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Parrington, Vernon Louis, 1871-1929



  • Existence: 1871-08-03-1929-06-16-

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

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