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Irwin Brothers Studio Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1147

Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Hopi, and Papago Indians, ranching and homesteading scenes in the West Texas hill country along with hunting, farming, and business scenes. Photographs of Chickasha and Duncan, Indian Territory and of the Irwin family are also included.


  • Creation: 1880-1930

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.


227 items (227 items)

Language of Materials

English Lang

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of George Early.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Early, George. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1979.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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