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Charles Bismark Ames Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-9
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Judge. Promotional literature and an address (1902-1903) by Ames on Oklahoma statehood; pamphlets (1915-1918) regarding American involvement in World War I; reports of earnings and expenses (1914) of the Oklahoma City Times Company; and correspondence, clippings and printed material regarding Oklahoma and Oklahoma City politics.

Dates: 1902-1918

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

James Clark Nance Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-433
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Legislator. Transcripts of testimony (1922-1927), district court clerk reports (1911-1920), legislative committee reports (1956-1959), and legislative bills (1959), all regarding prohibition in Oklahoma and calls for its repeal in 1959.

Dates: 1911-1959

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".

Dates: 1909-1941

Johnston Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-429
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence, reports, publications, sound recordings, filmstrips, posters and scrapbooks, reflecting Murray's gubernatorial administration, 1951-1955. Also included are materials from his gubernatorial election campaign in 1950. Johnston Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: ca. 1950-ca. 1955

Oklahoma Tax Commission Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1851
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State agency. Daily report of taxes collected (1957–1959) and reports and bulletins (1936–1947) of the statistical division of the Oklahoma Tax Commission, including monthly and annual collection reports, reports of tax revenues by county and by classes of business, and reports of apportionment of taxes and state government spending; and the bulletin series (n.d.) Know Your Government.

Dates: 1936-1959

Oscar William Davison Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-150
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Educator. Reports, circulars, press releases, newsletters, correspondence, and clippings (1940-1949) relating to legislative programs sponsored by the Oklahoma Education Association for state education and its funding.

Dates: 1940-1949

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of...
Dates: 1900-1956

Raymond Dancel Gary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2003
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oklahoma Governor. Papers (1955-1958) of Oklahoma Governor Raymond D. Gary, including commissions and appointments; correspondence concerning bills before the state legislature; radio speeches and press files; correspondence concerning the teacher's retirement referendum; alphabetical files of Gary's executive assistant, Clarence Burch; minutes of meetings and correspondence from the Commissioners of the Land Office; files of the Budget Office, including payroll information; reports and correspondence concerning other individual state boards and committees; appointments and general correspondence of the Governor's office; welfare files, including claims and correspondence organized by county; correspondence concerning pardons, paroles and extraditions; and correspondence files, by organization, by personal name, and from out of state. Raymond Dancel Gary...
Dates: 1955-1958

Walter Scott Ferguson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2002
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Banker. Correspondence (1883-1951) of Thompson Benton Ferguson as Governor of the Territory of Oklahoma, and business and personal correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ferguson; printed materials (1893-1933), including newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and magazines; financial and estate records (1941-1960) of the Walter Fergusons; pictographs of cattle brands (1906-1918) of Texas; government documents (1863-1915) of the Territories of Oklahoma and Arizona and of the United States; pins, ribbons and medallions (1895-1907) marking the statehood of Oklahoma, and the election campaigns of territorial Oklahoma politicians; literary productions (n.d.), including manuscripts, speeches, and art; legal documents (1934-1955); and scrapbooks (1862-1938) chronicling the history and contributions of the Ferguson family to Oklahoma. Also included in this...
Dates: 1863-1960