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University of Oklahoma

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Found in 310 Collections and/or Records:

Harper Subert Turbyfill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1381
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Teacher. High school yearbooks (1916-1923) from the towns of Norman, Moore, and Seminole, Oklahoma, and a scrapbook (1918-1923) containing photographs, news clippings, and programs from Turbyfill's student days at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1916-1923

Harry E. Strate papers

 Collection — Box: S-36
Identifier: WHC-M-2780
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Civil Engineer. Originally from Kingfisher, Oklahoma, he attended the University of Oklahoma as a civil engineering student in the early 1940s. He was an intern for the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP) while he attended school and after graduation he became a civil engineer for the same rail line. He moved frequently around the Midwest and became the Division Engineer in Des Moines Iowa. The collection includes civil engineering course materials (1942-1943) and a CRIP track maintenance manual (circa 1970s).
Dates: 1941 - 1970

Hazel Tye Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1675
Scope and Contents Color postcards showing University Boulevard and the Carnegie Library on the University of Oklahoma campus.
Dates: 1908

Herbert Randall Hengst, Sr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2064
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Professor. The Hengst Collection is an oral history project of the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of Oklahoma. The purpose was to document the history of the university through interviews with former administrators, faculty and staff members, regents, and alumni. The collection contains 131 cassette tapes and transcriptions of interviews (1979-1985), background information on the people interviewed, and administrative records (1951-1985) of the project. Transcript of oral history tape of Dr. Tom Love, Feb. 17, 1997. Transcript of oral history tape of Pastor Kuan, n.d. Transcript of oral history tape"China-Little Wu Tai Shan" n.d. In The service: 1942-1945, the story of one man's three years in the United States Army Air Force during the Second World War by Herbert R. Hengst, 1996.
Dates: 1951-1997

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

Howard Cook Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2637
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Student. Printed materials and memorabilia (1908-1913) from Howard Cook's years as a student at the University of Oklahoma, and a copy of a brochure (circa 1930) for the OU Stadium-Union Memorial. The collection also includes Cook's diploma (1913) and other OU commencement materials.
Dates: 1908-1930

Irene Bowers Sells Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1564
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Lemuel Dorrance, the first student graduated from the University of Oklahoma and its School of Pharmacy.
Dates: 1955

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

James Franklin Findlay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1936
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Records and publications (1934-1938) of the Independent Men's Association of the University of Oklahoma, including typescripts (n.d.) regarding its history; a mailing list (n.d.); and publications (1934-1938), including the local chapter newsletter"The Roundup.".
Dates: 1934-1938

James M. Babcock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-21
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Archivist. Correspondence (1951-1953) concerning the Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma, and the nomination of Luther H. Evans for the post of Librarian of Congress; reprints (1929-1953); clippings (1900-1953); clippings (1900-1953); and class notes (n.d.). James M. Babcock Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1953

James Shannon Buchanan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2199
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Professor and university president. Correspondence (1902) related to Buchanan's attempts to have power and water companies established in Norman, Oklahoma; Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a professor of history; draft copies (n.d.) of his book - "The History of Oklahoma;" Katherine Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a teacher at University High School, Norman, Oklahoma; materials (1912) related to the origin and history of the University of Oklahoma; personal correspondence and legal/business papers (1893-1927) of the Buchanan family; printed propositions, journals, and committee reports (1906-1907) to the State of Oklahoma Constitutional Convention; guides (n.d.) for the study and teaching of English; and Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletins (1936-1937).
Dates: 1850-1937

James Wyatt Marrs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1750
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Sociologist. Manuscripts, galley proofs, reviews and letters (ca. 1940-1960) for Marrs' book"The Man On Your Back"; research material on social parasitism (1930-1963); and sociology class materials (1922-1963), including lecture notes and term papers, of Marrs, a University of Oklahoma sociology professor (1922-1963).
Dates: ca. 1922-1963

