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University of Oklahoma

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Found in 315 Collections and/or Records:

Class of 1945 students in line to return their high school gown, Sept. 23, 1941., 1941, September 23

 Item — Box: photo B-28A, Item: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black-and-white original prints of University of Oklahoma President Joseph A. Brandt. The collection contains scenes of Brandt with former University of Oklahoma President William B. Bizzell; University of Oklahoma students and alumni; and the 1941 matriculation ceremony. Photographs of other University of Oklahoma personalities in the collection are Carlton Ross Hume, Stratton D. Brooks, and Paul Sears.
Dates: 1941; September 23

Cleveland County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-824
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Norman and Lexington, Oklahoma. Includes street scenes, businesses, churches, schools, fairs, family and individual studio portraits.
Dates: 1895-1940

Clyde John Bollinger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1947
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University of Oklahoma geography professor. Papers (1915-1978), including reprints of eight articles by Bollinger; research notes, including calculations for Bollinger's solar atlas; and correspondence between Bollinger and other geographers.
Dates: approximately 1915-1978

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 L. Boren Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2571
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Correspondence from University of Oklahoma alumni and political figures to University of Oklahoma president David L. Boren regarding OU events and history; artifacts and a scrapbook regarding OU sports and OU history; an OU commencement address by Sam Nunn; and publications regarding OU history and OU personalities. The collection also contains items such as a set of photograph printing plates of OU administrators and professors; a U.S. flag bearing 46 stars; an engineering student's set of drafting tools; photographs of OU president emeritus Joseph Brandt, and of the bombed Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City; and printed programs of the Y.M.C.A. and the Y.W.C.A.
Dates: 1905-2004

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

David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1187
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of David Ross Boyd, his family, scenes from the first ten years of the University of Oklahoma, including the first faculty, students and buildings. The collection also contains images of the Rough Riders Reunion at Oklahoma City in 1910. David Ross Boyd Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1930

David Swank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2030
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University professor and attorney. Correspondence and legal papers (1961-1972) of Swank in his role as University Legal Counsel, along with printed materials relating to his legal research and teaching at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1950-1972

Dewey “Snorter” Luster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1351
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Coach. Correspondence (1941-1980), notebooks of football plays (1929-1945), speech notes and reminiscences, and clippings (1925-1980) of Luster, the University of Oklahoma's head football coach, 1941-1945. Dewey William "Snorter" Luster Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1980

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

Don and Barbara Sessions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2670
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One unused ticket to the University of Oklahoma vs. University of Nebraska football game of 1971, known as "The Game of the Century.".
Dates: 1971

Donnell MacClure Owings Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1853
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History professor. Bibliographies (1962-1965), correspondence with students (1961-1963), course bibliographies, syllabi, lecture outlines, and schedules for Owings' University of Oklahoma American History courses.
Dates: 1961-1965

Dr. Jim Eanes Reese and Sarah Burton Reese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2660
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)The personal and professional papers (1913-2004) of University of Oklahoma economics professor Dr. Jim Eanes Reese and his wife, Norman public schools teacher Sarah Burton Reese, and their respective families from the Comanche, Texas, area. Of particular note are the many letters (1943-1944) exchanged between Jim and Sarah during World War II, when Jim served in the U.S. Navy as a gunnery officer in Hawaii. Also included are the personal and professional papers of J. R. (James Ryland) Eanes, who was a Texas state legislator and mayor of Comanche, Texas. In addition, the collection contains historical information on the Comanche, Texas, area; several Civil War-era letters (1861, 1865) from Eanes family members regarding military service in the Confederate States Army; and legal documents (1742-1753) from Goochland and Henrico counties,...
Dates: 1742-2004

Dr. Marion Donehew, first enrolled student at OU (September 1892) and his wife, Della Blackburn Donehew with their daughter Marion Lorene Donehew., 1892, September

 Item — Box: Photo W-22, Item: 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of automobiles, musical groups, and scenes from the towns of Purcell, Johnson, and Byars, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1892; September

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1940

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

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

Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1560
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Edwin DeBarr, and scenes of the University of Oklahoma. Edwin DeBarr Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890 - 1920

Emil R. Kraettli Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1400
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma. Included are images of the campus, students, faculty, presidents, board of regents, and University events. The collection also contains scenes of Norman and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Emil R. Kraettli Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1947

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

Emma Alberta White Coleman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1556
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, schools, firefighters, parades, and scenes from the University of Oklahoma. The collection also contains studio portraits of Choctaw women and a Choctaw family in front of their home. Emma A. Coleman Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1915

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

Errett Rains Newby Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-888
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the fire which destroyed University Hall, the second administration building at the University of Oklahoma. Errett Rains Newby Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907

Eta Kappa Nu Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2050
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Professional society. Records of the University of Oklahoma Beta Xi chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, a national honorary electrical engineering fraternity, including the chapter's petition (1943) for admittance to the national body, and its correspondence (1943-1957).
Dates: 1942-1957

Etta Roberts Hopson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2606
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Correspondence (1998-2000), and photocopied newspaper articles and other printed materials (1989-1999) regarding the life of Etta Roberts Hopson, a 1930 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences. Includes reminiscences of her days as a child in Indian Territory, as a student at the University of Oklahoma, and as an Oklahoma public school teacher, as well as notes on her friendship with the George H. Bush family of Texas. Also includes a brochure and photographs of the Round Barn in Arcadia, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1989-2000

Evelyn Hughes Shumard Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1672
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sapulpa, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, along with images of Oklahoma City, Fort Reno and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fort Smith, Arkansas, businesses, schools, oil wells, railroads, and cotton ginning. The collection also includes scenes of Creek, Comanche, Apache, and Yuchi Indians and the Euchee Mission near Sapulpa, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1895-1940

Everett and Jean Berry Collection

 Collection — Oversize Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2575
Scope and Contents Collectors. Correspondence (1926) between Glenn C. Clark and Emil R. Kraettli; a speech (1926) by Glenn C. Clark for the inauguration of William B. Bizzell as president of the University of Oklahoma; and publications (1905, 1926), including The Trail, the Norman, Oklahoma, high school yearbook, and clippings from Norman, Oklahoma, newspapers.
Dates: 1893-1926

Everett C. Parker Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1888
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Petroleum geologist. An autobiography (n.d.) of Parker, recounting his activities as a student at the University of Oklahoma, and as a petroleum geologist for the Marland Oil Company. Everett C. Parker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: unspecified

Faculty and Students of the Class of 1945, filing into the Fieldhouse for Matriculation Ceremony, Sept. 23, 1941., 1941, September 23

 Item — Box: photo B-28A, Item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black-and-white original prints of University of Oklahoma President Joseph A. Brandt. The collection contains scenes of Brandt with former University of Oklahoma President William B. Bizzell; University of Oklahoma students and alumni; and the 1941 matriculation ceremony. Photographs of other University of Oklahoma personalities in the collection are Carlton Ross Hume, Stratton D. Brooks, and Paul Sears.
Dates: 1941; September 23