Fascinating look at native peoples in 1890. Eastern Band Cherokee section is on pages 499-508 (on the PDF links: pages 801-850). Cherokee Nation is included in larger section on Indian Territory. Full-text is limited to UT users. Also available in paper in UT Special Collections, call number: E98.C3.U5.
Index of all persons applying for compensation arising from the judgment of the United States Court of Claims on May 28, 1906, for the Eastern Cherokee tribe. While numerous individuals applied, not all the claims were allowed. The information included on the index is the application number, the name of the applicant, and the State or Territory in which the individual resided at the time the application was filed. You can order the complete applications from the National Archives.
Digital collections of historical documents. The Library has purchased 18 of the archive collections. These include the collections focused on African American and civil rights history, early cinema, the mountain south and the War Department and indian affairs, 1800-1824.