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Indian Tribes:

ALABAMA-COUSHATTA (TEXAS)

1931List of arrivals. 7RA348, roll 2.
1936-1938 Records relating to tribal elections and government. 7RA348, roll 1.
1942 Lists of births and deaths. 7RA348, roll 2.
1944 Census roll. 7RA348, roll 2.
1945 List of Indian students in public schools. 7RA348, roll 2.
n.d. Record of Alabama-Coushatta households in Polk County. 7RA348, roll 2.

Apache

ca. 1901 Allotments. 7RA249, rolls 1-7

Caddo

ca. 1901 Allotments. 7RA250, rolls 1-3.

Cherokee

1817-1819 Register of Cherokee Who Wished to Remain in the East A21.
1817-1838 Cherokee Emigration Rolls and Muster Rolls. A23
1822 Plots and Surveys of Cherokee Reservations by Robert Armstrong, Surveyor. A22
1835 Index to the Henderson Roll. T496.
1836 Cherokee Tennessee and Georgia Valuations. A18
1838 Cherokee Spoliation Decisions. A17
1838 Page Muster Roll of Cherokees Who Wished to Emigrate West of the Mississippi. A42
1846-1847 Cherokee Fourth Board Minutes. A19
1851-1905 Selected Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs relating to the Cherokees of North Carolina. M1059, rolls 1-7
1852 Drennen Roll of "Emigrant Cherokee." 7RA01.
1867 Powell Roll. A29.
1880 Payment roll ("Lipe Roll"). 7RA33, rolls 1 2. (No index)
1881-1882 Cherokee Students. 7RA91
1883 Payment roll. 7RA57 rolls 1 3. (No index--roughly alphabetical)
1887-1889 Lists of persons rejected for Cherokee citizenship. 7RA72, roll 1
1890 Payroll. 7RA59, rolls 1-2.
1892-1906 Cherokees in the Cherokee Outlet. 7RA262, rolls 1-5.
1893 Census (includes Delawares, Shawnees, and Freedmen). 7RA54, rolls 1 2.
1894 Payment roll and index ("Starr Roll"). 7RA38 rolls 1 5.
1896 Index to Old Settlers Payment Roll. T985.
1896 Old Settlers Payment Roll. 7RA34.
1896 Index to census not including Freedmen. P2136, roll 1 (formerly 7RA71)
1896 Index and Dockets A-C of 1896 Citizenship Cases. 7RA70, rolls 1-2.
1897 Cherokee Freedmen Payment. A32
1897 Copy of 1890 payroll. 7RA60, rolls 1-3.
1897 Northern District Citizenship Case Files. 7RA388, rolls 1-12
1897-1899 Decisions of the U. S. Courts. 7RA98, rolls 1-3 (indexed)
1897-1913 Index to Letters Received by the Commission to the 5 Civilized Tribes. M1314, rolls 1-3.
1899-1905 Dawes Commission townsite plats. 7RA18, roll 1.
1900-1907 Lease royalty records. 7RA30, rolls 3-9.
1902 Payroll of Destitute Cherokees. 7RA80, roll 1.
1907 Index to rejected applicants. P2089, roll 1 (formerly 7RA24).
1910 Letter Book of Eastern Cherokees of North Carolina. A20
1910 Payment to intermarried whites. 7RA80, roll 1.
1910 Index and Cherokee Equalization Payroll. 7RA82, rolls 1 4.
1912 Index and payroll. 7RA81, rolls 1 3.
1924-1931 Baker Roll of Eastern Cherokees in North Carolina. A35.

Cheyenne and Arapaho (Southern)

1873 Field Survey Notes. 7RA154, roll 1.
ca. 1892 Allotments. 7RA248, rolls 1-7.
1892-1920 Annuity rolls of Indians at the Concho Agency. 7RA191, rolls 1 4.
1901-1902 Births. 7RA274, roll 1.
1902-1913 Marriage Licenses. 7RA274, roll 1.
1902-1921 Annuity rolls of Indians at the Seger Agency. 7RA190, roll 1.
1904-1908 Unpaid Annuities. 7RA274, roll 1.
1908-1911 Records Relating to Allotments. 7RA154, roll 1
1908-1917 Register of Births and Deaths. 7RA274, roll 1.
1911 Plat Maps. 7RA189, roll 1
1911-1921 Heirship. 7RA274, roll 1.
ca. 1924-31 Record of Sales of Allotted Lands. 7RA188, roll 1
1926-1947 Central Files. 7RA155, rolls 1-20.
1933-1941 Letters and Correspondence. 7RA186, roll 1
1943 Census. 7RA76, roll 1.
n.d. Allotment Schedule. 7RA154, roll 1.

