Gilbert Courtland Fite Collection
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.
- Creation: 1925-1967
- Fite, Gilbert Courtland, 1918-2010 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Available for public access.
6 Cubic Feet (6 ft.)
Language of Materials
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.
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Part of the Western History Collections Repository
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States