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McAlester, James J., 1841-1920

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1841-10-01-1920-09-20-

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

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

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

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

J.J. McAlester, grandson of the early J. J. McAlester. He is posed by a picture of the early J.J. McAlester on the wall. (inset)., Undated

 Item — Box: Photo B-10, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Sudie McAlester Barnes, J.J. McAlester, McAlester, Oklahoma, and railroad locomotives. Sudie McAlester Barnes Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: Undated

Paul T. Olinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-462
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Collector. Lecture notes (1859–1866) and theological books (1797–1866) of H. R. Schermerhorn, seminary student and, later, Indian Territory missionary; personal land records (1908–1917), including land deeds from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations and unallotted land deeds signed by Chickasaw governor Douglas H. Johnston and Choctaw principal chief Victor M. Locke, Jr.
Dates: 1797-1917

Photo of J.J. McAlester and L.J. Storey, in Texas, 1908. Storey was a railroad commissioner., 1908

 Item — Box: Photo B-10, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Sudie McAlester Barnes, J.J. McAlester, McAlester, Oklahoma, and railroad locomotives. Sudie McAlester Barnes Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1908

Sudie McAlester Barnes Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-29
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A diary (1880's) kept by Barnes while attending Baird College in Clinton, Missouri; along with letters to the Dawes Commission and the Choctaw Commissioners, from J.J. McAlester, founder of McAlester, Oklahoma, and a prominent figure in Territorial politics.
Dates: 1875-1920

Sudie McAlester Barnes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1546
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sudie McAlester Barnes, J.J. McAlester, McAlester, Oklahoma, and railroad locomotives. Sudie McAlester Barnes Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1920