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Lida White Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-662

Scope and Contents


Teacher. White taught in Oklahoma and Wyoming at secondary schools, and at the Oklahoma Methodist University. Correspondence (1891-1952) includes her employment, her historical research, her investments in Montana real estate and oil in Oklahoma, and personal matters with family and friends. Teaching certificates and notes from college courses, thesis, and memorabilia from Park College. Journal (1891-1907) along with items from the Old Regime (Literary group) and miscellaneous personal items. Post cards, Christmas cards, address books, newspapers, pamphlets, and booklets. Interviews (1934-1942) that White conducted with elderly Indians in Tulsa, Oklahoma and with early settlers of the Oklahoma City area, along with others around the state. Some of these are typed, while all have the original notes. Notes on education in Oklahoma, especially the different schools in early Oklahoma history. Notes on Oklahoma history and Indians. These notes are all part of the History of Education in Oklahoma Project.


  • 1891-1952


Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.


4 ft. (4 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Lida White.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--White, Lida. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1952.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States