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CHOCTAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Dukes, Gilbert W. (b. 1849) Printed materials 1877-1905 .25 foot
Indian chief. Typescripts of correspondence (1900-1901) written during Dukes's tenure as principal chief of the Choctaw Nation and relating to leases, stock raising, and Choctaw Indian schools, together with speeches (1900-1902); biographical information (1901); and political writings (1900-1905) reflecting the problems involved in the transition from tribal government to territorial, and, ultimately, state jurisdiction.
1. Notice of a reward for stolen horses by G.W. Dukes, Star Vindicator, October 27, 1877.
2. Sketch of G.W. Dukes' career, South McAlester Capital, June 21, 1900.
3. Election of G.W. Dukes as principal chief of the Choctaw Nation, Wagoner Record, August 9, 1900.
4. Message of G.W. Dukes when assuming the duties of principal chief, Indian Citizen, October 4, 1900.
5. Editorial and letter of G.W. Dukes. re: attempts to bar "court claimants" from Choctaw schools, South McAlester Capital, November 1, 1900.
6. Item on G.W. Dukes calling the Choctaw Council into session to deal with matters of citizenship, South McAlester Capital, December 27, 1900.
7. News item of G.W. Dukes, re: town site lots, South McAlester Capital, January 3, 1901.
8. News item of G.W. Dukes. re: town site lots, Purcell Register, January 4, 1901.
9. Editorial on message of G.W. Dukes to the Choctaw legislature, re: closing of citizenship roll and allotments, South McAlester News, January 11, 1901.