WILLIAM G. STIGLER COLLECTION
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F 1: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1945-1947).  Coal trustee.

Correspondence re continuing the funding for the position of coal trustee. Correspondents include W. A. Durant.

F 2: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944-1949).  Correspondence (A - B).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Includes clippings. Correspondents include Carl Albert.

F 3: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944-1949).  Correspondence (C).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Includes clipping. Correspondence includes copy of Oscar Chapman letter to Arthur Vandenberg.

F 4: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944-1949).  Correspondence (D - F).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular.

F 5: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944-1950).  Correspondence (G - I).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Includes clippings.

F 6: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1945-1949).  Correspondence (J - L).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Correspondents include Robert S. Kerr.

F 7: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1945-1950).  Correspondence (M - N).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Includes clippings. Correspondents include Floyd Maytubby and Toby Morris.

F 8: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1945-1949).  Correspondence (O - Q).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular.

F 9: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944-1950).  Correspondence (R - S).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Correspondents include George B. Schwabe. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Carl Albert.

F 10: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944-1949).  Correspondence (T - W).

Correspondence with government officials and Indian organizations and constituents, re land sale in general and purchase price, balloting, and legislation and hearings in particular. Correspondents include Elmer Thomas and Earl Welch. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Dennis Chavez and copy of letter to A. S. Mike Monroney.

F 11: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1947).  Lease extension.

a. Correspondence, clipping, and petitions. Correspondents include Ben Dwight and Floyd Maytubby.

b. H. R. 2005: "To amend the Act of April 21, 1932 (47 Stat. 88), entitled 'An act to provide for the leasing of the segregated coal and asphalt deposits of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, in Oklahoma, and for an extension of time within which purchasers of such deposits may complete payments" (WGS).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.  Bureau of Indian Affairs draft. Introduced print. House Reported print (Union Calendar 229). Senate Reported print (Calendar 443).

c. Public Law 80-295 (H. R. 2005).

F 12: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1950-1951).  Payment administration.

a. Correspondence re additional administrative funding; re dead claim payment procedure; correspondence and resolutions re expediting payment of dead claims; correspondence and instructions for per capita payments; re Mississippi Choctaws owing money to Choctaw Nation; and re number of enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations who died outside the State of Oklahoma. Correspondents include Carl Albert, Harry J. W. Belvin, Mike Monroney, Toby Morris, Tom Steed, and Elmer Thomas. Correspondence includes letters from government officials and Indian organizations.

b. Statement: U. S. Indian Service: "Statement with Respect to the Need for Additional Funds to Defray the Expense of Distributing to the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians the Sum of $8,359,000 Arising from the Sale of Certain Lands to the United States." 

c. Newspaper clippings: "76 Indian Oil and Gas Leases on Sale." Muskogee Phoenix (November 12, 1950); "Two Indian Tribes Sign Over Deeds, Coal, Asphalt to U. S." Okmulgee Times (November 30, 1950); "Deeds Signed by Tribal leaders Here Wednesday." Muskogee Phoenix (?) (n.d.).

F 13: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (A - B).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 14: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (C).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 15: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (D - F).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 16: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (G - H).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 17: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (I - K).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 18: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (L - M).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 19: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (N - P).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 20: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (R - S).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 21: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1952).  Per Capita Claims: Correspondence (T - Y).

Correspondence re payment of dead claims.

F 22: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1944, 1947-1949).  Sale.

a. Report: J. H. Belvin (Bryan County Superintendent): "Negotiations for the Sale of the Choctaw-Chickasaw Coal and Asphalt Lands."  Accompanying correspondence. 

b. Resolutions passed by group of Choctaws and Chickasaws in Oklahoma re call for new tribal leadership because of alleged incompetence of leadership in sale matters. 

c. Enrolled House Concurrent Resolution No. 11: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Memorializing Congress and the Members of the Oklahoma Delegation Therein to Expedite the Distribution to the Enrolled Members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of the Proceeds from the Sale of Tribal Coal and Asphalt Lands". Accompanying correspondence. 

d. Contract for Fulfillment of Atoka Agreement with Choctaw-Chickasaw Nation of Indians.  Three discrete copies.  Accompanying correspondence and data.

e. Newspaper clipping: "Complicated Deed Drawn Up on Sale of Indian Lands." Muskogee Phoenix (June 16, n.y.).

