WILLIAM G. STIGLER COLLECTION
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F 1: Indian Health Service (1952).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6908 and S. 2780 ["To transfer the administration of health services for Indians and the operation of Indian hospitals to the United States Public Health Service" (Edward J. Thye - Minnesota).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs).]. 

b. H. R. 6908: "To transfer the administration of health services for Indians and the operation of Indian hospitals to the Public Health Service" (Walter H. Judd - Minnesota).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 2: Indian Hospitals (1951-1952).

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 1043: "To provide for medical services to non-Indians in Indian hospitals, and for other purposes" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 1231).

c. Public Law 82-291 (H. R. 1043).

F 3: Indian Lands (1943-1944).

a. Correspondence. 

b. S. 1311: "To remove restrictions on Indian property now held in trust by the United States, and for other purposes" (Edward H. Moore - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress; First Session (1943). Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 4: Indian Leases (1940).

a. Public Law 76-726 (S. 2915): "Relating to rentals in certain oil and gas leases issued under authority of the Act of February 25, 1920, as amended, and for other purposes" (Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming).  Seventy-sixth Congress; Third Session (1940).  Committee on Public Lands and Surveys.

b. Senate Report 1673 (S. 2915): "Relating to Rentals in Certain Oil and Gas Leases." Seventy-sixth Congress; Third Session (1940).

c. Public Law 76-732 (H. R. 8024): "To provide for the leasing of restricted allotments of deceased Indians in certain circumstances, and for other purposes." Seventy-sixth Congress; Third Session (1940).  Original bill by Will Rogers - Oklahoma.

d. Senate Report 1570 (H. R. 8024): "Leasing Restricted Allotments of Deceased Indians." Seventy-sixth Congress; Third Session (1940).

F 5: Indian Leases (1945).

H. R. 2586: "To authorize the leasing of Indian lands for business, and for other purposes" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 6: Indian Leases (1951).

Correspondence re H. R. 1632 ["To authorizing the leasing of restricted Indian lands for public, religious, educational, recreational, business, and other purposes requiring the grant of long-term leases" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Public Lands.].

F 7: Indian Loans (1947).

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 2622: "To authorize loans for Indians, and for other purposes" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 1184).

c. House Report 939 (H. R. 2622): "Authorizing Loans for Indians." Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

d. Senate Report 1147 (H. R. 2622): "Authorizing Loans to Certain Indians." Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).

e. Public Law 80-516 (H. R. 2622).

F 8: Indian Loans (1950).

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 8193: "To provide for government guarantee of loans made to Indians for the purchase or improvement of farms and farm equipment" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).  Committee on Public Lands.

c. S. 3436: "To provide for Government guarantee of loans made to Indians for the purchase or improvement of farms or farm equipment" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 9: Indian Loans (1951).

H. R. 460: "To provide for government guaranty of loans made to Indians for the purchase or improvement of farms and farm equipment" (Wesley A.  D'Ewart - Montana).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1951).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 10: Indian Relief (1934).

Public Law 73-167 (S. 2571): "Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to arrange with States or Territories for the education, medical attention, relief of distress, and social welfare of Indians, and for other purposes" (Hiram W.  Johnson - California).  Seventy-third Congress; First Session (1934).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 11: Indian Reorganization Act Repeal (1948).

a. Omaha Tribal Council resolution opposing S. 797 ["To repeal the act of June 18, 1934, (48 Stat. 984), and the act of June 15, 1935, supplementary thereto (49 Stat. 378), and for other purposes" (Harlan J.  Bushfield - South dakota; Edward H. Moore - Oklahoma; George W.  Malone - Nevada; Zales N. Ecton - Montana; William Langer - North Dakota).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1948).  Committee on Public Lands.]

b. Public Law 73-383 (S. 3645): "To conserve and develop Indian lands and resources, to extend to Indians the right to form business and other organizations; to establish a credit system for Indians, to grant certain rights of home rule to Indians; to provide for vocational education for Indians; and for other purposes" (Burton K. Wheeler - Montana).  Seventy-third Congress (1934).

c. Public Law 74-147 (H. R. 7781): "To define the election procedure under the Act of June 18, 1934, and for other purposes" (Will Rogers - Oklahoma).  Seventy-fourth Congress (1935).

F 12: Indian Rolls (1950).

a. Correspondence.  Correspondents include Earl Welch.

b. H. R. 7129: "To provide for the determination of claims to enrollment on the rolls of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, Delaware, and Osage Tribes of Indians" (Edward H. Rees - Kansas).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 13: Insurance (1946).

a. Note re committee action.

b. S. 1235: "To authorize the use of the funds of any tribe of Indians for insurance premiums" (Joseph C.  O'Mahoney - Wyoming).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 14: Interior Appropriation (1944).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4679, which incorporated S. 1372 ["To authorize the purchase of certain interests in lands and mineral deposits by the United States from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs.].  Correspondents include Roly Canard, William A. Durant, T. P. Gore, Floyd E. Maytubby, and Paul Stewart. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letter to Jed Johnson.

b. House Report 1678 (H. R. 4679): "Department of Interior Appropriation Bill, 1945." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

c. Public Law 78-369 (H. R. 4679): "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, and for other purposes" (Glen D. Johnson - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress (1944).

d. Congressional Record extract: WGS: "Sale of Coal and Asphalt Deposits of Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Oklahoma" (June 20, 1944).

F 15: Internal Revenue Code (1945).

Correspondence re H. R. 2765 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code" (WGS). Committee on Ways and Means.]. 

