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Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017

Scope and Contents

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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).

Dates

  • 1833-1966

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

2.5 ft. (2.5 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Alan W. Farley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Farley, Alan W. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1968.
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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