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Homestead law -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A. M. Thompson Collection

 Collection — Box T-1
Identifier: WHC-M-609
Scope and Contents


Merchant. Correspondence (1902-1948) rergarding the death of Thompson's son in France during World War I, and the controversy regarding a new townsite for Walters, Oklahoma; publications (1913-1919) regarding Oklahoma's role in the American war effort during World War I; programs (1936) of the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant; certificates (1885-1920); and a scrapbook (n.d.) and a typescript of a speech (n.d.) by Thompson regarding the origin and early years of Walters, Oklahoma. Alfred M. Thompson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1885-1948

J. D. Lockridge Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2767
Scope and Contents


Homesteader. Homestead certificate No. 1866 for J. D. Lockridge’s claim on 160 acres in Oklahoma Territory, December 16, 1895.

Dates: 1895

Lemuel Hensley Tittle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-616
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Legal documents (1891-1900), including tax and pay receipts; judicial documents (1894-1899), including injunction bonds, writs of injunction and transcripts of injunction, all from Greer County, Texas and Greer County, Oklahoma. Also included are sheriff deputization certificates (1895-1899), citizen announcements of cattle brands claimed (1894), a homestead certificate (1903) and a teacher certification (1899), also from Greer County, Oklahoma. Lemuel Hensley Tittle Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1891-1903

S. T. Dunlap Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1914
Scope and Contents


Collector. A homestead certificate (1909) issued to William O. Hartshorne, Jr., and bearing the signature of President William H. Taft, granting Hartshorne the right to homestead land in Kay County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1909

U.S. District Court Collection: Western District of Oklahoma

Identifier: WHC-M-1321
Scope and Contents


Stenographers' notebooks (1893-1910); books (1873-1912) of statutes, cases, and rules of procedure; U.S. Marshal's records (1890-1912), and Court Clerk's records (1892-1921) concerning witness, juror, prisoner, and court staff expenses; ledgers (1898-1935); and correspondence (1894-1926) of the Court Clerk and the Marshal with the Attorney General, the United States Attorney and others. U.S. District Court Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1890-1935