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Alfred M. Thompson Sr. Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo T-9
Identifier: WHC-P-3071
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Black and white original prints of Walters, Oklahoma. Also includes the Walters cotton gin and cotton market, a banquet for World War I volunteers, and a Confederate veterans reunion at the city park in Dallas, Texas. Alfred M. Thompson Sr. Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1901-1917

Arrell Morgan Gibson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1027
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Historian. A collection of research materials gathered for use in various research and writing projects. Most of the material deals with Fort Smith, Arkansas, and the Civil War in Indian Territory.

Dates: 1817-1871

Camp Supply Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-79
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Letterbook (1869-1878) kept by the commissary supply officer of Camp Supply, Indian Territory, established in 1868 as a base for operations against the Plains Indians. The letterbook contains copies of letters sent, lists of names of captured Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, information relating to their maintenance, and reports on bands of hostile Indians.

Dates: 1869-1878

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
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Historian. Student grade books (1929-1951) from history courses taught by Rister at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1889-1920) regarding the settlement of Oklahoma prepared by Rister's students; and typescripts of the official reports (1868-1871) of Generals William T. Sherman and Philip Sheridan regarding the actions of their commands with the Indians. The original reports are in the Library of Congress. Carl Coke Rister Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1868-1951

Donald J. Berthrong Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-745
Abstract

History professor. Photocopies of correspondence of government officials regarding numerous Great Plains Indian tribes and their relations and treaties with the United States; treaties between these tribes and the United States; and maps of treaty areas and manuscripts regarding the Plains Indians.

Dates: 1750-1879

Donald J. Berthrong Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-817
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of William W. Bent, John M. Chivington, Cheyenne and Arapaho leaders, and participants of the Camp Weld conference at Denver, Colorado in 1864. Also includes photographs of paintings, drawings, and lithographs by George Catlin, Richard West, J.W. Albert, and John Mix Stanley.

Dates: 1846-1877

Emma Sewell Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo S-6
Identifier: WHC-P-1455
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Black and white original prints and panoramas of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The collection includes scenes of Main Street, businesses, the railroad depot, and a parade for the returning World War I servicemen of Garvin County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1910-1919

Ernest L. Massad papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2189
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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence and supporting reports and documents (1933-1969) regarding Massad's military service in the U.S. Army, especially his command of the Ninety-fifth Training Division and his service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs. The collection also includes correspondence and related papers (1929-1983) concerning his attendance and athletic career at the University of Oklahoma and his election to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1971.

Dates: 1926 - 1990

Ezra Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2545
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Soldier. Three handwritten letters from Ezra Fowler to his sister Lucy dated October 22[1862], November 17, 1862, and March 18, 1863, respectively, written during his service in the United States Army (Union forces) in the Civil War. Also included are typed transcripts of letters.

Dates: 1862-1863

Fort Gibson Quartermaster Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-203
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Correspondence concerning Ft. Gibson's role in carrying out the U.S. Government's Indian pacification policy following the Civil War. Included are five volumes of Letters Sent (1879-1890) and one index volume; and two volumes of Registers of Letters Received (1879-1880 and 1886-1890).

Dates: 1879-1890

Frederica Dewey Marrs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-376
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Collector. Commissions, orders, and property reports (1881-1906) regarding Frederick Stanley Dewey's service as both a contract surgeon and as an assistant surgeon with the U.S. Army in the Philippines; correspondence (1898-1912) regarding a lawsuit over a land claim in Oklahoma Territory; matriculation cards and notices of examination results (1877-1879) from St. Louis Medical College; and a journal (1884), all belonging to Frederick S. Dewey. Also included are commissions, orders, property reports and discharge papers (1861-1867) of George H. Dewey from his service as assistant surgeon with the 11th and 109th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiments. Frederica Dewey Marrs Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1861-1912

James Longstreet Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2068
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Army officer. A letter (1837) from Maj. James Longstreet in San Antonio, Texas to Maj. Gen. George Gibson in which Longstreet requests $10,000 to purchase supplies for an upcoming campaign against the Indians.

Dates: 1837

James McEldowney Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2614
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Correspondence (1943-1945) from U.S. Army officer James McEldowney to relatives in Oklahoma regarding his experiences in the U.S. Army during World War II. The collection also contains correspondence (1922-1946) of James McEldowney and various family members regarding family matters, and newspaper clippings (1934-1938) and a scrapbook (1926-1927) regarding McEldowney's activities at Roosevelt Junior High (Oklahoma City), Classen High School (Oklahoma City) and Pomona College (Claremont, California).

Dates: 1922-1946

John M. Virden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1352
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U.S. Air Force officer. Correspondence (1953-1958) regarding Col. Virden's writings and other subjects; newspaper and magazine articles (1951-1968) by and about Virden, and one book-length manuscript (ca. 1965) entitled "Andrew J. Byrne" written by U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin, with Virden's assistance. Principal correspondents in this collection include James M. Gavin, Carl Albert, Neill Bohlinger, Walker D. Grisso and Arthur McAnally. John M. Virden Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1951-1968

Lovie Whitaker Collection

 Collection — Box: W-42
Identifier: WHC-M-1963
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Collector. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material (1953-1963), relating to the Army's attempt to take over a part of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge for a missile firing range.

Dates: 1953-1963

Mary Clarke Miley Foundation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1755
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Private foundation. Correspondence (1937-1954) of William Halliburton Miley regarding personal matters, and William's service in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. The letters include information regarding William's suicide in 1954, as well as the clemency case of Pvt. Eddie D. Slovik. Also in the collection are letters (2003-2004) of Mark L. Kimmey and others regarding the extension of soldiers' terms of service during the Iraq War; two scrapbooks (1900-1992) with clippings, programs, and photographs concerning Mary Clarke Miley, her career as a pianist, the foundation she established, and prominent figures in Oklahoma history; and an unpublished account by Grace Frances Campbell about life in Indian Territory during the 1890s.

Dates: 1900-2004

Postal Covers Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2692
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A U.S. Volunteer Army postal cover, 1899. Illustration in red and blue ink of three men in a field with weapons, and a man aboard a ship with U.S. flag and slogan"Victors O'er Land and Sea." Sent from Camp Churchman, Albany, Georgia, to Hamilton, Illinois.

Dates: 1899

Raymond Stallings McLain Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-395
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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence (1929-1954) concerning McLain's personal and business affairs; orders, memoranda, reports (1920-1937) and correspondence (1939-1940) from McLain's service with the Oklahoma National Guard; speeches (1947-1954) made by McLain as Chief of Information of the U.S. Army and as a member of the National Security Training Commission; typescript account (n.d.) by McLain of his participation as commander of the 45th Division Artillery in the Allied invasion of Sicily during World War II; and a typescript account by McLain of the 45th Division Artillery's role in the Battle of the Aisne (1918) in World War I.

Dates: 1912-1987

U.S. Army Collection: Tenth Infantry Regiment

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-606
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Correspondence (1865-1866), alterations reports (1855-1902), muster rolls (1865-1869) and casualty returns (1856-1868) from the Regiment's service in Minnesota, Kansas, Utah, and Dakota Territories, as well as Cuba and the Philippines. Included are casualty statistics and action reports, several of which regard engagements with the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. From 1898 on, many of the Regiment's soldiers were enlistees from Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1855-1903