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Paul T. Olinger Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-462

Scope and Contents


Collector. Lecture notes (1859–1866) and theological books (1797–1866) of H. R. Schermerhorn, seminary student and, later, Indian Territory missionary; personal land records (1908–1917), including land deeds from the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations and unallotted land deeds signed by Chickasaw governor Douglas H. Johnston and Choctaw principal chief Victor M. Locke, Jr.


  • Creation: 1797-1917

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.


.4 Cubic Feet (.4 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Paul T. Olinger.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Olinger, Mrs. Paul T. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1949.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States