F 23: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1950).  Taxability and Debt Lien.

a. Correspondence re tax status of the money received by per capita claimants. 

c. Correspondence re possible application of per capita payments to debts owed by Indians to the United States. 

F 24: Choctaw/Chickasaw Land Sale (1949-1950).  Unpaid Distributions.

a. Correspondence re unpaid dead claim money. 

b. "Tribal Trust Fund Balances as of January 31, 1950" for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.

F 25: Claims (1945).  Congressional Committee.

a. Correspondence. Includes resolution by the Administrative Board of the American Indian Federation favoring S. J.  Res. 79 ("Establishing a joint congressional committee to make a study of the claims of Indian Tribes against the United States, and to investigate the administration of Indian Affairs.")

b. H. J. Res. 237: "Establishing a joint congressional committee to make a study of the claims of Indian Tribes against the United States, and to investigate the administration of Indian Affairs." (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Rules.

c. "Government Affairs Legislative Daily.  Bill Digest."

F 26: Claims (1947-1948).  Indian Claims Commission.

a. Correspondence opposing S. 1737. Correspondents include Floyd Maytubby.

b. S. 1737: "To amend the Judicial Code, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Moore - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on the Judiciary.  [The purpose of the bill was to abolish the Indian Claims Commission.]

F 27: Claims (1945).  Offsetting Gratuities.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3219.  Correspondence includes copy of memorandum to Harry S. Truman.

b. H. R. 3219: "To amend the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act of 1935" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  ["Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no expenditures shall be offset against any claims asserted unless made with the express approval of the tribe or band concerned.]

F 28: Colorado Tribes (1945).

Letter re H. R. 4535 ("To transfer certain property from the War Relocation Authority to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.").

F 29: Colville Indian Reservation (1949).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2432 ("Restoring to tribal ownership certain lands upon the Colville Indian Reservation, Washington, and for other purposes.").

b. Press Release: Confederated Tribes, Colville Reservation: re H. R.  2432 (August 25, 1949).

c. Booklet: Colville Indian Reservation, Washington: "Justification for Restoration 'Opened' Lands Diminished Portion Reservation" (January 1, 1949).

F 30: Commerce Trust Company (1949).

a. Correspondence and notes re H. R. 4459. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Emanuel Celler.

b. H. R. 4459: "For the relief of the Commerce Trust Company" (Richard Bolling - Missouri).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on the Judiciary.

F 31: Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1946).

S. 2064: "To change the law of Congress to permit the Indians of the United States to select the Commissioner of Indian Affairs" (William Langer - North Dakota).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 32: Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1952).

S. 2619: "To allow the Indian tribes a voice in the appointment of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs" (Zales N. Ecton - Montana).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 33: Consent Calendar (1945).

Consent Calendar (Monday, May 21, 1945). H. R. 341 (Keetoowah Indians) and H. R. 2754 (Five Civilized Tribes Land Titles) marked on the listing.

F 34: Crow Indians (1945).  Land Leasing.

a. "Governmental Affairs Legislative Daily.  Bill Digest."  Indian legislation marked.

b. H. R. 4002: "To provide for the leasing of allotted lands on the Crow Indian Reservation" (Wesley A.  D'Ewart - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 35: Crow Indians (1945).  Inherited Interests.

a. "Governmental Affairs Legislative Daily.  Bill Digest." Indian legislation marked.

b. H. R. 4002: "To provide for disposition of inherited interests in the estates of certain deceased Crow Indian allottees" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 36: Crow Indians (1946).  Land Allotment and Distribution.

H. R. 6195: "To amend section one of the act of June 4, 1920 (41 Stat.  751), entitled 'An act to provide for the allotment of lands of the Crow Tribe, for the distribution of tribal funds, and for other purposes,' as amended by the Act of May 26, 1926 (44 Stat. 658" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 37: Crow Indians (1947).  Self-determination.

