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Burbank Murray Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1928-1974

Henry Vernon Foster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2542
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oil producer. Description (Series): The personal papers of Henry Vernon Foster detail the Foster lease in the Osage Nation which was initiated in 1896; early discoveries of oil in the Osage Nation where some major oil companies began; the history of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (I.T.I.O.); Foster's discovery well in the Seminole Field; and his Oklahoma #1 in the Oklahoma City field. They include contracts and other legal documents showing lease ownership and stock ownership of the I.T.I.O. Company, 2 c.f. (1900s-1940s); Correspondence of Henry Foster (Henry V. Foster's father); ledger of shares in I.T.I.O. company regarding start-up and leases; documents regarding negotiations of separation between Cities Service Oil Company and Foster Petroleum; and documents regarding Foster's businesses prior to his dealings in the Osage...
Dates: 1872-1990

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of...
Dates: 1900-1956

W. C. Jamieson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1243
Scope and Contents


Farmer. Bulletins (1918-1921) from the National Board of Farm Organizations; letter recounting an automobile journey through Oklahoma in 1930; letter regarding presidential candidate Alfred M. Landon; and correspondence (1919-1920) regarding the creation of a dairy farmers' league for the Oklahoma City market.

Dates: 1915-1937