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Cate, Roscoe Simmons, 1876-1954



  • Existence: 1876-09-02 - 1954-06-20

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
Scope and Contents


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

Roscoe Simmons Cate Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-91
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Manuscripts in the Creek language; copies of correspondence from officials connected with Indian affairs, such as Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jessup, Opothleyahola, and Albert Pike; a compilation of names and locations of Creek towns in Alabama and Oklahoma; and briefs, trusts and correspondence relating to the court case concerning the estate of Jackson Barnett, one of Oklahoma's wealthiest Indians. Roscoe Simmons Cate Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1819-1970

Roscoe Simmons Cate Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1104
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Union Army officers during the Civil War. Roscoe Simmons Cate Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1861-1865

University of Oklahoma Photograph Service Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-2200
Scope and Contents

Black & white original prints of the University of Oklahoma. Includes scenes of University buildings, students, faculty, sports, organizations and campus activities. Personalities include Edward Everett Dale, Carlton Ross Hume, Roy Gittinger, Lewis Haines Wentz, Roscoe Cate, Walter Stanley Campbell, Jesse Lee Rader, Joseph August Brandt, James Huston Felgar, David Ross Boyd, Stratton Duluth Brooks, Bud Wilkinson, Benjamin Gilbert Owen, Robert S. Kerr, William Bennett Bizzell, Hal L. Muldrow, Woodrow Crumbo, Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Fredrik Holmberg, Edna McDaniel, Guy Y. Williams, and Joseph Bentonelli.

Dates: 1936-1958

Additional filters:

Correspondence 2
Photographs 2
African Americans -- Kansas -- Segregation 1
African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Segregation 1
Arkansas City (Kan.) -- Description and travel 1