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University of Oklahoma

 Organization

Found in 47 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

Alpha Chi Sigma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2063
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Professional organization. Records of the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity including reports (1917-1957), minutes (1922-1968), correspondence (1946-1969), subject files (1904-1968), membership records (1931-1968), financial records (1917-1967), newsletters entitled "Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma" (1930-1968) and "The Chrome and the Blue" (1941-1959), and other assorted publications of the organization.
Dates: 1917-1969

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

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
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Historian. Student grade books (1929-1951) from history courses taught by Rister at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1889-1920) regarding the settlement of Oklahoma prepared by Rister's students; and typescripts of the official reports (1868-1871) of Generals William T. Sherman and Philip Sheridan regarding the actions of their commands with the Indians. The original reports are in the Library of Congress. Carl Coke Rister Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1868-1951

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. DeBarr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-531
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Chemist. Correspondence and reports (1897-1950) regarding assays, autopsies, chemical analyses and consultations conducted by DeBarr, services rendered by DeBarr as expert witness in legal cases, the DeBarr family and personal affairs, various members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and Board of Regents, and the construction and laboratory fittings of the Chemistry Building; and a report (1870-1872) on the survey of the Indian Meridian boundary through Indian Territory. Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1950

Emil Rudolph Kraettli Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-346
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University official. Reports (1900-1928) of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents; University financial papers (1906-1915) and faculty lists (1908-1913); and a letter (1933) from Oklahoma Governor William H. Murray to Brigadier General Charles F. Barrett ordering guards posted at the University of Oklahoma football stadium. Emil R. Kraettli Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1959

Errett Newby Collection

 Collection — Box: N-1
Identifier: WHC-M-1772
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University of Oklahoma Registrar. Four University of Oklahoma catalogs (1914-1918) with Newby's notes as University Registrar; a catalog (1905) for the School of Fine Arts; a copy of the President's Report to the Board of Regents (1910); a copy of the University's Biennial Report (1914); the constitution and by-laws (1914) of the Athletic Association; a proposal (n.d.) for a charter for self-government by the students; the constitution and by-laws of the Student Senate; a typescript of an editorial (n.d.) entitled "Do the People Rule--In Oklahoma?" by Lyman Abbott; a copy of the "Voluntary Organizations Illustrations" issues (1906) of the Bulletin of the University of Oklahoma; and reminiscences (1973) by Newby about the University's early history. Errett Rains Newby Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1905-1973

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

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 Powell Rogers Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-529
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University of Oklahoma regent. Correspondence (1924-1941), minutes (1924-1927) of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, and annual reports, building reports, and financial statements (1930-1933) of the president of the University. Also in this collection are publications of the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions.
Dates: 1924-1941

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

Milbourne Otto Wilson Collection

 Collection — Box: W-9
Identifier: WHC-M-1316
Scope and Contents Professor. Student grade books (1930–1952) kept by Wilson for his psychology classes at the University of Oklahoma, along with a program (1926) from the inauguration of William B. Bizzell as president of the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes an annual report (1935–1936) of the public schools of Glencoe, Illinois.
Dates: 1926-1952

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

Nathan Altshiller Court Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-134
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Mathematician. Biography (n.d.) of Dr. Court, and a bibliography (n.d.) of his writings; school inspection reports and certificates (1896-1905) from Poland; and articles (1923-1950) by Dr. Court regarding mathematics and geometry. Nathan Altshiller Court Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1950

Pi Kappa Alpha Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1983
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Fraternity. Records (1933-1943) of District 14 of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, encompassing Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas, of which Ted W. Beaird and Herbert Scott were District Presidents. Records consist of Chapter files (1933-1943), including correspondence, reports, minutes, and financial statements from individual chapters; correspondence (1933-1938) with alumni and the Supreme Council; correspondence (1934-1940) concerning petitions, installations, and conventions; convention reports and publicity (1937-1941); and the constitution and bylaws (1933-1941).
Dates: 1933-1943

