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Frankie Colbert Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1716
Scope and Contents

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Correspondence (1927-1980) regarding William Henry Murray, Sr. (Governor of Oklahoma, 1931-1935), Johnston Murray (Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-1955), Burbank Murray and Massena Bancroft Murray, William H. Murray, Sr.'s sons, and Frankie Colbert (Mrs. Massena B.) Murray; printed material (1924-1950) regarding the Democratic Party; and clippings (1950-1985) regarding William H. Murray and Johnston Murray. Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1924-1985

Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1695
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the William H. (Alfalfa Bill) Murray family. Includes scenes of Alfalfa Bill as governor, the 1907 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention, the inauguration of Johnston Murray as Governor of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation Senate, the Murray farm in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Also contains scenes of the Oklahoma National Guard, petroleum industry operations in Oklahoma, colonists of the Murray family in Bolivia, and scenes of the Murray Colony in Bolivia.

Dates: 1880-1967

Marion Draughon Unger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-629
Scope and Contents

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Oklahoma colonist in Bolivia. Correspondence (1924-1928) and memorabilia (1932-1936) from Marion Murray, the wife of Johnston Murray, to family members in Oklahoma regarding the experiences of the Murray family in Bolivia, the establishment of William H. Murray's colony, and its daily operation. A number of letters contain diagrams of the colony's layout. Marion Draughon Unger Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1924-1936; 1996