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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Rennie Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-519
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Family and business correspondence, legal documents, and printed material belonging to Rennie, a Pauls Valley, Oklahoma attorney. Much of the material relates to real estate transactions which include land allotted to Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.

Dates: 1889-1948

Allen Wright Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-688
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Typescripts of messages, proclamations, and statements 81868-1880) made by Wright as Principal Chief of the Choctaw nation to the General Council; typescripts of Wright's letters to the editor of the VINDICATOR and other newspapers, all regarding governmental issues of the Choctaw Nation. Also included are session minutes (1886-1900) of the Tali Hekia Presbyterian Church, Blue County, Indian Territory and Sunday School attendence records (1925-1926) of the Presbyterian Church, Wapanucka, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1866-1930

Blacksmith Shop and other businesses in Doaksville, Oklahoma. Capital of old Choctaw Nation (1851-60), 1851-1860

 Item — Box Photo M-23, item: 505
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1851-1860

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Principal Chief (1850-1857 : Harkins)

Dates: Existence: 1850 - 1857

Disbursing money from Federal funds derived from sale of town sites. Choctaw Nation, Smithville, 1906., 1906

 Item — Box Photo P-25, Item: 1524
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1906

Edmond McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Box M-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1075
Scope and Contents


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

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1865-1948

Edwin K. Wood Collection

 Collection — Box W-11
Identifier: WHC-M-679
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An Act (1875) of the Choctaw Nation establishing burglary as a crime; Acts (1889-1892) of the Cherokee Nation appointing delegates to Washington, D.C.; requests (1905-1906) for payment of salaries and expenses of the attorneys and Special Marshal of the Cherokee Nation; a committee report (1889) regarding payment for Cherokee lands given to the Osage under a Treaty of 1866; and a term paper by Wood entitled "The Indian Treaty Maker.".

Dates: 1875-1892

Harkins, George Washington, 1810-1861

Dates: Existence: 1810 - 1861-10-23

Harrison, William H. (William Henry), 1876-1929

Dates: Existence: 1876 - 1929-09-25

Homer, Solomon J., 1870-1914

Dates: Existence: 1870-01-17 - 1914-10-04

Jay L. Hargett Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-252
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Collector. Typescripts of correspondence (1816-1870) regarding missionary work among the Choctaw and Cherokee Indians; diaries (1914) recounting travel in the eastern United States and in the Galena, Kansas area; a student's notebook containing class notes, poetry and miscellaneous notes; an account book (1860's-1890's) recording purchases and daily expenses; and personal correspondence (1894-1902) between Edwin Ludlow and his wife. Correspondents regarding missionary activities include Cyrus Byington, Israel Folsom, David Folsom, Nathaniel Folsom, Peter Pitchlynn, Stand Watie, and Cyrus Kingsbury. J. L. Hargett Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1792-1935

LeAnne Howe papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2885
Scope and Contents Author. Papers (1978-2019) of Choctaw author and poet, LeAnne Howe. The papers document her lengthy and varied writing career as a poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, journalist, and professor. The collection contains her professional and personal correspondence (1981-2012), and a group of chronological files (1983-2019) which are comprised of her residency and grant applications, speaking engagements, creative collaborations, and contracts. A journalist files series (1978-1987) contains interview notes, photographs, and print copies of her work as an editor and contributor to primarily Texas-based news publications. Her literary manuscripts (1985-2018) include drafts of minor and major works such as Shell Shaker, Miko Kings, and others. The collection also contains subject files of research materials (1980-2012), audiovisual materials (1994-2010) with VHS tapes of selected works, and graphic materials (1979-2019) with event publicity posters and illustrations. The materials...
Dates: 1978 - 2019

Thomas W. Hunter Collection

 Collection — Box H-51
Identifier: WHC-M-1094
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Choctaw leader. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1903) concerning Thomas W. Hunter’s appointment of E. P. Pitchlynn as a light horseman, and his authority to do so.

Dates: 1903

William H. Harrison 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