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Audley P. Swearingen Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1401

Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives of the settlement of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory. The collection includes images of street scenes, businesses, building construction, Guthrie as a tent city, railroads, and the United States military at Guthrie.


  • Creation: 1889-1905

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


140 items (140 items)

Language of Materials

English Lang

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Audley P. Swearingen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Swearingen, Audley P. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019