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Indian Territory

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Nathaniel Haskell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-262
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1863-1929) concerning Haskell's political career; speeches (1907-1952) made by Haskell; newspaper clippings (1908-1938); and notes (n.d.) concerning Haskell's involvement with the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Charles N. Haskell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1863-1929

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

 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

Four hunters with guns, standing by bears hanging from a pole. Orville Cornelius Keith in front, kneeling, by two dogs. Big Cedar, Indian Territory. 1904, 1904

 Item — Box Photo M-31, Item: 21
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: 1904

George W. Scott Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1088
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Indian statesman. Correspondence (1904-1909) regarding various political issues in the Choctaw Nation, including Oklahoma statehood, the Indians' separate statehood movement, and Governor Green McCurtain.
Dates: 1904-1909

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

Hulbutta Micco Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-402
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Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles regarding the Seminole Nation, and Hulbutta Micco, who was the last regularly elected Principal Chief of the Seminoles before statehood.
Dates: 1898-1905

John J. Knox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2607
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Correspondence (1875) from U.S. Indian agent John J. Knox to his brother, William W. Knox of Clarkston, Michigan. John Knox writes from the "South West Corner Pottawatomie Reserve 165 miles from Muscogee, Ind. Ter." and describes the poor quality of the land on which the Potawatomi Indians reside, and their general living conditions.
Dates: 1875

Melven Cornish Collection

 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

Men sitting by tent in hunting camp. Turkeys hanging from a pole. Big Cedar, Indian Territory, 1904, 1904

 Item — Box Photo M-31, Item: 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: 1904

Pioneer family standing by their home near Coweta, Indian Territory, 1902. Left to right: Wilbert Harrison Mason, Essie Fitzgerald Mason, Ida Belle Fitzgerald Allen. Children: Nancy Anna Mason, held by father; William Harse Mason and Euda Belle Mason, 1902

 Item — Box Photo M-31, Item: 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: 1902

Pleasant Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-499
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Typescripts of correspondence, speeches and proclamations, and newspaper articles relating to Porter as Principal Chief of the Creek Nation and President of the Sequoyah Convention, to the allotment of land by the Dawes Commissison, the termination of tribal government, and the Sequoyah Movement.
Dates: 1871-1902

William Charles Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-530
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Typescripts of newspaper editorials and articles concerning Rogers, last Principal Chief of the Cherokees, a 1900 court case, the 1903 election campaign for Principal Chief, the closing of tribal government, and the Sequoyah Movement.
Dates: 1893-1907