Chickasaw (see also Choctaw)

1837-1839 Muster Roll. A36
1847 Census Roll. A36
1848-1860 Choctaw-Chickasaw Annuity Rolls. NARA35
1878 Census. 7RA21, roll 1.
1890 Census. 7RA21, roll 1.
1893 Payment roll. 7RA21, roll 2.
1896 Index and Dockets A-C of 1896 Citizenship Cases. 7RA70, rolls 1-2.
1896 Census. 7RA21 roll, 2.
1897 Census. 7RA21 roll, 2.
1899-1905 Dawes Commission townsite plats. 7RA18, roll 1
1899-1907 Index to Choctaw and Chickasaw Allotment Ledgers. 7RA153, rolls 1-2.
1900-1907 Lease royalty records. 7RA30, roll 3.
1902-1904 Applicants & Dockets of the Choctaw Chickasaw Citizenship Court. 7RA27, rolls 1 2.
1902-1904 Choctaw-Chickasaw Citizenship Court case files. 7RA324, rolls 1-20.
1902-1904 Letters Sent by Chickasaw Commission. 7RA181, rolls 1-3.
1902-1907 Index to Dawes rejected ("R") cards. 7RA147, roll 1.
1902-1907 Index to Choctaw Chickasaw allotment ledgers. 7RA153, rolls 1 2.
1904 Index and townsite fund payroll. 7RA97, roll 1.
1906-1908 Choctaw - Chickasaw Annuity Rolls. NARA35
1908 Payroll. 7RA 100, roll 1.
1910 Equalization payroll. 7RA101, roll 1.
1912-1924 Choctaw - Chickasaw Equalization Rolls. NARA 35
1925-1927 Choctaw - Chickasaw Townsite Pay Annuity Rolls. NARA35
n.d. Lists of citizens and intruders. 7RA21, roll 2.

Choctaw (see all Chickasaw)

n.d. Alphabetical List of Choctaw Reserves [in the East under provisions of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek]. A37, A38
1830 List of people who remained in Mississippi. 7RA116, roll 1
1831 Armstrong Roll. A39.
1831-1857 Choctaw Emigration Lists. A40
1848-1860 Choctaw-Chickasaw Tribes Annuity Rolls. NARA35
1855 Payment roll. 7RA09, roll 1.
1856 Cooper Roll. A40
1860 Choctaw Orphan Roll. NARA35.
1885 Index to 1885 census. 7RA62, roll 1.
1889 Choctaw Freedmen Per Capita Roll. NARA35
1893 Index to Choctaw Payroll. 7RA64, roll 1.
1893 Index to Census and List of Orphans. 7RA64, roll 1.
1893 Choctaw Payment roll. 7RA65, rolls 1 2.
1896 Index and Dockets A-C of 1896 Citizenship Cases. 7RA70, rolls 1-2.
1896-1899 Record of Appeals. USC47
1899-1905 Dawes Commission townsite plats. 7RA18, roll 1.
1899-1907 Index to Choctaw and Chickasaw Allotment Ledgers. 7RA153, rolls 1-2.
1900-1907 Lease royalty records. 7RA30, roll 3.
1902-1904 Letters Sent by Chickasaw Commission (Choctaw-Chickasaw Townsites). 7RA181, rolls 1-3
1902-1904 Applicants and Dockets of the Choctaw Chickasaw Citizenship Court. 7RA27, rolls 1 2.
1902-1904 Choctaw-Chickasaw Citizenship Court case files. 7RA324, rolls 1-20.
1902-1907 Index to Dawes rejected ("R") cards. 7RA147, roll 1.
1902-1907 Index to Choctaw Chickasaw allotment ledgers. 7RA153, rolls 1 2.
1904 Townsite index and payroll. 7RA83, rolls 1 3.
1906-1908 Choctaw - Chickasaw Annuity Rolls. NARA35
1906 Payroll. 7RA84, rolls 1-3.
1908 Index and payroll. 7RA88, rolls 1-2.
1910 Index and equalization payroll. 7RA89, rolls 1-2.
1910-1934 Choctaw equalization payrolls. NARA1-34
1911 Index and payroll ($50). 7RA90, roll 1.
1912-1924 Choctaw - Chickasaw Equalization Rolls. NARA 35
1916 Index and payroll. 7RA93, roll 1.
1917 Index and payroll. 7RA94, rolls 1-2.
1925-1927 Choctaw - Chickasaw Townsite Pay Annuity Rolls. NARA35

