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Robert O'Darrell Cunningham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-142
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Politician. Articles (1952) regarding Oklahoma State Representative Cunningham's proposal for a 1952 Road Bond, including details of the proposal and favorable editorial comments.

Dates: 1952

Roberta Ann Paris Funnell Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2758
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Correspondence (1975-1998), printed materials (1972-1998), newspaper clippings (1975-1995), and legal research files (1976-1998) concerning the work of Roberta Ann Paris Funnell as founder of the Oklahoma People's Lobby, and as a lobbyist for legislative reform for consumer protection in the health care, nuclear power, and legal industries.

Dates: 1972-1998

Royden James Dangerfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-147
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) of both published and unpublished works by Dangerfield, including a history of Oklahoma political campaign platforms from 1890-1914 "The Hidden Weapon: The Story of Economic Warfare" co-authored with David L. Gordon, and others dealing with international relations and Oklahoma state and local government; reprints (1914-1940); and research notes (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) concerning the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889, Oklahoma politics, international law, and international relations, including research material for "The Hidden Weapon" concerning the Allied blockade of Germany during World War II.

Dates: 1914-1948

Samuel Houston Mayes Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-385
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Typescripts of newspaper articles concerning Mayes' tenure as Chief of the Cherokees and his negotiations with the Dawes Commission, the preparation of the final tribal roll and the allotment of tribal lands.

Dates: 1882-1927

Shirley Hilbert-Price Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1944
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Political activist. Legislative bills and resolutions (1975–1985); correspondence (1972– 1986); publications (1963–1987); and memorabilia (undated), including banners, bumper stickers, pins, buttons, and sound recordings, all regarding the status of women’s rights in Oklahoma and the United States and the campaign for the Equal Rights Amendment.

Dates: 1963-1987

Southern Plains Indian Agencies Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1087
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Photocopies of correspondence (1804-1899) between U.S. Indian agents throughout the southern Great Plains region and various officials, regarding Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Osage, Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Wichita and other Indian tribes. Correspondents include John Beach, Lawrie Tatum and Generals Townsend, Sheridan and Sherman.

Dates: 1804-1899

Stephen Jones Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1254
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Lawyer. Correspondence and publications of the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma; court records; testimony; transcripts; prisoners' petitions; and prison records, all relating to Jones' service as General Counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma and his successful representation of Bobby Battle in the case, Battle vs. Park Anderson. Materials relating to Jones' campaign for Oklahoma State Attorney General, and U.S. Congress. Investigative materials pertaining to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, and the Penn Square Bank. Court dockets and related materials concerning Roger Dale Stafford and the Lorenz and Sirloin Stockade murders.

Dates: 1964-1998

Thomas Parker Collection

 Collection — Box: P-10
Identifier: WHC-M-1213
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American Indian Chief. A biographical sketch of Parker, and his farewell message to the Chickasaw Nation legislature as Principal Chief.

Dates: ca. 1872-1928

Thompson Benton Ferguson Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-193
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Territorial governor. Letterbooks (1902-1911) of correspondence sent; letters (1901-1911) received by Ferguson during his term as Governor of Oklahoma Territory; and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about Ferguson.

Dates: 1901-1911

Tonkawa Public Library Collection

 Collection — Box: T-3
Identifier: WHC-M-620
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Typescripts of interviews and news articles with pioneers and army officers from the area around present-day Tonkawa, Oklahoma, regarding U.S. Army operations, Indians, and the settlement of the region. Tonkawa Public Library Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1938

W.A. (Pat) Murphy Collection

 Collection — Box: M-21
Identifier: WHC-M-428
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Correspondence (1936-1947) regarding family matters, Murphy's service as Oklahoma State Commissioner of Labor, and his retirement from public service; certificates (1896-1939); clippings (1933-1950) regarding Murphy, and state and national labor concerns; publications (1936-1947), including pamphlets on national labor affairs; pocket notebooks and address books; and a guest register (1952) from Murphy's funeral. William Albert Patrick Murphy Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1896-1952

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

William Aylor Berry Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-37
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Lawyer. Campaign material (1950) from Berry's race for the Democratic nomination to the Fifth Oklahoma Congressional District, including press releases, radio spots, speeches, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; and a scrapbook (1941-1946) with material about Berry's experiences as a Japanese prisoner of war in the Philippines. William Aylor Berry Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1941-1950

William Charles Rogers Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-530
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Typescripts of newspaper editorials and articles concerning Rogers, last Principal Chief of the Cherokees, a 1900 court case, the 1903 election campaign for Principal Chief, the closing of tribal government, and the Sequoyah Movement.

Dates: 1893-1907

William J. Bryant collection

 Collection — Box: B-37
Identifier: WHC-M-774
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Choctaw Nation chief. Two typescripts of news articles (1875–1878) from Choctaw Nation newspapers. One concerns the nomination of Bryant for principal chief; the other deals with Bryant’s approval of a Choctaw Nation law.

This collection is available online at the University of Oklahoma Libraries website.

Dates: 1875-1878

William M. Guy Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-239
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Typescripts of newspaper articles, editorials and messages of Guy as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation concerning Chickasaw tribal legislation and the disputed gubernatorial election of 1888.

Dates: 1887-1907

William Monroe Franklin Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-205
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Attorney and state senator. Printed materials (1926-1947) concerning the Oklahoma Farmers' Union and Franklin's political campaigns; copies of laws (1905-1945) drafted by Franklin; his speeches (1915-1916); newspaper clippings (1943-1957) containing his editorials; and some biographical material (1874-1958).

Dates: 1874-1958

William P. Boudinot Collection

 Collection — Box: B-36
Identifier: WHC-M-755
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Editor. Typescripts of articles by and about William P. Boudinot from various Cherokee Indian newspapers.

Dates: 1870-1899

William Potter Ross Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-535
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Editor and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1866-1891) of Ross's messages to the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee Council, and instructions to the Cherokee delegation to Washington, D.C., regarding reconstruction, tribal government, financial matters, organization of Oklahoma Territory, education, Sequoyah, and the use of lands, along with biographical information on Ross.

Dates: 1866-1891

Wilma Mankiller Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2580
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Official and personal correspondence (1977-1995) of Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller and the Cherokee Nation, including correspondence with U.S. Congress members, the National Congress of American Indians, the Cherokee National Historical Society, and tribal council correspondence. The collection includes subject files (1977-1995) on the Native American Rights Fund; the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs central office; the U.S. Indian Affairs Muskogee, Oklahoma, area office; the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes; the National Congress of American Indians, and others. Also included are records regarding educational, industrial, and social programs administered by the Cherokee Nation during Mankiller's tenure; papers relating to Mankiller's books; and genealogical materials on the Mankiller family.

Dates: 1977-1995

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