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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Records

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Chilocco Indian School (Oklahoma) Collection:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1963-1996, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Chilocco Indian School
Title: Chilocco Indian School (Oklahoma) Collection,
Dates: 1963-1996
Abstract: Memorabilia and records from the Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma.
Collection # S 1501.1
Quantity: 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Chilocco Indian Boarding School in Chilocco, Oklahoma closed its doors in 1980 after 96 years of providing service in vocational education and training to Native Americans from across the U.S. Not only did the campus provide buildings with class rooms but also dormitories for boys and girls.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes the original Chilocco Indian Boarding School's student rosters for the years 1968-1975. It provides such information as student names, grade level, sex, birth date, tribe, name of guardian or parent, community address, and agency. Also includes a 1963 Baccalaureate and Commencement Program, news clippings concerning the history of the school, and a list of former school employees.

Please note: Two agencies, the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) have the largest and most complete holdings on Chilocco Indian Schools. This includes student records.

OHS can be contacted at 405-522-5225 and has information at http://www.okhistory.org/

NARA can be contacted at 1-866-272-6272 and has information at Nara's website

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests are restricted based on departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Chilocco Indian School.
Places
Chilocco (Okla.)
Subjects
Off-reservation boarding schools--Oklahoma--Chilocco.
Indians of North America--Education.
Indians of North America--Education (Secondary)
Indians of North America--Education (Primary)
Boarding schools--Oklahoma--Chilocco.
Vocational school students--Oklahoma--Chilocco.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • Arlie Willis Papers, 1862-2002 and undated
  • Indian Schools Collection, 1929-1945
  • Chilocco Indian School [microfilm] collection, 1940-1996

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chilocco Indian School (Oklahoma) Collection, 1963-1996, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gift, 2002

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, September 2002

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Bibliography

Chilocco Indian Agricultural School Yearbooks, 1957-1971.

Chilocco Indian School Journal,Vol. 58, 1958-1959.

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Collection Inventory

Records

Box Folder
1 1 Student Rosters, 1968-1975
2 The Chickasaw Times Newspaper, 1993
3 Commencement Program, 1963
4 Former Chilocco School Employees, undated
5 News Clippings, 1980-1996
6 Microfilmed Collection Information, 2002

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