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

Sigma Nu Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2022
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Collegiate social fraternity. Correspondence (1908-1909) petitioning the national organization for a chapter at the University of Oklahoma; correspondence of the Delta Epsilon chapter; local chapter bylaws (1908); house rules (1911); minutes (1908-1935); autograph books (1917-1927) and receipt books (1947); and printed material (1939-1950) regarding the chapter and the national fraternity. Sigma Nu Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1908-1953

University of Oklahoma Archives, Administrative Affairs Collection, RG05

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3520
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Publications from the Vice President, Personnel (Employment) Services, Lloyd Noble Center, Public Safety, Physical Plant, Purchasing and Risk Management, Computing Services, Architectural and Engineering Services, Planning, Auxiliary Services, Information Processing Center, and Parking and Transit Systems include: Administrative Affairs Annual Report (1979-80); Procedures Manual and Guide to Services (1973, 1982); Newsletters including "O.U. Staff Reporter" (1949-55)"OU News and Views" (1961)"OU Secretary" (1980)"Contact" (1985)"Purchasing Newsletter" (1976-92)"University Computing Services" (1969-86)"Auxiliary Services News" (1982)"Telecom" (1985), and "The Parking Pipeline" (1991-); Staff Handbooks (1972-91); Employment Policies Handbooks (1948-68); Faculty...
Dates: 1948-1992(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Admissions and Records Collection, RG10

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3524-1
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Records and publications of the Registrar's Office and Admissions Office include: Final Credit Hour Analysis Reports (Bound, 1968-88 & Microfiche, 1988-); Annual Report of the Dean of Admissions and Records (1947-68); "Policies and Procedures: Office of Admissions and Records (1958); Registration Bulletins (1919-25); Instructions for Enrollment (1962-63, 1966-67); Student Admission Profile Report (1969-70); Miscellaneous reports, pamphlets, and brochures (1950-83); and Affiliation of Secondary Schools (1908-19) including "High School Manuals" Bulletins, and rules and regulations.
Dates: 1908-1992(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Admissions and Records, Registrar's Office Collection, RG10/01

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3524-2
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Personnel files (1895-1913) comprised of "Faculty Information Reports" arranged alphabetically by person's las name and "Salary Lists" for faculty and others including Rosters (1903-09); Class Schedules drafts (1897-1910) and Programs of Recitations (1908-10); Correspondence between F.E. Knowles and J.D. Lydick (1910) and letters from the registrar to Faculty regarding courses being major or minor courses in the Graduate School (1917); Class Schedules Changes (1945-46) and Class Schedules paste-ups (1935-38).
Dates: 1895-1946(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Alumni Association Collection, RG12

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3526-2
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Publications of the Association and the related Alumni Development Fund, Sooner Associates, and its General Secretary include: Alumni Directory (1913-26); The Alumni Quarterly (1910-11); The Sooner Alumnus (1922-26); OU People (1980-86); The Sooner (1972-79); Sooner Magazine (1928-72); Sooner News-Makers (1959-69); Alumni News Issue (1923-48); University of Oklahoma Alumni News (1969-70, 1978); All-Star University programs (1977-83); Achievement Day Programs/Distinguished Service Citations (1948-54, 1975-77); Newsletters including "Sooners in Sports" (1979-80) and "Sooner Newsletter" (1957); Reports of the General Secretary to Executive Committee (1923-24); Honor Roll (1956-69); The Margin of Quality (1969) and Associates Annual Reports (1980, 1984).
Dates: 1910-1986(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Clubs and Organizations, American Association of University Women Collection, RG62/05

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3555-2
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Charter and bylaws (1949); Reports including General National Director (1949-51), SW Central Region (1954-55), Branch (Norman) (1954-61), and Financial (1958-62); Letters and correspondence (1956-63); and "AAUW Newsletter" (1963-65).
Dates: 1920-1965(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, College of Arts and Sciences, Curriculum Revision Committee Collection, RG40/43

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3535-2
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Major series include Curriculum Revision Questionnaires (1940) returned by college departments; Enrollment graphs (1935-40) by department; Sub-Committee reports (1940) and letters to members of the Committee.
Dates: 1935-40(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Continuing Education and Public Service Collection, RG45

