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Berlin Basil Chapman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1286

Scope and Contents

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Historian. Photocopies of correspondence (1889-1955), reports, and news articles by Chapman regarding the history of Oklahoma, including the history of Lincoln County, of the towns of Chandler, Mountain View and Stillwater, of the Boomers led by David L. Payne, of the alienation of federal lands in Oklahoma, of the loyalty oaths required of the state's collegiate faculty during the early 1950's, of Oklahoma State University, and of Gov. J.C. Walton's proclamation of martial law (1923) in Okmulgee County.

Dates

  • 1889-1955

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

.85 ft. (.85 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Berlin B. Chapman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Chapman, Berlin B. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1956.
Description rules
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Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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