F 16: Investigative Committee (1943-1944).

a. Correspondence and mailing list for report copies.

b. House Report 2091 (H. Res. 166): "To create a select committee to investigate the conditions of the American Indian in the United States."  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Rules.

c. Senate Report 310, Part 2 (S. Res. 17): "Survey of Conditions among the Indians of the United States. Clarification of Partial Report No. 310, Submitted June 1 (Legislative Day, May 24), 1943." Committee on Indian Affairs and Committee on Audit and Control of the Contingent Expenses of the Senate.  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

d. Speech: WGS: Extension of Remarks: "Statement of N. B. Johnson, President, National Congress of American Indians."  Congressional Record (December 15, 1944).

e. Notice: "National Council of American Indians Convention at Denver, Colorado" (November, 1944). 

f. National Council of American Indian Meeting (October 16, 1944) Announcements. 

g. "Revised Itinerary of Southwest trip of Select Committee to Investigate Indian Affairs.  House Indian Affairs Committee." 

F 17: Investigative Committee (1944-1945).

a. Correspondence alphabetized by surname (A - J).  Correspondents include Reford Bond, Roly Canard, William A. Durant, Ben Dwight, and Grant Foreman.

b. Statement: Creek Indian Council: "Statement with Respect to the Claims of the Creek Nation against the United States" (November 22, 1944). Cover memorandum (July 5, 1944) to the Subcommittee of the Committee on Indian Affairs attached.

c. Newspaper clipping: "Indian Claims Action Urged in City Hearing" Daily Oklahoman (November 22, 1944).

F 18: Investigative Committee (1944-1945).

Correspondence alphabetized by surname (L - Z). Correspondents include Floyd E. Maytubby, J. B. Milam, and Earl Welch. Correspondence includes carbon of letter to James F. O'Connor and carbon of WGS letter to Sam Rayburn.

F 19: Irrigation Projects (1945).

a. H. R. 2457: "To authorize adjustments of irrigation charges in certain land exchanges within Indian irrigation projects" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

b. H. R. 2637: "To cancel drainage charges against certain lands within the Uintah Indian irrigation project, Utah" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

c. H. R. 3288: "To amend section 3 of the San Carlos Act (43 Stat.  475-476), a supplemented and amended, and for other purposes" (John R. Murdock - Arizona).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Attached note.

d. S. 115: "To modify sections 4 and 20 of the Permanent Appropriation Repeal Act, 1934, with reference to certain funds collected in connection with the operation of Indian Service irrigation projects, and for other purposes" (Ernest W. McFarland - Arizona; Carl Hayden - Arizona).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1946).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

e. Senate Report 1294 (S. 115): "Modifying Sections 4 and 20, Permanent Appropriations Repeal Act, 1934, Funds Collected, Indian Services Irrigation Projects." Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1946).

F 20: Jurisdiction (1946).

Correspondence re S. 179 ["To provide for the enforcement of the penal laws of the States on Indian reservations, and for other purposes" (Harlan J.  Bushfield - South Dakota).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.]. 

F 21: Jurisdiction (1948).

Correspondence re H. R. 4725 ["To confer jurisdiction on the several states over offenses committed by or against Indians on Indian reservations" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Eightieth Congress; Committee on Public Lands.].

F 22: Kiowa-Comanche-Apache (1934).

Public Law 73-364 (S. 74): "To authorize payment of expenses of formulating the claims of the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Indians of Oklahoma against the United States, and for other purposes." Seventy-third Congress (1934). Original bill by Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma.

F 23: Kiowa-Comanche-Apache (1946).

Correspondence re S. 1043 ["To set aside certain lands in Oklahoma in trust for the Indians of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Reservation" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-ninth Congress;  Committee on Indian Affairs.]. Re Rainy Mountain School Reserve lands.

F 24: Kiowa-Comanche-Apache (1947).

a. Correspondence and resolution against S. 813 ["To authorize patenting of certain lands which formed a part of the original Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation in Oklahoma to the city of Lawton, Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma; Edward H. Moore - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.] and correspondence and Lawton City Council resolution in support of H. R. 3021.

b. H. R. 3021: "To authorize the patenting of certain lands which formed a part of the original Kiowa, Comanche, and apache Reservation in Oklahoma to the city of Lawton, Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 25: Kiowa-Comanche-Apache (1949).

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 4877: "To confer jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma of proceedings to condemn certain real property, title to which is in the United States, same being held in trust by the United States for the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Tribes in Comanche County, Oklahoma" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 26: Klamath Indians (1945).

a. Correspondence re S. 1313.

b. H. R. 2296: "Amending the Act of June 25, 1938 (52 Stat. 1207), authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay salary and expenses of the chairman, secretary, the interpreter of the Klamath General Council, members of the Klamath business committee and other committees appointed by said Klamath General Council, and official delegates of the Klamath Tribe, as amended, and for other purposes" (Lowell Stockman - Oregon).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

c. H. R. 2297: "To provide for the conservation of fish and wildlife on the Klamath Reservation, in Oregon, and for other purposes" (Lowell Stockman - Oregon).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 27: Klamath-Modoc-Yahooskin (Snake) Indians (1944)

a. S. 267: "Relating to marriage and divorce among members of the Klamath and Modoc Tribes and Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians" (Charles L. McNary - Oregon).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House Introduced print.

b. Senate Report 823 (S. 267): "Marriage and Divorce Among Klamath and Modoc Tribes and Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians, Oregon." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

F 28: Klamath-Modoc-Yahooskin (Snake) Indians (1947).

a. Correspondence re S. 1680-1688 and S. 1222.

b. S. 1222: "To remove restrictions on the property and moneys belonging to the individual enrolled members of the Klamath Indian Reservation in Oregon, to provide for the liquidation of tribal property and distribution of the proceeds thereof, to confer complete citizenship upon such Indians, and for other purposes" (Wayne Morse - Oregon; Guy Cordon - Oregon).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 29: Land Sales (1948).

