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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

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

Fred P. Schonwald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2533
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Oil producer. Business and personal correspondence (1934-1966) concerning art centers and private collections; professional papers pertaining to the oil industry; copy of a map of the Northwestern Territories (ca. 1875); and minutes and correspondence (1962-1977) of the Indian Territory Posse of Oklahoma Westerners.
Dates: 1875-1977

Gaston Litton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2065
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Archivist. Manuscripts and published materials (1849-1987) relating to the history of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma history, and Litton's career with the National Archives, the University of Oklahoma archives, and librarianship in Latin America.
Dates: 1849-1987

Herbert Randall Hengst, Sr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2064
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Professor. The Hengst Collection is an oral history project of the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of Oklahoma. The purpose was to document the history of the university through interviews with former administrators, faculty and staff members, regents, and alumni. The collection contains 131 cassette tapes and transcriptions of interviews (1979-1985), background information on the people interviewed, and administrative records (1951-1985) of the project. Transcript of oral history tape of Dr. Tom Love, Feb. 17, 1997. Transcript of oral history tape of Pastor Kuan, n.d. Transcript of oral history tape"China-Little Wu Tai Shan" n.d. In The service: 1942-1945, the story of one man's three years in the United States Army Air Force during the Second World War by Herbert R. Hengst, 1996.
Dates: 1951-1997

Jimmie Hicks Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2139
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An unpublished manuscript (ca. 1990) by Jimmie Hicks entitled"A Critique of the PBS Television Program'Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo' The American Experience# 103." In this 18 page paper, Hicks introduces the principals, presents a point-by-point criticism of the program and discusses Debo's book And Still The Waters Run, the controversy over its publication, and defends Edward E. Dale's role in the controversy.
Dates: ca. 1990

Joseph Richard Taylor Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1710
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Sculptor. Correspondence (1997) by Joseph R. Taylor; newspaper articles (1947-1995) regarding Taylor's work; exhibition programs (1959-1984) featuring Taylor's work; newspaper articles (1969-1979) regarding Taylor's wife, Elsie Taylor; and a scrapbook (1932-1969) containing photographs of the Taylor family and friends, his works, and newspaper clippings and brochures regarding Taylor's career as a sculptor and Professor of Art at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1932-1997

Mrs. Clifton Marion Mackey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1899
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Correspondence between Alice Hurley Mackey and her brother, Patrick J. Hurley, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Henry Luce, Franklin Roosevelt and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, regarding Hurley's duties as national attorney to the Choctaw Nation, and as a Colonel during World War I, as Secretary of War during the Hoover Administration and as a U.S. ambassador during World War II. The collection also includes Hurley family memorabilia and genealogical information.
Dates: 1900-2004

Samuel W. Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1219
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Teacher. Correspondence (1876-1939), mostly between Robertson and his parents, William S. and Ann Eliza Worcester Robertson, Presbyterian missionaries to the Creek Indians, regarding family life and activities at Tullahassee Mission, Indian Territory; and an autobiography of Samuel W. Robertson and biographical information on his parents.
Dates: 1876-1939

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