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David L. Boren Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2571
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Correspondence from University of Oklahoma alumni and political figures to University of Oklahoma president David L. Boren regarding OU events and history; artifacts and a scrapbook regarding OU sports and OU history; an OU commencement address by Sam Nunn; and publications regarding OU history and OU personalities. The collection also contains items such as a set of photograph printing plates of OU administrators and professors; a U.S. flag bearing 46 stars; an engineering student's set of drafting tools; photographs of OU president emeritus Joseph Brandt, and of the bombed Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City; and printed programs of the Y.M.C.A. and the Y.W.C.A.
Dates: 1905-2004

George Lynn Cross Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1558
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Jack Red Claw and Good Eagle. George Lynn Cross Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890

George Miksch Sutton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1816
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Ornithologist. General correspondence (1943-1982) of Sutton; manuscripts (ca. 1920-1967), diaries, and field notes (1814-1920); artifacts relating to ornithology; dissertations of his students; lantern slides (1929-1930) hand-tinted by Sutton which were taken on Southampton Island, Canada; and E.D. Crabb's field notes on Oklahoma birds. George M. Sutton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: approximately 1914-1982

John Clayton Feaver Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2013
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Philosophy professor. Files (1974-1975) compiled by Feaver while chairing the Commission on Curriculum for the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, including correspondence and memoranda from outside consultants; information on curriculum programs at other universities; correspondence, memoranda and reports from subcommittees; curriculum proposals; committee minutes; and copies of the Commission's final report. Also files (1968-1970) compiled by Feaver while chairing the University Constitution Drafting Committee, including correspondence; memoranda; drafts; faculty comments on drafts; bibliographies and notes; and clippings.
Dates: 1968-1975

President George L. Cross Collection

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-138
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University of Oklahoma president. Master's thesis by Cross, entitled "The Ontogeny of the Vascular Elements in Zea Mays." George Lynn Cross Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926

University of Oklahoma Archives, College of Business Administration, Office of the Dean Collection, RG47/01

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3542-2
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Series include faculty meeting minutes (1924-74); Letters and correspondence (1940-59); photocopied newspaper clippings regarding the career of Arthur B. Adams; and photocopied catalog and book pages regarding the history of the college (1936-70). Arthur B. Adams served as Dean between 1923 and 1948 and was succeeded by Horace Brightberry Brown.
Dates: 1924-1974(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Extension Division directors' records, RG44/01

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3539-12
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Three men, Herbert H. Scott (1937-43), Morris L. Wardell (1943-45), and R. Boyd Gunning (1945-48) were directors during this time. Subject files (1937-45) contain correspondence, letters, reports and printed materials and are arranged alphabetically. Also, contains financial records (1945-47).
Dates: 1937-1947 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, George Lynn Cross presidential records, RG03/01/08

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3508
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Presidential papers and President Emeritus papers. Among the numerous series included in these papers are General Correspondence (1943-68) and Professional (Botany department) Correspondence (1931-44); Administrative files of the University of Oklahoma Research Institute (1939-73) including bound minute books (1941-73); and Athletics files (1946-57).
Dates: 1921-1991 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Morris L. Wardell assistant to the president's records, RG03/03

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3518
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Series include College Work Program papers (1939-43) which include appropriations, correspondence, and reports; National Youth Administration records (1937-43); Works Project Administration (1935-45) reflecting activities with the War Labor Board and various projects including Archaeology, Art, Museum, Music, Recreation, Vocabulary and Writers; Red Cross including War Fund correspondence (1943-47); and 8.3 cubic feet of unprocessed personal papers.
Dates: 1925-1947 (inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Archives, Thurman James White vice presidential records, RG45/18

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-U-3540-3
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The General Correspondence files maintained by Thurman James White in his positions as Director (1948-50) and Dean (1950-61) of the Extension Division; his dual deanship of the College of Continuing Education and the Extension Division (1961-68); and Vice Presidents for University Projects (1968-71) and for Continuing Education and Public Service (1971-79). The files contain correspondence, reports, memoranda as well as publications.
Dates: 1946-1979(inclusive)

University of Oklahoma Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-634
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Correspondence (1928-1956) between Press directors, University of Oklahoma officials, and authors regarding books published by the press, its publishing procedures and standards, and its daily operations. Also included are readers' reports (1930-1956) of submitted manuscripts; rejected book manuscripts (1934-1956); accepted book manuscripts (n.d.); and minutes and proceedings (1944-1961) of various working committees of the University of Oklahoma and the American Association of University Presses. University of Oklahoma Press Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1962

World Literature Today Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1897
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Literary journal. Correspondence (1926-2003) between the journal's directors, and University of Oklahoma administrators and faculty, and with authors and prospective authors, regarding the journal's operation, publishing procedures and standards, and works published. Also included are files (1926-1951) regarding the exodus of authors and playwrights from Nazi Germany and Spain to the United States and Mexico.
Dates: 1926-2003