Oscar B. Jacobson photographs of Native Artists
Matzene, Richard Gordon
0.05 Linear feet
This collection consists of seventeen photographic prints depicting Native artists from Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee), Jemez Pueblo, Kiowa, Niuam (Comanche), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Southern Cheyenne), and Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek) communities. Many of these individuals studied under Oscar B. Jacobson at the University of Oklahoma in the first half of the twentieth century.
Jim Pepper Sheet Music Collection
This collection includes a selection of handwritten and original sheet music written by Native jazz musician Jim Pepper (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek]).
MS 4160 Notes on Creek busk ceremonies at Eufaula, Hilibi, and Oktcaii, Oklahoma
Contains following diagrams: Stations in the Feather Dance at Hilibi and at Oktcaii, "Hilibi ground to illustrate women's dance," Hilibi Busk ground.
Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill collection
Churchill, Clara G.
3 Linear feet
1430 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
325 Lantern slides (colored)
The Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill collection includes photographic negatives, photo albums, lantern slides, journals, scrapbooks and other documents created and compiled by the Churchills over the course of Frank's career as a special agent and Indian Inspector for the Department of the Interior between 1899 and 1909. Initially assigned as a revenue collector to the Cherokee Nation and later as an Indian Inspector reviewing boarding schools, Frank's assignments took him all over the United States including Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma), Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, California, Florida, North Carolina and Alaska. During this time the Churchills visited over 80 different Native communities shooting photographs and taking notes.
MS 4917 Creek Baby Songs
Creek texts with English translations. Copied from W.O. Tuggle in Creek Manuscript Number 566.
MS 4915 Two Creek stories collected by John R. Swanton
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Also includes "The story of the 1st coming of the Okla Muskogee or Creek Tribe of Indians." [1929.] Autograph document. 6 pages.
MS 4916 The Foundation of Tukaba'tci
Creek text with interlinear English, and untitled text with interlinear English.
Old Wetumka Creek Indian Mission booklet
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.
MS 571 The Corn Fable
Contains: "The Corn Fable." Creek text with interlinear English translation. no date. Autograph document. 8 pages. "The Corn Fable." Free English translation. no date. Autograph document signed. 4 pages. [The Corn Fable.] Creek text with interlinear English translation. no date. Photostat carbon of Autograph document in the Alice Robertson Collection, University of …