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University of Oklahoma

 Organization

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Byron Sears Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-548
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University of Oklahoma professor. Personal correspondence (1917-1973) of Sears and his wife, Helen Sears; professional correspondence (1946-1959) of Sears; research materials (1906-1954) on the history of aviation, including magazine articles, clippings, bibliography cards, and publications and reports of the Oklahoma Aviation Commission.
Dates: 1917-1973

Arthur W. Evans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1770
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Collector. Correspondence (1906–1968); certificates (1891–1918); and news clippings (1928–1939) regarding University of Oklahoma president Arthur Grant Evans, federal funding for schools in Indian Territory, the issue of separate statehood for Oklahoma and Indian territories, and Evans’s participation in the United States’ propaganda effort in World War I; a typescript regarding the history (1816–1831) of the Presbyterian church and missions in the eastern Cherokee Nation; a diary (1887) of A. G. Evans; and original records (1830–1857) of the New Echota Church in the Cherokee Nation, as recorded by Samuel A. Worcester, church clerk. Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1830-1968

Asa Orrin Weese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-648
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Professor of Zoology. Personal correspondence (1948-1955); zoology articles (1921-1943) by Weese; reports and publications (1947-1953) of the Oklahoma Academy of Science and the Oklahoma Fish and Game Council; and minutes (1942-1956) of the meetings of the University of Oklahoma Faculty Senate and of the Department of Zoology faculty. Also included in this collection are meteorological and climatological data reports (1933-1947) compiled for the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area. A.O. Weese Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1921-1956

Aute Richards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-521
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University of Oklahoma Zoology professor. General correspondence (1939-1947); correspondence (1934-1950) relating to the Lions Club and to the University of Oklahoma Biology Department; printed material (1916-1941), including university publications and copies of Richards' published articles; scrapbooks (1931-1950); newspaper clippings on Norman, Oklahoma history; books (1895-1926); reviews (1941-1948) of scientific books; postcards, road maps and travel brochures (ca. 1910-1950) collected by Richards. Aute Richards Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1895-1950

Charles Guy Keiger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2043
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Newspaper clippings (1904) of prose and poetry written by the students of the Pond Creek (Oklahoma) High School Class of 1904; and a program (1908) for the Senior Banquet of the University of Oklahoma Class of 1908. Keiger was a member of both classes.
Dates: 1904-1908

Chi Upsilon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2048
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Professional geology society for women. Correspondence (1919-1941), minutes of meetings (1920-1921), constitutions and by-laws (1920-1955), newspaper articles (n.d.), and manuscripts (1919-1937) regarding the establishment, history, members and operation of the Alpha (University of Oklahoma) Chapter of Chi Upsilon, which was its founding order.
Dates: 1919-1955

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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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

Dewey “Snorter” Luster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1351
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Coach. Correspondence (1941-1980), notebooks of football plays (1929-1945), speech notes and reminiscences, and clippings (1925-1980) of Luster, the University of Oklahoma's head football coach, 1941-1945. Dewey William "Snorter" Luster Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1980

Edwin C. McReynolds Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1756
Abstract Correspondence (1945-1965); research notes on the Southern United States, the Civil War, Missouri, and Oklahoma; manuscripts (1930-1980) of historical books and articles; clippings and printed material on President John F. Kennedy, and on McReynolds, a University of Oklahoma history professor, 1943-1960. Edwin C. McReynolds Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: approximately. 1930-1967

Franklin Parker Collection

 Collection — Box: P-22
Identifier: WHC-M-2034
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Correspondence (1964-1966), newspaper and journal clippings (1964-1968), a press release (1966) and a newsletter (1967) regarding Dr. Parker's tenure as Professor of Education at the University of Oklahoma. Also included is a lengthy resume and vita statement of Dr. Parker. Reprint file and Franklin Parker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1949-1989

Grace Ernestine Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-513
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University of Oklahoma Journalism professor. Manuscripts (1947-1980) of articles and books by Ray; journals and newspapers (1939-1968) containing her articles; printed materials (ca. 1940-1970); other papers used for research; and Ray's professional correspondence.
Dates: 1939-1982

Gustav Emil Mueller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-424
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (1945-1958) of Mueller's published and unpublished works in English and German, including philosophical treatises, a novel, a play, and poem; notes (1938-1963) from his philosophy classes; and newspaper clippings (1914-1942) of books reviews and articles written by Mueller and others.
Dates: 1914-1959

James M. Babcock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-21
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Archivist. Correspondence (1951-1953) concerning the Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma, and the nomination of Luther H. Evans for the post of Librarian of Congress; reprints (1929-1953); clippings (1900-1953); clippings (1900-1953); and class notes (n.d.). James M. Babcock Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1953

John Clayton Feaver Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2013
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Philosophy professor. Files (1974-1975) compiled by Feaver while chairing the Commission on Curriculum for the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, including correspondence and memoranda from outside consultants; information on curriculum programs at other universities; correspondence, memoranda and reports from subcommittees; curriculum proposals; committee minutes; and copies of the Commission's final report. Also files (1968-1970) compiled by Feaver while chairing the University Constitution Drafting Committee, including correspondence; memoranda; drafts; faculty comments on drafts; bibliographies and notes; and clippings.
Dates: 1968-1975

John Womack Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2744
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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

