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Berlin Basil Chapman 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

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

Margaret Clark Stephens Collection

 Collection — Box: S-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1739
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Collector. Newspaper and magazine articles (1948-1969) regarding Don Santiago Querque, also known as James Kirker and Don Santiago Kirker; and a photocopy of a manuscript (n.d.) regarding frontier life and conditions near Arkansas City, Kansas, during the opening of the Cherokee Strip and subsequent settlement of the rest of Oklahoma Territory. Margaret Clark Stephens Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1948-1969

Myra Yvonne Chouteau Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-106
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Ballerina. Articles concerning Yvonne Chouteau's ancestor and the first White settler in Oklahoma, Jean Pierre Chouteau, and his brother, Auguste Chouteau, founder of St. Louis, Missouri, and concerning Ms. Chouteau's dance career from early appearances in Oklahoma to appearances with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Dates: 1932-1950

Ralph Hayden Records Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1832
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Professor. Magazine and journal article (1940-1968) regarding historiography; and a manuscript (n.d.) by Loban S. Records entitled "The Recollections of a Cowboy of the Seventies and Eighties" regarding the lives of cowboys and ranchers in Kansas and the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma in the 1870's and 1880's. The manuscript includes an account of Records's participation in the Land Run of 1893. Ralph Hyden Records Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1940-1968

Rhoda Foster Warne Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1325
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Newspaper clippings (1938) regarding the history of Helena Township, Oklahoma Territory and of a pioneer who participated in the 1893 land run into the Cherokee Strip. Rhoda Foster Warne Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1938

William Matthew Tilghman Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-614
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1901-1960) to and from William M. and Zoe Tilghman regarding family affairs, outlaws, Communist infiltration of the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma, and poets and writers of Oklahoma; Tilghman's personal financial records (n.d.); manuscripts and typescripts (n.d.), including Tilghman's memoirs; publications (1843-1949) from the Poetry Society of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Authors' Club, the Women of '89 Club, etc., including a mid-nineteenth century etiquette book; programs (1903-1934) of various academic, social, charitable and religious organizations; clippings regarding outlaws; and showbills for western movies.
Dates: 1843-1960

William Vance Shook Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-562
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Minister. A typewritten autobiography (1953) of the Rev. W. Vance Shook, a Methodist circuit-rider in Oklahoma, describing the churches he founded and pastored; newspaper clippings (1938-1957) regarding the death of Shook's wife, Lottie Lee, and the establishment of the Methodist Episcopal Churches in Putnam City (Okla.) and at Eighth and Lee Streets in Oklahoma City; and publications (1918-1935), including a booklet regarding the history of the Methodist Church in Logan County, Oklahoma, and programs from the Putnam City and Eighth and Lee Streets Methodist Churches. William Vance Shook Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1954