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Wardell, Morris L., 1889-1957



  • Existence: 18890619 - 19570205

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Irvin Fillman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1893
Scope and Contents


Treasure hunter. Correspondence (1951) from Fillman to Governor Johnston Murray describing excavations around Comanche, Oklahoma; from Murray to Fillman, forwarding Fillman's letter to Morris L. Wardell at the University of Oklahoma; and from Wardell to Fillman and Wardell to Murray, acknowledging receipt of Fillman's letter.

Dates: 1951

John Willis Stovall Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-600
Scope and Contents


Paleontologist. Correspondence (1935-1952) and ledgers, including operation reports and requests, site reports, and findings (1935-1938) regarding archeological excavations in Oklahoma, sponsored by the Works Progress Administration and by the Stovall Museum of the University of Oklahoma; and publications (1925-1950) by Dr. Stovall and others regarding zoology, evolution and paleontology, as well as W.P.A. operations and procedural manuals.

Dates: 1925-1952

Morris L. Wardell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-643
Scope and Contents


Historian. Correspondence (1921-1956) concerning Wardell's tenure as a Professor of History and as an Assistant to the President of the University of Oklahoma, concerning student affairs, curriculum, academic department administration, accreditation, military training, housing, post-war planning, and state legislation; academic and admistrative departmental reports (1929-1945); correspondence concerning Wardell's teaching and publishing activities, and his involvement with civic organizations; lecture notes; research materials; and manuscripts regarding the Cherokee and Osage Indians, historic sites in Oklahoma, and the history of the American West. Morris L. Wardell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1921-1956

Prisoner of War Camps Collection

 Collection — Box P-20
Identifier: WHC-M-1939
Scope and Contents


Correspondence (1945-1946), publications (1945-1946) by, and newspapers articles (1943-1983) about, the German prisoners of war interned in Oklahoma during World War II. Also included in this collection are notes used and lectures given (1945-1946) by Dr. Morris L. Wardell to prisoners regarding American civics and government.

Dates: 1943-1983

University of Oklahoma Archives, Extension Division directors' records, RG44/01

Identifier: WHC-U-3539-12
Scope and Contents


Three men, Herbert H. Scott (1937-43), Morris L. Wardell (1943-45), and R. Boyd Gunning (1945-48) were directors during this time. Subject files (1937-45) contain correspondence, letters, reports and printed materials and are arranged alphabetically. Also, contains financial records (1945-47).

Dates: 1937-1947 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, George Lynn Cross presidential records, RG03/01/08

Identifier: WHC-U-3508
Scope and Contents


Presidential papers and President Emeritus papers. Among the numerous series included in these papers are General Correspondence (1943-68) and Professional (Botany department) Correspondence (1931-44); Administrative files of the University of Oklahoma Research Institute (1939-73) including bound minute books (1941-73); and Athletics files (1946-57).

Dates: 1921-1991 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Morris L. Wardell assistant to the president's records, RG03/03

Identifier: WHC-U-3518
Scope and Contents


Series include College Work Program papers (1939-43) which include appropriations, correspondence, and reports; National Youth Administration records (1937-43); Works Project Administration (1935-45) reflecting activities with the War Labor Board and various projects including Archaeology, Art, Museum, Music, Recreation, Vocabulary and Writers; Red Cross including War Fund correspondence (1943-47); and 8.3 cubic feet of unprocessed personal papers.

Dates: 1925-1947 (inclusive)

Wardell, Morris L. (1889–1957)

 Collection — Box Photo W-16
Identifier: WHC-P-3113
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white original print of the first Hereford cattle brought into the Oklahoma panhandle.

Dates: undated

Additional filters:

Correspondence 7
Reports 3
Manuscripts 2
Account books 1
African Americans -- Education 1