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Ransom, Will, 1878-1955


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

University of Oklahoma Press Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-634
Scope and Contents


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

Will Hewitt Ransom Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-512
Scope and Contents


Typographer. Correspondence (1847-1869) from Eliza E. Dodd and Frank Ellis regarding family news and a trip on a Michigan packet boat in 1847; diary (1877) of an unidentified woman regarding her experiences as a teacher; scrapbooks (1877-1882) with clippings, correspondence, etc.; and publications (1882-1955). Also in this collection are diplomas (1876-1878) awarded to a relative of Ransom's. Will Ransom Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1847-1955

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Archives -- Oklahoma 1
Book industries and trade -- Oklahoma 1
Diaries 1
Diplomas 1
Libraries -- Oklahoma 1