The Chronicles of Oklahoma Vol. 56-2 1978
Oklahoma Historical Society
James Mooney and the Peyote Controversy by L.G. Moses, Oklahoma Pioneers in Mexico: The Chamal Colony by John J. Winberry, Socioeconomic Reconstruction in the Cherokee Nation, 1865-1870 by Sue Hammond, The United States Army as the Early Patron of Naturalists in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1803-1820 by Philip Drennen Thomas, Law Enforcement in Transition: From Decentralized County Sheriffs to the Highway Patrol by Bob L. Blackburn, Notes and Documents, Book Reviews, Oklahoma Books, For the Record. The Chronicles of Oklahoma, first issued in 1921 as the official journal of the OHS, is mailed to members and subscribers four times a year. Each issue contains at least five scholarly articles; subjects range from Indians and earliest settlement to railroads and the twentieth century. Each issue is well illustrated with historic photographs offering a visual picture of the past. Also included are book reviews, notes, documents, and minutes of the quarterly meetings of the OHS Board of Directors. Volumes 1-20 may be viewed online at the Oklahoma State University Electronic Publishing Center.