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Choctaw Indians -- Tribal citizenship

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Rennie 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

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-105
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Legislation, laws and resolutions (1896-1910) of the Choctaw Nation; typescripts of newspaper articles (1868-1936) concerning elections, allotment of tribal lands, and the Dawes Commission; and four ledgers containing the journals and minutes (1902-1911) of the Choctaw National Council.
Dates: 1868-1936

Coleman Cole Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-117
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Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of correspondence relating to Choctaw participation in the Indian Union proposal developed in the Okmulgee Council; published speeches; Choctaw Tribal Council proceedings; accounts of Choctaw court cases; and other papers pertaining to intruders, tribal citizenship, and royalties from Choctaw coal lands, all during the period of Cole's tenure as Principal Chief, 1874-1878.
Dates: 1875-1879

Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore 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

Joseph G. Ralls Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-510
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Correspondence from Ralls' law practice, concerning the representation of various Choctaws during townsite payments and the allotment of Choctaw lands from 1903-1907. Joseph G. Ralls Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1924

Madeline Czarina Colbert Conlan 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

Melven Cornish Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1350
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Attorney. Case files (1903-1904) and letter books (1900-1905) from cases involving Choctaw and Chickasaw tribal citizenship claims; dockets (1903-1904) for the Southern and Central Divisions of the U.S. District Court for Indian Territory; an account book (1899) and a record book (1876) entitled "Proceedings of the Board of Chief Commissioners of the Court of Claims, Choctaw Nation"; along with clippings (1896-1907) and published court documents (1900-1940) relating to Choctaw and Chickasaw cases in U.S. courts. Cornish's law firm, Mansfield, McMurray and Cornish, represented the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations in cases involving tribal citizenship claims.
Dates: 1815-1943

William H. Harrison Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-261
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Typescripts of speeches and correspondence of Harrison, a Principal Chief of the Choctaws, on the allotment of Choctaw lands.
Dates: 1901-1937