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Donald J. Berthrong Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-745
Abstract History professor. Photocopies of correspondence of government officials regarding numerous Great Plains Indian tribes and their relations and treaties with the United States; treaties between these tribes and the United States; and maps of treaty areas and manuscripts regarding the Plains Indians.
Dates: 1750-1879

Ernest L. Massad papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2189
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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence and supporting reports and documents (1933-1969) regarding Massad's military service in the U.S. Army, especially his command of the Ninety-fifth Training Division and his service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs. The collection also includes correspondence and related papers (1929-1983) concerning his attendance and athletic career at the University of Oklahoma and his election to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1971.
Dates: 1926 - 1990

Ezra Fowler Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2545
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Soldier. Three handwritten letters from Ezra Fowler to his sister Lucy dated October 22[1862], November 17, 1862, and March 18, 1863, respectively, written during his service in the United States Army (Union forces) in the Civil War. Also included are typed transcripts of letters.
Dates: 1862-1863

Fort Gibson Quartermaster Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-203
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Correspondence concerning Ft. Gibson's role in carrying out the U.S. Government's Indian pacification policy following the Civil War. Included are five volumes of Letters Sent (1879-1890) and one index volume; and two volumes of Registers of Letters Received (1879-1880 and 1886-1890).
Dates: 1879-1890

Frederica Dewey Marrs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-376
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Collector. Commissions, orders, and property reports (1881-1906) regarding Frederick Stanley Dewey's service as both a contract surgeon and as an assistant surgeon with the U.S. Army in the Philippines; correspondence (1898-1912) regarding a lawsuit over a land claim in Oklahoma Territory; matriculation cards and notices of examination results (1877-1879) from St. Louis Medical College; and a journal (1884), all belonging to Frederick S. Dewey. Also included are commissions, orders, property reports and discharge papers (1861-1867) of George H. Dewey from his service as assistant surgeon with the 11th and 109th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiments. Frederica Dewey Marrs Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1912

James Longstreet Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2068
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Army officer. A letter (1837) from Maj. James Longstreet in San Antonio, Texas to Maj. Gen. George Gibson in which Longstreet requests $10,000 to purchase supplies for an upcoming campaign against the Indians.
Dates: 1837

John M. Virden Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1352
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U.S. Air Force officer. Correspondence (1953-1958) regarding Col. Virden's writings and other subjects; newspaper and magazine articles (1951-1968) by and about Virden, and one book-length manuscript (ca. 1965) entitled "Andrew J. Byrne" written by U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin, with Virden's assistance. Principal correspondents in this collection include James M. Gavin, Carl Albert, Neill Bohlinger, Walker D. Grisso and Arthur McAnally. John M. Virden Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1951-1968

Lovie Whitaker Collection

 Collection — Box: W-42
Identifier: WHC-M-1963
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Collector. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material (1953-1963), relating to the Army's attempt to take over a part of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge for a missile firing range.
Dates: 1953-1963

Raymond Stallings McLain Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-395
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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence (1929-1954) concerning McLain's personal and business affairs; orders, memoranda, reports (1920-1937) and correspondence (1939-1940) from McLain's service with the Oklahoma National Guard; speeches (1947-1954) made by McLain as Chief of Information of the U.S. Army and as a member of the National Security Training Commission; typescript account (n.d.) by McLain of his participation as commander of the 45th Division Artillery in the Allied invasion of Sicily during World War II; and a typescript account by McLain of the 45th Division Artillery's role in the Battle of the Aisne (1918) in World War I.
Dates: 1912-1987

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