H. R. 3671: "To give to members of the Crow Tribe the power to manage and assume charge of their restricted lands, for their own use or for lease purposes, while such lands remain under trust patents" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.  Includes handwritten note from Robert Yellowtail on copy of bill.

F 38: Debts (1945).

H. R. 2231: "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to adjust debts of individual Indians, or Indian tribes, and for other purposes" (Henry M.  Jackson - Washington).  Seventh-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Handwritten note re committee action.

F 39: Debts (1951).

Correspondence re H. R. 4696 [("To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to compromise, adjust, or cancel certain debts of individual Indians and Indian tribal organizations, and for other purposes" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.]. 

F 40: Eastern Oklahoma Indians (1950, 1952).

a. Correspondence with mailing lists. 

b. H. R. 1786: "To promote the rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes and other Indians of Eastern Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1952).  Committee on Public Lands.

c. House Report 2762 (H. R. 9219): "Promoting the Rehabilitation of the Five Civilized Tribes and Other Indians of Eastern Oklahoma." Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).

F 41: Education (1946).  Wisconsin.

H. R. 6141: "To provide funds for cooperation with the school board of Hunter School District for the construction and equipment of a new school building in the town of Hunter, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, to be available to both Indian and non-Indian children" (Alvin E. O'Konski - Wisconsin).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 42: Education (1950-1952).  Federal Funding.

a. Correspondence and note re link between H. R. 5411 and Indian education. 

b. H. R. 5411: "To amend Public Laws No. 815 and 874 of the Eighty-first Congress with respect to schools in critical defense housing areas, and for other purposes" (Graham A. Barden - North Carolina).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Education and Labor.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 973).  [This bill would provide additional funding to schools burdened with students whose parents did not pay taxes to support the school.]

c. Senate Report 1022 (H. R. 5411): "Amending Public Laws Numbers 815 and 874 of the Eighty-first Congress with Respect to Schools in Critical Defense Housing Areas." Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).

d. Public Law 81-874 (H. R. 7940): "To provide financial assistance for local educational agencies in areas affected by Federal activities, and for other purposes." Eighty-second Congress (1951). Original bill by Cleveland M. Bailey - West Virginia.

F 43: Education (1952). Impact Aid.

Correspondence and documents re impact on federal Indian Aid Program of H. R. 8145 ["To improve and extend the duration of Public law 879 of the Eighty-first Congress, to extend the period during which appropriations may be made to pay entitlements under title II of Public Law 815 of the Eighty-first Congress, to provide temporary supplementary aid for schools in critical defense housing areas, to make grants to states to assist distressed school districts in construction of urgently needed school facilities, and for other purposes" (Cleveland M. Bailey - West Virginia).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Education and Labor]. 

F 44: Education (1945). School Attendance.

H. R. 2893: "To amend the Act of February 15, 1929" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  [This bill provides for penalties on funding for lack of attendance by Indian children in public schools.] Handwritten note re committee action.

F 45: Education (1945).  Seger Indian School.

S. 52: "Authorizing conveyance of the Seger Indian School to Colony Union Graded School District Numbered 1, Colony, Oklahoma" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 46: Emancipation (1944).

H. R. 5115: "To emancipate the Indians of the United States" (Francis Case - South Dakota).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 47: Emancipation (1945).

H. R. 3710: "To emancipate the Indians of the United States" (Francis Case - South Dakota).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 48: Emancipation (1946-1947).

Correspondence re "emancipation" legislation. 

F 49: Emancipation (1947).

a. Correspondence and clippings.  Includes Resolution of Osage Tribal Council re tribal exemption from H. R. 1113. Correspondents include Wesley A. D'Ewart.

b. H. R. 1113: "To provide for removal of restrictions on property of Indians who serve in the armed forces" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Senate Introduced print. Senate Reported print (Calendar 1178).

c. House Report 691 (H. R. 1113): "Providing for the Removal of Restrictions on Property of Indians Who Serve in the Armed Forces." Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

d. Senate Report 1146 (H. R. 1113): "Emancipation of Certain Indians." Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).

e. H. Res. 280: "Providing for the consideration of the bill (H. R. 1113) to provide for removal of restrictions on property of Indians who serve on the armed forces" (Leo E. Allen - Illinois).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Rules.  Reported print (House Calendar 130).

