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Archer Hunter Watson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1297

Scope and Contents

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Correspondence from Watson to his fiancee regarding the controversy arising over the decision to move the capital of Oklahoma from Guthrie to Oklahoma City, reflecting Watson's inside knowledge of the conflict from his position as a State Corporation Commissioner. Also included is a news clipping regarding the hostility of citizens of Shawnee to Commissioner Watson's support for Oklahoma City as the site of the state's capital.

Dates

  • 1910

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

.1 ft. (.1 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Archer Watson, Jr.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Watson, Mr. and Mrs. Archer, Jr. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1981.
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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