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Jerome Dowd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-979

Scope and Contents

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Sociologist. Personal correspondence and manuscripts of books and articles written by Dowd while a professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma from 1907 to 1947. The manuscripts include two copies of Dowd's book"The Negro in American Life" (1926); three unpublished manuscripts entitled "Seeing the World by Tramping and Ford Car" (1939)"The New World as Viewed by the Prophets and Interpreted by Jerome Dowd" (1943), and "Social Aspects of Art" (n.d.), and two article-length manuscripts dealing with Oklahoma prison reform and juvenile delinquency. Jerome Dowd Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • 1891-1943

Extent

1.6 ft. (1.6 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the University of Oklahoma Press.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--University of Oklahoma Press. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1961.
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States