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Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-140
Scope and Contents


Legal documents and correspondence of the law firms of Cruce, Cruce and Cruce (1895-1901); Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore (1901-1912); and Potter and Cruce (1912-1928) reflecting the firms' practice, representing Indian citizenship and allotment claims, banking interests, and oil and gas companies. Also in the collection are correspondence and speeches from Lee Cruce's Oklahoma gubernatorial campaign of 1907 and his senatorial campaign of 1930.

Dates: 1899-1935

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents

Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1887-1950

Henry Jack Tobias Collection

 Collection — Box: T-15
Identifier: WHC-M-1383
Scope and Contents


Professor. A typescript regarding Martin I. Zofness and the history of the Poles in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; a photocopy of a thesis by Randal Falk regarding the Jews in Oklahoma; a photocopy of a report entitled "The Story of Oklahoma Jewry" along with photocopies and original issues of Jewish newspapers (1913-1980) published in Oklahoma; photocopies of published biographies of prominent Oklahoma Jews; and a letter (1975) by Lt. Gov. George Nigh to Zofness regarding Zofness's suggestion for promoting tourism in Oklahoma.

Dates: 1913-1980

Rotary International of Oklahoma Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1806
Scope and Contents


Programs (1935-1985), minutes and club records (1952-1985), club publications (1914-1985) and histories (1914-1985) of the Rotary clubs throughout Oklahoma, compiled in 1985-1986 by the Rotary International of Oklahoma, under the direction of Doane Farr.

Dates: 1914-1985

Walter Neustadt Collection

 Collection — Box: N-6
Identifier: WHC-M-2690
Scope and Contents


Stock certificates (1918-1939) primarily from petroleum and mining companies, some of which were based in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1918-1939

Wirt Franklin papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2843
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Attorney and oilman. Correspondence (1927-1962), business and general files (1903-1990), and financial records (1904-1974) of Wirt Franklin, a longtime citizen of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who was key in developing the Healdton Field. His papers span nearly the length of his six-decade career as an attorney and oilman. Among them are the records of Apple & Franklin, his law practice with Samuel Apple, which represented citizens of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations in citizenship claims and guardianship cases in the early 20th century. The largest portion of the collection consists of the business and financial files of his many companies and partnerships, including the Crystal Oil Company, Wirtaine Petroleum Corporation, Ardmore Investment Company, Franklin, Aston & Fair, and others. The collection also documents his work as a Special Field Assistant for...
Dates: 1903 - 1990