National Museum of the American Indian

Old Wetumka Creek Indian Mission booklet

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.418
Creators:
Watson, Irwin Anderson
Dates:
1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Booklet
Repository:
Container:
1
This collection contains a booklet Old Wetumka Creek Indian Mission, 1880-1910 published by Irwin Anderson Watson in 1972. The booklet outlines the history of the the boarding school in Wetumka, Oklahoma.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a booklet Old Wetumka Creek Indian Mission, 1880-1910 published by Irwin Anderson Watson in 1972. The booklet documents the history of the Indian boarding school in Wetumka, Oklahoma.
Scope and Contents
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged in folders in a box.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Baptist Levering Mission in Wetumka, Oklahoma was established in 1880. The Indian boarding school was known under several names including, the Old Levering Manual Labor School, Wetumka Boarding School, Creek National Boarding School, and the Wetumka National Boarding School for Creek Indian Boys. The school was open for twenty-nine years and closed in 1910.

Administration
Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Randall D. Burke (great-grandson) on behalf of the family and descendants of William Charles Farmer and Myrtle Mae Stewart Farmer.
Processing Information
Processed by Emily Moazami, Supervisory Archivist, 2022.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Old Wetumka Creek Indian Mission booklet, NMAI.AC.418; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Muskogee (Creek) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
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Suitland, Maryland 20746-2863
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