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Walter M. Harrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1055

Scope and Contents

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Journalist. Personal correspondence (1930-1961), military papers (1918-1959), biographical materials (1915-1961), and business correspondence (1931-1961) of Harrison, an editor for the "Daily Oklahoman" and owner of "The North Star"; files from Harrison's association with the Pulitzer Prize Board (1938-1942), the Will Rogers Memorial Commission (1938-1961), the National Cowboy Hall of Fame (1955) and the Civil War Centennial Commission (1953-1961); plus political campaign materials and papers (1949-1959) regarding Harrison's service as a city Councilman for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Walter M. Harrison Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • 1915-1961

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

10 ft. (10 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Walter M. Harrison family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Walter M. Harrison family. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1967.
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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