Comanche

ca. 1901 Allotments. 7RA249, rolls 1-7.

Creek

1795-1816 Letterbook of the Creek Trading House. M4, roll 1
1795-1821 Records of the Creek Factory of the Office of Indian Trade of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. M1334, rolls 1-13
1832 Census taken by Parson and Abbott. T275, roll 1
1857 Old Settlers Roll. 7RA 326, roll 1.
1857 Payroll. 7RA326, roll 1.
1870 Roll of Creek Orphans and List of Payments to be made. A41
1888-1896 Lists of applicants and docket books of the Creek Citizenship Commission. 7RA68, rolls 1 2.
1890 Payroll. 7RA46, roll 1.
1896-1900 Applicants to the Commission for Citizenship. 7RA42, roll 1.
1897 Northern District Citizenship Case Files. 7RA388, rolls 1-12
1899-1905 Dawes Commission townsite plats. 7RA18, roll 1.
1900-1907 Lease royalty records. 7RA30, rolls 1-2.
1902-1946 Records relating to Jackson Barnett, allotted Creek. 7RA99, rolls 1-2 (P2202)
1903-1906 Record of bids received on allotted lands. 7RA323, rolls 1-2.
1903-1921 Equalization payrolls. 7RA204, rolls 1-6.
1903 Loyal Creek payment roll. A43 and A44
1904 Loyal Creek payment roll. 7RA31, roll 1.

Delaware

1867 Census. 7RA73, roll 1.

Iowa

1882-1909 Annuity Payment Rolls. NARA36
ca. 1891 Allotments. 7RA255, rolls 1-4.
1919 Annuity Payment Rolls, NARA36
1930 Annuity Payment Rolls, NARA36

Kaw

ca. 1903 Allotments. 7RA251, rolls 1-3.

Kiowa

ca. 1901 Allotments. 7RA249, rolls 1-7.

Mexican Kickapoo

1833 Removal muster roll of Kickapoo and Potawatomi Indians. M1831, roll 1.
1887 Allotments and Tract Books. 7RA262, rolls 1-5.

Mississippi Chocktaw (see also Choctaw)

1899-1907 Index to Choctaw "Doubtful" and "Rejected" cards. 7RA147, roll 1.
1899 Index and record of testimony. 7RA116, roll 1.
1899-1904 Lists of claimants under the treaty of 1830. 7RA116, roll 1.
1899-1905 Dawes Commission townsite plats. 7RA18, roll 1
1904-1914 Mississippi Choctaw Allotments. 7RA182, roll 3.
1904 Lists of persons removed. 7RA116, roll 1.
1905 Roll of identified Mississippi Choctaws. 7RA116, roll 1.
1906-1908 Choctaw - Chickasaw Annuity Rolls. NARA35
1908-1926 Annuity and Townsite Fund Folls. NARA37
1908 Townsite payroll and index. 7RA107, roll 1.
1911 Index and payroll. 7RA108, roll 1.
1917-1918 Register of Indians in World War I. M1871, roll 1 (Formerly 7RA347).
1918-1922 Annuity Rolls. NARA38
n.d. Index to scrip books. 7RA116, roll 1.
n.d. Index to field cards. 7RA116, roll 1.
n.d. Kinship diagrams in case of Scott S. Dumas, et. al. 7RA116, roll 1.
n.d. Lists of identified full blood Mississippi Choctaws. 7RA116, roll 1.
n.d. Index to identified Mississippi Choctaws. 7RA174, roll 1.

