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33rd Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry Association Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo T-11
Identifier: WHC-P-3067
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original prints of officers of the 33rd Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry in Presidio of San Francisco, California, and a reunion of unit members.
Dates: 1899

45th Infantry Division Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-P-2286
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of soldiers of the Oklahoma National Guard in training and in combat, both in Oklahoma and overseas. Included are photographs of artillery, tanks, trenches, fighter planes, and camps.
Dates: ca. 1897-1978

A. A. Arnold Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1469
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Eagle City, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1898

A. A. Criswell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1139
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the Seminole Council house and Seminole Nation Governor's residence near Wewoka, Oklahoma, along with a print of the first jury convened in Wewoka for Seminole county.
Dates: 1880-1902

A. D. Jones Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1531
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sayre and Weatherford, Oklahoma Territory and state. Included are scenes of schools, businesses, and the football team of the Southwestern Normal School of Weatherford, Oklahoma. A photograph of the school at Mountain View, Oklahoma Territory is also in the collection.
Dates: 1898-1909

A. Dixon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-966
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Physician. Patient account records from Dixon’s medical practice in the Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, towns of Lacey (1908–1909), Kiel, now Loyal (1915–1917), and Hennessey (1920–1944), along with Dixon’s records of births attended throughout the county and of drugs he prescribed (1917–1918).
Dates: 1908-1944

A. E. Hennings Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1058
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Physician. Patient account ledgers (1929-1950) from Dr. Hennings' Tuttle, Oklahoma medical practice, and a news clipping (1950) regarding a gift of land by Dr. Hennings to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. A.E. Hennings Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1929-1952

A. J. Becker Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1137
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Quanah Parker and Comanche Indians, the Post Oak Cemetery, and a mission in Comanche County, Oklahoma. Also included are baptismal scenes and a meeting place of the Choctaw council.
Dates: 1900-1938

A. J. Salisbury Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2513
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Inventor. Patent (1868) for a new and improved expanding reamer for petroleum and other artesian wells.
Dates: 1868

A. Leland DeBord Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-836
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of schools in Custer County, Oklahoma. Also includes Butler, Custer and Eureka, Oklahoma, along with farms and mail carriers.
Dates: 1904-1914

A. M. McCoy Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2527
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Collector. An account of the first house and post office in the Oklahoma Panhandle (Beaver County). This post office was listed as being in Tarbox, Texas.
Dates: 1878-1930

A. M. Mixon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1717
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Physician. Account books (1914-1915, 1920), two issues of the Oklahoma Cancer Bulletin (n.d.), an anatomy chart (n.d.) and accounts (1951) turned over to the Interstate Reclamation Bureau for collection, all from Mixon's Spiro, Oklahoma medical practice (1905-1951). A.M. Mixon Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1914-1951

A. M. Seran Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1461
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Wewoka, Indian Territory and state, cotton gins, businesses, and a Democratic Party celebration. Also included are scenes of Seminole Indian cemeteries and tribal voting. A.M. Seran Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1875-1920

A. M. Thompson Collection

 Collection — Box: T-1
Identifier: WHC-M-609
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Merchant. Correspondence (1902-1948) rergarding the death of Thompson's son in France during World War I, and the controversy regarding a new townsite for Walters, Oklahoma; publications (1913-1919) regarding Oklahoma's role in the American war effort during World War I; programs (1936) of the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant; certificates (1885-1920); and a scrapbook (n.d.) and a typescript of a speech (n.d.) by Thompson regarding the origin and early years of Walters, Oklahoma. Alfred M. Thompson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1948

A. N. Howe Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2531
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Cowboy. Typescript (n.d.) of a personal reminiscence by Howe regarding his experience in the West including visits to Dodge City, Kansas, Beaver County, Oklahoma, and No Man's Land. Also included are words to a song entitled "The Little Old Sod Shanty on My Claim.".
Dates: 1883-1938

A. P. Burns Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1579
Scope and Contents A black and white copy print of farm equipment in front of the Burns Brothers Hardware Store, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1915

Abner W. Abrams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1
Scope and Contents Businessman. Correspondence (1893–1916) concerning lead and zinc mining in Oklahoma, the automotive business in Baxter Springs, Kansas, and real estate holdings, along with a program (1881) of a funeral service for Lucy Grey.
Dates: 1881-1916

Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
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Oklahoma Territorial Governor. An autobiography (1893) of Seay; a biography (1915) of Seay, including a family history, written by Clark Brown; typescripts of Seay's diaries (1862-1864, 1892-1893), the earliest kept during his service as a Union soldier during the Civil War, and the latter kept during his term as Territorial Governor; and typescripts of letters (1905-1909) sent and received by Seay after his retirement from public office.
Dates: 1862-1915

