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Choctaw Indians -- Kings and rulers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Ben F. Smallwood Collection

 Collection — Box S-33
Identifier: WHC-M-571
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Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of Smallwood's messages (1889-1891) to the Choctaw Nation, concerning government affairs, especially in the area of education, and articles (1891) commenting on his death and containing biographical information.
Dates: 1889-1891

Dovie Jones Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-326
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A ledger (1870) from a general store in Cade, Indian Territory, owned and operated by Wilson N. Jones, a Principal Chief of the Choctaws, with entries in the Choctaw language. Also included is a copy of a speech (1892) by Jones to the Choctaw General Council.
Dates: 1870-1892

Edmond McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Box M-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1075
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Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles containing McCurtain's annual messages to the Choctaw Nation General Council (1884-1886), letters by McCurtain to newspaper editors regarding various issues, and an obituary on McCurtain (1890).
Dates: 1875-1901

Gaston Litton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2065
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Archivist. Manuscripts and published materials (1849-1987) relating to the history of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma history, and Litton's career with the National Archives, the University of Oklahoma archives, and librarianship in Latin America.
Dates: 1849-1987

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

Isaac L. Garvin Collection

 Collection — Box G-25
Identifier: WHC-M-216
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Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of various pieces of legislation enacted by the Choctaw council concerning the courts, schools, timber lands, and coal mining of the Choctaw Nation.
Dates: 1877-1879

Jackson Frazier McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Box M-46
Identifier: WHC-M-1076
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Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1875-1901) regarding McCurtain and his State of the Choctaw Nation speeches (1881-1883), made before the General Council of the Choctaw Nation while he was Principal Chief.
Dates: 1875-1901

Jacob Battiest Jackson Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1074
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Typescript of a newspaper article regarding Jackson's election as a Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation.
Dates: 1896

John Alley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-7
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University of Oklahoma professor. Letter (1912) to Alley from Victor M. Locke, Jr., Principal Chief of the Choctaws, listing present and former Principal Chiefs of the Five Civilized Tribes, and discussing the status of the Choctaw government; a manuscript entitled "For the First Time, the True Story of the Last Oklahoma Indian Uprising as Told by the Man who Put it Down" as related to Alley by Col. Roy V. Hoffman of the Oklahoma National Guard; Hoffman's official reports concerning that uprising, also known as the Crazy Snake Rebellion, along with Governor Charles N. Haskell's orders; material concerning Kingfisher College; documents about the Dalton family; and miscellaneous research notes and correspondence. John Alley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1940

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956

Solomon Hotema Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1093
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A typescripts of a newspaper article concerning Hotema, a Choctaw Chief and Presbyterian minister, and his release from prison.
Dates: 1907

Tandy C. Walker Collection

 Collection — Box W-24
Identifier: WHC-M-1222
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Indian Statesman. Typescripts of news articles (1877-1929) regarding Col. Walker's career and death.
Dates: 1877-1929

Thompson McKinney Collection

 Collection — Box M-47
Identifier: WHC-M-1205
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Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of two newspaper articles. One is McKinney's inaugural address as Chief of the Choctaw Indians and the other is an editorial on his leadership of the Choctaw Nation.
Dates: 1886-1887

Victor M. Locke, Jr. Collection

 Collection — Box L-26
Identifier: WHC-M-1099
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Choctaw Chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles regarding allotment of land in the Choctaw Nation and Chief Locke's role in the Choctaw tribal government.
Dates: 1900-1927

William H. Harrison Collection

 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

William McIntosh Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2540
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Indian chief. Publications relating to the McIntosh family, including a two page biographical sketch (n.d.) entitled "Chief William McIntosh, Jr.;" an article (1969) by Harriet Turner Corbin, entitled "A History and Genealogy of Chief Wm. McIntosh Jr., and His Known Descendants;" "Legends of the Choctaw Indians: History, Origin, Chiefs, Government, and Constitution of the Choctaw Nation" (n.d.). "Clan Tartan Centre, Evidence of a Clan Heritage for the Surname McIntosh" (1993); a photocopied page showing Scottish arms of Clan Chattan, the tomb in McIntosh burial grounds, and McIntosh Inn at Indian Springs, Georgia (n.d.); and a colored picture (n.d.) depicting the Mackintosh coat of arms.
Dates: 1967-1993

Wilson N. Jones Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-327
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Typescripts of newspaper articles, speeches, editorials and official documents from Jones's term as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation, concerning tribal politics, land allotment, and mineral rights on Choctaw lands.
Dates: 1890-1935