University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections
GENERAL NATIVE AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
White, Lida Papers 1891-1952 2.50 feet
Teacher. Correspondence (1891-1952) regarding White's employment, her historical research, her investments in Montana real estate, and personal matters with family and friends; leases and contracts (1936-1947); notebooks (n.d.) containing lecture notes; unorganized research notes (n.d.) entitled "Indian Lore;" and four notebooks containing typescripts of interviews (1934-1942) that White conducted with elderly Indians in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and with early settlers of the Oklahoma City area. In addition to biographical and socio-economic information, the interviews focus on the education of Indians and the establishment of schools in Indian Territory and Oklahoma.