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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. General Council

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-105
Scope and Contents

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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

Coleman Cole Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-117
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Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of correspondence relating to Choctaw participation in the Indian Union proposal developed in the Okmulgee Council; published speeches; Choctaw Tribal Council proceedings; accounts of Choctaw court cases; and other papers pertaining to intruders, tribal citizenship, and royalties from Choctaw coal lands, all during the period of Cole's tenure as Principal Chief, 1874-1878.

Dates: 1875-1879

Edmond McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Box: M-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1075
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Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles containing McCurtain's annual messages to the Choctaw Nation General Council (1884-1886), letters by McCurtain to newspaper editors regarding various issues, and an obituary on McCurtain (1890).

Dates: 1875-1901

Jackson Frazier McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Box: M-46
Identifier: WHC-M-1076
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Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1875-1901) regarding McCurtain and his State of the Choctaw Nation speeches (1881-1883), made before the General Council of the Choctaw Nation while he was Principal Chief.

Dates: 1875-1901

Lee W. Folsom Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-201
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Journalist. Folsom family correspondence; a notebook used by Folsom as a student at Atoka Baptist Seminary; and papers relating to his journalism career at the Atoka INDIAN CITIZEN. The collection includes annual reports (1895-1900) of the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners; a copy of the acts and resolutions (1897) of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation; two volumes of a hymnal written in Choctaw; two copies of the "Laws of the Choctaw Nation" (1886-1891) written in English and Choctaw; a Choctaw New Testament; a Choctaw Pentateuch (1867); and a letter (1885) in Choctaw from Alfred Folsom to Rev. Rainie Winthrop.

Dates: 1867-1910