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Walter Scott Ferguson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2002

Scope and Contents


Banker. Correspondence (1883-1951) of Thompson Benton Ferguson as Governor of the Territory of Oklahoma, and business and personal correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ferguson; printed materials (1893-1933), including newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and magazines; financial and estate records (1941-1960) of the Walter Fergusons; pictographs of cattle brands (1906-1918) of Texas; government documents (1863-1915) of the Territories of Oklahoma and Arizona and of the United States; pins, ribbons and medallions (1895-1907) marking the statehood of Oklahoma, and the election campaigns of territorial Oklahoma politicians; literary productions (n.d.), including manuscripts, speeches, and art; legal documents (1934-1955); and scrapbooks (1862-1938) chronicling the history and contributions of the Ferguson family to Oklahoma. Also included in this collection are typescripts of annual reports of the Territory of Oklahoma filed by its governor, Thompson Benton Ferguson.


  • Creation: 1863-1960

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


17.33 Cubic Feet (17.33 feet)

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

Purchase and gift.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Method of acquisition--Purchase and gift; Date of acquisition--1963.

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

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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