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National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center



  • Existence: 1965 - 2000-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nancy C. Russell Trust Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2573
Scope and Contents


Records of the Nancy Russell Trust which acted as Executor of the Charles Russell Estate. These records include the Last Will & Testament of Charles Russell, the court records of the Russell Estate, a list of Charles Russell bronzes, correspondence regarding issues of ownership, claims & assessments related to the Estate, various court orders & petitions, tax documents, correspondence regarding movie & television films about Russell, correspondence regarding the Russell Estate & the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, court pleadings, correspondence with several legal firms, museum catalog materials, and biographical materials about Charles Russell.

Dates: 1914-1997

Walter M. Harrison Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1055
Scope and Contents


Journalist. Personal correspondence (1930-1961), military papers (1918-1959), biographical materials (1915-1961), and business correspondence (1931-1961) of Harrison, an editor for the "Daily Oklahoman" and owner of "The North Star"; files from Harrison's association with the Pulitzer Prize Board (1938-1942), the Will Rogers Memorial Commission (1938-1961), the National Cowboy Hall of Fame (1955) and the Civil War Centennial Commission (1953-1961); plus political campaign materials and papers (1949-1959) regarding Harrison's service as a city Councilman for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Walter M. Harrison Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1915-1961