F 50: Emancipation (1947).

a. H. R. 2958: "To emancipate the Indians of the United States and to establish certain rights for Indians and Indian tribes" (Francis Case - South Dakota).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.

b. Hearings (H. R. 2958/H. R. 1113/H. R. 2165): "Emancipation of Indians. ... To Emancipate Certain Indians of the United States Who Served in the Armed Forces during World War I and World War II."  Committee on Public Lands. Eightieth Congress; First Session (April 8, 9, 10, 11, May 15, 1947).

F 51: Emancipation (1949).

Correspondence and Osage Tribal Council resolution in opposition to S. 186 ("To emancipate United States Indians in certain cases" (Hugh Butler - Nebraska).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs).].

F 52: Emancipation (1949).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2724.

b. H. R. 2724: "To provide a decree of competency for the United States Indians in certain cases" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana). Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Senate introduced print.

F 53: Emancipation (1949-1950).

a. Correspondence.

b. S. 2726: "To abolish the functions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior, to remove the guardianship over Indians and trusteeship over Indian lands, and to repeal the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), as amended" (George W. Malone - Nevada).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 54: Emancipation (1950).

a. Correspondence and Osage Tribal Council Resolution.

b. H. J. Res. 490: "To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the respective tribes, bands, and groups of Indians under his jurisdiction to determine their qualifications to manage their own affairs without supervision and control by the Federal Government" (Reva Beck Bosone - Utah).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 2493).

c. Senate Report 2488 (H. J. Res. 490): "Authorizing a Study by the Secretary of the Interior Re Qualifications by Indian Tribes, Bands, and Groups to Manage Their Own Affairs without Supervision and Control by the Federal Government." Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).

d. Newspaper clipping: "Congress May Make Re-examination of Five Civilized Tribes."

F 55: Emancipation (1951).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 457 ["To provide a decree of competency for United States Indians in certain cases" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Public Lands.] and re S. 485.

b. S. 485: "To provide a decree of competency for United States Indians in certain cases" (Hugh A.  Butler - Nebraska).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 56: Emancipation (1951-1952).

Correspondence re H. J. Res. 8 ["To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the respective tribes, bands, and groups of Indians under his jurisdiction to determine their qualifications to manage their own affairs without supervision and control by the Federal Government" (Reva Beck Bosone - Utah).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Public Lands.]. 

F 57: Emancipation (1952).

a. Correspondence re H. Res. 571.

b. H. Res. 571: "To authorize the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs to investigate and study the activities of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, with particular reference to the termination of all Federal supervision and control over qualified Indians" (Frank T. Bow - Ohio).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Rules.

F 58: Five Civilized Tribes (1951-1952).  Attorney Contracts.

a. Note re H. R. 1788.

b. H. R. 1788: "To authorize the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek or Seminole Tribes of Indians to make contracts with approval of the Secretary of the Interior, or his authorized representative, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe" (WGS).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Public Lands.  Draft. Introduced print. House Reported print (Union Calendar 119). Senate Reported print (Calendar 1667).

b. House Report 441 (H. R. 1788): "Authorizing the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek, or Seminole Tribes of Indians to Make Contracts with Approval of the Secretary of the Interior, or His Authorized Representative, under Such Rules and Regulations as the Secretary of the Interior May Prescribe." Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).

c. Senate Report 1736 (H. R. 1788): "Authorizing the Employment of Attorneys for the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, on a Contingent Basis, and to Repeal Certain Provisions of the Acts of April 26, 1906, and March 3, 1911." Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).

d. Public Law 82-440 (H. R. 1788).

F 59: Five Civilized Tribes (1950-1952).  Attorney Contracts.

a. Correspondence re controversy and H. R. 1788.  Correspondents include A. S. Mike Monroney and Floyd Maytubby. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letters to Robert S. Kerr, to Joseph C. O'Mahoney, and to Toby Morris.

b. Newspaper clippings: "Lawyers Do Big Business with Indians." Drew Pearson column. Muskogee Phoenix (August 15, 1952); 2. "Attorneys for Indians." N.P., n.d.; "Attorney Answers Attack Levelled by Indian Bureau." Reno Evening Gazette (October 25, 1950); 4. "Indian Rights Abridged." Tucson Daily Citizen (November 24, 1950).

