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GENERAL NATIVE AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Murrow, Joseph Samuel (1835-1930) Papers 1894-1928 .33 foot
Missionary. Legal documents and papers (1894-1928) relating to J. S. Murrow, his home and school for Indian orphans, and Bacone College. The collection also includes minutes and proceedings (1916-1918) of the Indian Missionary Association, and programs (1912-1921) for meetings of the Deacons and Missionaries Institute of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Baptist churches and of the Oklahoma Indian Baptist Association.
1. American Baptist Home Mission Society:
Application for Aid from the American Baptist Home Mission Society (to the Executive Board regarding the appointment of Hudson H. Criswell, Ames, Iowa, as general manager and missionary with the Murrow Indian Orphan's Home, Unchuka County, Oklahoma), 1909.
To the Reverend J. S. Murrow as District Missionary to the Indians in Indian Territory, October 1900.
To the Reverend J. S. Murrow as Superintendent of Indian Missions in Indian and Oklahoma Territories, October 1894.
Rules for the Gift Fund of the Church Edifice Department of the American Baptist Home Mission Society, n.d.
2. Letter to "My dear children" regarding family matters, illness, and death of Sister Robb, the Orphan's Home, the sermon of a visiting preacher, the weather, and Roy Murrow. Signed uncle and auntie (J. S. Murrow and his wife?), 1906.
3. Deacons' and Missionaries' Institute of the Cheyenne Arapaho Baptist Churches, meetings.