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Fort Towson (Okla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Benjamin Bass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-734
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Material from Bass's participation with the Oklahoma Civil War Centennial Commission, including general correspondence and correspondence regarding Abraham Lincoln (1962-1965); subject files regarding Civil War historical sites, events and personalities; and programs received from other state commissions. Also, Bass's travel diaries (1943-1966); correspondence (1933-1936) to and from patriotic societies; correspondence (1935-1940) from J. Edgar Hoover regarding conferences on crime; speeches (1935-1940) by Hoover; and reports from conferences regarding crime. Henry Benjamin Bass Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1966

Peter Perkins Pitchlynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-495
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Choctaw Chief. Correspondence of Pitchlynn with prominent citizens and family members in the Choctaw Nation; personal journals (1815) and diary (1828-1832) of Pitchlynn; official reports (1825-1841) of the Choctaw Academy in Kentucky; and Pitchlynn family records (1806-1867). Also includes a signed copy of the articles of surrender and peace negotiated between the Choctaw Nation and the United States at the close of the Civil War, and extensive correspondence reflecting the state of the Choctaw Nation just prior to and during the Civil War years, with special regard to slavery. Peter Pitchlynn Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1815-1922