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Letterpress copybooks

Subject Source: Ftamc

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Camp Supply Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-79
Scope and Contents


Letterbook (1869-1878) kept by the commissary supply officer of Camp Supply, Indian Territory, established in 1868 as a base for operations against the Plains Indians. The letterbook contains copies of letters sent, lists of names of captured Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, information relating to their maintenance, and reports on bands of hostile Indians.

Dates: 1869-1878

Fort Gibson Quartermaster Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-203
Scope and Contents


Correspondence concerning Ft. Gibson's role in carrying out the U.S. Government's Indian pacification policy following the Civil War. Included are five volumes of Letters Sent (1879-1890) and one index volume; and two volumes of Registers of Letters Received (1879-1880 and 1886-1890).

Dates: 1879-1890

Melven Cornish Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1350
Scope and Contents


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

U.S. Army Signal Corps letterbook

Identifier: WHC-M-2698
Scope and Contents


Military unit. A letterpress copybook of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, from Fort Washakie, Wyoming, 1888-1892. Includes approximately 430 letter copies regarding the general business operations of telegraph lines in the area.

Dates: 1888 - 1892

William Houston Munger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-426
Scope and Contents


Merchant. Account books (1906-1926), a letterbook of outgoing correspondence (1917-1919), and a record of funerals (1915-1921) from the W.H. Munger Hardware, Furniture, Undertaking Store in Watonga, Oklahoma, along with a scrapbook (1905-1941) containing letters, clippings, programs, menus, and souvenirs, of Munger's son, Reuben Bates Munger. William Houston Munger Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1905-1941