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University of Oklahoma

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
Scope and Contents

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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

Paul Simon Carpenter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-85
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Music professor. Correspondence (1910-1956) to and from Carpenter regarding his studies at the Conservatoire Nationale in Paris, his appointment to the faculty of the University of Oklahoma in 1914, his 1946 appointment as Dean of Fine Arts at the University, and his book "Music, An Art and a Business" which was unfinished at the time of his death; financial records (1940-1949); note cards (n.d.) with a bibliography of music books; scrapbooks (n.d.) of musical scores with accompanying notes; and publications (1870-1954) including musical scores, programs, and journals. Also included is a two-page genealogical listing tracing the Carpenter family history from 1675 to 1949.

Dates: 1870-1956

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....
Dates: 1900-1980