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Galen Gritts collection of Cherokee Nation-related correspondence, 1919-1922

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-034
Scope and Contents Over 80 documents relating to the Cherokee Nation, including letters and telegrams between agents of the Eastern Immigrant & Western Cherokee Association, a lobbyist in DC and other parties. Also included are a newspaper clippings and US Congressional House Bills.
Dates: 1919 - 1922

George W. Grayson Papers, 1918

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1964-78
Scope and Contents George W. Grayson was Principal Chief of the Creek Nation in 1918, and these are a few papers from that administration such as deeds sent from the court for him to certify as Chief; plans for a memorial to Pleasant Porter, a former chief; and routine correspondence with the Hon. Cato Sells, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. One item is a letter of protest against Creek Indians serving in the military forces outside of the United States in World War I.
Dates: 1918