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 5262: "To authorize the sale of individual Indian lands acquired under the Act of June 18, 1934, and under the Act of June 26, 1936" (Francis Case - South Dakota).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).  Committee on Public Lands.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 1275).

c. Public Law 80-529 (H. R. 5262).

F 30: Land Sales (1949).

a. Correspondence and resolution adopted by the membership of the Bryan County Credit Association re H. R. 5099. 

b. H. R. 5099: "To authorize the United States to purchase restricted lands of individual Indians, and for other purposes" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Public Lands.

c. S. 2141: "To authorize the United States to purchase restricted lands of individual Indians, and for other purpose" (Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 31: Law Enforcement (1951-1952).

Correspondence and resolution of the Governing Body of the Hualapai Tribe of the Hualapai Reservation re H. R. 6035 ["To amend section 3055 of title eighteen, United States Code, entitled 'Crimes and Criminal Procedure,' with respect to the powers of law enforcement officers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs" (Emanuel Celler - New York).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on the Judiciary] and S. 2543 ["To amend section 3055 of title eighteen, United States Code, entitled 'Crimes and Criminal Procedure,' with respect to the powers of law enforcement officers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs" (Pat McCarran - Nevada).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on the Judiciary.].  Includes newspaper clipping: "Dangerous Bill, He Says."

F 32: Left Her Behind, Winnie (1944).

a. Correspondence. 

b. S. 1602: "Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Winnie Left Her Behind, a patent in fee to certain land" (Harlan J.  Bushfield - South Dakota).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House Introduced print.

c. Senate Report 881 (S. 1602): "Winnie Left Her Behind Issuance of Patent in Fee." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

F 33: Legislative Calendar (1944).  Seventy-eighth Congress. House.

Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 5 (December 26, 1944).

F 34: Legislative Calendar (1945).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session.

a. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 2 (May 1, 1945).

b. House Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 4 (December 17, 1945).

c. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 4 (December 31, 1945).

F 35: Legislative Calendar (1946).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session.

a. House Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 1 (February 8, 1946).

b. House Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 2 (June 5, 1946).

c. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 5 (June 12, 1946).

d. House Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 6 (August 2, 1946).

e. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. No. 6 (August 2, 1946).

F 36: Livestock Loans (1949).

a. H. R. 5097: "For the administration of Indian livestock loans, and for other purposes" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1949).  Committee on Public Lands.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 1501).

b. House Report 1261 (H. R. 5097): "Administration of Indian Livestock Loans." Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

c. Senate Report 1489 (H. R. 5097): "Settlements for Livestock Lent to Indians." Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).

d. Public Law 81-525 (H. R. 5097).

F 37: Menominee (1945).

S. 1418: "To authorize the payment of certain sums to jobbers in connection with their logging of timber for the Menominee Indians on the Menominee Reservation during the logging season 1934-1935" (Robert M. LaFollette - Wisconsin).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 38: Menominee Indians (1947).

S. 1680: "To remove restrictions on the property and moneys belonging to the individual enrolled members of the Menominee Indian Tribe in Wisconsin, to provide for the liquidation of tribal property and distribution of the proceeds thereof, to confer complete citizenship upon such Indians, and for other purposes" (Hugh A. Butler - Nebraska).  Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 39: Miscellaneous Correspondence (1944).

Correspondence re Loyal Shawnee heirs. 

F 40: Miscellaneous Correspondence (1945-1946).

a. Requests for copies of bills and speeches, discussion of Indian conditions, etc. 

b. Clippings re Chief Joseph.

F 41: Miscellaneous Correspondence (1947-1948).

Correspondence re requests, lands, and restrictions. 

F 42: Miscellaneous Correspondence (1949-1950).

Correspondence re requests, W. F. Semple compilation of Indian land laws, and aid. 

F 43: Miscellaneous Correspondence (1951-1952).

Correspondence re requests and loan legislation. 

F 44: New York Indians (1948).

Correspondence with citizen of Cattaraugus Indian Reservation re New York Indian legislation.

F 45: New York Indians (1949-1950).

a. Correspondence and information re S. 187. 

b. S. 187: "To provide for the settlement of certain obligations of the United States to the Indians of New York" (Hugh A. Butler - Nebraska).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.  Senate Introduced print.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 252).

F 46: New York Indians (1949).

a. Correspondence and information re H. R. 5135.

b. H. R. 5135: "To confer jurisdiction on the courts of the State of New York with respect to civil actions between Indians or to which Indians are parties" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Public Lands.

c. Memorandum: Chief's Council of the Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians, in opposition to S. 192 ["To confer jurisdiction on the courts of the State of New York with respect to civil actions between Indians or to which Indians are parties" (Hugh Butler - Nebraska; Irving M. Ives - New York).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.].

F 47: Oklahoma Indians (1936).

Public Law 74-816 (S. 2047): "To promote the general welfare of the Indians of the State of Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-fourth Congress (1936).

