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Oberly, James Warren 1954-

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Works: 19 works in 38 publications in 1 language and 1,372 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Treaties 
Classifications: HD240, 306.20899734
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Most widely held works by James Warren Oberly
A nation of statesmen : the political culture of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohicans, 1815-1972 by James Warren Oberly ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixty million acres : American veterans and the public lands before the Civil War by James Warren Oberly ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
United States history : a bibliography of the new writings on American history by Louise A Merriam ( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acres and old men : military bounty land warrants, 1847-1860 by James Warren Oberly ( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies in Wisconsin's Native American history : an anthology of undergraduate research ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies in Wisconsin's African-American history : an anthology of undergraduate research ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of graduate education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire by James Warren Oberly ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agricultural and Demographic Records for Rural Households in the North, 1860 [Instructional Materials] by Fred Bateman ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
These instructional materials were prepared for use with AGRICULTURAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC RECORDS FOR HOUSEHOLDS IN THE NORTH, 1860 (ICPSR 7420), compiled by Fred Bateman and James D. Foust. The data file and accompanying documentation are provided to assist educators in (an fichiers portables SPSS file) instructing students about the history of agriculture and rural life in the North, just prior to the Civil War. An instructor's handout has also been included. This handout contains the following sections, among others: (1) General goals for student analysis of quantitative datasets, (2) Specific goals in studying this dataset, (3) Suggested appropriate courses for use of the dataset, (4) Tips for using the dataset, and (5) Related secondary source readings. Demographic, occupational, and economic information for over 21,000 rural households in the northern United States in 1860 are presented in the dataset. The data were obtained from the manuscript agricultural and population schedules of the 1860 United States Census and are provided for all households in a single township from each of the 102 randomly-selected counties in 16 northern states. Variables in the dataset include farm values, livestock, and crop production figures for the households that owned or operated farms (over half the households sampled), as well as value of real and personal estate, color, sex, age, literacy, school attendance, occupation, place of birth, and parents' nationality of all individuals residing in the sampled townships.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/03463.xml
Military bounty land warrants in the United States, 1847-1900 ( )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Between 1847 and 1855 the Congress of the United States passed four land warrant acts which granted 60 million acres of land to veterans and their heirs. The Pension Bureau determined the eligibility of these individuals and issued military bounty land grants for up to 160 acres. Most of these land warrants were issued before 1860, but the government continued to make grants through the remainder of the 19th century. Because of these Congressional acts approximately one in nine U.S. families received a land warrant for earlier military service. Families usually sold their warrants for cash to third parties who then presented them to the General Land Office as payments for parcels of public land. Variables include the number of acres awarded to the warrant recipient, the conflict in which the veteran served, his wartime military rank, his state of residence, the public land office where the warrant was located, the year the warrant was issued, and the type of military unit in which the veteran served. Information is also provided concerning the ability of the recipient to sign his name, the relationship of the recipient to the original veteran, whether or not the grant had been sold, and, if so, the name of the buyer.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/09514.xml
Preliminary report on the history of the Stockbridge-Munsee Indian reservation boundary by James Warren Oberly ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by Respecting American Indian identity : a perspective from history and culture ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers on Wisconsin-related topics presented at the conference on November 7-9, 1991, sponsored by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin System. Topics include various aspects of treaty rights, Winnebago removal, a history of the Lac Courte Oreilles, a biographical piece on an Oneida chief, tribal reorganization of the Stockbridge-Munsee, and the Hayward Indian Congress
Union Army Recruits in Black Regiments in the United States, 1862-1865 ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
These instructional materials were prepared for use with UNION ARMY RECRUITS IN BLACK REGIMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1862-1865 (ICPSR 9426), compiled by Jacob Metzer and Robert A. Margo. The data file and accompanying documentation are provided to assist educators in instructing students about the demographic, military, and medical history of African-American men who volunteered for service in the Union Army during the American Civil War. An instructor's handout has also been included. This handout contains the following sections, among others: (1) General goals for student analysis of quantitative datasets, (2) Specific goals in studying this dataset, (3) Suggested appropriate courses for use of the dataset, (4) Tips for using the dataset, and (5) Related secondary source readings. This data collection was designed to examine the characteristics of free Blacks and ex-slaves mustered into the Union Army between 1862 and the end of the Civil War. In addition to variables on personal characteristics (such as skin, eye, and hair color, height, age, birthplace, and occupation before enlistment), the data also contain Army-related variables (such as regiment and company number, rank, enlistment date and place, changes in rank, and date and cause of end of service).... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/03466.xml
Executions in the United States, 1608-1991 The Espy File [Instructional Materials] by M. Watt Espy ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
