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Parrington, Vernon Louis, 1871-1929

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1871-08-03-1929-06-16-

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Lillie Kate Miller Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1975
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Student. Class notebooks (1900-1904) kept by Miller while attending English classes taught by Vernon L. Parrington, history classes, and French classes at the University of Oklahoma; Miller's diploma (1904) from the University of Oklahoma; and a cookbook (1910) entitled "Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book." Lillie Kate Miller Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1904

Roger M. Berry Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-743
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Collector. An annual report of the city of Norman, Oklahoma, (1938–1939); a news clipping regarding early University of Oklahoma faculty member Vernon Louis Parrington; and a scrapbook of photos, programs, calendars, and brochures (1909–1914) depicting student life at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1909–1939

Sardis Roy Hadsell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-242
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English professor. correspondence (1916-1942); freshman English placement exams and results (1936-1940), and English Department circulars and course outlines (1929-1940) from the University of Oklahoma; report of an audit (1905) of the University's finances; manuscript accounts by Hadsell of the early history of the University, including "(Vernon L.) Parrington in Oklahoma" (n.d.)"A History of the University of Oklahoma" (1929), and "Twenty-Eight Years After" (1928), which relates Hadsell's experiences with the 1900 expedition of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, plus a typescript of Hadsell's diary from the expedition. Sardis Roy Hadsell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1942

University of Oklahoma Archives, David Ross Boyd presidential records, RG03/01/01

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3504
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University President. General Correspondence (1903-1908); Employment Applications (1903); Inquiries (1903-1905); Memoranda (1903-1906); Personal (1903-1905); Departmental Reports (1901-1907); Annual Reports (1900-1902); Financial Records including cost estimates of furniture and equipment lost in 1903 fire and other departmental inventories (1892-1909).
Dates: 1892-1909 (inclusive)

Vernon Louis Parrington Collection

 Collection — Box: P-22
Identifier: WHC-M-1882
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Professor. Correspondence (1907-1941), reports (ca. 1941) and a map (1931) regarding Dr. Parrington and his career at the University of Oklahoma, including a history (n.d.) of the University of Oklahoma English Department, and a report (1908) submitted by Parrington to the Board of Regents concerning a new campus plan for the University of Oklahoma. Also included is a map of the Parrington Building and its grounds at the University of Washington at Seattle.
Dates: 1893-1941