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George Nelson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-435

Scope and Contents


Interpreter. Personal correspondence, land records for allotments in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, lists of allotments available for coal leases, files on government aid to destitute Indians, and a catechism written in the Choctaw language. George Nelson Photograph Collection also in repository.


  • Creation: 1908-1944

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.


1 Cubic Feet (1 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. George Nelson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Nelson, Mrs. George. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1950.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States