Ada Depenbrink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-830
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Binger, Oklahoma. Includes businesses, social activities and family portraits.
Dates: 1902 - 1908

Ada Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-800
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of businesses, street scenes and buildings, railroads, farm scenes, families, schools and recreation in Ada, Roff and Wetumka, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1900-1937

Addie W. Clarkson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-911
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Physician. Account ledgers (1908) from Clarkson’s medical practice at the Wheelock Academy in Millerton, Oklahoma, and at Valliant, Oklahoma. The collection also includes class notes (1926) by his son, A. M. Clarkson, while a student at the University of Oklahoma. Addie W. Clarkson Photograph Collection also in repository.

His ledgers, consisting of (1) a patients' account ledger, begun in 1908, and (2) an expense ledger, begun in 1952, show that, like many a humanitarian "horse and buggy" doctor, he kept a heterogeneous system of accounts and of payments in and for produce and labor, and did not press for full collections. These ledgers are a source of information of commodity and labor prices, and of medical charges.
Dates: 1908-1950

Adolphus Edward Perry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1879
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Politician. Correspondence (1907-1936) regarding the Republican and Progressive Parties in national and Oklahoma state elections; typed lists (1908-1920) of Republican Party officers and leaders in Oklahoma; the proceedings (1908) of the Republican Party Convention in the state's fourth Congressional district; and newspaper articles (1908-1939) regarding Perry's career and death. A.E. Perry Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1939

Advertising Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2524
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Subject collection. Advertising cards from businesses, in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Illinois, Indian Territory, Texas, Arkansas, and New York. Many are from St. Louis, Missouri.
Dates: 1884-1918

Advertising of the West collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2715
Abstract Promotional brochures, flyers, handbills, maps, and original illustrations advertising geographic locations in the American West, as well as using the image of the West to sell other goods and services. The materials advertise tourist destinations such as rodeos, ranches, and the Grand Canyon; promotional brochures for western cities and towns such as Deming, New Mexico, and Lander, Wyoming; illustrated mining company stock certificates; and illustrations by Ken Laager for the covers of various western novels.
Dates: 1874 - 2016

Agatha R. Thornton Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2167
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Teacher. Collection includes printed materials (1919-1931) on educational activities at the University of Oklahoma and Lahoma High School, Lahoma, Oklahoma; four letters from students (1926); four gradebooks (1926); and miscellaneous items such as greeting cards and a library card.
Dates: 1919-1931

Agnes Fuller Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-209
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Teacher. Certficates; teaching contracts; a teaching assignment from the United States Indian Service at McAlester, Oklahoma; and the "Choctaw Spelling Book" or "Chata Holisso" printed by the Richmond Presbyterian Committee of Publication, containing the "Chata Alphabet" symbols, tables, vocabularies, the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, names of animals, money tables, and moral essays, all in the Choctaw language.
Dates: 1894-1923

Al Dewlen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-962
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Author. A manuscript of Dewlen's award-winning book "Twilight of Honor" published by McGraw-Hill in 1961, with accompanying research notes.
Dates: 1961

Alan T. Levenson collection of ration books

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2726
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Five war ration books (circa 1943) from World War II that belonged to Betty Rubin of Englewood, New Jersey; and Lawrence, Doris, Ida Helen, and William Goldman of Yonkers, New York. Also included in the collection is a handmade leather wallet.
Dates: 1943

Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).
Dates: 1833-1966

Albers, Pat

 Collection — Box: Photo A-10
Identifier: WHC-P-2287
Scope and Contents Black-and-white and color copy prints of Arapaho, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Kiowa, Pawnee, Sioux, and Southern Cheyenne Indians wearing traditional clothing. Personalities include Big Face, Big Hawk, Joe Big Head, Susie Big Horse, Big Wolf, Bird Chief, Bird Head, Black Wolf, Brave Bear, Buffalo Meat, Bull Bear, Burning Face, Cloud Chief, Cut Ears, Dach-O-Me-Yo, Deafy Fletcher, Winona Margery Haury, High Chief, I-See-O, Left Hand, Grant Left Hand, Minnie Left Hand, Little Bear, Little Chief, Lone Bear, Mad Wolf, Nellie Old Man, Edgar Pettyman, Plenty Horses, Standing Bull, Standing Wolf, Thunder Bird, Turkey Legs, Lizzie Turkey Legs, Wenona Turkey Legs, Rev. T. K. Tyson, Walking Woman, Whirlwind, White Eagle, White Shield, Don B. Wolf, Wolf Face, Wolf Robe, and Yellow Boy. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1906-1970

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