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Christopher, E. R. (Ernest Randell) (1897–1967)

 Collection — Box: Photo C-83
Identifier: WHC-P-2325

Scope and Contents

Black-and-white original prints and postcards from the life and career of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, postmaster E. R. Christopher. Subjects covered by the photographs and postcards include business operations and social organizations, such as the U.S. Postal Service and its rapid delivery system ABCD Mail (Accelerated Business Collection and Delivery); the American Legion; and Oklahoma Boys State. The collection also contains images of E. R. Christopher; autographed portraits of Wesley E. Dewey, Ed Edmondson, Stewart Edmondson, and Mike Monroney; locomotives; Bartlesville, Oklahoma; the Mormon Temple and Salt Lake City, Utah; monuments and buildings in Washington, D.C.; the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut; and the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Unpublished finding aid available.


  • Creation: 1909-1959


Conditions Governing 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.


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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States