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Found in 374 Collections and/or Records:

Lemuel Dorrance of Lexington. One of the two first graduates of University of Oklahoma. School of Pharmacy. , undated

 Item — Box Photo S-1, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of Lemuel Dorrance, the first student graduated from the University of Oklahoma and its School of Pharmacy.

Dates: undated

Lemuel Dorrance Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo D-13
Identifier: WHC-P-850
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Lem Dorrance, first graduate of the University of Oklahoma and its School of Pharmacy. Lemuel Dorrance Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1896-1915

Leon Robert Vance, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1358
Scope and Contents

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Soldier. Correspondence (1946-1953), newspaper clippings (1944-1953) and published materials, including magazines and event programs regarding his posthumous receipt of the Congressional Medal of Honor; the renaming of Enid Army Air Field in his honor, and the dedication of a dormitory at the University of Oklahoma, all in recognition of his wartime achievements. The collection also includes correspondence (1933-1945) regarding his father's death, as well as letters from his parents while Vance attended the University of Oklahoma. Leon Robert Vance Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1933-1953

Les and Betty Voss Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2787
Scope and Contents

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Collectors. University of Oklahoma football souvenirs given by Les and Betty Voss of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. Voss were distributors of football souvenirs during the 1970s. The collection also contains a copy of Empire on Wheels: The Story of Voss Truck Lines (2005) by Les Voss.

Dates: circa 1972-2005

Lewis Spencer Salter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1054
Scope and Contents

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Teacher. Typescript of a diary kept by Anna K. Wood as she travelled to the border of the Cherokee Outlet from Denver, Colorado to participate in the 1893 land run; minutes (1912-1921) of the Arthur Foote Music Club at the University of Oklahoma; a roster (1898) of soldiers in Company "M" of the 1st Volunteer Infantry Regiment of Indian Territory; and a published history (1933) of the Men's Dinner Club in Oklahoma City. Lewis Spencer Salter Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1893-1933

Lida White Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-662
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Teacher. White taught in Oklahoma and Wyoming at secondary schools, and at the Oklahoma Methodist University. Correspondence (1891-1952) includes her employment, her historical research, her investments in Montana real estate and oil in Oklahoma, and personal matters with family and friends. Teaching certificates and notes from college courses, thesis, and memorabilia from Park College. Journal (1891-1907) along with items from the Old Regime (Literary group) and miscellaneous personal items. Post cards, Christmas cards, address books, newspapers, pamphlets, and booklets. Interviews (1934-1942) that White conducted with elderly Indians in Tulsa, Oklahoma and with early settlers of the Oklahoma City area, along with others around the state. Some of these are typed, while all have the original notes. Notes on education in Oklahoma, especially the different...
Dates: 1891-1952

Lillie Kate Miller Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1975
Scope and Contents

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Student. Class notebooks (1900-1904) kept by Miller while attending English classes taught by Vernon L. Parrington, history classes, and French classes at the University of Oklahoma; Miller's diploma (1904) from the University of Oklahoma; and a cookbook (1910) entitled "Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book." Lillie Kate Miller Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1904

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

Louise Beard Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2177
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Professor and journalist. Correspondence, memoirs, and professional papers (1890-1991) of Louise Beard Moore and her husband, Morris Price Moore, and the papers of their relatives, Richard Benjamin Moore, May Cannon Moore, Virgil Byron Beard, and others. These papers concern the Oklahoma and Tennessee newspapers and publications on which Louise and Morris worked, including the University of Oklahoma's "Oklahoma Daily" and "The Sooner" yearbook; the papers also include Louise Beard Moore's teaching files (1957-1972), her newspaper subject files, and correspondence (1968-1971) regarding the Oklahoma Memorial Association and Oklahoma Hall of Fame. The family papers relate to the wheat farming and rural life of Virgil Byron Beard in Bison, Oklahoma; and the life and work of Richard Benjamin Moore and May Cannon Moore in McKenzie,...
Dates: 1890-1991

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

Map Collection #29: Oklahoma Historical Society and the University of Oklahoma

 Collection — Drawer 8510
Identifier: WHC-M-2823
Scope and Contents

"Site Plan of Fort Washita, Oklahoma Showing Present Buildings and Probable Location of Earlier Structures"

Dates: 1960 July

Mary Clarke Miley Foundation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1755
Scope and Contents

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Private foundation. Correspondence (1937-1954) of William Halliburton Miley regarding personal matters, and William's service in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. The letters include information regarding William's suicide in 1954, as well as the clemency case of Pvt. Eddie D. Slovik. Also in the collection are letters (2003-2004) of Mark L. Kimmey and others regarding the extension of soldiers' terms of service during the Iraq War; two scrapbooks (1900-1992) with clippings, programs, and photographs concerning Mary Clarke Miley, her career as a pianist, the foundation she established, and prominent figures in Oklahoma history; and an unpublished account by Grace Frances Campbell about life in Indian Territory during the 1890s.

