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Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

A crowd waiting at the Norman Railroad depot for the return of the OU Football Team after their victory over Texas, circa 1915., circa 1915

 Item — Box Photo P-42, Item: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma and Norman, Oklahoma.

Dates: circa 1915

Arthur Norris Bragg Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1987
Scope and Contents

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Zoologist. Correspondence (1946-1967) with professional colleagues and associates regarding Bragg's research and publications; reprints of articles (1934-1968) regarding his subject field; and galley proofs and book manuscripts authored by Bragg regarding amphibious creatures and the zoology of Oklahoma. Arthur N. Bragg Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1934-1968

Back of Residential Hall, University of Oklahoma, “My class in 161 sketching a motorcycle.”, Undated

 Item — Box Photo C-101, item: 1361
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: Undated

Celebration on Main Street, Norman, honoring the OU football team after their victory over Texas 14 to 13, circa 1915., circa 1915

 Item — Box Photo P-42, Item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma and Norman, Oklahoma.

Dates: circa 1915

Cleveland County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-824
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Norman and Lexington, Oklahoma. Includes street scenes, businesses, churches, schools, fairs, family and individual studio portraits.

Dates: 1895-1940

Construction scenes on the South Oval of the University of Oklahoma, ca. 1951., Circa 1951

 Item — Box Photo C-100, item: 1286 – 1290
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: Circa 1951

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
Scope and Contents

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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1957

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
Scope and Contents

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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1865-1948

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1880-1940

Emil R. Kraettli Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1400
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma. Included are images of the campus, students, faculty, presidents, board of regents, and University events. The collection also contains scenes of Norman and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Emil R. Kraettli Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1903-1947

Emma Alberta White Coleman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1556
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, schools, firefighters, parades, and scenes from the University of Oklahoma. The collection also contains studio portraits of Choctaw women and a Choctaw family in front of their home. Emma A. Coleman Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1889-1915

Evan’s Hall, University of Oklahoma, ca. 1930s. Postcard., Circa 1930s

 Item — Box Photo C-100, item: 1296
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: Circa 1930s

Everett C. Parker Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1888
Scope and Contents

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Petroleum geologist. An autobiography (n.d.) of Parker, recounting his activities as a student at the University of Oklahoma, and as a petroleum geologist for the Marland Oil Company. Everett C. Parker Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: unspecified

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1748
Scope and Contents

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Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.

Dates: 1946

George Henderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2845
Scope and Contents

Professor. Papers (1938-2019) of George Henderson, Professor of Human Relations, Education and Sociology and Dean of the College of Liberal Studies at the University of Oklahoma. His papers include both personal and official correspondence (1960-2019), publications (1961-2015), speeches and speaking engagements material (1964-2017), subject files (1960-2019), honors, awards, and memorabilia (1955-2019), and photographs and audiovisual materials (1938-2019). The collection materials highlight Dr. Henderson’s lifelong efforts to advocate for racial equality and social justice.

Dates: 1938 - 2019

Grace Ernestine Ray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1661
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma, the Naval Air Station at Norman, Oklahoma, defense work at Tinker Field, including women workers, the British Air School at Miami, Oklahoma, during World War II, dust storms, Ponca and Cherokee Indians and scenes of the 101 Ranch. Grace Ernestine Ray Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1906-1949

Group of early female University of Oklahoma students with Miss Roscoe, matron of King Hall, Episcopalian dorm for women. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 1915., 1915

 Item — Box Photo N-7, Item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.

Dates: 1915

Gustaf Fredrik Holmberg Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1250
Scope and Contents

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Educator. Correspondence, manuscripts, speeches and newspaper clippings relating to Holmberg's tenure as Dean of the University of Oklahoma School (later College) of Fine Arts (1907-1936). Fredrik Holmberg Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1907-1936

Hazel Tye Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo T-9
Identifier: WHC-P-1675
Scope and Contents

Color postcards showing University Boulevard and the Carnegie Library on the University of Oklahoma campus.

Dates: 1908

James Shannon Buchanan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2199
Scope and Contents

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Professor and university president. Correspondence (1902) related to Buchanan's attempts to have power and water companies established in Norman, Oklahoma; Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a professor of history; draft copies (n.d.) of his book - "The History of Oklahoma;" Katherine Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a teacher at University High School, Norman, Oklahoma; materials (1912) related to the origin and history of the University of Oklahoma; personal correspondence and legal/business papers (1893-1927) of the Buchanan family; printed propositions, journals, and committee reports (1906-1907) to the State of Oklahoma Constitutional Convention; guides (n.d.) for the study and teaching of English; and Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletins (1936-1937).

Dates: 1850-1937

Jesse Lee Rader Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1618
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and Guthrie, Oklahoma. Also in the collection are photographs of the University of Oklahoma, which include scenes of students, faculty and campus. Jesse Lee Rader Manuscripts Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1889-1951

John Dunn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1583
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, parades and schools.

Dates: 1890-1910

John Womack Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2744
Scope and Contents

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Postal worker and historian. Manuscripts (1982-1984) by Womack; publications by Womack, including newspaper clippings (1984), and pamphlets (1981-1983); and correspondence (1980-1984) and research materials relating to the publications. Research materials include claims (1890-1920), saloon licensing papers (1896-1909), tax levies and assessments (1902-1912), bonds (1906-1912), reports (1902-1910), and other records of Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1889-1987

King Hall, Episcopalian dormitory for women at the University of Oklahoma; corner of Asp and Duffy Streets. Present site of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Norman, Oklahoma, 1915., 1915

 Item — Box Photo N-7, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.

Dates: 1915

Looking south down University Circle Drive. The pavement is No. 1 vertical fiber brick. Two University of Oklahoma buildings are shown: Monnet Hall to the left, Evans Hall to the right. Norman, Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo N-7, Item: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.

Dates: undated

Main part of the campus of the University of Oklahoma showing the Union in the foreground prior to the 1950 expansion also shows the old gym, which now houses wing where WNAD is., Before 1950

 Item — Box Photo C-100, item: 1308 – 1310
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: Before 1950

Miss Roscoe, matron of King Hall, in her room. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1915., 1915

 Item — Box Photo N-7, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.

Dates: 1915

Moore Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1614
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.

Dates: 1900-1925

Mrs. William H. Creel Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo C-4
Identifier: WHC-P-2219
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma football team. The collection also includes an image of a greenhouse in Norman, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1911-1912

Naval Air Technical Training Center Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1812
Scope and Contents

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Newspaper articles (1941-1967) and publications (1942-1954), and book (1944) regarding the United States Naval Air Station and the United States Naval Air Technical Training Center, both of which were located in Norman, Oklahoma. Included in the collection are stories regarding the establishment, operation, closing and the condition of life at the University of Oklahoma. Materials include Primary gunnery training program, We keep 'em flying, Take-off, The Norman log, and the book entitled The smooth log. Collection also includes programs, announcements, invitations, and greeting cards.

Dates: 1941-1967