F 48: Oklahoma Tax Relief (1947-1951).

a. Correspondence re taxes on allotted Indian lands.

b. Booklet: "A Request by the State of Oklahoma for Consent to Impose Taxes on the Minerals Produced from the Restricted Lands of Indians." 

c. Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 2: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Memorializing Congress to Grant Its Consent to Uniform Taxation of Certain Indian Properties, Which Are Taxed by the Federal Government and Which Are Immune or Claimed to Be Immune from State Taxation" (May, 1947).

F 49: Osage (1944). Attorney Fees

a. Correspondence and note. 

b. H. R. 4611: "To provide for the payment of attorneys' fees from Osage tribal funds" (James F. O'Connor - Montana).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

c. S. 1847: "To provide for payment of attorneys' fees from Osage tribal funds" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Senate Introduced print. House Introduced print.

d. Senate Report 821 (S. 1847): "Payment of Attorneys' Fees from Osage Tribal Funds." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

F 50: Osage (1944). Taxes.

a. Correspondence re S. 2102 ["Relating to transfer, inheritance, and estate taxes on the transfer of certain properties of tribal and individual Osage Indians" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1949).  Committee on Indian Affairs.]. 

b. S. 2102. 

F 51: Osage (1947). Mineral Leases

a. Public Law 80-246 (H. R. 3323): "To enable the Osage Tribal Council to determine the bonus value of tract offered for lease for oil, gas, and other mining purposes, Osage Mineral Reservation, Oklahoma." Eightieth Congress; (1947).  Original bill by George B. Schwabe.

b. Senate Report 544 (H. R. 3323): "Enabling the Osage Tribal Council to Determine the Bonus Value of Tract Offered for Lease for Oil, Gas, and Other Mining Purposes, Osage Mineral Reservation, Oklahoma." Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

F 52: Osage (1948). Emancipation

a. Public Law 80-408 (H. R. 3326): "To provide for the granting of certificates of competency to certain members of the Osage Indian tribe in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (George B. Schwabe - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress (1948).

b. House Report 941 (H. R. 3326): "Providing for the Granting of Certificates of Competency to Certain Members of the Osage Tribe in Oklahoma." Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947).

c. Senate Report 817 (H. R. 3326): "Granting Certificates of Competency to Certain Osage Indians, Oklahoma." Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).

F 53: Osage (1948). Restrictions.

a. Correspondence with Chief Fred Lookout of the Osage opposing H. R.  5491.

b. Correspondence with public officials and lawyers supporting H. R.  5491.  Correspondents include Robert S. Kerr.

c. Resolution: Osage Tribal Council, citing numerous cases against H. R. 5491.

d. H. R. 5491: "Relating to the tribal and individual affairs of the Osage Indians of Oklahoma" (George B. Schwabe - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).  Committee on Public Lands. Draft. House Introduced print.

F 54: Osage (1949). Mineral Royalties

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4232.

b. H. R. 4232: "To amend section 3 of the Act of Congress approved June 28, 1906, relating to the Osage Indians of Oklahoma" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Public Lands.

c. S. 1719: "To amend section 3 of the Act of Congress approved June 28, 1906, relating to the Osage Indians of Oklahoma" (Joseph C.  O'Mahoney - Wyoming).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

d. House Report 2079 (S. 1719): "Amending Section 3 of the Act of Congress Approved June 28, 1906, Relating to the Osage Indians of Oklahoma." Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).

e. Public Law 81-548 (S. 1719).

F 55: Osage (1949). Rolls

a. Correspondence.

b. 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.

c. Resolution: Osage Tribal Council, re opposition to H. R. 4896. 

F 56: Pay (1945).

Correspondence re S. 807 ["To improve salary and wage administration in the Federal Service, to provide pay for overtime and for night and holiday work; to amend the classification Act of 1923, as amended; to bring about a reduction in Federal personnel and to establish personnel ceilings for Federal departments and agencies; to require a quarterly analysis of Federal employment; and for other purposes" (Sheridan Downey - California). (1945).  Committee on Civil Service.].  Correspondence in support of legislation as indicating a pay raise for Indian school teachers.

F 57: Pensacola Reservoir (1945).

H. R. 3058: "To authorize the use of certain lands of the United States for flowage in connection with providing additional storage space in the Pensacola Reservoir of the Grand River Dam project in Oklahoma, and for other purposes" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 58: Pickett, Richard (1949).

a. S. 2026: "Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Richard Pickett" (Burton K. Wheeler - Montana).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1949).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House Introduced print.

b. Senate Report 1103 (S. 2026): "Richard Pickett, Patent in Fee." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

F 59: Policy (1945).

Senate Committee Print: "Aspects of Indian Policy."  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).

F 60: Pueblo Indians (1945).

H. R. 2119: "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the Middle Rio Grand Conservancy District of New Mexico for the payment of operation and maintenance charges on certain Pueblo Indian lands" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 61: Quapaw Restrictions (1921).

House Report 1225 (H. R. 15780): "Lands Allotted to Certain Quapaw Indians." Sixty-sixth Congress; Third Session (1921). Original legislation "to amend section 1 of the Act of Congress approved March 2, 1895 (28 Stat. L., p. 907), and to extend restrictions against alienation of lands allotted to and inherited by certain Quapaw Indians, and for other purposes" (Everette B. Howard - Oklahoma).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 62: Quapaw (1921).

House Report 369 (S. 1894): "Minnie Griffen, Lewis and Leona Quapaw." Sixty-seventh Congress; First Session (1921).

F 63: Rights-of-Way (1948).

Public Law 80-407 (H. R. 3322): "To empower the Secretary of the Interior to grant rights-of-way for various purposes across lands of individual Indians or Indian tribes, communities, bands or nations." Eightieth Congress (1948).  Original bill by George B. Schwabe - Oklahoma.

