SEMINOLE NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Brown, John F. (1843-1919)
Printed materials 1870-1907
Indian chief. Typescripts of news articles (1870-1907) relating to mining
and grazing leases, Dawes Commission proceedings, tribal government, and
politics of the Seminole Nation, along with editorials concerning John F.
Brown, a businessman and principal chief of the Seminoles from 1877-1902.
View the John F. Brown Collection Inventory
Cutlip, C. Guy (1881-1938)
Judge. Records (1930-1931) of the Oklahoma Bar Association's board of
governors; speeches (1927-1936) by Cutlip; manuscripts (n.d.) regarding the
history of Seminole County, Oklahoma, Wewoka, Oklahoma, and the Seminole Indian
Nation; Seminole Indian land allotment certificates (1901-1902); Cutlip's
travel diaries and personal diaries (1920-1936); records (1905-1910) of the
Wewoka Masonic Lodge; and a financial ledger (1867-1872) of the Wewoka Trading
View the C. Guy Cutlip Collection Inventory
Davis, Alice Brown (1852-1935)
Printed materials 1905-1935
Collector. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1905-1935) regarding
Seminole Indian land claims in Mexico and Seminole Indian schools, along with a
biographical sketch of Mrs. Davis, and her obituary.
View the Alice Brown Davis Collection Inventory
Printed materials 1905
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1905) regarding Harrison's impeachment and removal from office as chief of the Seminoles and, John Brown, his replacement.
Collector. A letter (1940) written by Paul McKennon, recounting his
experiences in the Seminole Nation (1894-1896) with an explanation of how
criminals were punished under Seminole law.
View the Hiram Impson Collection Inventory
Jumper, John (1823-1896)
Printed materials 1874-1928
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1874-1929) by and about
Jumper, and regarding the Peace Council of 1874, and the status of Christian
missions in the Seminole Nation.
View the John Jumper Collection Inventory
Lilley, (Mrs.) John B.
Missionary. A typescript of a diary (1842-1857) kept by the wife of John B.
Lilley, a Presbyterian missionary to the Seminole Nation. The diary describes
the Lilleys' arrival among the Seminoles, the hardships of living in Indian
Territory, problems with slaves, friction between the Creeks and the Seminoles,
Wild Cat's (Coocoochee) departure for Mexico, and tensions prior to the Civil
View the Mrs. John B. Lilley Collection Inventory
Micco, Hulbutta (ca. 1835-1905)
Printed materials 1898-1905
Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1898-1905) regarding the
Seminole Nation, and Hulbutta Micco, who was the last regularly elected
principal chief of the Seminoles before statehood.
View the Hulbutta Micco Collection Inventory
Ramsay, James Ross (1821-ca. 1890)
Manuscript ca. 1890
Missionary. A typescript of Ramsay's autobiography (ca. 1890) in which he relates his education and experiences as a Presbyterian missionary among the Seminoles, hardships during the Civil War, and accounts of medical treatment.
Seminole Nation Papers
Indian tribe. Typescripts of correspondence (1840-1939) and newspaper
articles (1906-1933) regarding John Jumper and Seminole land disputes, along
with resolutions and ordinances (1969-1979) of the Seminole General Council.
View the Seminole Nation Papers Inventory
Ledger ca. 1897
Collector. A ledger (ca. 1897) containing census cards recording members of the Seminole tribe in Indian Territory.