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Murrow Indian Children's Home

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1916

Joseph Samuel Murrow Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1827
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Missionary. Legal and other records (1894-1928) of the Rev. Murrow's home and school for Indian orphans, including a monthly report for the school, records of Bacone College, and of the newspaper"The Indian Orphan"; Murrow's original certificate of appointment as superintendent of Indian missions in Indian and Oklahoma Territories; minutes and proceedings (1916-1918) of the Indian Missionary Association and Osage Indian Mission; and programs (1912-1921) for meetings of the Deacons' and Missionaries' Institute of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Baptist Churches, and of the Oklahoma Indian Baptist Association.
Dates: 1894-1928

Mrs. Butler Stonestreet Smiser Collection

 Collection — Box: S-5
Identifier: WHC-M-572
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Publisher. Newspaper clippings (1935-1950) regarding the Smisers and their publishing activities and early years in Atoka, Indian Territory; a memorial (1915) to Katrina Ellett Murrow, a Baptist missionary to the Choctaw Indians, and wife of Joseph S. Murrow; and a term paper by John E. Dodd entitled "The Life of J.S. Murrow.".
Dates: 1915-1950

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956