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University of Oklahoma

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Found in 318 Collections and/or Records:

A track meet., Undated

 Item — Box: Photo D-13, Item: 12
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Black and white original prints of Edwin DeBarr, and scenes of the University of Oklahoma. Edwin DeBarr Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated

Aerial view of the University of Oklahoma—main campus., undated

 Item — Box: Photo L-19, Item: 38
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Black and white original and copy prints of Chickasaw, Cherokee and Choctaw Indians. Included are scenes of the Bloomfield Academy, the Chickasaw Nation capitol building, officials of the Chickasaw tribal government, and Chickasaw governor, Douglas H. Johnson. The collection also contains photographs of Mary Alice Hearrell Murray, Elmer Thomas, William Henry (Alfalfa Bill) Murray and Saladin Watie.

Dates: undated

Agatha R. Thornton Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2167
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Teacher. Collection includes printed materials (1919-1931) on educational activities at the University of Oklahoma and Lahoma High School, Lahoma, Oklahoma; four letters from students (1926); four gradebooks (1926); and miscellaneous items such as greeting cards and a library card.

Dates: 1919-1931

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

Alpha Epsilon Delta Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1965
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Honorary fraternity for pre-medical students. Correspondence (1938) of the fraternity's officers; biographical data forms (1936-1946) for fraternity members; petitions (1947-1948) from local collegiate chapters nationwide, requesting admittance to the national fraternity; and publications (1932-1951).

Dates: 1932-1951

American Association of University Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-706
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Professional organization. Correspondence, membership lists, reports, newspaper articles, bulletins, yearbooks, histories, by-laws, and other related materials from the Oklahoma Division and the Norman (University of Oklahoma) Chapter of the American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1923-1998

Andrew N. “Jack” Boatman Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-47
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Attorney. Correspondence regarding Oklahoma politics and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, of which Boatman was president in 1924 and 1925.

Dates: 1922-1951

Archibald Cason Edwards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2020
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Investment broker. Correspondence (1875-ca. 1950) of the Robert James Edwards and J.S. Handy families; business correspondence (ca. 1890-ca. 1945) from Edward's investment securities firm, R.J. Edwards, Inc., including University of Oklahoma dormitory and memorial Union building bonds (1946-1948); and concert and theatre programs (1928-1987) from musical and theatre productions throughout the United States, particularly in Oklahoma City and at the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1875-1987

Arthur Barto Adams Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2511
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Professor. A manuscript (1924) for "Economics of Business Cycles" written by Adams and published in 1925. Dr. Arthur B. Adams was Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Economics at the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1924

Arthur James Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1679
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: 1910-1940

Arthur L. Lynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2621
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Arthur L. Lynn was an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma. The collection includes one 1920-1921 photograph of the University of Oklahoma band, and a hat worn by a member of the band.

Dates: 1920-1921

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

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

Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1697
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Black-and-white original prints of former University of Oklahoma President Arthur Grant Evans and his family. Also included is a photograph of Monnet Hall at the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1890-1916

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

Boyd Gunning Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2119
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University administrator. Files (1947-1953) pertaining to the alumni development funds for several projects, including the university museum, Bizzell Memorial Library Fund, Books Abroad, and Max Westheimer Field.

Dates: 1947-1953

Buford Clinton "Boots" Greenhaw, Sr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2694
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A 1931-1932 University of Oklahoma Freshman Handbook.

Dates: 1931-1932

Burbank Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1928-1974

C. Ross Hume Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-301
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Attorney. Personal and business correspondence (1893-1948) relating to Hume's family, his association with the University of Oklahoma, and his activities as an attorney for the Caddo Indians. Also included are numerous legal documents relating to Indian claims and historical papers and documents regarding the Indians of Oklahoma, the Shirley Trading Post, the Anadarko (Oklahoma) area and the University of Oklahoma. C. Ross Hume Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1805-1981

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

Carlton Ross Hume Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1152
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Black and white original and copy prints of the Hume family, Anadarko, Indian Territory and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of Kiowa, Wichita, Caddo, Mohave, Sioux, Comanche and Apache Indians. Carlton Ross Hume Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1890-1948

Centennial Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2600
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Correspondence (1988-1991), memoirs (1920-1980), scrapbooks (1920-1937), and photographs (1920-1991), collected for a special Centennial Celebration issue of Sooner Magazine (Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 1991). The materials document the student experiences of selected University of Oklahoma alumni.

Dates: 1920-1991

Charles Alexander Long Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1334
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Minister. Memoirs (1971) of the Rev. Charles A. Long, who graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1905, and served as a Methodist missionary in Brazil, 1911-1952.

Dates: 1971

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 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

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

Charles Ward Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2625
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Artist. A collection of 13 original drawings (1993-2001) by artist Charles Ward depicting buildings on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. These drawings were produced for the 2002 University of Oklahoma Calendar, a copy of which is included. Drawings of the following are in this collection: Carnegie Building, Oklahoma Memorial Union, Monnet Hall, Ellison Hall, Holmberg Hall, Felgar Hall, Boyd House before its renovation, Boyd House as used in a Christmas card, the East window of the Great Reading Room of Bizzell Memorial Library, the doors to Evans Hall, the Class of 1917 Arch, the Fieldhouse, and Adams Hall.

Dates: 1993-2001

Chi Delta Phi Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-900
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Literary society. Two scrapbooks (1934–1948) containing correspondence and reports (1936–1948), membership records (1934–1948), bylaws (1939) and event programs of the University of Oklahoma Alpha Sigma chapter of Chi Delta Phi, a national collegiate literary society.

Dates: 1934-1948