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Nice, Margaret Morse, 1883-1974



  • Existence: 1883-12-06 - 1974-06-26

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick M. and A. Marguerite Baumgartner Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1923
Scope and Contents


Ornithologists. Correspondence (1930-1978), research notes (1930-1978) and preliminary manuscripts regarding the habits and species of birds indigenous to Oklahoma (1979-1987), compiled by the Drs. Baumgartner while writing their book "Oklahoma Bird Life.".

Dates: 1930-1987

Lovie Whitaker Collection

 Collection — Box W-42
Identifier: WHC-M-1963
Scope and Contents


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

Margaret Morse Nice Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1786
Scope and Contents


Ornithologist. Correspondence (1920-1945) with fellow ornithologists; notebooks (1914-1929) of bird sightings in Oklahoma; notecards (1905-1929); research notes (1920-1930) of Margaret Nice; a typescript copy (n.d.) of "Wild Life of Tulsa County (Oklahoma)" by Edith R. Force; a manuscript"Economic Value of Oklahoma Birds" by E.D. Crabb; and reprints (1930-1952) of articles about birds. Margaret Morse Nice Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1905-1952

Nice, Margaret Morse (1883–1974)

 Collection — Box Photo N-2
Identifier: WHC-P-3003
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white original prints of ornithologists Margaret Morse Nice and George M. Sutton, and aerial views of Oklahoma City University, and Lake Overholser in central Oklahoma. Unpublished finding aid available.

Dates: 1922-1944

Research is a Passion with Me: The Autobiography of Margaret Morse Nice, 1979

 Item — Box 4
Content Description From the Collection:

University of Oklahoma Graduate Student. This archival collection contains the library, notes, and realia of Jackson Rinn Pope, III. Topics include the history of ornithology, birdsong, and citizen science. The history of ornithology portion includes research notes, a home study course in bird biology, and games.

Dates: 1979

Walter E. Lewis Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2149
Scope and Contents


Amateur ornithologist. Two handwritten manuscripts (c. 1920) including "Birds in Northwest Oklahoma (Panhandle): Another Look, Sixty Years Later;" eight letters (1922-1932) between Walter E. Lewis and Margaret Nice; four letters (1990-1991) between John Tomer and Wayne S. Lewis; and a pamphlet (n.d.) about Walter Lewis as a candidate for the office of Oklahoma state representative.

Dates: 1920-1991