University of Oklahoma Libraries
Western History Collections
James R. Hendricks Collection
Box 1: H- 30
1. Correspondence regarding medical remedies for various ailments, 1878-1886.
2. Miscellaneous correspondence and fragments of paper, some written in Cherokee, 1860s-1880s.
3. Death list, also includes lists of white intruders, those prohibited from voting, and a list of individuals put on trial, 1872-1874.
4. Journal regarding legal cases which Hendricks handled, 1884-1887.
5. Correspondence and a handbill regarding the Old Settlers, 1873-1890.
6. Memoirs written by Hendricks, describing Cherokee customs (pottery making, planting of gardens, etc.), and his opinions on various aspects of law, 1884.
7. General correspondence, 1866-1896.
8. Family correspondence, 1865-1902.
9. Speeches and speech fragments, 1866-1888.
Box 2: H- 31
10. Notebooks and a journal, including brief notes about cases heard, 1862-1887.
11. Estate settlements, including correspondence and legal documents, 1865-1887.
12. Accounts with Isaac & R. Ross, including receipts and invoices, 1868-1878.
13. Legal documents, including warrants, case summaries, indictments, and orders, 1870-1898.
14. Legal documents, including warrants, case summaries, indictments, and orders, n.d.
15. Handbooks and handbills regarding pension claims, 1879.
16. Pension claims, including correspondence, affidavits, and legal forms regarding the collection of pensions for veterans, 1878-1894.
17. Accounts, including receipts and invoices, 1859-1896.
18. Accounts, including receipts and invoices, 1859-1896.
Box 3: H- 32
19-23. Newspaper clippings.
24. Medical advertisements, circa 1880s.
25. Membership lists of the National Party, Tahlequah Lodge, 1871-1885.
26. Membership lists of the National Party, Tahlequah Lodge, and recipes for medicine, 1880-1882.
27. Blind asylum materials, including the appointment of Hendricks to the board of trustees, abstracts of expenses, and correspondence, 1879.
28. National Party election results and nominations, 1871-1887.
29. Miscellaneous printed matter.
30. Miscellaneous newspaper clippings.
31. Miscellaneous advertisements for hardware, dry goods, etc.
32. Program from a teacher's institute for teacher training and professional development, held at Tahlequah, Indian Territory, 1875.
33. Correspondence and documents regarding the removal and reinstatement of Hendricks to his office as Judge in the Tahlequah District, 1875-1876.
34. Laws, petitions, and correspondence, of the Cherokee Nation, and a list of district officers (judges, sheriffs, etc.) for the Cherokee Nation and the National Party, 1866-1887.
35. Printed matter regarding permits, Old Settlers, and a blank permit for trade.
36. Thanksgiving Day proclamation, 1882
37. Miscellaneous entertainment handbills; also the minutes of the 12th annual meeting of Cherokee Baptist Association, 1880.
38. Election handbills, platforms, and tickets, 1879-1880.
39. Independent Party platform, 1885.
40. Miscellaneous clippings from Cherokee newspapers, 1878-1888.