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University of Oklahoma

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Found in 315 Collections and/or Records:

Miss Roscoe, matron of King Hall, in her room. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1915., 1915

 Item — Box: Photo N-7, Item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.
Dates: 1915

Moore Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1614
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: 1900-1925

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

Mrs. Evans Montgomery Hill Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1587
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma, including scenes of the campus and students.
Dates: 1892-1899

Mrs. James L. Wadley Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1430
Scope and Contents A black and white copy print of the first graduating class in music (piano) from the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1899

Mrs. Paul Eddleman Ruggiers Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1802
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Collector. A notebook in which Mrs. Ruggiers' father, Morgan W. Eddleman, recorded engineering field-notes and related information while an engineering student at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1920

Mrs. William H. Creel Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2219
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma football team. The collection also includes an image of a greenhouse in Norman, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1911-1912

Mrs. William Oscar Childs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-103
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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1926-1955) concerning the Childs' move to Oklahoma in the 1920's and W.O. Child's involvement in the Oklahoma oil industry; his membership with the Freemasons; his death in 1936; and Mrs. Child's memorial gifts of carillion chimes to the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and to the University of Oklahoma in 1955.
Dates: 1926-1957

Nahum Ellsworth Butcher Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-76
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Sales representative. A transcript of an interview conducted by Frank A. Balyeat with Butcher, the first freshman enrolled at the University of Oklahoma (1893), recounting his experiences at the University and as superintendent of the West Norman (Oklahoma) schools.
Dates: 1957

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

Naval Air Technical Training Center Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1812
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Newspaper articles (1941-1967) and publications (1942-1954), and book (1944) regarding the United States Naval Air Station and the United States Naval Air Technical Training Center, both of which were located in Norman, Oklahoma. Included in the collection are stories regarding the establishment, operation, closing and the condition of life at the University of Oklahoma. Materials include Primary gunnery training program, We keep 'em flying, Take-off, The Norman log, and the book entitled The smooth log. Collection also includes programs, announcements, invitations, and greeting cards.
Dates: 1941-1967

New buildings recently erected., Undated

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

New buildings recently erected. Outsize, Undated

 Item — Box: Photo D-13, Item: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Edwin DeBarr, and scenes of the University of Oklahoma. Edwin DeBarr Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: Undated

New students of the class of 1945, marching down the oval from the Fieldhouse to return their high school gowns, Sept. 23, 1941., 1941, September 23

 Item — Box: photo B-28A, Item: 12
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

Norman Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1617
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.
Dates: 1893-1919

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1940

Oklahoma University Boulevard. Norman, Oklahoma. No date. Donated by Sam Elliott, Undated

 Item — Box: Photo D-22 , Item: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, parades and schools.
Dates: Undated

Opherita E. Daniels Collection

 Collection — Box: D-20
Identifier: WHC-M-951
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Autobiographical manuscript of Daniels, the first black to enter the University of Oklahoma School of Social Work, along with news articles regarding her attendence at the University of Oklahoma. Opherita Eugenia Daniels Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1920-1979

Orel Busby Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1188
Scope and Contents A black and white original print of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, University President, and the Deans of the Law and Engineering Colleges. Orel Busby Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926

OU Men’s Glee Club, 1922-1923, Joseph Benton, director., 1922-1923

 Item — Box: Photo B-9, Item: 30
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the towns of Riverton (Sayre), El Reno, and Doxey, Oklahoma Territory. Also included are photographs of the Benton family, businesses, railroads, and University of Oklahoma students. Joseph Benton Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1922-1923

Patti Joy Arthur Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1349
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A scrapbook (1915-1917) put together by Arthur, who graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1917, about her college experiences.
Dates: 1915-1917

Paul F. Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2121
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Professor. Papers (1964-1989) including correspondence, speeches, book contracts and research materials relating to Sharp's presidency at Drake University and the University of Oklahoma, his publications, and his attendance at conferences, commencement exercises, and inaugurations of other university presidents. Also included is correspondence with Gilbert Fite and information about his career in higher education.
Dates: 1964-1989

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

Phi Beta Kappa Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2619
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Correspondence (1971-1997), annual reports (1988-1995), agendas and meeting minutes (1979-1999), printed materials (1970-2003), scholarship application essays (1986-1993), and membership lists (1970-1999) of the Alpha of Oklahoma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Other materials include the constitution and bylaws, and records on alumni members, scholarships, and annual banquets of the Alpha Oklahoma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Also included are papers (1989) regarding the Beta Oklahoma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Tulsa.
Dates: 1970-2003

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

Prisoner of War Camps Collection

 Collection — Box: P-20
Identifier: WHC-M-1939
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Correspondence (1945-1946), publications (1945-1946) by, and newspapers articles (1943-1983) about, the German prisoners of war interned in Oklahoma during World War II. Also included in this collection are notes used and lectures given (1945-1946) by Dr. Morris L. Wardell to prisoners regarding American civics and government.
Dates: 1943-1983

R. M. Paul Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1676
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma and Norman, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1915-1916

Raymond A. Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1700
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University of Oklahoma regent. Correspondence (1922-1955) regarding various aspects of the Board of Regents' business, including the Law School, the Alumni Association, the university hospital, and the planning, construction and operation of the University of Oklahoma's Student Union and football stadium; along with the Articles of Incorporation (1923-1928) of the Oklahoma Memorial Union Board of Governors. Raymond A. Tolbert Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1909-1951

Richard A. Conkling Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1434
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the University of Oklahoma orchestra, band and baseball team. Richard A. Conkling Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1910

Richard D. Hazen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2716
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Student. A collection of newspaper clippings and a fire-damaged cigarette case saved by Richard D. Hazen from the 1949 BOQ (Bachelor Officers' Quarters) fire at the University of Oklahoma. Hazen was a survivor of the fire, and a 1951 graduate of the School of Petroleum Engineering.
Dates: 1949