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Alvin J. Herring Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1637

Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of farming and coal mining near Chelsea, Oklahoma. The collection also includes street scenes in Chelsea. Alvin J. Herring Manuscript Collection also in repository.


  • Creation: 1907-1938

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.


74 items (74 items)

Language of Materials

English Lang

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Al Herring.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Herring, Al. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1951.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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