Joseph Horace Benton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-35
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Professor. Correspondence (1815-1893) from Benton's family; correspondence (1892-1896) from Guiseppe Verdi and Francesco Tamagno; memorabilia (1913-1970) concerning Lynn Riggs; scores (1911-1926) of Haydn's "The Seasons" and Mendolssohn's "Elijah"; four Japanese music books, one autographed by Puccini; programs (1899-1968) from various musical productions; scrapbooks (1900-1967) of reviews and programs; clippings (1924-1939); and posters (1924-1934) advertising the performances of Benton, a University of Oklahoma Voice Professor who sang professionally under the name of Joseph Bentonelli. Joseph Benton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1815-1970

Julien C. Monnet Collection

 Collection — Box: M-6
Identifier: WHC-M-412
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University of Oklahoma professor. Newspaper clippings relating to Monnet's career at the University of Oklahoma; and speeches (1911) by Monnet. Julien C. Monnet Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1913

Leon Robert Vance, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1358
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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

Naval Air Technical Training Center Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1812
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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

Opherita E. Daniels Collection

 Collection — Box: D-20
Identifier: WHC-M-951
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Autobiographical manuscript of Daniels, the first black to enter the University of Oklahoma School of Social Work, along with news articles regarding her attendence at the University of Oklahoma. Opherita Eugenia Daniels Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1920-1979

Prisoner of War Camps Collection

 Collection — Box: P-20
Identifier: WHC-M-1939
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Correspondence (1945-1946), publications (1945-1946) by, and newspapers articles (1943-1983) about, the German prisoners of war interned in Oklahoma during World War II. Also included in this collection are notes used and lectures given (1945-1946) by Dr. Morris L. Wardell to prisoners regarding American civics and government.
Dates: 1943-1983

Richard D. Hazen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2716
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Student. A collection of newspaper clippings and a fire-damaged cigarette case saved by Richard D. Hazen from the 1949 BOQ (Bachelor Officers' Quarters) fire at the University of Oklahoma. Hazen was a survivor of the fire, and a 1951 graduate of the School of Petroleum Engineering.
Dates: 1949

Savoie Lottinville Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1703
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Editor. Edited manuscripts of "Travels in North America, 1822-1824" by Paul Wilhelm, Duke of Wurttemberg, and "Life of George Bent" by George E. Hyde; articles (1964-1977) by Lottinville on George Milburn, the University of Oklahoma seal, and the Rhodes Legal History Collection at the University of Okalhoma; a letter (1966) from E.N. Roberts to R.L. Disney, relating the meeting of Rev. John Roberts with a woman claiming to be Sacajawea in 1883; and a notarized statement (1953) of Frank M. Wyncoop concerning the Sand Creek Massacre, belonging to Lottinville, editor of the University of Oklahoma's University Press, 1938-1975.
Dates: 1953-1977

Travis Dan Anthony Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2042
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Teacher. Correspondence (1926, 1974-1989), newspaper articles (1982-1989), manuscripts (n.d.) and publications (1935-1987) by or about Travis D. Anthony and his stories based on life in rural Oklahoma, along with accounts of his student experiences at the University of Oklahoma in the 1930's. Travis D. Anthony Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926-1989

University of Oklahoma Archives, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Home Economics Collection, RG40/24

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3535-3
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Subject/History files (1931-84) arranged alphabetically by subject including Burton Hall dedication, child development projects, inventories (1969-84), news clippings (1957-79), and Omicron Nu items (1956-59).
Dates: 1931-1984(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Media Services/News Services Collection, RG15

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3529
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In addition to Media Services press releases and news clippings (1976-90), the records and publications of its predecessors, the Bureau of Public (Press) Relations and the Office of Public Information, include: News Releases (1938-51) bound in chronological order and subject files (1945-54) of Public Relations; "The Oklahoma News Bulletin" (1927-48); "Contact" (1944, 1948-51); "News of the Month" (1949-55); "University News" (1969-70); and "OU Update" (1986-88). The bulk of the records from Media Services are in the form of Press Releases in subject files.
Dates: 1927-1990(inclusive)

William Bennett Bizzell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-44
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)University of Oklahoma president. Personal and business correspondence (1910-1945), including correspondence from Bizzell's tenure as president of Texas A & M College, his association with Drury College and letters of condolence to his family upon his death; official correspondence (1925-1941) from Bizzell's tenure as president of the University of Oklahoma; University of Oklahoma Sociology Department lecture notes and class materials (1941-1943); correspondence, circulars, and reports (1941-1944) from Bizzell's tenure as a director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Kansas; reprints (n.d.); manuscripts of articles and speeches (n.d.) by Bizzell; correspondence (1940-1944) concerning Bizzell's publications; a genealogy of the Bizzell family; and class notes (1919-1920) taken by Bizzell while attending Baylor and Columbia Universities. William...
Dates: 1900-1980

William Matthew Tilghman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-614
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1901-1960) to and from William M. and Zoe Tilghman regarding family affairs, outlaws, Communist infiltration of the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma, and poets and writers of Oklahoma; Tilghman's personal financial records (n.d.); manuscripts and typescripts (n.d.), including Tilghman's memoirs; publications (1843-1949) from the Poetry Society of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Authors' Club, the Women of '89 Club, etc., including a mid-nineteenth century etiquette book; programs (1903-1934) of various academic, social, charitable and religious organizations; clippings regarding outlaws; and showbills for western movies.
Dates: 1843-1960

Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) and Young Womens Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2747
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Activity, financial and administrative records (1931-1948), and correspondence (1920-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapters of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A.; and bibliographies, scrapbooks and clippings (1925-1950) relating to the organization and its programs.
Dates: ca. 1920-1955