Osage

1846 Removal muster rolls of New York Indians at the Osage Sub-Agency. M1831, roll 1
1870 Osage Agency, Records of Land, Field Notes. 7RA201, rolls 1-7.
1878-1907 Annuity rolls. 7RA35, rolls 1 21.
1880-1957 Registers of Letters Received. 7RA160, rolls 1-31.
1883-1908 Records Relating to Heath. 7RA161, roll 1.
1883-1912 Letters Sent to Indian Office. 7RA175, rolls 1-44.
1886-1900 Records of the Land and Realty Division. 7RA163, roll 1.
1890-1916 Records of the Boarding School. 7RA162, rolls 1-7.
1896-1915 Index to Letters. 7RA159, rolls 1-3.
1906 Allotment schedules. 7RA17, rolls 1-2.
1906-1908 Letters of Allotment Commission. 7RA169, rolls 1-10.
1906-1912 Heirship record. 7RA164, roll 2.
1906-1913 Record of deaths. 7RA164, roll 1.
1907 Allotment ledgers. 7RA198, rolls 1-2.
1908 Osage Agency, Records of Land, Field Notes. 7RA202, rolls 1-4.
1908 Records of Townsite Field Notes. 7RA203, rolls 1-2.
1909 List of addresses of allottees. 7RA75, roll 1.
1901 Land Reserved for Allotment. 7RA121, roll 1.
1910-1913 Record of headright shares. 7RA164, rolls 2 6.
1911-1922 Physician's record. 7RA161, roll 2.
1912-1922 Probate record. 7RA289, rolls 1-5
1913-1922 Guardianship record. 7RA289, rolls 1-5.
1916-1950 Tribal Council Letters. 7RA170, rolls 1-3.
1920-1944 Tribal Council Letters. 7RA171, rolls 1-2.
1879-83 Issue Registers. 7RA342, roll 1.
n.d. Osage allotment maps. 7RA50, roll 1.
n.d. Osage township plat maps. 7RA304, roll 1.
n.d. List of allottees. 7RA198, rolls 1-2.
n.d. Allotment roll. 7RA198, rolls 1-2.

Otoe and Missouri

ca. 1893 Allotments. 7RA252, rolls 1-4.

OTTAWA

1837 Removal muster rolls of Ottawas from Miami, Ohio. M1831, roll 1
1870 Ottawa and Chippewa roll. A50
1907 Durant Roll (Ottawa and Chippewa Tribes of Michigan on 1870 roll and living on March 4, 1907. M2039, rolls 1-4

Pawnee

ca. 1893 Record of Pawnee Allotments. 7RA247, roll 1.
ca. 1893 Record of Pawnee Allotments. 7RA254, rolls 1-3.

PEORIA

1910-1911 Quapaw Agency Competency Commission. 7RA36, roll 1.

Ponca

ca. 1895 Allotments. 7RA253, rolls 1-2.

POTAWATOMI (CITIZEN BAND)

1833 Kickapoo and Potawatomi Indians. M1831, roll 1.
1836-37 Removal muster rolls of Potawatomi Indians of Chicago. M1831, roll 1.
1888 Claims for shares of Citizen Potawatomi Funds. 7RA199, roll 1.
1888 Annuity roll. 7RA199, roll 1.
1891 Allotments. 7RA234, roll 1.
ca. 1893 Allotments. 7RA260, rolls 1-4.
ca. 1894 Allotments. 7RA262, rolls 1-5 (Prairie Band).
1907 Wooster Roll. A54.
1964-1988 Denied Applications for Tribal Membership. 7RA240, rolls 1-3
1960 Annuity roll. 7RA199, roll 1.
1967 Annuity roll. 7RA199, roll 1.

Quapaw

1834-35 Removal muster rolls of Quapaws from Arkansas. M1831, roll 1
1897-1883 Issue Register. 7RA342, roll 1.
1910-1911 Quapaw Agency Competency Commission reports. 7RA36, roll 1.