These instructional materials were prepared for use with EXECUTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1608-1991: THE ESPY FILE (ICPSR 8451), compiled by M. Watt Espy and John Ortiz Smykla. The data file (an SPSS portable file) and accompanying documentation are provided to assist educators in instructing students about the history of capital punishment in the United States. An instructor's handout is also included. This handout contains the following sections, among others: (1) general goals for student analysis of quantitative datasets, (2) specific goals in studying this dataset, (3) suggested appropriate courses for use of the dataset, (4) tips for using the dataset, and (5) related secondary source readings. This dataset furnishes data on executions performed under civil authority in the United States between 1608 and April 24, 1991, and describes each individual executed and the circumstances surrounding the crime for which the person was convicted. Variables include age, race, name, sex, and occupation of the offender, place, jurisdiction, date, and method of execution, and the crime for which the offender was executed. Also recorded are data on whether the only evidence for the execution was official records indicating that an individual (executioner or slave owner) was compensated for an execution.... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03465
Beyond the sawdust cities : building and rebuilding towns in the Chippewa Valley, 1850-1925 : a reading/discussion series ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Readings and discussion guide to accompany a course held at the Chippewa Valley Museum, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on January 23, February 6, February 20, and March 6, 1993
New Orleans Slave Sample, 1804-1862 [Instructional Materials] by James Warren Oberly ( )
1 edition published in 2002 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These instructional materials were prepared for use with NEW ORLEANS SLAVE SALE SAMPLE, 1804-1862 (ICPSR 7423), compiled by Robert W. Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman. The data file (an SPSS portable file) and accompanying documentation are provided to assist educators in instructing students about the economics of slavery and the lives of the people recorded in the slave market. An instructor's handout is also included. This handout contains the following sections, among others: (1) general goals for student analysis of quantitative datasets, (2) specific goals in studying this dataset, (3) suggested appropriate courses for use of the dataset, (4) tips for using the dataset, and (5) related secondary source readings. The dataset includes data on slave sales that occurred on the New Orleans slave market between 1804-1862. For each sale, information was recorded on the date of the sale, the number of slaves on the invoice, the geographical origin of the buyer and seller, the sale price, and characteristics of the slaves sold (age, sex, family relationship, and occupation). The information presented for each transaction was obtained from the notarized bills of sale in the New Orleans Notarial Archival Office. These bills often contained information on several
Union Army Recruits in Black Regiments in the United States, 1862-1865: [Instructional Materials] by James Warren Oberly ( )
1 edition published in 2004 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Executions in the United States, 1608-1991: The Espy File [Instructional Materials] by James Warren Oberly ( )
1 edition published in 2003 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These instructional materials were prepared for use with EXECUTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1608-1991: THE ESPY FILE (ICPSR 8451), compiled by M. Watt Espy and John Ortiz Smykla. The data file (an SPSS portable file) and accompanying documentation are provided to assist educators in instructing students about the history of capital punishment in the United States. An instructor's handout is also included. This handout contains the following sections, among others: (1) general goals for student analysis of quantitative datasets, (2) specific goals in studying this dataset, (3) suggested appropriate courses for use of the dataset, (4) tips for using the dataset, and (5) related secondary source readings. This dataset furnishes data on executions performed under civil authority in the United States between 1608 and April 24, 1991, and describes each individual executed and the circumstances surrounding the crime for which the person was convicted. Variables include age, race, name, sex, and occupation of the offender, place, jurisdiction, date, and method of execution, and the crime for which the offender was executed. Also recorded are data on whether the only evidence for the execution was official records indicating that an individual (executioner or slave
Agricultural and Demographic Records for Rural Households in the North, 1860: [Instructional Materials] by James Warren Oberly ( )
1 edition published in 2002 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
owned or operated farms (over half the households sampled), as well as value of real and personal estate, color, sex, age, literacy, school attendance, occupation, place of birth, and parents' nationality of all individuals residing in the sampled townships
Military Bounty Land Warrants in the United States, 1847-1900 by James Warren Oberly ( )
1 edition published in 1991 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between 1847 and 1855 the Congress of the United States passed four land warrant acts which granted 60 million acres of land to veterans and their heirs. The Pension Bureau determined the eligibility of these individuals and issued military bounty land grants for up to 160 acres. Most of these land warrants were issued before 1860, but the government continued to make grants through the remainder of the 19th century. Because of these Congressional acts approximately one in nine U.S. families received a land warrant for earlier military service. Families usually sold their warrants for cash to third parties who then presented them to the General Land Office as payments for parcels of public land. Variables include the number of acres awarded to the warrant recipient, the conflict in which the veteran served, his wartime military rank, his state of residence, the public land office where the warrant was located, the year the warrant was issued, and the type of military unit in which the veteran served. Information is also provided concerning the ability of the recipient to sign his name, the relationship of the recipient to the original veteran, whether or not the grant had been sold, and, if so, the name of the buyer
 
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