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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

George Washington Hill Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1168
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Merchant. Land titles and deeds (1858-1879) from Georgia and the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory; entrance ticket to the 1900 Democratic National Convention; minutes (1900) of the Vinita, Indian Territory Democratic Club; election poll list and tally sheet (1907) from Vinita, Cherokee Nation; and a court document (1886) from the Cooweescoowee District Court, Cherokee Nation.

Dates: 1858-1907

Martin Luther Turner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1379
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Financier. Correspondence (1888-1921), news clippings (1896-1921) and two scrapbooks (1896-1917) of news clippings and broadsides, regarding the life of Turner, his campaign for election as a U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, and his involvement with finance. Of special note are a number of letters (1916-1920) addressed to Turner from Brig. Gen. John J. Pershing requesting Turner's assistance in obtaining Pershing's promotion to the rank of Major General.

Dates: 1888-1921

Orel Busby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-72
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Judge. Correspondence, speeches, and clippings (1942) concerning Busby's unsuccessful candidacy for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma; correspondence (1918) concerning Busby's successful candidacy for election as judge of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma; correspondence (1924-1927) from Busby's term as a member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents; and correspondence (1935-1937) concerning his unsuccessful bid for nomination to a federal judgeship in Oklahoma. Orel Busby Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918-1959

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