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Adolphus Edward Perry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1879
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Politician. Correspondence (1907-1936) regarding the Republican and Progressive Parties in national and Oklahoma state elections; typed lists (1908-1920) of Republican Party officers and leaders in Oklahoma; the proceedings (1908) of the Republican Party Convention in the state's fourth Congressional district; and newspaper articles (1908-1939) regarding Perry's career and death. A.E. Perry Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1939

Frankie Colbert Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1716
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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

Henry Simpson Johnston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-323
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1900-1960) relating to Johnston's political and legal careers, and to his affiliation with various fraternal organizations; speeches and other papers (1914-1930) relating to his election campaigns; legal papers (1909-1934) documenting court cases with which Johnston was involved; and printed material and newspaper clippings (1920-1960) collected by Johnston. Henry S. Johnston Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1960

John Robert Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1369
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Political campaign manager. Correspondence (1906-1910), telegrams (1909-1910), publications (1910), news clippings (1910) and broadsides (1910) regarding the election campaigns of Lee Cruce and his opponent for the governorship of Oklahoma in 1910, and of the Democratic and Republican parties in Oklahoma. The collection includes correspondence (1906) from Senator Gordon Russell regarding Congress's plans for the admission of Oklahoma to the Union.
Dates: 1906-1910

Marvin Shilling Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1783
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Attorney. Newspaper clippings, correspondence and legal documents generated by the trial of two Carter County, Oklahoma deputies charged with killing the children of two prominent Mexican families, including a relative of the Mexican President, Pascual Ortiz Rubio. The collection also contains a transcript of the preliminary trial of the deputies, and telegrams and correspondence from Governor William H. Murray regarding the delicacy of the situation.
Dates: 1931-1932

Ottie Lee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-354
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Collector. Newspaper clippings (1936-1947) relating to R.C. "Crockett" Lee; a typescript (n.d.) of an article on Lee by J.J. McAlester, grandson of Colonel J.J. McAlester; a list of officials of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad; and correspondence (1939-1946) to and from Lee concerning Oklahoma and national politics. Ottie Lee Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1910-1947