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University of Oklahoma


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

John Womack 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

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