F 60: Five Civilized Tribes (1944).  Estates.

a. Correspondence re S. 1240.

b. S. 1240: "To amend the Act of December 24, 1942 (56 Stat. 1080), relating to estates of certain deceased Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House introduced print.

c. Senate Report 824 (S. 1240): "Authorizing Payment to Certain Enrolled Members of the Seminole Tribe, Oklahoma, under Act of July 2, 1942, and Amending the Act of December 24, 1942 (56 Stat. 1080)." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

F 61: Five Civilized Tribes (1945-1946).  Estates.

a. Correspondence opposing S. 749.  Includes resolutions. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Elmer Thomas.

b. S. 749: "To amend the Act of December 24, 1942 (56 Stat. 1080), relating to estates of certain deceased Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  [The bill gave the Secretary of the Interior exclusive jurisdiction to determine heirship for Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes.]

F 62: Five Civilized Tribes (1952).  Estates, Spouse Inheritance.

Correspondence and resolution in opposition to law permitting disinheritance of spouses. 

F 63: Five Civilized Tribes (1906).  Final Disposition.

a. Correspondence.

b. Public Law 59-129 (H. R. 5976): "To provide for the final disposition of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes in the Indian Territory and for other purposes." Fifty-ninth Congress; Second Session (1906).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Original bill by Charles Curtis - Kansas.

F 64: Five Civilized Tribes (1949).  Indian Rolls.

H. R. 4896: "To provide that the Indian Claims Commission shall hear and determine claims to enrollment on the rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes and of the Osage Indians" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 65: Five Civilized Tribes (1945).  Land Titles .

a. H. R. 1197: "To validate titles to certain lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Typescript information about the bill included.

b. H. R. 1199: "To amend the Act entitled 'An Act relative to restrictions applicable to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma,' approved January 27, 1933" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Includes typescript information about the bill.

c. H. R. 1200: "To validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgments of the United States district courts of the State of Oklahoma and conveyances in the State of Oklahoma where Indian lands of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians are involved" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Includes typescript information about the bill.

F 66: Five Civilized Tribes (1945).  Land Titles.

H. R. 2640: "To validate titles to certain lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes and to amend the Act entitled 'An Act relative to restrictions applicable to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma,' approved January 27, 1933, and to validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgement of the United States District Courts of Oklahoma" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 67: Five Civilized Tribes (1945).  Land Titles.

a. H. R. 2754: "To validate titles to certain lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes and to amend the Act entitled 'An Act relative to restrictions applicable to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma,' approved January 27, 1933, and to validate State court judgments in Oklahoma and judgement of the United States District Courts of Oklahoma" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Reported print.

b. Senate Report 362 (H. R. 2754): "Validating Titles to Certain Lands Conveyed to Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma." Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).

c. Public Law 79-116 (H. R. 2754). Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).

F 68: Five Civilized Tribes (1945).  Land Titles.

a. Enrolled House Concurrent Resolution No. 21: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Memorializing Congress to Enact House Resolution 1197, A Bill to Validate Titles to Certain Lands Conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes, and Providing for a Copy of This Resolution to Be Forwarded to Each Member of the Oklahoma Delegation in Congress" (March 8, 1945). Attached correspondence.

b. H. R. 1197: "To validate titles to certain lands conveyed by Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes" (WGS).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Rough draft.

c. Form letter announcing passage of H. R. 2754, with mailing list attached.

d. Private Calendar (May 21, 1945).

e. Congressional Record (May 21, 1945).  Includes discussion of H. R.  2754.

F 69: Five Civilized Tribes (1945).  Land Titles.

Correspondence with government officials re H. R. 1197, H. R. 1198, H. R.  1120, H. R. 2640, and H. R. 2754.  Correspondence includes copies of Harold L. Ickes letters to Henry M. Jackson.

F 70: Five Civilized Tribes (1945).  Land Titles.

Correspondence alphabetized by surname (A - C). Correspondents include Roly Canard.

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