SAC AND FOX

1855-1882 Osage River Agency. 7RA109, rolls 1-2.
ca. 1891 Allotments. 7RA255, rolls 1-4.

Seminole

1833 Removal muster rolls of Apalochicola towns (Seminoles) and slaves. M1831, roll 1
1836-37 Removal muster rolls of Seminoles and slaves. M1831, roll 1
1868 Payment roll. 7RA20, roll 1
1895 Payment rolls. 7RA20, roll 1.
1896 Index and Dockets A-C of 1896 Citizenship Cases. 7RA70, rolls 1-2.
1897 Census roll. 7RA20, roll 1
1899-1905 Dawes Commission townsite plats. 7RA18, roll 1.
1900-1907 Lease royalty records. 7RA30, roll 2.

Seneca

1910-1911 Quapaw Agency Competency Commission reports. 7RA36, roll 1.

Shawnee

1850-1882 Osage River Agency. 7RA109, rolls 1-2.
ca. 1893 Absentee Shawnee Allotments. 7RA260, rolls 1-4.
1910-1911 Quapaw Agency Competency Commission reports (Eastern Shawnee). 7RA36, roll 1.
1964-1988 Denied applications for tribal membership - Shawnee Agency. 7RA240, rolls 1-3.
n.d. Photostatic copy of 1891 allottee schedule. 7RA234, roll 1.

Tonkawa

ca. 1893 Allotments. 7RA252, rolls 1-4.

Wichita

ca. 1901 Allotments. 7RA250, rolls 1-3.

Wyandotte

1843 Removal muster rolls of Wyandot Indians under their chiefs from Ohio, Michigan, and Canada. M1831, roll 1.

Oklahoma Historical Society's Microfilm

CAA Cheyenne and Arapahoes, Rolls 1-51
CHL Chilocco Indian School, Rolls 1-21
CHN Cherokees, Rolls 1-103
CIMA Creek Indian Memorial Association Archives, Rolls 1-2
CKN Chickasaws, Rolls 1-30
CRN Creeks, Rolls 1-51
CTN Choctaws, Rolls 1-90
DC Dawes Commission, Rolls 1-80
KA Kiowa Agency, Rolls 1-101
PA Pawnees, Rolls 1-55
QA Quapaw, Rolls 1-25
SFSA Sac and Fox, Rolls 1-64
SMN Seminoles, Rolls 1-6

Indian Schools

1881-1882 Register of Cherokee students. 7RA91.
1884-1908 Chilocco School enrollment registers. 7RA61, roll 1
1897-1914 Chilocco School arrivals and departures of students. 7RA149, roll 1.
1901-1925 List of employees. 7RA194, roll 1.
1904 Chilocco Indian School Journals. 7RA87, rolls 1-11.
1905-1913 Records of the St. Johns Boarding School. 7RA165, roll 1.
1905-1922 Quarterly reports - Osage Boarding School. 7RA164, roll 4.
1905-1946 Records of the St. Louis Mission School. 7RA166, rolls 1-3.
1905-1922 Osage School student registers and enrollment records. 7RA162, 7 rolls
1910-1925 Chilocco Report of Attendance by Tribes. 7RA79, roll 1
1911-1942 Euchee School records relating to enrollment and attendance. 7RA246, roll 1.
1916-1938 Chilocco School record of grades ("checkerboard grades"). 7RA123, rolls 1-4.
1922-1926 Chilocco School class grades. 7RA148, roll 1.
1924-1954 Index to Osage School Age Children (School Census Cards). 7RA-210, rolls 1-4.
1925-1935 Chilocco Indian School, Semi Annual Attendance. 7RA122, rolls 1-2.
1963-1967 Anadarko, Education Records. Indian School Newspaper. 7RA157, rolls 1-2.

Non Indians in Indian Territory

1880 Cherokee census schedules 3 6. 7RA07, roll 4.
1886-1900 Osage permit records. 7RA163, roll 1.
1890-1907 Marriage Licenses and Certificates from South McAlester. 7RA244, rolls 1-13.
1901-1909 Index and dockets of intruder cases. 7RA53, rolls 1 8.
n.d. Chickasaw list of intruders. 7RA21, roll 2.

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