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Oklahoma -- Boundaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bryan W. Lovelace Collection

 Collection — Box L-27
Identifier: WHC-M-365
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A journal kept by Joseph R. Smith of New York, recording his experiences while on a surveying expedition through Indian Territory. Smith describes the expedition's encounters with hostile Comanches, friendly Osages, severe weather and insect hordes. Also included in this collection are photocopies of a legislative document (1858) and a published article (1850), both regarding Creek Nation boundaries.
Dates: 1850-1858

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1916

John Wesley Morris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1723
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Geographer. Correspondence (1939-1982); papers (1942-1956) concerning Morris's military service in the United States Navy and in the United States Army Reserves; certificates and diplomas (1864-1892); account books (1962-1969); and manuscripts, research notes, correspondence, and contracts (ca. 1950-1982) concerning books and articles by Morris, a University of Oklahoma geography professor. John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1982

Robert R. Benson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-742
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Historian. Manuscripts and typescripts by Benson, regarding Lee Vining Creek, California; the boundaries of New Mexico, Colorado, and the Oklahoma Panhandle; and the Pecos River, the Goodnight Cattle Trail, and several other locales in the American West; along with a history of the American Garden Service. Robert R. Benson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1962