Waddie Hudson Collection
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Banker. Papers (1847-1951) of the Hudson family, including letters (1855, 1960) from Jefferson Davis and L.Q.C. Lamar to Thomas J. Hudson; Hudson's commission (1861) as a major in the Confederate Army, and a letter to Hudson from M.H. Thomson concerning the prices of household goods. Also included in this collection are eight notebooks of official notary records (1905-1907) of William F. Rasmus, Tahlequah, Indian Territory; a ledger (1870) from Rasmus' general merchandise store in Flint, Indian Territory; two funeral registers (1903-1909) from John W. Stapler and Son; and a scrapbook (n.d.) prepared by Waddie Hudson for his grandson, Gordon Hudson Council. An unprocessed portion of this collection includes a number of scrapbooks and ledgers, some dating to antebellum times. Waddie Hudson Photograph Collection also in repository.
- Creation: 1847-1951
Restrictions on Access
On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.
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1.3 Cubic Feet (1.3 ft.)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Unknown. Method of acquisition--Unknown; Date of acquisition--1973.
Genre / Form
- Tahlequah (Okla.) -- History -- 19th century
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confederate States
- Account books
- Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Oklahoma -- Registers
- Necrologies -- Indian Territory
- Necrologies -- Oklahoma
- Notaries -- Oklahoma -- Tahlequah
- Retail trade -- Oklahoma -- Flint
- States' rights (American politics)
- Stores, Retail -- Oklahoma -- Flint
- Undertakers and undertaking -- Oklahoma -- Registers
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