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Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1748

Scope and Contents


Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.


  • 1946

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


.33 ft. (.33 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Talbot Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Smith, Talbot. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1958.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States