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Bixby, Tams, 1854-1922

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1854-12-12-1922-01-17-

Found in 7 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

Douglas H. Johnston Collection

 Collection
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: 1896-1939

Gaston Litton Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1690
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Chickasaw, Cherokee and Choctaw Indians. Included are scenes of the Bloomfield Academy, the Chickasaw Nation capitol building, officials of the Chickasaw tribal government, and Chickasaw governor, Douglas H. Johnson. The collection also contains photographs of Mary Alice Hearrell Murray, Elmer Thomas, William Henry (Alfalfa Bill) Murray and Saladin Watie.
Dates: 1890-1930

Grayson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-234
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Correspondence between various politicans and government officials in the Creek Nation, concerning tribal politics, tribal factionalism, the Green Peach War, sale of Creek lands in Alabama, removal, allotment of tribal lands, and other administrative matters. Correspondents include George W. Grayson, Washington Grayson, Pleasant Porter, Return J. Meigs, Samuel Checote, Dennis W. Bushyhead, and James R. Garfield.
Dates: 1834-1919

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

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

Warren P. Chaney Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-95
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Government employee. Correspondence, memoirs, recollections, allotment records, Civil War papers, clippings and other materials relating to Indian Territory, reflecting Chaney's experiences while traveling through the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations as clerk in charge of the Choctaw-Chickasaw Allotment Division of the Dawes Commission. Warren P. Chaney Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1935