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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880-09-12-1956-01-29-

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).
Dates: 1833-1966

University of Oklahoma Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-634
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Correspondence (1928-1956) between Press directors, University of Oklahoma officials, and authors regarding books published by the press, its publishing procedures and standards, and its daily operations. Also included are readers' reports (1930-1956) of submitted manuscripts; rejected book manuscripts (1934-1956); accepted book manuscripts (n.d.); and minutes and proceedings (1944-1961) of various working committees of the University of Oklahoma and the American Association of University Presses. University of Oklahoma Press Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1962

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 1925-1959) regarding Campbell's writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964

World Literature Today Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1897
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Literary journal. Correspondence (1926-2003) between the journal's directors, and University of Oklahoma administrators and faculty, and with authors and prospective authors, regarding the journal's operation, publishing procedures and standards, and works published. Also included are files (1926-1951) regarding the exodus of authors and playwrights from Nazi Germany and Spain to the United States and Mexico.
Dates: 1926-2003