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University of Oklahoma

 Organization

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Norris Bragg Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1987
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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

Charles Elijah Decker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-154
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University of Oklahoma professor. General correspondence (1911-1957); papers (1923-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the geology fraternity, Sigma Gamma Epsilon; correspondence (1925-1942), membership lists, and expense records (1934-1935) from the Oklahoma Academy of Science; manuscripts, reprints and research correspondence (1932-1934, n.d.) from Decker's research on Oklahoma geology and on graptolites; correspondence (1925-1946) and notebooks (n.d.) concerning the Methodist Episcopal Church in Norman, Oklahoma; correspondence and printed material (1931-1952) concerning the University of Oklahoma; and correspondence and printed material (1913-1955) from various universities and geological associations. Charles Elijah Decker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1957

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

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

Cortez Arthur Milton Ewing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-190
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (1933-1961) of Ewing's papers on political theory, and his book "Essentials of American Government"; research materials (ca. 1930-1960); including information on impeachment and primary elections; lecture notes (ca. 1920-1930), and other teaching materials (ca. 1930-1960); correspondence (ca. 1930-1960); and speeches (ca. 1920-1950), all relating to American government.
Dates: 1910-1961

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

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

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

Fayette Copeland, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-933
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1841-1968); research notes concerning George Wilkins Kendall, Kate Barnard, and journalism in New Orleans following the Civil War; book reviews (1910-1961); publications (1886-1961); and manuscripts (1892-1953) of Fayette Copeland, Edith Copeland, and others, regarding the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism, the Copelands' writings, and George Wilkins Kendall. Included in this collection are typescripts of correspondence, financial records and personal journals of Kendall.
Dates: 1841-1961

George Miksch Sutton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1816
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Ornithologist. General correspondence (1943-1982) of Sutton; manuscripts (ca. 1920-1967), diaries, and field notes (1814-1920); artifacts relating to ornithology; dissertations of his students; lantern slides (1929-1930) hand-tinted by Sutton which were taken on Southampton Island, Canada; and E.D. Crabb's field notes on Oklahoma birds. George M. Sutton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: approximately 1914-1982

Gilbert Courtland Fite Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1007
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Historian. Reports, correspondence and publications (1926-1952) regarding the Mt. Rushmore National Monument, including correspondence (1925-1940) from its creator, Gutzon Borglum; photocopies of his diary (1925); papers regarding South Dakota Governor Peter Norbeck; a manuscript by Fite regarding consumer cooperatives; official files (1966-1967) of the search committee appointed to recommend a candidate for the office of President of the University of Oklahoma; personal files regarding agricultural farm relief programs; and a typescript of the diary (1932-1933) of George Peek. Gilbert Courtland Fite Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1967

Horace Cornelius Peterson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-488
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Professor. Manuscripts and galley proofs of, and correspondence (ca. 1939) regarding Peterson's books"Propaganda for War" and "Opponents of War"; scrapbooks (ca. 1939) with reviews of his books; Peterson's research notes (n.d.) regarding the loyalty oath in Oklahoma; typescript of a journal (1918-1919) kept by Ike Hoover, a member of the American peace negotiating team in Paris after World War I; and publications (1918-1951) regarding World War I, and propaganda. Also in this collection is an account (1952), by Alfred B. Sears, of Peterson's accidental death in the University of Oklahoma's Gittinger Hall. Horace Cornelious Peterson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1951

J. Rud Nielsen papers and slides

 Collection
Identifier: HOS-M-2
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Physics professor. Correspondence, publications, and research materials from the life and career of University of Oklahoma physics professor J. Rud Nielsen. The papers focus on his research files, his publications, and collected works by other authors. The research files include his work on early volumes of Niels Bohr’s Collected Works; his research on molecular structure using Raman spectroscopy; reports of grant and contract projects for the Office of Naval Research, National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; and materials for physics courses taught at OU. Other materials document OU Physics Department events such as Niels Bohr’s visits to the Norman campus for public lectures. The collection also includes 1,041 glass slides depicting research results and physics principles; and printing blocks of graphics for articles in the Journal of...
Dates: 1861 - 1988

