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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

G. N. Belvin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2148
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Collector. Documents (1874-1929), most in English but many in Choctaw and Creek languages. The papers include correspondence, postcards, bank book, chattel mortgage, last will and testament, speeches, allotment and homestead patents and certificates, warranty deeds, preacher's license, printed matter, and land plats. The documents in English indicate that much of the collection concerns the Four Mothers Society.
Dates: 1874-1929

Gilbert Wesley Dukes Collection

 Collection — Box: D-29
Identifier: WHC-M-174
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Typescripts of correspondence written during Dukes' tenure as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation and relating to leases, stockraising, and Choctaw schools, together with speeches, biographical information, and political writings reflecting the problems involved in the transition from tribal government to territorial and ultimately state jurisdiction.
Dates: 1877-1905

Madeline Czarina Colbert Conlan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-928
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Historian. Manuscripts by Conlan reflecting the histories and cultures of numerous Indian tribes, the Choctaw Indians in particular, from 1756 to 1932; and a textbook, published in Great Britain (1950).
Dates: 1932-1950