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Evans, Arthur Grant, 1858-1928.

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Frank Allen Balyeat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-26
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Educator. Typescripts and notes of Baptist missionaries to the Indians; correspondence relating to schools in Indian and Oklahoma Territories; releases of the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning American Indian education; a booklet on Sequoyah and the Cherokee alphabet; notes and correspondence concerning Joseph Samuel Murrow and Bacone College; leaflet describing El Meta Bond College; and correspondence concerning Oklahoma post offices. Frank Allen Balyeat Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1774-1960

University of Oklahoma Archives, Arthur Grant Evans presidential records, RG03/01/02

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3509
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General Correspondence (1908-1910) including letters regarding the Lyman J. Abbott controversy; Miscellaneous subject files (1895-1911) including materials related to the Board of Regents meetings in 1908-1909; and a series of Oklahoma state legislative acts between 1895 and 1911.

Dates: 1895-1911 (inclusive)

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Correspondence 4
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African Americans -- Kansas -- Segregation 1
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