Guide to Manuscript Collections, Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma


Dating from the early 19th century, these materials include census records of the Five Civilized Tribes; records of attorneys specializing in Indian citizenship claims; and a variety of records from the Cherokee Nation. Other manuscript holdings include the Indian-Pioneer Papers; records of railroads, banks, businesses, and physicians; diaries of frontier and pioneer life, the Civil War, travel in western states, and life in Indian Territory; and collections relating to women. Designed for easy use, the guide is arranged alphabetically by collection title. Each entry has seven information fields including a useful summary of the collection’s contents.


Donald L. Dewitt


(1994), 2014, 5½x8½, paper, index, 328 pp.

ISBN: 9780788401176