Account of Cherokee Indian affairs in Oklahoma during the past generation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P242

Account of the history of Cherokee Indian affairs in Oklahoma during the past generation, together with correspondence regarding the account. Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1966.

Dates: 1966

James William Denver papers and diary

Call Number: RH MS 19

Business papers and correspondence of James William Denver from 1839-1912. Includes a diary dated May 20, 1850-September 5, 1850, with miscellaneous notes.

Dates: 1839 - 1912

Last Cherokee Nation Council photographs

Call Number: RH PH 20
Overview The Cherokee Nation Council was established as the lower house of the legislature by the 1839 constitution of the Cherokee Nation. Its membership was composed of three representatives from each of the eight districts of the nation. The last council meeting with the power to make laws for the tribe and held in Talequah, territorial government that was formed by the Organic Act of 1890 which established the jurisdiction of the United States over the Indian Territory. The collection consists of...
Dates: approximately 1889

Records and Correspondence regarding Delaware Indians

Call Number: RH MS C36

This collection is compiled into twenty-three volumes of correspondence, documents, and other records primarily about the Delaware Indians; other Indian groups are included as they relate to the Delaware. The correspondence includes letters on file in the Office of Indian Affairs, reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and letters answered by the commissioner. Documents include federal legislation and legal documents filed in the United States Court of Claims.

Dates: 1801 - 1905

Samuel Johnson Crawford papers

Call Number: RH MS 31

The papers in the collection concern negotiations for settlement of a land sale in Oklahoma Territory for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe. Crawford, along with Matt G. Reynolds of St. Louis, D. B. Dyer of Kansas City, and John D. Miles of Oklahoma, served as attorneys employed to prosecute a suit for the land by the Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes. The correspondence is primarily between the four attorneys concerning their actions on behalf of the two tribes.

Dates: 1889 - 1892

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