40. Johnston County Capital-Democrat May 25, 1916; regarding work of the competency
commission in determining if Indians were competent, and therefore able to have full
control of their property.
41. The Ardmore Statesman December 18, 1919; regarding settlement of mineral rights
42. Capital-Democrat July 21, 1921; per capita payments for Choctaws and Chickasaws
43. Ardmore Statesman February 14, 1924; per capita payments for Choctaws and Chickasaws
44. Johnston County Democrat June 10, 1926; organization of the Choctaw-Chickasaw
45. The Daily Oklahoman March 20, 1927; regarding Choctaw law enforcement and the old
court at Mayhew (Mayhew court ground).
46. The Daily Oklahoman January 28, 1934; regarding John Collier and the new process of
selecting tribal leaders.
47. The Daily Oklahoman n.d.; article by Muriel Wright entitled "The Old Choctaw Indian
Capitol at Tuskahoma, Oklahoma."
48. The Daily Oklahoman March 22, 1936; Ghost Towns of the Choctaw Nation by W.B.
Morrison. discusses Armstrong Academy (Chahta Tamaha)
49. "A Story of Choctaw Chiefs" by Peter J. Hudson, original copy in F.S. Barde Collection at
Oklahoma Historical Society, discusses political makeup of tribe, also traces the history of
50. "Editorial on Choctaws and Chickasaws" from original in the F.S. Barde Collection at
Oklahoma Historical Society. discusses tribal dispute over governor's office by rival
claimants (after death of Green McCurtain), per capita payments, etc.
51. "Memorial in Honor of Allen Wright, Basil Le Flore and J.F. McCurtain" from an original
in the possession of Muriel Wright; generally praises their accomplishments.
1. File contains several documents relative to the survey of the boundary between the Choctaw
Nation and Arkansas, most notably the field notes of the 1825 survey.
2. Resolution by the Choctaw Council requesting the governor to write a letter to the President
to empower a delegation to petition Choctaw requests in Washington, to give the agent
supervisory control over the Leased District, etc. November 4, 1857.