F 64: Roads (1950).

a. Correspondence.

b. H. R. 7941: "To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act, approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (Will M. Whittington - Mississippi).  Eighty-first Congress; Second Session (1950).  Committee on Public Works. Senate Amended print.

F 65: Salish and Kootenai Tribes (1945). 

a. H. R. 2678: "Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgement in any and all claims which the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation in Montana, or any tribe or band thereof, may have against the United States, and for other purposes" (Mike Mansfield - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

b. H. R. 3843: "To provide for the disposition of tribal funds of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation in Montana" (Mike Mansfield - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

c. H. R. 6983: "Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgement in any and all claims which the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation in Montana, or any tribe or band thereof, may have against the United States, and for other purposes" (Henry M. Jackson - Washington).  Seventy-ninth Congress; Second Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 66: Seminole Tribe (1948).

a. Correspondence re S. 1733.

b. S. 1733: "To authorize payment to certain enrolled members of the Seminole Tribe of Indians under act of July 2, 1942 (Public No. 645. Seventy-seventh Congress)" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).  Committee on Public Lands. House Introduced print.

c. Public Law 80-451 (S. 1733).

d. Newspaper clipping: "House Gets Indian Inheritance Bill." Tulsa Daily World (January 29, n.y.).

F 67: Sherman Institute (1944).

S. 1580: "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of certain lands heretofore acquired for the non-reservation Indian boarding school known as Sherman Institute, California" (Elmer Thomas - Oklahoma).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House Introduced print.

F 68: Shoshone Indians (1944). Claims.

a. H. R. 4393: "Authorizing the Shoshone-Goship Bands of Indians to sue in the Court of Claims" (James W.  Robinson).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

b. H. R. 4394: "Authorizing the Western Bands of the Shoshone Nation of Indians to sue in the Court of Claims" (Maurice Joseph Sullivan - Nevada).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

c. H. R. 4429: "Authorizing the Mixed Bands of Bannocks and Shoshones of the Shoshone Nation of Indians to sue in the Court of Claims" (Henry C. Dworshak - Idaho).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 69: Shoshone/Arapaho Indians (1947).

Hearings (H. R. 1098): "Trust Funds, Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes." Eightieth Congress; First Session (1947). Re "To authorize the segregation and expenditure of trust funds held in joint ownership by the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes of the Wind River Reservation" (Frank A. Barrett - Wyoming).  Committee on Public Lands.

F 70: Sioux Indians (1945).

H. R. 378: "Authorizing an appropriation to carry out the provisions of the Act of May 3, 1928 (45 Stat. 484), and for other purposes" (Francis Case - South Dakota).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 71: Sioux Indians (1952).

Correspondence re H. R. 7639 ["Relating to the fulfillment by the United States of its obligations with respect to certain Indians under an agreement ratified by an act of Congress approved February 28, 1877" (E. Y. Berry - South Dakota).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952).  Committee on Ways and Means.]. 

F 72: Social Security (1952).

Correspondence re H. R. 6596 ["To amend the Social Security Act to require State agencies in determining need to disregard the value of land held in trust for Indians" (Tom Steed - Oklahoma).  Eighty-second Congress; Second Session (1952). Committee on Ways and Means.]. 

F 73: Spokane/Colville Reservations (1944).

S. 1597: "To amend section 1, Act of June 29, 1940 (54 Stat. 703), for the acquisition of Indian lands for the Grand Coulee Dam and Reservoir, and for other purposes" (Mon C. Wallgren - Washington).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House Introduced print.

F 74: Survey (1943).

Senate Report 310: "Survey of Conditions among the Indians of the United States -- Analysis of the Statement of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Justification of Appropriations for 1944, and the Liquidation of the Indian Bureau." Seventy-eighth Congress; First Session (1943). Partial Report.

F 75: Taxes (1949).

a. Correspondence. 

b. H. R. 4353: "To amend section 2 of the Act of January 29, 1942 (56 Stat. 21), relating to the refund of taxes illegally paid by Indian citizens" (Toby Morris - Oklahoma).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).  Committee on Public Lands.  House Reported print (Union Calendar 361).

c. House Report 910 (H. R. 4353): "Amend Section 2 of the Act of January 29, 1942 (56 Stat. 21), Relating to the Refund of Taxes Illegally Paid by Indian Citizens." Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949).

F 76: Tlingit and Haida Indians (1945).

H. R. 1804: "To amend the Act of Congress entitled 'An Act for the relief of the Tlingit and Haida Indians of Alaska,' approved June 5, 1942" (Edward L.  Bartlett - Alaska).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 77: Trading (1945).

a. H. R. 4004: "To repeal certain provisions of law relating to trading with Indian tribes" (Wesley A.  D'Ewart - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

b. "Governmental Affairs Legislative Daily. Bill Digest." II, 188 (September 17, 1945). 

F 78: Tribal Funds (1949).

a. Correspondence with Floyd E. Maytubby re S. 929.

b. S. 929: "To provide for disposition and use of funds held in trust for Indian tribes" (Clinton P. Anderson - New Mexico).  Eighty-first Congress; First Session (1949). Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.  Typescript copy. Introduced Print.

c. Proposed Amendment re Seminole fund.

