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Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 18700407-19220706

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-105
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Legislation, laws and resolutions (1896-1910) of the Choctaw Nation; typescripts of newspaper articles (1868-1936) concerning elections, allotment of tribal lands, and the Dawes Commission; and four ledgers containing the journals and minutes (1902-1911) of the Choctaw National Council.
Dates: 1868-1936

James Jackson McAlester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2046
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Businessman and state official. Correspondence (1888-1914); store ledgers (1874-1950); daybooks (1888-1926); inventory books (n.d.); cash books (1886-1925) and other records from the J.J. McAlester Mercantile Company in McAlester, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1874-1950

Robert S. Stevens Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2188
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Railroad manager. Typescripts of letters to and from Stevens regarding his management of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad, of which Stevens was General Manager. Included in the collection is a letter to Stevens from President U.S. Grant regarding a trip Grant made from St. Louis to Springfield and the Indian Territory. The originals of the letters are preserved in the Stevens Family Papers, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, N.Y.
Dates: 1870-1875

U.S. District Court Collection: Western District of Arkansas

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1372
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Correspondence (1872-1903) regarding the affairs and business of the court and the administration of justice in Indian Territory. Includes a legal opinion by Judge Isaac Parker regarding the case of Ex-parte James E. Reynolds.
Dates: 1872-1903