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Statehood (American politics)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur W. Evans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1770
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Collector. Correspondence (1906–1968); certificates (1891–1918); and news clippings (1928–1939) regarding University of Oklahoma president Arthur Grant Evans, federal funding for schools in Indian Territory, the issue of separate statehood for Oklahoma and Indian territories, and Evans’s participation in the United States’ propaganda effort in World War I; a typescript regarding the history (1816–1831) of the Presbyterian church and missions in the eastern Cherokee Nation; a diary (1887) of A. G. Evans; and original records (1830–1857) of the New Echota Church in the Cherokee Nation, as recorded by Samuel A. Worcester, church clerk. Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1830-1968

Charles Bismark Ames Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-9
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Judge. Promotional literature and an address (1902-1903) by Ames on Oklahoma statehood; pamphlets (1915-1918) regarding American involvement in World War I; reports of earnings and expenses (1914) of the Oklahoma City Times Company; and correspondence, clippings and printed material regarding Oklahoma and Oklahoma City politics.
Dates: 1902-1918

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

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

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 Robert Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1369
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Political campaign manager. Correspondence (1906-1910), telegrams (1909-1910), publications (1910), news clippings (1910) and broadsides (1910) regarding the election campaigns of Lee Cruce and his opponent for the governorship of Oklahoma in 1910, and of the Democratic and Republican parties in Oklahoma. The collection includes correspondence (1906) from Senator Gordon Russell regarding Congress's plans for the admission of Oklahoma to the Union.
Dates: 1906-1910

Jonas Wolf Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-678
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Typescripts of messages, statements and proclamations (1884-1900) made by Wolf as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation on the issues of land use, finance, allotment of land and statehood, along with typescripts of newspaper articles and editorials (1894) regarding Wolf's arrest for embezzlement.
Dates: 1884-1900

Leslie P. Ross Collection

 Collection — Box R-9
Identifier: WHC-M-533
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Politician and jurist. Correspondence (1892-1916) received by Ross regarding Oklahoma politics and politicians, including correspondence with Territorial Governor William C. Renfrow; a newspaper obituary (1944) of Ross; and a homestead certificate (1902). Leslie P. Ross Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1944

Mrs. Alfred Mitchell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-410
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Typescripts of articles and poems written by the Creek Indian poet Alex Posey; also included are articles concerning Posey's activities while a member of the Dawes Commission, the opposition to allotment by the Snake Clan of Creek Indians, and Creek opposition to Oklahoma statehood. Mrs. Alfred Mitchell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1895-1910

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

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

Richard L. Martin Collection

 Collection — Box M-5
Identifier: WHC-M-378
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Two letter pads containing rough drafts of Martin's correspondence and a brief account of his experiences in Indian Territory during the Civil War. Some correspondence also deals with land allotment and Indian opposition to Oklahoma statehood.
Dates: 1860-1907

Roley Cub McIntosh Collection

 Collection — Box M-45
Identifier: WHC-M-392
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Indian chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles relating to McIntosh (1871-1928) and one of a speech (1835) made by his father, Roley McIntosh, to the Comanche and Wichita Nations at Camp Holmes, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1835-1928