F 79: Ute Indians (1943).

a. H. R. 1947: "To extend the time within which a suit or suits may be brought under the Act of June 28, 1938 (52 Stat. 1209" ( ).  Seventy-eighth Congress; First Session (1943).  Committee on Indian Affairs.  Senate Reported print (Calendar 315).

b. H. R. 3507: "To provide for the disposition of tribal funds of the Ute Indians or any of the tribes or bands of Utes" (Walter K. Granger - Utah).  Seventy-eighth Congress; First Session (1943).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 80: Veterans Life Insurance (1946).

Correspondence re H. R. 6371 ["To amend certain provisions of the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, and for other purposes" (John E. Rankin - Mississippi). (1946).  Committee on World War Veterans Legislation.]. 

F 81: Veterans of Indian Wars (1948).

a. Correspondence re P.L. 80-398. 

b. Public Law 80-398 (H. R. 4055): "To provide increases in the rates of pension payable to veterans of Indian wars and the dependents of such veterans." Eightieth Congress (1948).  Original bill by Frank A.  Mathews, Jr. - New Jersey.

b. H. R. 5747: "To provide recognition as veterans of the Indian wars for persons who took part in the capture of the Ute Indians in 1906, and for other purposes" (Frank A. Barrett - Wyoming).  Eightieth Congress; Second Session (1948).  Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

F 82: Veterans of Indian Wars (1949).

Correspondence re H. R. 3998 ["To provide recognition as veterans of the Indian wars for persons who took part in the capture of the Ute Indians in 1906, and for other purposes" (Frank A. Barrett - Wyoming). (1949).  Committee on Veterans Affairs.]. 

F 83: Wheeler-Howard Act (1934).

a. H. R. 7902: "To grant to Indians living under Federal tutelage the freedom to organize for purposes of local self-government and economic enterprise; to provide for the necessary training of Indians in administrative and economic affairs; to conserve and develop Indian lands; and to promote the more effective administration of justice in matters affecting Indian tribes and communities by establishing a Federal Court of Indian Affairs" (Edgar Howard - Nebraska).  Seventy-third Congress; Second Session (1934).  Committee on Indian Affairs. Committee Print. House Introduced print.

b. S. 2755: "To grant to Indians living under Federal tutelage the freedom to organize for purposes of local self-government and economic enterprise; to provide for the necessary training of Indians in administrative and economic affairs; to conserve and develop Indian lands; and to promote the more effective administration of justice in matters affecting Indian tribes and communities by establishing a Federal Court of Indian Affairs" (Burton K. Wheeler - Montana).  Seventy-third Congress; Second Session (1934).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 84: White, Alice Scott (1945).

H. R. 4114: "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Alice Scott White a patent in fee to certain land" (Wesley A. D'Ewart - Montana).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 85: White, Charles F. (1944).

a. S. 1925: "To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Charles F. White a patent in fee to certain land" (Burton K. Wheeler - Montana).  Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).  Committee on Indian Affairs. House Introduced print.

b. Senate Report 1102 (S. 1925): "Charles F. White, Patent in Fee." Seventy-eighth Congress; Second Session (1944).

F 86: Wisconsin Indians (1945).

H. R. 3718: "To subject Indians and Indian reservations in the State of Wisconsin to the laws of the State, with certain exceptions" (Alvin E. O'Konski - Wisconsin).  Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).  Committee on Indian Affairs.

F 87: Wyandotte Indians (1952).

Correspondence re H. R. 2137 ["Authorizing the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma, through its business committee, to sell and convey, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, the Wyandotte Indian public burial ground in Kansas City, Kansas" (George B. Schwabe - Oklahoma).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1952).  Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.] and H. R.  3150: "To authorize the President to proclaim the Wyandotte Indian Cemetery at Kansas City, Kansas, an Wyandotte National Monument, and for other purposes" (Errett P. Scrivner - Kansas).  Eighty-second Congress; First Session (1952).  Committee on Indian Affairs.].  Correspondence includes copy of letter to Toby Morris and copy of letter to George B. Schwabe.

F 88: "A" (1944-1948, 1951).

Correspondence re Indian land, office consolidation, and information requests. Correspondence includes copy of WGS letter to Carl Albert.

F 89: American Association on Indian Affairs (1945).

a. Correspondence re mailing list and reprints.

b. Journal: American Indian. 1. IV, No. 1 (1947); 2. IV, No. 2 (1947).

F 90: American Indian Exposition (1946-1948, 1950-1951).

a. Correspondence (1947-1948, 1950-1951) re annual Exposition at Anadarko. Includes clipping.

b. Program: "Fifteenth Annual American Indian Exposition, Anadarko, Oklahoma, August 20 to 24, 1946."

c. Pamphlet: "American Indian Exposition, Anadarko, Oklahoma, August 12-13-14-15-16, 1947."

F 91: American Indian Federation (1945).

Resolution: Administrative Board, American Indian Federation, re "Inter-American Indian Institute" (April 29, 1945). Attached correspondence. The resolution is anti-John Collier in tone.

F 92: American Indian Institute (1952).

Correspondence re proposed project of the Institute "to determine if Indian children aged 16-18 are able to successfully compete in modern society with white children of the same age."

F 93: Anadarko Agency (1950-1951).

Correspondence re employees and practices at the Agency.

F 94: Apache (1949).

Opinion: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 30: "The Fort Sill Apaches vs. The United States of America" (May 6, 1949).

F 95: Armstrong, O. K. (1945).

a. Correspondence re magazine article by Armstrong. Article includes mention of WGS. Correspondents include John W. McCormack.

b. Article: O. K. Armstrong, "Set the American Indians Free," Reader's Digest (August, 1945).

F 96: "Aspects of Indian Policy" (1945).

