University of Oklahoma Libraries
Western History Collections
CHICKASAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Burney, B. C.
Printed materials 1878-1891
Indian chief. Typescripts of editorials (1878-1891) on Burney's
governorship of the Chickasaw Nation from 1878-1880, and of his messages to the
Chickasaw Nation legislature which originally appeared in the Star
Vindicator, the Cherokee Advocate, and the Purcell Register.
View the B. C. Burney Collection Inventory
Byrd, William L. (b. 1844)
Printed materials 1888-1906
Indian chief. Typescripts of Byrd's messages (1889-1892) to the Chickasaw
Nation legislature along with editorials (1888-1891), interviews (1891), and
articles (1891-1906) concerning Byrd as governor of the Chickasaw Nation from
1888-1894 and, later, Chickasaw delegate to Washington, D.C.
View the William L. Byrd Collection Inventory
Guy, William M. (1845-ca. 1907)
Printed materials 1887-1907
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1887-1907), including
editorials and messages of Guy as governor of the Chickasaw Nation, on the
issues of Chickasaw tribal legislation and the disputed gubernatorial election
View the William M. Guy Collection Inventory
Harris, Cyrus H. (1817-1888)
Printed materials 1872-1905
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1872-1905) on Chickasaw
Nation governmental issues such as tribal factionalism, elections, schools, and
the allotment of land during Harris's tenure as governor of the Chickasaw
View the Cyrus H. Harris Collection Inventory
Harris, Robert M. (1851-1927)
Printed materials 1896-1927
Governor. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1896-1927) regarding
Harris's term as governor of the Chickasaw Nation from 1896-1898 and Chickasaw
legislation, along with biographical information on Harris.
View the Robert M. Harris Collection Inventory
Johnson, Edward Bryant (1865-1935)
Banker and rancher. Correspondence (1882-1929); legal and financial
records (1896-1928); diaries (1928-1929); and related biographical items
concerning the banking, ranching, oil interests, and life of Edward Johnson, a
Chickasaw Indian businessman and banker in Norman, Oklahoma.
View the Edward Bryant Johnson Collection Inventory
Johnston, Douglas H. (1858-ca. 1940)
Printed materials 1896-1936
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles and editorials
(1896-1936) regarding Johnston as governor of the Chickasaw Nation and issues
such as tribal government, land, mineral resources, finances, claims,
education, and the ownership of slaves.
View the Douglas H. Johnston Collection Inventory
Mosely, Palmer S. (1851-1908)
Printed materials 1894-1904
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1894-1904) concerning
negotiations with the Dawes Commission and the allotment of Chickasaw Indian
lands during Mosely's two terms, 1894-1896 and 1902-1904, as governor of the
View the Palmer S. Mosely Collection Inventory
Overton, Benjamin F. (1838-1884)
Printed materials 1874-1906
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1874-1906) concerning
Overton as governor of the Chickasaw Nation and the Permit Law of 1876.
View the Benjamin F. Overton Collection Inventory
Parker, Thomas (1775-1890)
Printed materials ca. 1872, 1928
Indian chief. A biographical sketch (1928) of Parker, and, as governor, his farewell message (1872) to the Chickasaw Nation legislature.
Parman, James Franklin (d. 1958)
Collector. An account (n.d.) by Will Brown of a white settlement in the Chickasaw Nation, (ca. 1868-1904), and attempts by the Chickasaw Indians to halt it.
Printed materials 1864
Indian chief. Typescripts of two conscription acts (1864) by the Chickasaw Nation legislature organizing Chickasaw Indian troops for service in the Confederate Army.
Rennie, Albert (1863-1948)
Attorney. Family and business correspondence (1900-1951); legal documents (1900-1939); and printed material (1900-1951) belonging to Rennie, a Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, attorney. Much of the material relates to real estate transactions including land allotted to Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians. View the Albert Rennie Collection Inventory
Wolf, Jonas (d. 1900)
Printed materials 1884-1900
Indian chief. Typescripts of messages, statements, and proclamations (1884-1900) made by Wolf as governor of the Chickasaw Nation on the issues of land use, finances, allotments, and statehood, along with typescripts of newspaper articles and editorials (1894) regarding Wolf's arrest for embezzlement. View the Jonas Wolf Collection Inventory