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Albert Rennie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-519
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Attorney. Family and business correspondence, legal documents, and printed material belonging to Rennie, a Pauls Valley, Oklahoma attorney. Much of the material relates to real estate transactions which include land allotted to Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.

Dates: 1889-1948

C. Ross Hume Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-301
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Attorney. Personal and business correspondence (1893-1948) relating to Hume's family, his association with the University of Oklahoma, and his activities as an attorney for the Caddo Indians. Also included are numerous legal documents relating to Indian claims and historical papers and documents regarding the Indians of Oklahoma, the Shirley Trading Post, the Anadarko (Oklahoma) area and the University of Oklahoma. C. Ross Hume Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1805-1981

Chickasaw Nation Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1085
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Typescripts of laws (1871-1881) and newspaper articles (1874-1933) relating to the lands, institutions and the affairs of the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory.

Dates: 1871-1933

Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-140
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Legal documents and correspondence of the law firms of Cruce, Cruce and Cruce (1895-1901); Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore (1901-1912); and Potter and Cruce (1912-1928) reflecting the firms' practice, representing Indian citizenship and allotment claims, banking interests, and oil and gas companies. Also in the collection are correspondence and speeches from Lee Cruce's Oklahoma gubernatorial campaign of 1907 and his senatorial campaign of 1930.

Dates: 1899-1935

Cyrus H. Harris Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-258
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Typescripts of newspaper articles on Chickasaw Nation governmental issues such as tribal factionalism, elections, schools and the allotment of land during Harris' tenure as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation.

Dates: 1872-1905

Douglas H. Johnston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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: 1896-1936

Edward Bryant Johnson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-320
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Banker and rancher. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and related papers concerning the banking, ranching and oil interests of Edward Johnson, a Chickasaw Indian businessman and banker in Norman, Oklahoma. Edward Bryant Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.

(Note: for other objects previously listed in Box 19, see Outsized boxes at end of collection. These were moved August 12, 2011.)

Dates: 1882-1929

James Franklin Parman Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1886
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A typescript of an account (n.d.) by Will Brown of a white settlement in the Chickasaw Nation, 1868-1904, and attempts by the Chickasaw Indians to halt it. James Franklin Parman Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: unspecified

Palmer S. Mosely Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-422
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Typescripts concerning negotiations with the Dawes Commission and the allotment of Chickasaw lands during Mosely's two terms (1894-1896 & 1902-1904) as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation.

Dates: 1894-1904

Paul T. Olinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-462
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Collector. Lecture notes (1859–1866) and theological books (1797–1866) of H. R. Schermerhorn, seminary student and, later, Indian Territory missionary; personal land records (1908–1917), including land deeds from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations and unallotted land deeds signed by Chickasaw governor Douglas H. Johnston and Choctaw principal chief Victor M. Locke, Jr.

Dates: 1797-1917

Robert V. Belt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-740
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Five letter books of correspondence from Belt as Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs to various officials concerning the administration of government Indian policy and legal matters of his private law practice.

Dates: 1885-1898

W. D. Morrison and James Morrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1233
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Historians. Research notes and related materials, many concerning Choctaw and Chickasaw tribal politics, allotment of lands, and Indian participation in the Civil War, gathered by the Morrisons for the purpose of writing a history of Bryan County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1840-1920

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

Wirt Franklin papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2843
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Attorney and oilman. Correspondence (1927-1962), business and general files (1903-1990), and financial records (1904-1974) of Wirt Franklin, a longtime citizen of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who was key in developing the Healdton Field. His papers span nearly the length of his six-decade career as an attorney and oilman. Among them are the records of Apple & Franklin, his law practice with Samuel Apple, which represented citizens of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations in citizenship claims and guardianship cases in the early 20th century. The largest portion of the collection consists of the business and financial files of his many companies and partnerships, including the Crystal Oil Company, Wirtaine Petroleum Corporation, Ardmore Investment Company, Franklin, Aston & Fair, and others. The collection also documents his work as a Special Field Assistant for...
Dates: 1903 - 1990

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