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Wilburn Nash Redwine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-516

Scope and Contents

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Attorney. Correspondence (1898-1943) regarding his legal practice; legal case files (1898-1943) in which Redwine was involved; published legal briefs (n.d.); client account ledgers (1904-1917); and political posters and leaflets (1910, 1924) published during Redwine's campaigns for election to the state supreme court and senate. The entries in the expense ledgers prior to November, 1907 concern legal services provided for a number of Choctaw Indian families experiencing difficulty in receiving or claiming allotments.

Arrangement: Boxes 1 - 22 contain general correspondence relating primarily to Redwine's legal practice. This file is inclusive of the years 1898-1930, excluding the year 1912 and containing only fragments of 1907-08, and 1927-1930. Legal subjects covered include Indian enrollments, allotments and citizenship, property disputes involving coal companies and gas concerns, pardons and paroles, questions involving military service, heirship, etc.. This file contains much correspondence with Senator Thomas P. Gore, Governor J. C. Walton, and other politicians. Boxes 51-55 Contain legal documents and correspondence with dates from 1888-1951. Papers include allotments of Indian lands, homestead certificates, divorce records, guardianship case files, and oil and gas leases. Items of particular interest include a 1905 list of "inter-married white citizens of the Choctaw Nation," correspondence with the Jersey Crème Company (1911-?), an environmental case against the Henryetta Spelter Company involving several individual plaintiffs (1915-?), and a case against the Santa Fe Trail Transit Company (1944).

Dates

  • 1898-1943

Extent

16 ft. (16 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Attorney. Correspondence (1898-1943) regarding his legal practice; legal case files (1898-1943) in which Redwine was involved; published legal briefs (n.d.); client account ledgers (1904-1917); and political posters and leaflets (1910, 1924) published during Redwine's campaigns for election to the state supreme court and senate. The entries in the expense ledgers prior to November, 1907 concern legal services provided for a number of Choctaw Indian families experiencing difficulty in receiving or claiming allotments.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Redwine, Wilburn Nash, John Nash Redwine and Mrs. Ernestine Robinson. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1949.
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States