E. Lee Crawford Collection, 1844-1955  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Crawford, E. Lee
Title
E. Lee Crawford Collection
Dates
1844-1955 (inclusive)
1940-1955 (bulk)
Quantity
2.1 cubic feet, (5 boxes)
Collection Number
OrSlTCC Crawford
Summary
The collection contains background and case materials for claims cases brought to the Court of Claims, Supreme Court, and Indian Claims Commission by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and other western Oregon tribes from 1940-1955.
Repository
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
402 Park Way P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR
97380
Telephone: 541-444-2450
rkentta@ctsi.nsn.us
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
Collection materials are in English.
Sponsor
Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant rewarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains materials gathered by E. Lee Crawford from the seven cases he represented western Oregon tribes from 1940-1955. Materials include pamphlets and documents from the cases, including petitions, plaintiff and defendant exhibits, and transcripts from hearings. Other materials include background information on the 1855 treaties and land values, and newspaper clippings regarding the claims cases.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

E. Lee Crawford Collection, Siletz Tribal Cultural Collections, Siletz, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Claims Cases, 1940-1955Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1-3, Box-folder 4/1-14

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1-6
Court of Claims Case #45230 Alcea Band of Tillamooks, et al. v. the United States
1940-1950
1/7-8
Supreme Court Case #387 United States v. Alcea Band of Tillamooks, et al.
1945
2/1-2
Supreme Court Case #26 United States v. Alcea Band of Tillamooks, et al., on Writ of Certiorari to the Court of Claims
1946
2/3-4
Supreme Court Case #281 United States v. Alcea Band of Tillamooks, et al.
1950
2/5-6
Court of Claims Case #45231 Rogue River Tribe v. United States
1940-1950
2/7
Supreme Court Case #282 United States v. Rogue River Tribe, et al.
1950
2/8-10, 3/1-3, 4/1-14
Indian Claims Commission Case #239 Tillamook Tribe, et al. v. United States
1954-1955

Background Materials, 1844-1952Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 4/15-19, Box 5-7

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4/15-19
Newspaper Clippings
1946-1951
Box
5-7
Historical and Case Materials
1844-1952
mapcase-drawer
1/3
Maps
1877-1953

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Indians of North America--Claims--Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Maps
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photographic prints
  • Transcripts
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Lincoln County Historical Society (Lincoln County, Or.) (creator)