The important thing is not to stop questioning.
       (Albert Einstein)

Think before you speak. Read before you think.
(Fran Lebowitz)


Gary L. Cheatham
Kansas and Indian Territory late 1850s

Academic background:
B.S. (Missiology), Northwest Christian University
M.Div., Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University
M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cheatham's Publications
Research and publication interests:
Cherokee Nation in the 19th century
Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi region
Great Plains and Rocky Mountains in the 19th century
Osage Nation in the 19th century
Political and military history of Kansas during the 1850s and 1860s
Quapaw Tribe in the 19th century
Useful online resources for the above research interests:
Accessible Archives
American Civil War in Missouri (The State Historical Society of Missouri)
American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement (Wisconsin Historical Society)
Ancestry.com
Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1826-1932)
Arkansas Digital Ark-ives (Arkansas State Archives)
Chronicles of Oklahoma (Oklahoma State University)
Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection
Confederate Veteran (magazine) (1893-1932)
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Digital Library of the KSGenWeb
FamilySearch
Find a Grave
Fold3
Gateway to Oklahoma History (Oklahoma Historical Society)
General Land Office Records (U.S. Dept. of the Interior)
Geographic Names Information System (U.S. Geological Survey)
HathiTrust Digital Library
Historical Maps of States (University of Alabama)
History of the State of Kansas (by William G. Cutler, published by A.T. Andreas, 1883)
Index to Salt Lake County (Utah) Probate Court Civil and Criminal Case Files (1852-1887)
Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties (Kappler's) (Oklahoma State University)
Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection (University of Oklahoma)
Kansas Historical Quarterly, 1931-1977 (Kansas State Historical Society)
Kansas Memory (Kansas State Historical Society)
Library of Congress Maps
Making of America Collection (Cornell University Library)
Missouri Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910 (Missouri Digital Heritage)
Missouri City Directories (Missouri Digital Heritage)
Missouri County Histories (Missouri Digital Heritage)
Missouri Digital Newspaper Project (The State Historical Society of Missouri)
Missouri Land Records, 1777-1969 (Missouri Digital Heritage)
National Archives: Access to Archival Databases
Nebraska Memories (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nebraska Newspapers (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Newspapers.com
Oklahoma Digital Maps (Oklahoma State University)
Rocky Mountain Online Archive (Center for Regional Studies, University of New Mexico)
St. Louis Catholic Historical Review, 1918-1923 (HathiTrust)
Salt Lake City Tax Assesment Rolls, 1856-1892 (Utah Division of Archives and Records Service)
State Digital Resources (Library of Congress)
Territorial Papers of the United States (HathiTrust)
Texas Digital Newspaper Program (HathiTrust)
Texas State Library and Archives Division Online Collections
TopoView: Historical Topographic Maps (U.S. Geological Survey)
Utah Digital Newspapers (University of Utah)
War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Making of America / Browse)
War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Ohio State University / Search)
War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (HathiTrust / Original from University of Michigan / Browse and Search)
Western History Collections - Native American Manuscripts (University of Oklahoma)
Courses taught at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma:
IS 3113 - Business Communications
REL 2113 - Introduction to the Old Testament
REL 2223 - Life and Teachings of Jesus
REL 2443 - Introduction to the New Testament
REL 2553 - Comparative Religions
REL 3203 - History of Jesus
UNIV 1002 - University Strategies
WGS 3001/REL 3201 - Women in the Early Church
WGS 3103 - Early Christian Heresies

Site maintained by Gary Cheatham
cheatham@nsuok.edu
gary@cheathams.org

Last updated: September 9, 2018