University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections
GENERAL NATIVE AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Balyeat, Frank Allen (1886-1971) Printed materials 1774-1960 .33 foot
Educator. Typescripts and notes (1926-1957) regarding Baptist missionaries to the Indians; a history (1960) of schools in Kiowa County, Oklahoma; publications (1953-1957) of the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning American Indians and Indian education; a booklet (n.d.) on Sequoyah and the Cherokee syllabary; notes and correspondence (1926) concerning Joseph Samuel Murrow and Bacone College; a leaflet (1958) describing El Meta Bond College; and correspondence (1960) concerning Oklahoma post offices.
1. Typescript "Lest We Forget Our Yesteryears at OU, 1907-1911," by Frank Balyeat.
2. Correspondence and notes concerning Oklahoma post offices, 1892-1964. Mostly Lincoln County and Cleveland County information.
3. Correspondence from A. Grant Evans to F. A. Balyeat regarding educational systems for Native Americans, May 22, 1926.
4. Memo from Frank Balyeat to Jack Haley concerning a leaflet (included) about El Meta Bond College, Minco, Oklahoma, November 18, 1960. The memo highlights errors Balyeat sees in the leaflet.
5. Correspondence from Twyla Ford, Baptist Book Store, to F. A. Balyeat regarding a copy of Not Yours But You, February 6, 1957.
6. Correspondence from J. S. Morrow to F. A. Balyeat regarding a visit between Balyeat and Murrow, August 10, 1926. Includes one page of notes by Balyeat from his interview with Murrow, August 25, 1926; and four pages of preparatory information on Murrow and related subjects, n.d.
7. Correspondence from F. A. Balyeat to Mrs. Cook, Oklahoma Historical Society, regarding The Indian Orphan, August 22, 1957. Includes a reprint of “Fifty Beautiful Years,” by Clara A. McBride, The Indian Orphan, Vol. 5, No. 11, 1907.
8. Miscellaneous notes: one index card with typed information on the Choctaws; and one printed map of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad line, n.d., with hand written notes on the reverse.