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Raymond Dancel Gary Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2003

Scope and Contents


Oklahoma Governor. Papers (1955-1958) of Oklahoma Governor Raymond D. Gary, including commissions and appointments; correspondence concerning bills before the state legislature; radio speeches and press files; correspondence concerning the teacher's retirement referendum; alphabetical files of Gary's executive assistant, Clarence Burch; minutes of meetings and correspondence from the Commissioners of the Land Office; files of the Budget Office, including payroll information; reports and correspondence concerning other individual state boards and committees; appointments and general correspondence of the Governor's office; welfare files, including claims and correspondence organized by county; correspondence concerning pardons, paroles and extraditions; and correspondence files, by organization, by personal name, and from out of state. Raymond Dancel Gary Photograph Collection also in repository.


  • Creation: 1955-1958

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


41.66 Cubic Feet (41.66 ft.)

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Raymond Dancel Gary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Gary, Raymond Dancel. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1968.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019