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

Jesse Lee Rader Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-508
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University of Oklahoma librarian. Correspondence (1906-1953) from friends and colleagues regarding the Oklahoma Library Commission and the Oklahoma Library Association, and including a letter from University of Oklahoma President David Ross Boyd regarding the dismissal of Boyd, Rader and numerous faculty colleagues by Governor Charles N. Haskell; minutes (1925) of meetings of the Oklahoma Library Association; constitutions and bylaws (1905-1907) of the Oklahoma Library Association, and of University of Oklahoma student clubs including the Websterian Literary Society and Ka-nun-ta-klage Dramatic Club; Rader's student grade reports (1905-1906) from the University; publications (1901-1952); certificates (1904-1951); and a speech (1952) delivered by Rader at a dinner held in his honor.
Dates: 1901-1953

Jesse Lee Rader Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1618
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and Guthrie, Oklahoma. Also in the collection are photographs of the University of Oklahoma, which include scenes of students, faculty and campus. Jesse Lee Rader Manuscripts Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1951

Jessie Dimple Newby Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1849
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Collector. Ledgers (1919-1928) in which the daily business of the H. Warner Newby Rooming House in Oklahoma City was recorded; programs (1909-1910) from the University of Oklahoma Class of 1910, the Senate Literary Society and the Zetaletheans; and the commencement program (1905) from Logan County High School, Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1909-1928

Jessie Lone Clarkson-Gilkey Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1026
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Composer. Musical score of "The OU Chant" composed by Gilkey in 1936, along with a letter and written account regarding the composition.
Dates: ca. 1936-ca. 1950

Joe R. Christopher Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2106
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Several chapbooks (1993) by Christopher including "Logres""A Thousand Points of Light""A Private Collection of Dorothy L. Sayers' Centenary", and one on J.R.R. Tolkien entitled "Musings Beneath a Tree of Amalion"; a list of chapbooks by Christopher as of May 10, 1993; news clippings concerning Christopher from the Stephenville Empire-Tribune; and biographical and news items about Christopher and Tarleton State University.
Dates: 1993

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

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1669
Scope and Contents Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.
Dates: 1925-1955

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 Dunn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1583
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, parades and schools.
Dates: 1890-1910

John E. Mertes Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2114
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A copy book kept by Mertes while a student at the University of Oklahoma, mostly containing biographical sketches of prominent literary figures. Also included is a photograph of Jesse Rader.
Dates: 1990

John O. Moseley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1384
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Professor. Notes (1931-1949) on Roman law and the decline of Greco-Roman civilization, including notes (1931) for a class on Roman law taught at the University of Oklahoma by Moseley, and a scrapbook of correspondence (1935) concerning Moseley's election to the presidency of Central State Teachers' College in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1931-1949

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 Samuel Ezell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-997
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History professor. Transcript of an oral history interview (1984) conducted by Herbert R. Hengst with John S. Ezell, recounting Ezell's tenure as Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; research and seminar papers (1955-1980) written by Ezell's students and colleagues, including three by Jack Ericson Eblen concerning the growth of the black slave population in nineteenth-century America and Cuba, and one by Gary L. Cunningham concerning gambling in frontier Kansas.
Dates: 1955-1984

John Willis Stovall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-600
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Paleontologist. Correspondence (1935-1952) and ledgers, including operation reports and requests, site reports, and findings (1935-1938) regarding archeological excavations in Oklahoma, sponsored by the Works Progress Administration and by the Stovall Museum of the University of Oklahoma; and publications (1925-1950) by Dr. Stovall and others regarding zoology, evolution and paleontology, as well as W.P.A. operations and procedural manuals.
Dates: 1925-1952

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

Joseph A. Brandt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-912
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University of Oklahoma President, 1941-1944. Correspondence (1940-1980) with professors, deans and administrators of the University of Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma Press, and others; speeches (1948-1950) by Brandt and articles (1940-1948) collected by Brandt. Joseph A. Brandt Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1915-1980

Joseph August Brandt Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1699
Scope and Contents 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