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Mary Clarke Miley Foundation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1755

Scope and Contents


Private foundation. Correspondence (1937-1954) of William Halliburton Miley regarding personal matters, and William's service in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. The letters include information regarding William's suicide in 1954, as well as the clemency case of Pvt. Eddie D. Slovik. Also in the collection are letters (2003-2004) of Mark L. Kimmey and others regarding the extension of soldiers' terms of service during the Iraq War; two scrapbooks (1900-1992) with clippings, programs, and photographs concerning Mary Clarke Miley, her career as a pianist, the foundation she established, and prominent figures in Oklahoma history; and an unpublished account by Grace Frances Campbell about life in Indian Territory during the 1890s.


  • 1900-2004


Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


3 Cubic Feet (3 ft.)

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mary Clarke Miley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Miley, Mary Clarke. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1983.

Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States