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Kerr, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1896-1963

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 18960911 - 19630101

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew N. “Jack” Boatman Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-47
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Attorney. Correspondence regarding Oklahoma politics and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, of which Boatman was president in 1924 and 1925.

Dates: 1922-1951

Burbank Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1928-1974

Gov. and Mrs. Robert Kerr at rodeo parade in Elk City, 1942. Outsize.

 Item — Box: Photo B-7, item: 31
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Black and white original prints of the towns of Berlin, Oklahoma Territory and Elk City and Sayre, Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of cotton marketing, fairs, railroad construction, businesses and personalities.

Dates: 1892-1926

Gov. Robert S. Kerr and his wife at the Rodeo parade, Elk City, 1942. Outsize.

 Item — Box: Photo B-7, item: 32
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Black and white original prints of the towns of Berlin, Oklahoma Territory and Elk City and Sayre, Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of cotton marketing, fairs, railroad construction, businesses and personalities.

Dates: 1892-1926

Kerr-McGee Corporation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1261
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Energy corporation. Photocopies and printed material (1928-1978) issued by the Public Relations Department of the Kerr-McGee Corporation, including biographical information on Robert S. Kerr and Dean A. McGee; reports (1976-1977) to the Securities and Exchange Commission; material (n.d.) used for the report on drilling operations in the corporation's annual reports, 1960-1966; chronologies of corporate history; general statistics (1962-1977); an index (1977) to the minutes of the Board of Trustees meetings; and clippings and press releases (1975-1977), including information on Karen Silkwood.

Dates: 1928-1978

Lea Murray Nichols Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-439
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Newspaperman. Correspondence (1903-1951) regarding personal affairs, politicians and political events, and the National Editorial Association; speeches (n.d.) of Nichols; and publications (1917-1944) by pacifist organizations and government agencies regarding America's involvement in World War II and Nazi Germany's relations with other European nations. Lea Murray Nichols Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1903-1951

Leland Olds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2133
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Collector. Business and personal correspondence (1955–1962) of Leland Olds; speeches (1941–1949) by Olds; newspaper clippings (1951–1962) regarding politics; and statements and news releases (1957, 1962) of Robert S. Kerr.

Dates: 1951-1962

Lovie Whitaker Collection

 Collection — Box: W-42
Identifier: WHC-M-1963
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Collector. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material (1953-1963), relating to the Army's attempt to take over a part of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge for a missile firing range.

Dates: 1953-1963

Lucile Spire Blachly and Charles Dallas Blachly Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1972
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Physicians. Correspondence (1924-1955) regarding personal affairs and issues such as health and socialized medicine; minutes (1934-1936), publications (ca. 1932-1936) and correspondence regarding the Oklahoma County Consumers Council, a Depression-era agency established by the National Emergency Council; manuscripts (ca. 1915-1935) by the Blachlys regarding various aspects of national health, as well as a short autobiography of Lucile Blachly; and certificates and diplomas (1928-1950). Lucile and Charles Blachly Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1915-1955

Oklahoma Democratic Party Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1829
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Campaign brochures (1930-1958) for Democratic candidates; press releases (1949-1952) of speeches and statements given by Democratic Party officials; a scrapbook (1958) regarding the inaugurations of Oklahoma governors E.W. Marland, Johnston Murray, Roy J. Turner, and Raymond D. Gary; a speakers' manual (1936) for the Democratic campaign in Oklahoma; official proceedings (1944) of the Democratic Convention; and the Democratic campaign textbook (1916) for Oklahoma.

Dates: 1916-1958

R. S. Kerr Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2713
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Pharmacist. A certificate from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, issued to Robert S. Kerr, 1944.

Dates: 1944

Robert S. Kerr, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2686
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Papers (1927-2003) of Oklahoma City civic leader and attorney Robert S. Kerr, Jr., regarding management of water resources in Oklahoma. The collection contains primarily correspondence and reports (1944-1990) of various water resource organizations, including the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, the Water Development Foundation of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Water, Inc., the Arkansas Basin Development Association, and the National Waterways Conference, Inc.

Dates: 1927-2003

Southwestern Oklahoma Survival Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-583
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Correspondence; news releases; clippings; and municipal, organizational and legislative resolutions (1957-1959) regarding the Army's plan to create a missile firing range at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and the formation of a regional citizens' coalition, the Southwestern Oklahoma Survival Association, which eventually thwarted the plan. Also included in this collection is information regarding prior expansions of Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1869-1957.

Dates: 1957-1959

William H. Murray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1633
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Walter Harrison, his family and friends, including photographs of Ernest W. Marland, Will Rogers, Alfalfa Bill Murray, Johnston Murray, and Robert S. Kerr. The collection also contains scenes of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Walter M. Harrison Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1961