Jerome Dowd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-979
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Sociologist. Personal correspondence and manuscripts of books and articles written by Dowd while a professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma from 1907 to 1947. The manuscripts include two copies of Dowd's book"The Negro in American Life" (1926); three unpublished manuscripts entitled "Seeing the World by Tramping and Ford Car" (1939)"The New World as Viewed by the Prophets and Interpreted by Jerome Dowd" (1943), and "Social Aspects of Art" (n.d.), and two article-length manuscripts dealing with Oklahoma prison reform and juvenile delinquency. Jerome Dowd Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1943

John Alley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-7
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University of Oklahoma professor. Letter (1912) to Alley from Victor M. Locke, Jr., Principal Chief of the Choctaws, listing present and former Principal Chiefs of the Five Civilized Tribes, and discussing the status of the Choctaw government; a manuscript entitled "For the First Time, the True Story of the Last Oklahoma Indian Uprising as Told by the Man who Put it Down" as related to Alley by Col. Roy V. Hoffman of the Oklahoma National Guard; Hoffman's official reports concerning that uprising, also known as the Crazy Snake Rebellion, along with Governor Charles N. Haskell's orders; material concerning Kingfisher College; documents about the Dalton family; and miscellaneous research notes and correspondence. John Alley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1940

Max Leon Moorhead Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1208
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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

Morris L. Wardell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-643
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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

Richard Gildart Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2844
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1924-1980); lecture notes and tests for classes in physics taught by Fowler at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1958-1969) for textbooks authored by Fowler; correspondence with Fowler's publishers; research notes (1943-1979) arranged by research project; and project histories and documentation (1952-1972) for contracted research projects conducted by Fowler. Richard Gildart Fowler Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1980

Sardis Roy Hadsell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-242
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English professor. correspondence (1916-1942); freshman English placement exams and results (1936-1940), and English Department circulars and course outlines (1929-1940) from the University of Oklahoma; report of an audit (1905) of the University's finances; manuscript accounts by Hadsell of the early history of the University, including "(Vernon L.) Parrington in Oklahoma" (n.d.)"A History of the University of Oklahoma" (1929), and "Twenty-Eight Years After" (1928), which relates Hadsell's experiences with the 1900 expedition of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, plus a typescript of Hadsell's diary from the expedition. Sardis Roy Hadsell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1942

Sherman Paxton Lawton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1340
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Professor. Television scripts and publicity (1951-1959) for "The Open Window" radio scripts (1953) for "Labor's Side of the News" and "Wake Up to Yesterday"; correspondence (1945-1961); manuscripts (ca. 1935-1960) of articles and short stories; curriculum material (1934-1960) and printed material (1927-1968) of Lawton, a Speech Communications Professor at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1927-1968

Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-619
Abstract Historian. Personal and professional correspondence (1932-1956); Tompkins' book manuscripts (n.d.) on the Soviet Union; lecture notes (n.d.) used by Tompkins in his classes on Russian history; student grade registers (1932-1955) from Tompkins' courses at the University of Oklahoma; and Tompkins' diary (1917) detailing his experiences with the Sixth Canadian Trench Mortar Battery in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1956

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 Engineering, Engineering Club Collection, RG41/13

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3536-2
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Major series include Correspondence and Letters (1953-66) regarding Engineering Open House; Press Releases, Drafts, and Memoranda (1971-74) regarding Science Day program; and Manuscripts (1967-71) of papers entered for the Technical Papers Contest.
Dates: 1953-1974(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, George Lynn Cross presidential records, RG03/01/08

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3508
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Presidential papers and President Emeritus papers. Among the numerous series included in these papers are General Correspondence (1943-68) and Professional (Botany department) Correspondence (1931-44); Administrative files of the University of Oklahoma Research Institute (1939-73) including bound minute books (1941-73); and Athletics files (1946-57).
Dates: 1921-1991 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-634
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Correspondence (1928-1956) between Press directors, University of Oklahoma officials, and authors regarding books published by the press, its publishing procedures and standards, and its daily operations. Also included are readers' reports (1930-1956) of submitted manuscripts; rejected book manuscripts (1934-1956); accepted book manuscripts (n.d.); and minutes and proceedings (1944-1961) of various working committees of the University of Oklahoma and the American Association of University Presses. University of Oklahoma Press Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1962

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 1925-1959) regarding Campbell's writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964

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