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Ramon Frederick Adams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2

Scope and Contents

Writer. Manuscripts of three of Adams’s books, “A Genius in Chaps,” “Cowboy Lingo,” and “Come an’ Get It,” along with his correspondence (1942–1958) with other writers, collectors of western lore, fans, and publishers.


  • Creation: 1942-1958

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.

Restricted: Patrons may view and copy materials from the Ramon F. Adams Collection. Normal copyright restrictions apply to publication of the materials.


1.33 Cubic Feet

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Ramon F. Adams.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Adams, Ramon F. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1959.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States