Friday, February 02, 2007

More Issues of the Cherokee Phoenix Available on Library Web Site

Hunter Library’s Special Collections and Cataloging units have added several months’ issues to The Cherokee Phoenix section of the Library web site. The latest transcriptions are from May to September 1830, the year that Congress passed the Indian Removal Act; and they are rich in details from the Jacksonian Era. Themes include U.S. House and Senate debates over Cherokee removal, gold mining on Cherokee territory, boundary disputes between the Cherokee and Creek tribes, and much more.

You can browse The Cherokee Phoenix by chronology at To facilitate your searches are subject headings indicative of entry content. The University of Georgia has digital images of these pages.