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William Matthew Tilghman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-614

Scope and Contents

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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1901-1960) to and from William M. and Zoe Tilghman regarding family affairs, outlaws, Communist infiltration of the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma, and poets and writers of Oklahoma; Tilghman's personal financial records (n.d.); manuscripts and typescripts (n.d.), including Tilghman's memoirs; publications (1843-1949) from the Poetry Society of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Authors' Club, the Women of '89 Club, etc., including a mid-nineteenth century etiquette book; programs (1903-1934) of various academic, social, charitable and religious organizations; clippings regarding outlaws; and showbills for western movies.

Dates

  • 1843-1960

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

2 ft. (2 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Zoe A. Tilghman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Tilghman, Zoe A. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1949.
Description rules
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Language of description
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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