Dates: 1900-2004

Mary Esther Saxon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2054
Scope and Contents

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Librarian. Records of the University of Oklahoma Libraries including annual reports (1951-1980), administrative reports and memoranda (1970-1977), policies (1973-1979), rules (1968-1977), minutes (1970-1980), staff bulletins (1970-1979), newsletters (1976, 1980), and new building program statement (1979-1980).

Dates: 1951-1980

Mary W. Resendes Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo R-2
Identifier: WHC-P-1674
Scope and Contents

Black and white original print of University of Oklahoma students Maude A. Ambrister, Stella Medlock, and Lula Hooper on the steps of the University's first administration building.

Dates: 1900

Maurice H. Merrill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2031
Scope and Contents

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Attorney. Correspondence of Merrill; class notes taken by Maurice and Orpha Merrill; printed material, including copies of the Phi Beta Kappa Key (1911-1918), the Supreme Court Reporter (1964-1975), and proceedings (1959-1975) of the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Law.

Dates: ca. 1903-1975

Max Leon Moorhead Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1208
Scope and Contents

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Historian. Correspondence (1962-1976), manuscripts (1960's), photocopied documents, research notes, lectures, student papers, book reviews, reprints and other printed materials relating to Moorhead's teaching of Latin American history at the University of Oklahoma and to his publications about Jacob de Ugarte y Loyola, the presidio, other Spanish colonial institutions in the Southwest, and the Indians of Mexico and the southwestern United States. Max L. Moorhead Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1962-1976

Men’s gym class at the University of Oklahoma, Norman (Okla.), 1903., 1903

 Item — Box Photo P-34d, Item: 3486
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1903

Merle G. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2624
Scope and Contents

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Legal case files (1913-1982) for litigation handled by Merle G. Smith, and Merle G. Smith, Jr., attorneys at law in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The case files include correspondence between the Smiths and thier clients, as well as related legal documents. The collection also contains memorabilia from Merle G. Smith's student days at the University of Oklahoma, including two felt OU beanie caps (n.d.), one felt armband bearing the letters "SATC" (n.d.), and one dance card for the Freshman Christmas Dance (1919). Also includes 27 reproduction photographs of University of Oklahoma buildings and events, and one piece of correspondence (1919) from Smith regarding freshman activities.

Dates: 1913-1982

Milbourne Otto Wilson Collection

 Collection — Box W-9
Identifier: WHC-M-1316
Scope and Contents

Professor. Student grade books (1930–1952) kept by Wilson for his psychology classes at the University of Oklahoma, along with a program (1926) from the inauguration of William B. Bizzell as president of the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes an annual report (1935–1936) of the public schools of Glencoe, Illinois.

Dates: 1926-1952

Milton James Ferguson Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1002
Scope and Contents

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Librarian. Grade book for a course in bibliography taught by Ferguson at the University of Oklahoma in 1906.

Dates: 1906

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

Monnet Hall, Law School, circa 1915., circa 1915

 Item — Box Photo P-42, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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

Dates: circa 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

Morris L. Wardell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-643
Scope and Contents

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Historian. Correspondence (1921-1956) concerning Wardell's tenure as a Professor of History and as an Assistant to the President of the University of Oklahoma, concerning student affairs, curriculum, academic department administration, accreditation, military training, housing, post-war planning, and state legislation; academic and admistrative departmental reports (1929-1945); correspondence concerning Wardell's teaching and publishing activities, and his involvement with civic organizations; lecture notes; research materials; and manuscripts regarding the Cherokee and Osage Indians, historic sites in Oklahoma, and the history of the American West. Morris L. Wardell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1921-1956

Mrs. Evans Montgomery Hill Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo H-7
Identifier: WHC-P-1587
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma, including scenes of the campus and students.

Dates: 1892-1899

Mrs. James L. Wadley Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo W-5
Identifier: WHC-P-1430
Scope and Contents

A black and white copy print of the first graduating class in music (piano) from the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1899

Mrs. Paul Eddleman Ruggiers Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1802
Scope and Contents

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Collector. A notebook in which Mrs. Ruggiers' father, Morgan W. Eddleman, recorded engineering field-notes and related information while an engineering student at the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1920

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

Mrs. William Oscar Childs Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-103
Scope and Contents

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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1926-1955) concerning the Childs' move to Oklahoma in the 1920's and W.O. Child's involvement in the Oklahoma oil industry; his membership with the Freemasons; his death in 1936; and Mrs. Child's memorial gifts of carillion chimes to the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and to the University of Oklahoma in 1955.

Dates: 1926-1957

Nahum Ellsworth Butcher Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-76
Scope and Contents

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Sales representative. A transcript of an interview conducted by Frank A. Balyeat with Butcher, the first freshman enrolled at the University of Oklahoma (1893), recounting his experiences at the University and as superintendent of the West Norman (Oklahoma) schools.

Dates: 1957