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John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641

Scope and Contents

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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.

Dates

  • 1903-1948

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

3 ft. (3 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. C.E. Martin, daughter of J.C. Walton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Martin, Mrs. C.E. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1950.
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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