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David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1957

David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1187
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Black and white original prints of David Ross Boyd, his family, scenes from the first ten years of the University of Oklahoma, including the first faculty, students and buildings. The collection also contains images of the Rough Riders Reunion at Oklahoma City in 1910. David Ross Boyd Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1885-1930

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1865-1948

Edwin C. DeBarr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-531
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Chemist. Correspondence and reports (1897-1950) regarding assays, autopsies, chemical analyses and consultations conducted by DeBarr, services rendered by DeBarr as expert witness in legal cases, the DeBarr family and personal affairs, various members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and Board of Regents, and the construction and laboratory fittings of the Chemistry Building; and a report (1870-1872) on the survey of the Indian Meridian boundary through Indian Territory. Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1870-1950

General Personalities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2258
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Black and white copy and original prints of individuals, many of whom have historical ties to Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory, and Oklahoma state, and to the University of Oklahoma. Included are Elias Boudinot, Billy Bowlegs, Thomas M. Buffington, Dennis W. Bushyhead, David Ross Boyd, Cyrus Byington, Samuel Checote, Lewis Downing, Geronimo, Thomas P. Gore, Patrick J. Hurley, Charles Journeycake, Josh Lee, Julien C. Monnet, Robert L. Owen, John Ridge, Major Ridge, John Ross, Sequoyah, Elmer Thomas, and Bud Wilkinson.

Dates: 1840-1980

Jesse Lee Rader Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-508
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University of Oklahoma librarian. Correspondence (1906-1953) from friends and colleagues regarding the Oklahoma Library Commission and the Oklahoma Library Association, and including a letter from University of Oklahoma President David Ross Boyd regarding the dismissal of Boyd, Rader and numerous faculty colleagues by Governor Charles N. Haskell; minutes (1925) of meetings of the Oklahoma Library Association; constitutions and bylaws (1905-1907) of the Oklahoma Library Association, and of University of Oklahoma student clubs including the Websterian Literary Society and Ka-nun-ta-klage Dramatic Club; Rader's student grade reports (1905-1906) from the University; publications (1901-1952); certificates (1904-1951); and a speech (1952) delivered by Rader at a dinner held in his honor.

Dates: 1901-1953

Nahum Ellsworth Butcher Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-76
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Sales representative. A transcript of an interview conducted by Frank A. Balyeat with Butcher, the first freshman enrolled at the University of Oklahoma (1893), recounting his experiences at the University and as superintendent of the West Norman (Oklahoma) schools.

Dates: 1957

Roy E. Heffner Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2202
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Black & white original prints of the University of Oklahoma. Includes photographs of campus, buildings, sports, students, faculty, university presidents, building construction, and student activities. Photographs of individuals include Roy Heffner, William Bennett Bizzell, Benjamin Gilbert Owen, Guy Y. Williams, Joseph A. Brandt, James Huston Felgar, William H. Murray, Will Rogers, Roy Gittinger, William H. Carson, Arthur B. Adams, David Ross Boyd, Savoie Lottinville, Charles N. Gould, and Carl Albert.

Dates: 1923-1948

Sardis Roy Hadsell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-242
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English professor. correspondence (1916-1942); freshman English placement exams and results (1936-1940), and English Department circulars and course outlines (1929-1940) from the University of Oklahoma; report of an audit (1905) of the University's finances; manuscript accounts by Hadsell of the early history of the University, including "(Vernon L.) Parrington in Oklahoma" (n.d.)"A History of the University of Oklahoma" (1929), and "Twenty-Eight Years After" (1928), which relates Hadsell's experiences with the 1900 expedition of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, plus a typescript of Hadsell's diary from the expedition. Sardis Roy Hadsell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1942

Thompson Benton Ferguson Collection

 Collection
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

University of Oklahoma Archives, Board of Regents Collection, RG02

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3501
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Series include Letters and correspondence (1889-1909); Meeting minutes (1906-23) and Reports (1899-1909).

Dates: 1889-1970

University of Oklahoma Archives, David Ross Boyd presidential records, RG03/01/01

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3504
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University President. General Correspondence (1903-1908); Employment Applications (1903); Inquiries (1903-1905); Memoranda (1903-1906); Personal (1903-1905); Departmental Reports (1901-1907); Annual Reports (1900-1902); Financial Records including cost estimates of furniture and equipment lost in 1903 fire and other departmental inventories (1892-1909).

Dates: 1892-1909 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Class of 1900 Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-833
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Black and white original prints of the students and campus of the University of Oklahoma in 1900. Also includes faculty members and University President David Ross Boyd.

Dates: 1900