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Midland Valley Railroad Company


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-2370
Scope and Contents

Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.

Dates: 1925-1955

John Lefeber Des Champs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2551
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Amateur historian. Typewritten and handwritten copies of manuscripts (n.d.) entitled "The Short Line Midland Valley: a Class I Railroad" "Midland Valley" "Muskogee and the Midland Valley" "The Railroads in Osage County" and "John William DeSchamps and John Lefeber DeSchamps" all by John Lefeber Des Champs, along with a reminiscence entitled "Midland Valley Railroad Company, A.W. Lefeber's Kind Remembrances of 51 Years (1903-1954) of Association with Mr. Charles Edward Ingersoll and Family.". The collection also includes research materials such as correspondence, notebooks, notecards, a photograph log, and published materials relating to railroads in general and specifically to the Midland Valley Railroad Company, the Kansas, Oklahoma, and Gulf Railway Company, and the Oklahoma City, Ada,...
Dates: 1905-1994

Kali-Inla Coal Company Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-332
Scope and Contents


Coal mining company. Correspondence, financial reports, leases, legal reports, and general reports, all dated 1903–1944, regarding the operation and management of the Kali-Inla Coal Company of Hartshorne, Indian Territory, and Oklahoma, and that of its subsidiary coal companies and related firms. Special correspondence files include those regarding labor union activity, mining accidents, company housing, relations with railroads, and insurance. Also included in this collection are equipment catalogs (ca. 1910–1944) containing advertisements and information regarding miner and mining supplies. In addition to reflecting the mining industry in Oklahoma, the collection also contains information on mining operations in Colorado, West Virginia, and Arkansas. Kali-Inla Coal Company Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1903-1944

Oklahoma Geological Survey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-454
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Records of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, including correspondence (1908-1982), area geological reports (1915-1948), and field notes (1908-); reports of the governing board (1974-1979); and book manuscripts and galley proofs (n.d.) regarding Oklahoma geology. Also included is correspondence from the University of Oklahoma Department of Geology and Geography. Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection also in repository.The Oklahoma Geological Survey was established by Senate Bill No. 75 in 1908 with Charles N. Gould serving as its first Director. The Geological Survey exists for the purpose of seeking information on the geology, mineral and underground water resources of the state; for the purpose of determining chemical properties and possible commercial applications of the state’s minerals and rocks; to assist mineral producers...
Dates: 1908-1982

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Correspondence 3
Railroads -- Oklahoma 3
Coal mines and mining -- Oklahoma 2
Creek County (Okla.) 2
Mines and mineral resources -- Oklahoma 2