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Colcord, Charles Francis, 1859-1934



  • Existence: 1859-08-18 - 1934-12-10

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Francis Colcord Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-115
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Civic leader and businessman. Correspondence (1910-1935) relating to Colcord's oil and other business activities; general correspondence (1909-1930) to Colcord, filed alphabetically, and correspondence (1909-1930) from Colcord, his wife, Harriet Scoresby Colcord, his sons, Ray and Sidney Colcord, and his brother, Will C. Colcord; genealogical material concerning the Colcord family; scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1910-1934) relating to Colcord, including some concerning the 1934 Charles F. Urschel kidnapping case, for which Colcord offered a reward; miscellaneous printed material (1920-1934) collected by Colcord; and a manuscript of his autobiography, published in 1970.This collection contains material from about 1904 to about 1938, with the majority of the material being from 1910-1934. Personal and business letters and legal and...
Dates: 1909-1935

Colcord, Charles Francis (1859–1934)

 Collection — Box Photo C-7
Identifier: WHC-P-2332
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white original and copy prints of Charles F. Colcord, his home in Perry, Oklahoma Territory, his mansion in Oklahoma City, and a street scene of the Oklahoma City market in 1912. Unpublished finding aid available.

Dates: ca. 1896-1925

Eugene P. Ledbetter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-695
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Case files (1892-1952) of Ledbetter, an Oklahoma City attorney, concerning oil, gas and railroad leases and stock; the payment of Oklahoma Supreme Court justices' salaries (1933-1935); and the payment of a reward offered for the arrest of George "Machine Gun" Kelly (1934).

Dates: 1892-1952

Victor Emmanuel Harlow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1048
Scope and Contents


Publisher. Notes, research materials, and a rough draft of Harlow's book "Jesus the Man"; other religious monographs by Harlow; and a manuscript copy of Oklahoma City businessman Charles F. Colcord's memoirs.

Dates: 1859-1950

Walter S. Ferguson Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1170
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma outlaws, lawmen, agriculture, wild west shows, land openings, businesses, towns and cities, schools, settlers, members of the state government and of the U.S. Army. Also included are images of Cherokee, Osage, Delaware, Seminole, Comanche, Creek, and Apache Indians. Walter S. Ferguson Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1870-1920

Additional filters:

Manuscripts 2
Petroleum industry and trade -- Oklahoma 2
Ada (Okla.) -- Pictorial works 1
American bison 1
Apache Indians -- Arms and armor 1