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McCurtain, Green, 1848-1910

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).
Dates: 1842-1931

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

Douglas H. Johnston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-322
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Typescripts of various laws, speeches and special messages made by Johnston as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation before the Chickasaw Legislature, on issues such as tribal government, land, mineral resources, finances, claims, education and the ownership of slaves.
Dates: 1896-1936

G. N. Belvin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2148
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Collector. Documents (1874-1929), most in English but many in Choctaw and Creek languages. The papers include correspondence, postcards, bank book, chattel mortgage, last will and testament, speeches, allotment and homestead patents and certificates, warranty deeds, preacher's license, printed matter, and land plats. The documents in English indicate that much of the collection concerns the Four Mothers Society.
Dates: 1874-1929

George Rainey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1406
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Arikara, Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboin, Blackfoot, Cayuse, Comanche, Crow, Cherokee, Cayuga, Chinook, Caddo, Choctaw, Chippewa, Cheyenne, Delaware, Hidatsa, Hopi, Iowa, Kaw, Kickapoo, Kichai, Kiowa, Klamath, Laguna, Moki, Modoc, Makah, Mandan, Makah, Mandan, Miami, Missouri, Nez Perce, Onadaga, Omaha, Oto, Osage, Paiute, Puyallup, Pawnee, Peoria, Papago, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Ponca, Quapaw, Quinault, Sac and Fox, Salish, Seminole, Seneca, Shawnee, Sioux, Shoshoni, Tuscarora, Umatilla, Ute, Walla Walla, Winnebago, Wyandotte, Yakima, Yuma, Yuchi, and Zuni Indians. George Rainey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1848-1927

George W. Scott Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1088
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Indian statesman. Correspondence (1904-1909) regarding various political issues in the Choctaw Nation, including Oklahoma statehood, the Indians' separate statehood movement, and Governor Green McCurtain.
Dates: 1904-1909

Gilbert Wesley Dukes Collection

 Collection — Box: D-29
Identifier: WHC-M-174
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Typescripts of correspondence written during Dukes' tenure as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation and relating to leases, stockraising, and Choctaw schools, together with speeches, biographical information, and political writings reflecting the problems involved in the transition from tribal government to territorial and ultimately state jurisdiction.
Dates: 1877-1905

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

Green McCurtain Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1171
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the McCurtain and Scott families. Also included are scenes of ranching, schools, and the towns of Stigler, Tuskahoma, Muskogee, Kinta, McAlester, and Atoka, Indian Territory. Green McCurtain Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1950

Jay L. Hargett Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1164
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Kiowa, Wichita, Cheyenne, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians. The collection includes scenes of the Choctaw tribal council house, Muskogee, Indian Territory, and the Goodland Indian School. Jay L. Hargett Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1940

Rogers-Neill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-528
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Business correspondence and papers (1871-1935) of Fritz Sittell relating to the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, the Choctaw Trading Company, Sittel's other business interests, and the development of the town of McAlester, Oklahoma; personal correspondence (1871-1943) including letters from Tams Bixby, Peter Pitchlynn, members of the Pitchlynn family, Green McCurtain, Robert L. Owen, Moritz Lippman and others; certificates (1890 & 1900) of Sittell's appointment as a United States Marshal, and as a Special Deputy of Tobucksy County, Choctaw Nation; along with clippings, business cards, a sketch of house floor plans, government documents and biographical materials relating to Sittell's family. Rogers-Neill Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1943

Works Progress Administration Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1234
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Book-length manuscripts, research and project reports, and administrative records generated by the W.P.A. Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Projects for Oklahoma during the 1930's. Arranged by county and by subject, there are reports on biographies, birthplaces and homes of prominant Oklahomans, business enterprises and industries, judicial centers, banks and banking, Masonic orders, soil conservation, and land runs; on historic sites, including cemeteries and burial sites, churches and missions, schools, towns and ghost towns, post offices, roads and trails, stage coaches and stagecoach lines, ranches, ruins and antiquities, bridges, crossings and ferries, battlefields, trading posts and stores, military posts and camps, and the state parks; on Indians of North America in Oklahoma, including agencies and reservations, treaties,...
Dates: 1937-1941