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John Lefeber Des Champs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2551

Scope and Contents

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Amateur historian. Typewritten and handwritten copies of manuscripts (n.d.) entitled "The Short Line Midland Valley: a Class I Railroad" "Midland Valley" "Muskogee and the Midland Valley" "The Railroads in Osage County" and "John William DeSchamps and John Lefeber DeSchamps" all by John Lefeber Des Champs, along with a reminiscence entitled "Midland Valley Railroad Company, A.W. Lefeber's Kind Remembrances of 51 Years (1903-1954) of Association with Mr. Charles Edward Ingersoll and Family.". The collection also includes research materials such as correspondence, notebooks, notecards, a photograph log, and published materials relating to railroads in general and specifically to the Midland Valley Railroad Company, the Kansas, Oklahoma, and Gulf Railway Company, and the Oklahoma City, Ada, Atoka Railway Company.

Dates

  • 1905-1994

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

1 ft. (1 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of John L. Des Champs Estate.
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