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Edwin C. DeBarr Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-531

Scope and Contents


Chemist. Correspondence and reports (1897-1950) regarding assays, autopsies, chemical analyses and consultations conducted by DeBarr, services rendered by DeBarr as expert witness in legal cases, the DeBarr family and personal affairs, various members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and Board of Regents, and the construction and laboratory fittings of the Chemistry Building; and a report (1870-1872) on the survey of the Indian Meridian boundary through Indian Territory. Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection also in repository.


  • Creation: 1870-1950


Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Available for public access.


1.33 Cubic Feet (1.33 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Hilda Mary DeBarr Charters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Charters, Hilda Mary DeBarr. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1951.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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