Senate Committee Print: "Aspects of Indian Policy." Committee on Indian Affairs. Seventy-ninth Congress; First Session (1945).

F 97: Attorneys (1949-1950).

Correspondence re requested list (not included) of attorneys prosecuting Indian claims before the Indian Claims Commission and constituent request re probate attorneys for the Five Civilized Tribes area.

F 98: "B" (1945, 1947-1949, 1951-1952).

Correspondence re allotments, information requests, leasing, restrictions, and miscellaneous.Correspondents include Acee Blue Eagle.

F 99: Barnett, Jackson, Estate (1948).

Correspondence re fees to administrators and attorneys in the case.

F 100: Bay Area California Indian Federation (1945, 1947).

Correspondence and documents re organization of the Federation and claims.

F 101: Blackfeet Tribe (1951).

Correspondence and memorial re abolition of "useless" jobs on the reservation.

F 102: "C" (1944-1947, 1949).

a. Correspondence re information requests and general.

b. Resolution: California Indian Rights Association, re settlement of claims (May 18, 1945).

F 103: Caddo (1945-1947, 1950).

a. Correspondence re readjustment of war veterans to civilian life, agreement with Denver Producing and Refining Company, and loan to buy fractionated lands. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Robert S. Kerr and copy of letter to Elmer Thomas.

b. "Plan for Utilization for 'Denver Block,' Caddo County, State of Oklahoma" (November 1, 1935). Re oil and gas development.

c. Map: Caddo County: area of oil and gas plan colored in green.

d. Resolution: Caddo Tribe, re support for Patrick Hamley's appointment as Superintendent of the Caddo Agency (March 4, 1947).

F 104: Cherokee (1945-1946). General.

Correspondence re restoration of former tribal land, information requests, Oklahoma Ordnance Works property, and general. Correspondents include J. B. Milam.

F 105: Cherokee (1948). General.

Correspondence re information requests.

F 106: Cherokee (1949-1950). General.

Correspondence re information requests.

F 107: Cherokee (1951-1952). General.

Correspondence re Cherokee dictionary, information requests, proposed state part near Kenwood, and claim.

F 108: Cherokee (19??). Chief.

a. Correspondence re selection of new Principal Chief. Correspondents include Floyd Maytubby.

b. House Concurrent Resolution No. 21: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Relating to the Appointment of the Honorable Henry Sixkiller Knight as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation" (May 17, 1949).

c. House Joint Resolution No. 25: Oklahoma State Legislature: "Advocating That Movie Makers Have an End at Making the American Indian the Villain in Pictures and That, as Substitute, the Valor, Courage and Statesmanship of Indian Citizens of Any Generation of American Peoples Be Extolled and Lauded in Historic Pageantry as True as Can Ever Be Portrayed of Any Native Son of This Our Country; and Urging Those in Position So to Do to Bring an End to Prejudices and Further the Beginning of an Understanding and Comradeship with Our First Americans, the Indians" (May 17, 1945).

F 109: Cherokee (1943-1945). Claims (L-26 and L-268), The Cherokee Nation vs. the United States in the Court of Claims of the United States.

a. Report of Commissioner.

b. Plaintiff's Brief and Argument.

c. Defendant's Brief.

d. Plaintiff's Reply Brief.

e. Decision.

F 110: Cherokee (1948). Claims.

Opinion: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 2: "The Western (Old Settler) Cherokee Indians and the Eastern (Emigrant) Cherokee Indians vs. the United States of America" (November 15, 1948).

F 111: Cherokee (1947-1948). Claims: Eastern Cherokees.

a. Correspondence re Eastern Cherokee claims.

b. Opinion: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 5: "The Eastern (Emigrant) Cherokee Indians vs. the United States of America" (November 15, 1948).

F 112: Cherokee (1948). Claims: Western Cherokees.

Opinion: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 3: "The Western (Old Settler) Cherokee Indians vs. the United States of America" (November 15, 1948).

F 113: Cherokee (1949). Claims: Western Cherokees.

Opinion: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 24: "The Western (Old Settler) Cherokee Indians vs. the United States of America" (September 13, 1949).

F 114: Cherokee (1948-1952). Claims.

a. Correspondence re claims.

b. Clippings: "Cherokees Seek Money for Lands Taken by U. S." Muskogee County News (August 2, 1951); "Cherokees Ask Payment for 8 Million Acres." Muskogee County News (August 9, 1951); "Cherokees Say 12 1/2 Cents an Acre Not Enough." Muskogee County News (August 16, 1951); "Cherokees' Claim Said Not Sustained." Muskogee Phoenix (March 25, 1952); "Indian Claim on Docket 2 Denied Again." Muskogee Phoenix (?) (n.d.); "Cherokees' Claim Up for Hearing Monday." Muskogee Phoenix (n.d.); "Indians Will File Claim in Billions." N.P., n.d.

F 115: Cherokee (1944-1946). Keetoowah Society.

Correspondence re concerns of the United Keetoowah Society of Cherokee Indians. Correspondents include Karl Mundt.

F 116: Cherokee (1947-1950). Keetoowah Society.

a. Correspondence (1947-1949) re constitution, concerns, and claims of the United Keetoowah Society of Cherokee Indians.

b. Resolution: Keetoowah Society, re thanks to WGS (1948).

c. Clippings: "United Keetoowahs to Hold Election on October 3." Muskogee Phoenix (July 19, 1950); "Keetoowah Band to Have Election Today." Muskogee Phoenix (October 3, 1950).

F 117: Cherokee (1947-1948). Reorganization.

