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CHICKASAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Byrd, William L. (b. 1844) Printed materials 1888-1906 .25 foot
Indian chief. Typescripts of Byrd's messages (1889-1892) to the Chickasaw Nation legislature along with editorials (1888-1891), interviews (1891), and articles (1891-1906) concerning Byrd as governor of the Chickasaw Nation from 1888-1894 and, later, Chickasaw delegate to Washington, D.C.
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1. The Claremore Progress, March 26, 1898, regarding the Five Tribes in Congress.
2. The Indian Citizen, June 30, 1898, regarding Ex-governor of the Chickasaw Nation, William L. Byrd, is working in Washington, DC, on the Curtis Bill.
3. Indian Territory by D.C. Gideon, 1901. Short bibliography of former governor William L. Byrd.
4. The Indian Citizen, March 13, 1902. A letter about William Byrd regarding his running for governor of the Chickasaw Nation.
5. The Indian Citizen, May 1, 1902, regarding the acceptance of Byrd.
6. The Holdenville Times, May 17, 1902, regarding a resolution submitted by Byrd.
7. Stilwell Standard, July 4, 1902. An editorial on Byrd.
8. South McAlester News, September 18, 1902, regarding the election of Byrd.
9. Indian Republican, December 9, 1904. A short editorial about the small town of Stonewall, near Atoka.
10. Vinita Leader, August 9, 1906, regarding why Byrd is or is not a Democrat.
11. Indian Journal, August 10, 1906, regarding same as above.
12. Chronicles of Oklahoma, December 1934. Article by J. B. Meserve on Byrd.