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Gilbert Courtland Fite Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1007

Scope and Contents

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Historian. Reports, correspondence and publications (1926-1952) regarding the Mt. Rushmore National Monument, including correspondence (1925-1940) from its creator, Gutzon Borglum; photocopies of his diary (1925); papers regarding South Dakota Governor Peter Norbeck; a manuscript by Fite regarding consumer cooperatives; official files (1966-1967) of the search committee appointed to recommend a candidate for the office of President of the University of Oklahoma; personal files regarding agricultural farm relief programs; and a typescript of the diary (1932-1933) of George Peek. Gilbert Courtland Fite Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • 1925-1967

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

6 ft. (6 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Gilbert C. Fite.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Fite, Gilbert C. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1968.

Description rules
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Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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