Correspondence re reorganization of Cherokee National affairs along tribal lines. Includes resolution from the Keetoowah Society.

F 118: Cherokee (undated). Rolls.

List: "Registration." Gives name, roll number, and address of various Cherokees.

F 119: Cheyenne-Arapaho (1946).

Correspondence re Cheyenne-Arapaho Business Committee opposition to preference rights on agricultural leases.

F 120: Cheyenne-Arapaho (1947-1948). Fort Reno Reservation.

a. Correspondence re claims to Fort Reno Reservation lands by Cheyenne-Arapaho tribe.

b. Resolution: Cheyenne-Arapaho Business Committee re tribal claims to Fort Reno Reserve if abandoned by the Department of War (February 19, 1947). Attached documentation on original contract.

c. Memorandum: William Howard Payne: "Re: Fort Reno Lands" (March 9, 1948). Attached documentation.

F 121: Chickasaw (1944-1945). General/Miscellaneous.

Correspondence re "destitute" Chickasaw and miscellaneous Chickasaw matters. Correspondents include Floyd E. Maytubby and Earl Welch.

F 122: Chickasaw (1946-1948). General/Miscellaneous.

Correspondence re memorial for Douglas Johnston's grave, coal royalties, and general.

F 123: Chickasaw (1950-1951). General/Miscellaneous.

a. Correspondence re annuity and per capita payments and governor.

b. Resolution: Chickasaw members of the Oklahoma County United of Choctaw-Chickasaw Confederation, re selection of Chickasaw Governor (July 3, 1951).

F 124: Chickasaw (1944-1945). Claims.

a. Correspondence re Claims Case K-334. Correspondents include Melven Cornish, William A. Durant, Ben Dwight, and Floyd E. Maytubby.

b. Decision: Court of Claims of the United States: K-334: "The Chickasaw Nation vs. the United States of America and the Choctaw Nation" (January 8, 1945).

c. Brief: Supreme Court of the United States: "The Chickasaw Nation vs the United States. Petition for Certiorari to the Court of Claims" (November 5, 1945).

F 125: Chickasaw (undated). Claim.

Petition: Indian Claims Commission: "The Chickasaw Nation vs. the United States."

F 126: Chippewa (1944).

Report: Dover P. Trent (U. S. Indian Service): "Informal Analysis of Problems of Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indians and Some Suggestions with Respect to Their Solution" (1944).

F 127: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1944). General.

Correspondence re court case involving alleged Indian lands.

F 128: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1946). General.

Correspondence re missing heirs and thank-you.

F 129: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1949). General.

a. Correspondence re clipping.

b. Clipping: "Proposal for College Use of Indian Lands by Eastern Oklahoma A. & M. Gets Approval." Muskogee Times-Democrat (March 19, 1949).

F 130: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1950). Claims.

a. Statement: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 16: "The Choctaw Nation vs. the United States of America" and Docket No. 23: "The Chickasaw Nation vs. the United States of America" (undated).

b. Opinion: Indian Claims Commission: Docket No. 16: "The Choctaw Nation vs. the United States of America" and Docket No. 23: "The Chickasaw Nation vs. the United States of America" (July 14, 1950).

F 131: Choctaw/Chickasaw (undated). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

a. Amendment (?): "Payment to Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Indians, Oklahoma" (undated).

b. "Amendment to Be Proposed to the Pending Deficiency Bill" re coal/asphalt payments.

c. Note (?): "For Appearance for House Appropriations Committee for the Interior Department for the Fiscal Year 1949" (undated).

d. Notes re Acts of June 21, 1906, and February 8, 1918, and appraised value of coal and asphalt lands.

F 132: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1944). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

Correspondence re special attorney contract for coal lands case and general re case. Includes copy of contract and data on earlier appraisals of the land values. Correspondents include William A. Durant and Floyd E. Maytubby. Correspondence includes copy of letter to Robert L. Owen and copy of letter to Elmer Thomas.

F 133: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1945). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

a. Correspondence re sale. Correspondents include William A. Durant, Ben Dwight, Harold L. Ickes, and Floyd E. Maytubby. Correspondence includes copy of Dwight letter to Elmer Thomas.

b. Clipping: "Bills to Stabilize Indian Land Titles Introduced." Muskogee Phoenix (January 12, 1945).

F 134: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1946). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

Correspondence re sale and some leases. Correspondents include William A. Durant, Ben Dwight, and Floyd E. Maytubby.

F 135: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1947). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

a. Correspondence re sale, leases, payment, and annual appropriation commutation. Correspondents include Ben Dwight and Floyd E. Maytubby.

b. Press Release: Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior: "Krug Announces Agreement with Indian Tribes" (April 29, 1947).

F 136: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1948). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

Correspondence re sale. Correspondents include Ben Dwight and Floyd E. Maytubby.

F 137: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1949). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

a. Correspondence re sale, appropriations, and per capita payments. Correspondents include Floyd E. Maytubby.

b. Clipping: "Jones Academy Plans Ranch at Tuskahoma." McAlester News-Capital (February 26, 1949).

c. "Statement of Tribal Funds to the Credit of the Choctaw Indians, Oklahoma, as of April 30, 1949."

d. "Statement of Tribal Funds to the Credit of the Chickasaw Indians, Oklahoma, as of April 30, 1949."

e. Form letters: Five Civilized Tribes Agency, Muskogee, Oklahoma: "Dear Friend," re coal/asphalt inquiries.

F 138: Choctaw/Chickasaw (1950). Coal/Asphalt Sale.

Correspondence re sale and problems in distributing funds.

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