University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections
CHOCTAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Tucker, Hampton (b. 1870) Papers 1895-1945 15 feet
Lawyer. Legal case files (1895-1945); correspondence (1895-1945); coal mining reports (1899-1916); and related papers concerning Tucker's service as mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation, 1912-1918, national attorney for the Choctaw Nation, 1924-1929, and mining trustee for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, 1929-1949.
Boxes 1 - 13A make up the series, “Legal File By Subject.” Most of the files in these boxes include points of law, as well as citations of various cases.
Box 1 Legal File By Subject
1. Abstracts (primarily examinations of abstracts in and around McAlester and Pittsburg County, OK), 1920-31
2. Abstracts - Law Points (includes letter to the Choctaw people calling for a convention of Choctaw citizens, 3-12-1915), 1915, 1939
3. Acts of Congress (includes letter from Wilburn Cartwright), 1935-37
4. Adverse Possession (brief used in case of Lynch v. Wolf., n.d.)
5. Affidavits, 1915
6. Agency, 1915