Walter M. Harrison Collection
Scope and Contents
FULL FINDING AID (PDF)
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.
Restrictions on Access
Available for public access.
10 ft. (10 ft.)
Language of Materials
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.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Harrison, Walter M., 1888-1961
- Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963 -- : Correspondence
- Journalists -- Oklahoma Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Journalists -- Oklahoma -- Biography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Journalists in government -- Oklahoma Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- : Oklahoma.
- National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center
- Oklahoma City (Okla.) -- Politics and government Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia University)
- Pulitzer, Joseph, 1885-1955 -- : Correspondence
- Sooner Broadcasting Company
- Templer, George -- : Correspondence
- Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965
- Trapp, Martin Edwin, 1877-1951
- United States. Civil War Centennial Commission
- Will Rogers Memorial Commission
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the Western History Collections Repository
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States