A majority of the collection consists of copies of legal documents brought before the Indian Claims Commission. Commission
documents include petitions, reports, findings of facts, amendments, opinions, orders, and appeals. Also included are policies,
draft reports, O’Marr correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and copies of historic acts and treaties.
Louis J. O'Marr was a judge appointed to the Indian Claims Commission. A former grocer and a small-town Wyoming lawyer, he
was elected state attorney general in 1943. Although not possessing any special expertise in Indian affairs, he was appointed
as an assistant Commissioner to the Indian Claims Commission, created on August 13, 1946, and sworn in on April 10, 1946 by
President Harry S. Truman.
2.0 Linear feet
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
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