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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

Alfred Byron Sears Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-548
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University of Oklahoma professor. Personal correspondence (1917-1973) of Sears and his wife, Helen Sears; professional correspondence (1946-1959) of Sears; research materials (1906-1954) on the history of aviation, including magazine articles, clippings, bibliography cards, and publications and reports of the Oklahoma Aviation Commission.
Dates: 1917-1973

Arthur W. Evans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1770
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Collector. Correspondence (1906–1968); certificates (1891–1918); and news clippings (1928–1939) regarding University of Oklahoma president Arthur Grant Evans, federal funding for schools in Indian Territory, the issue of separate statehood for Oklahoma and Indian territories, and Evans’s participation in the United States’ propaganda effort in World War I; a typescript regarding the history (1816–1831) of the Presbyterian church and missions in the eastern Cherokee Nation; a diary (1887) of A. G. Evans; and original records (1830–1857) of the New Echota Church in the Cherokee Nation, as recorded by Samuel A. Worcester, church clerk. Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1830-1968

Asa Orrin Weese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-648
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Professor of Zoology. Personal correspondence (1948-1955); zoology articles (1921-1943) by Weese; reports and publications (1947-1953) of the Oklahoma Academy of Science and the Oklahoma Fish and Game Council; and minutes (1942-1956) of the meetings of the University of Oklahoma Faculty Senate and of the Department of Zoology faculty. Also included in this collection are meteorological and climatological data reports (1933-1947) compiled for the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area. A.O. Weese Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1921-1956

Aute Richards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-521
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University of Oklahoma Zoology professor. General correspondence (1939-1947); correspondence (1934-1950) relating to the Lions Club and to the University of Oklahoma Biology Department; printed material (1916-1941), including university publications and copies of Richards' published articles; scrapbooks (1931-1950); newspaper clippings on Norman, Oklahoma history; books (1895-1926); reviews (1941-1948) of scientific books; postcards, road maps and travel brochures (ca. 1910-1950) collected by Richards. Aute Richards Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1895-1950

Bayard Taylor Hainer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-245
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Judge. Correspondence (1906-1927); commissions and appointments (1898-1906) to the Oklahoma Territory Supreme Court; certifications as attorney (1897-1909); press excerpts (1906-1926); and clippings (1900-1933) concerning Hainer's career as an Oklahoma Territorial Supreme Court Justice and Federal Trade Commission attorney. Bayard Taylor Hainer Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1887-1933

Berlin Basil Chapman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1286
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Historian. Photocopies of correspondence (1889-1955), reports, and news articles by Chapman regarding the history of Oklahoma, including the history of Lincoln County, of the towns of Chandler, Mountain View and Stillwater, of the Boomers led by David L. Payne, of the alienation of federal lands in Oklahoma, of the loyalty oaths required of the state's collegiate faculty during the early 1950's, of Oklahoma State University, and of Gov. J.C. Walton's proclamation of martial law (1923) in Okmulgee County.
Dates: 1889-1955

Betty Kirk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1964
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Journalist. Manuscripts of articles, correspondence, research notes, and reprints (1934-1973) used by Elizabeth Kirk Boyer, who wrote under the pen name Betty Kirk, in researching her articles and books concerning Mexico, United States politics, and international relations. Betty Kirk Photograph Collection also in repository. Betty Kirk Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1934-1973

Carl J. Turpin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-628
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Railroad developer. Correspondence (1888-1941) to the Turpins regarding family and personal affairs; reports (1934-1938) of the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs; newspaper clippings (1916-1941); cancelled checks (1913-1918); and programs (1909-1938) of various organizations, including the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs, the New Century Club, the Edelweiss Club and the Clinton (Okla.) Literary Club. Carl J. Turpin Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1941

Charles B. Rhodes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-520
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1895-1946) regarding the Indian Territory Day Celebration of 1939, and Thomas Rhodes' World War I experience; certificates (1864-1912); clippings (1905-1950) and a scrapbook (n.d.) regarding lawmen, outlaws, judges, and Rhodes; the score (1894) of a patriotic hymn composed by a youth from Indian Territory; poetry and short stories (1894-1942) by various persons regarding Belle Starr, the Creek National Councilhouse at Okmulgee, and Oklahoma; and publications (1908-1938) including programs of the 1908 reunion of former U.S. marshals, and of the 45th anniversary of the First National Bank of Vinita, Oklahoma. Also in this collection is a manuscript (n.d.), presumably by Rhodes, regarding the U.S. District Court at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and its judge, Isaac C. Parker. Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1950

Charles Bismark Ames Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-9
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Judge. Promotional literature and an address (1902-1903) by Ames on Oklahoma statehood; pamphlets (1915-1918) regarding American involvement in World War I; reports of earnings and expenses (1914) of the Oklahoma City Times Company; and correspondence, clippings and printed material regarding Oklahoma and Oklahoma City politics.
Dates: 1902-1918

Charles Francis Colcord Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-115
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Civic leader and businessman. Correspondence (1910-1935) relating to Colcord's oil and other business activities; general correspondence (1909-1930) to Colcord, filed alphabetically, and correspondence (1909-1930) from Colcord, his wife, Harriet Scoresby Colcord, his sons, Ray and Sidney Colcord, and his brother, Will C. Colcord; genealogical material concerning the Colcord family; scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1910-1934) relating to Colcord, including some concerning the 1934 Charles F. Urschel kidnapping case, for which Colcord offered a reward; miscellaneous printed material (1920-1934) collected by Colcord; and a manuscript of his autobiography, published in 1970.This collection contains material from about 1904 to about 1938, with the majority of the material being from 1910-1934. Personal and business letters and legal and...
Dates: 1909-1935

