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William Vance Shook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-562

Scope and Contents

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Minister. A typewritten autobiography (1953) of the Rev. W. Vance Shook, a Methodist circuit-rider in Oklahoma, describing the churches he founded and pastored; newspaper clippings (1938-1957) regarding the death of Shook's wife, Lottie Lee, and the establishment of the Methodist Episcopal Churches in Putnam City (Okla.) and at Eighth and Lee Streets in Oklahoma City; and publications (1918-1935), including a booklet regarding the history of the Methodist Church in Logan County, Oklahoma, and programs from the Putnam City and Eighth and Lee Streets Methodist Churches. William Vance Shook Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • Creation: 1918-1954

Creator

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.

Extent

.1 Cubic Feet (.1 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Rev. William Vance Shook.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Shook, Rev. William Vance. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1953.

Description rules
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States