University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the C. P. Wickmiller Photographs, 1883



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wickmiller, C. P.
Title C. P. Wickmiller Photographs, 1883
Extent 8 photographs
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

C. P. Wickmiller of Wichita, Kansas, settled in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, was a druggist, served as chairman of the Board of Pharmaceutical Association in territorial Oklahoma, and was an early member of the Oklahoma Historical Society, which holds his archives.


Scope and Content

Eight photographs document the 1883 incursion of David L. Payne into Oklahoma with a party of white settlers in covered wagons, one of eight invasions of Indian Territory, which eventually resulted, in 1885, in legislation in the U. S. Congress allowing the purchase of unused lands from the Indians and making white settlement of Indian Territory a certainty.


Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Subjects

Payne, David Lewis, 1836-1884--Photographs.
Indian Territory.
Wickmiller, C. P.--Archives.
Covered wagons.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

C. P. Wickmiller Photographs, 1883, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

box
3S26 Photographs.