William S. Crust of Ft. Laramie, Indian Territory wrote a letter dated dated June 2, 1868, to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis, regarding their son, Alfred. The collection contains the letter in which Crust informed the parents that their son was "killed by Indians" on May 29th, while camped by Elk Horn Creek.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The papers consist chiefly of family correspondence, photographs, and journals, and include a small amount of financial records. Family correspondence includes letters from Leonard H. Swett to his parents (Leonard Swett and Laura Quigg Swett) that document his travels in the American West in the 1880s, when he worked with the United States Geological Survey. He was stationed at, among other locations, Fort Wingate, New Mexico, BQ (Barbecue) Ranch, Indian Territory, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Other family papers include records of genealogical research. Personal papers include journals that document Swett's (and an unidentified author's, possibly Swett's) travels in the American West. Photographs, dating chiefly from the late 19th century, depict Leonard H. Swett and family members.
Photographs of Alaska, including street scenes, baseball, and ocean scenes in Nome, Alaska and Indian graves in Teller; Indian Territory photographs of Clary Grocery and the water treatment plant in Chickasha, Okla., Grand Lodge in Checotah, and Frank James and others in Sterling, Okla.; and photos of Colorado Springs and Manitou, Colo -- Photographers represented include James F. Clary
Ten images, matted by the photographer, dealing with various subjects. Photographs chiefly of buildings in Muskogee but also include an image of the Indian tribal council house in Okmulgee and the mission in Tahlequah
Two letters from the former Sec. of the Territorial School Land Board Fred L. Wenner to Mrs. Troskoff on May 5, 1952 & March 20, 1953 concerning a copy of Mr. Wenner's "Home-seekers Guide" from 1901 concerning homesteading in Oklahoma. The letters detail his research about Okla. and Indian Territories
Additional family papers of the Tyler and Martin families of Bedford and Amherst counties, Va., including family correspondence, business and legal documents, genealogies, a slave bill of sale, newsclippings, copies of deed book entries and printed works
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville - David W. Mullins Library
Letters, receipts, invoices, military orders, and other documents pertaining mostly to Johnson's work as a contractor with the Confederate States Army for provisioning reserve Indians and troops, and the Civil War in Arkansas and elsewhere, especially as regards the Trans-Mississippi Dept. of the C.S.A. in Arkansas, Texas, and the Indian Territory. Correspondents and persons to whom the material relates include Albert Pike, William M. Quesenbury, Marshall Grimes, Thomas Lanigan, Thomas C. Hindman, and Theophilus H. Holmes. Places to which the material relates include: Fort Smith, Little Rock, Prairie Grove, Van Buren and Waldron, Arkansas; Bonham, Mansfield, Paris, and Sherman, Texas; Washington D.C. and Fort Washita, Indian Territory