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Henry Benjamin Bass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-734

Scope and Contents

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Material from Bass's participation with the Oklahoma Civil War Centennial Commission, including general correspondence and correspondence regarding Abraham Lincoln (1962-1965); subject files regarding Civil War historical sites, events and personalities; and programs received from other state commissions. Also, Bass's travel diaries (1943-1966); correspondence (1933-1936) to and from patriotic societies; correspondence (1935-1940) from J. Edgar Hoover regarding conferences on crime; speeches (1935-1940) by Hoover; and reports from conferences regarding crime. Henry Benjamin Bass Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • 1861-1966

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

12 ft. (12 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Bass family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Bass family. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1978.
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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