Charles Nathaniel Haskell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-262
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1863-1929) concerning Haskell's political career; speeches (1907-1952) made by Haskell; newspaper clippings (1908-1938); and notes (n.d.) concerning Haskell's involvement with the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Charles N. Haskell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1863-1929

Chi Upsilon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2048
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Professional geology society for women. Correspondence (1919-1941), minutes of meetings (1920-1921), constitutions and by-laws (1920-1955), newspaper articles (n.d.), and manuscripts (1919-1937) regarding the establishment, history, members and operation of the Alpha (University of Oklahoma) Chapter of Chi Upsilon, which was its founding order.
Dates: 1919-1955

Crichton Brooks Holtzendorff Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-292
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Attorney. Financial records (1919-1922), notes (1920-1922), correspondence (1921-1922), legal documents (1920), and a newspaper clipping (1922), all relating to a legal dispute over utility rates between the City of Claremore, Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Natural Gas Company.
Dates: 1919-1922

D. B. and Garner G. Collums Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2144
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Collectors. Unpublished manuscripts (n.d.) by Garner G. Collums; correspondence (ca. 1940-1955), including personal, military, and rejection letters from publishers; newspaper clippings (ca. 1930-1950); certificates and diplomas of D.B. and Garner G. Collums; and posters and photographs.
Dates: 1915-1976

Daisy Lemon Coldiron Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-116
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Poet. Correspondence (1920-1941) concerning the Oklahoma Tuberculosis Association, including financial reports, and local candidates' positions on political issues such as women's suffrage, and with various publishers; a ledger (1924-1937) listing poem titles, publishers, and payments; and scrapbooks (1920-1941) containing published and unpublished poems, essays and greeting card manuscripts, copies of Mrs. Coldiron's column"Letters From Aunt Sallie" and articles from literary and political sources. Also included in the collection is a typed manuscript of "Ballads of the Plains" which was published posthumously in 1950.
Dates: 1920-1950

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

Dewey “Snorter” Luster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1351
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Coach. Correspondence (1941-1980), notebooks of football plays (1929-1945), speech notes and reminiscences, and clippings (1925-1980) of Luster, the University of Oklahoma's head football coach, 1941-1945. Dewey William "Snorter" Luster Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1980

Donald Benson Blanding Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1976
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Poet and author. Correspondence (1940-1946) of Don and Dorothy Blanding regarding his books, poetry, and their friends and travels; postcards (1940-1946); newspaper clippings (n.d.); and poetry (n.d.) by Blanding. Don Blanding Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1938-1946

Doris Cornell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2565
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Collector. Bank statements & financial records, Cities Service Oil Company contracts and correspondence, news clippings, tax returns and filings, travel maps & brochures, Cosgrove Fire Protection, Inc. promissory note and purchase agreement, and a letter from Frank Phillips to Lewis E. Rape.
Dates: 1933-1979

Earle Marvin Simon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1781
Abstract City clerk and civic leader. Papers, including pamphlets, books, clippings, and other materials, plus correspondence, relating to the American Legion in Oklahoma City, and Simon's teaching career; certificates and awards presented to Simon; and a scrapbook concerning Simon's life. Earle Marvin Simon Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1960

Edith Cherry Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-319
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Journalist. Correspondence (1922-1945) from Johnson's readers concerning their personal problems and their opinions about her column in the Daily Oklahoman; typescripts (1934-1948) of articles by Johnson; clippings (1919-1951) from her columns and from articles about her; letters (1921) endorsing Oklahoma state senator John Golobie for the post of American Minister to Yugoslavia; and papers (1949-1950) from Johnson's tenure as Secretary of Oklahoma Goodwill Industries, Inc. Edith Cherry Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1919-1951

Edwin C. McReynolds Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1756
Abstract Correspondence (1945-1965); research notes on the Southern United States, the Civil War, Missouri, and Oklahoma; manuscripts (1930-1980) of historical books and articles; clippings and printed material on President John F. Kennedy, and on McReynolds, a University of Oklahoma history professor, 1943-1960. Edwin C. McReynolds Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: approximately. 1930-1967

Eli Jaffe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2554
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Labor organizer and author. Subject Files (1935-1995) which include newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and original correspondence relating to Jaffe's stint as an organizer for the Workers Alliance in depression-era Oklahoma. This collection also includes the following published and unpublished writings: "Ten Brave Years" a ten year history of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine; "One Act Plays" a bound collection of plays; "Short Stories" a bound collection of stories based on Jaffe's Oklahoma experiences; "The Iron Room" an original three-act play based on Jaffe's four month imprisonment in the Oklahoma County jail; and "Daisyfresh" an original screenplay.
Dates: 1935-1995

Eugene McCarthy Campaign Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1388
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Correspondence, press releases and speeches, position papers, clippings, and other campaign material (all 1968), concerning Eugene McCarthy's 1968 campaign to gain the Democratic Presidential nomination, and particularly concerning the organization of the Oklahoma McCarthy for President Committee and the Oklahoma State Democratic Convention.
Dates: 1968

Florence Guild Bruce Gardner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-214
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Author. Book manuscripts by Gardner, including "Woman: Her Power and Glory" and "Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction"; correspondence and clippings (1940-1953) regarding Gardner and the publication of her books; musical scores (1942-1944); and publications (1940-1948) concerning the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant. Florence Guild Bruce Gardner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1940-1953

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

Franklin Parker Collection

 Collection — Box: P-22
Identifier: WHC-M-2034
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Correspondence (1964-1966), newspaper and journal clippings (1964-1968), a press release (1966) and a newsletter (1967) regarding Dr. Parker's tenure as Professor of Education at the University of Oklahoma. Also included is a lengthy resume and vita statement of Dr. Parker. Reprint file and Franklin Parker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1949-1989

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1887-1950