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John Frank McMurray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1207

Scope and Contents


Lawyer. Published court records and correspondence regarding McMurray's suit against the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations for legal fees and expenses, incurred in McMurray's successful representation of Choctaw and Chickasaw individuals in an earlier lawsuit, regarding taxation of Indian lands.


  • Creation: 1898-1926

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.

Available for public access.


.6 Cubic Feet (.6 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Pat McMurray Butte.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Correspondence: Source of acquisition--Butte, Pat McMurray. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1980.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States