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James Shannon Buchanan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2199

Scope and Contents


Professor and university president. Correspondence (1902) related to Buchanan's attempts to have power and water companies established in Norman, Oklahoma; Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a professor of history; draft copies (n.d.) of his book - "The History of Oklahoma;" Katherine Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a teacher at University High School, Norman, Oklahoma; materials (1912) related to the origin and history of the University of Oklahoma; personal correspondence and legal/business papers (1893-1927) of the Buchanan family; printed propositions, journals, and committee reports (1906-1907) to the State of Oklahoma Constitutional Convention; guides (n.d.) for the study and teaching of English; and Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletins (1936-1937).


  • Creation: 1850-1937


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.

Available for public access.


2 Cubic Feet (2 ft.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Guerkink, Mrs. Jack. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1992.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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