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3540-1
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Publications from the College of Continuing Education, Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education (OCCE), American Indian Institute, Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies, KGOU Radio, Independent Study, Special Credit Programs, Advanced Programs, Program Development Services, and Rehabilitation Administration & Management Programs include: General Bulletins/Catalogs (1962-69); Proposals to the W.K. Kellog Foundation (1958); "Con.Text" (1991); Annual Reports (1972-73, 1983-86); "OCCE Occasional Newsletter" (1980); Program Audit Reports (1971-78); "Oklahoma Indian Newsletter" (1958); "Centerboard" (1984); "Indian Education Letter" (1970); KGOU program guides (1983-85); "Newsletter of the Advanced Programs" (1969-70); "Governmental Career Studies Newsletter" (1965); and...
Dates: 1958-1991

University of Oklahoma Archives, David Ross Boyd presidential records, RG03/01/01

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3504
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University President. General Correspondence (1903-1908); Employment Applications (1903); Inquiries (1903-1905); Memoranda (1903-1906); Personal (1903-1905); Departmental Reports (1901-1907); Annual Reports (1900-1902); Financial Records including cost estimates of furniture and equipment lost in 1903 fire and other departmental inventories (1892-1909).
Dates: 1892-1909 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Edward L. Katzenbach, Jr. vice presidential records, RG04/06

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3565
Scope and Contents Administrative subject files (1968-71), containing memoranda, letters, correspondence, interoffice communications, minutes, and sundry financial reports, arranged alphabetically by subject within each years; Proposals (1968-71) arranged alphabetically by proposal titles; and general correspondence (1968-71) arranged alphabetically by name.
Dates: 1968-1971(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Faculty Associations Collection, RG66

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3559
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Records and publications from the Faculty Club (1922-72) and the American Association of University Professors (1931-81); Faculty Club publications include: "Faculty Club News Bulletin" (1935-37) and "Faculty Club News" (1937-72) and records series include Correspondence (1922-62), Financial Reports (1929-64), Meeting Minutes (1924-58), Letters (1927-35), bylaws and constitution (1929-59), rosters (1922-61), and Guest ledger (1925-55). A.A.U.P. publications include "A.A.U.P. Newsletter" (1972, 1981)and records series include correspondence (1931-49), Financial Reports (1941-55), Minutes (1939-55), bylaws (1944-45), and questionnaires (1945).
Dates: 1922-1981(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Faculty Senate Collection, RG09

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3523
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Records and publications of the Faculty Senate (University Senate) as well as the General Faculty, Administrative Council (Advisory Council), Committees, and Senate Standing Committees include: "Faculty Position Papers" (1978-83); "Faculty Representation on University Councils and Committees and the Faculty Senate" (1981-85); "Faculty Senate Forum" (1977-78); "Journal of the Faculty [University] Senate" (1942-87) including Minutes and agendas, Charter, and bylaws; Faculty Meeting Minutes (1908-15); Minutes of the Administrative Council (1915-16); Reports, letters, and correspondence from special committees including the Faculty Research Committee (1935, 1938), Semi-Centennial Committee (1942), Post-War Curriculum Committee (1943), and the Navy V-12 College Training Program Selection Committee (1944); and the...
Dates: 1908-1985(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Frank Elba Horton presidential records, RG03/01/14

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3511
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Series include Administrative Affairs (1985-88); Affirmative Action (1986); Associations (1985-88); Boards (1985-88); Chronology Files (1985-88); Committees (1985-88); Continuing Education and Public Service (1985-88); Councils (1985-88); Executive Affairs (1985-88); Foundations (1985-88); Health Sciences Center (1985-88); Miscellaneous (1985-88); President's Office (1985-88); Provost (1985-88); State Regents (1985-88); University Regents (1985-88); Student Affairs (1985-88); University Affairs (1985-88); and University Development (1985-88).
Dates: 1985-1988(inclusive)