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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

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

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a ledger (1924-1937) listing poem titles, publishers, and payments; and scrapbooks (1920-1941) containing published and unpublished poems, essays and greeting card manuscripts, copies of Mrs.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

Grace Adeline King Maguire Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-368
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University of Oklahoma professor and librarian. Clippings (1885-1935), including clippings of Maguire's weekly newspaper article"Lights and Shadows"; books (1891-1927) ;and other printed material (1891-1906) concerning the Roman Catholic Church; a scrapbook (n.d.); documents (1902-1914) from the U.S. Land Office at Lawton, Oklahoma; and a stock book (1906-1908), catalogs (1906) and advertisements from the James D. Maguire Store in Norman, Oklahoma. Grace King Maguire Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1935

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-526
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Governor of Oklahoma. Correspondence (1906-1938) regarding the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1906, the condition of the state after World War I, and the Okmulgee County trial incident; publications (1906-1925), including "Referendum News" and the "Oklahoma Odd Fellow"; clippings (1914-1938); scrapbooks and notebooks (ca. 1938) regarding Robertson's political career; speeches (n.d.) by Robertson regarding his positions on prohibition, the Eighteenth Amendment, the Oklahoma Department of Pardon and Parole, and his inauguration; and condolence cards (1938) received by Robertson's family upon his death. The collection also includes gubernatorial Special Order No. 11 (1922) regarding the membership of Oklahoma National Guard officers in the Ku Klux Klan. J.B.A. Robertson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1938

Lois Lenski Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-356
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Author and illustrator. Manuscripts (1918-1971), original artwork (1917-1939) and typescripts of speeches and articles (1932-1970) by Lenski; her business and personal correspondence (1912-1972); biographical materials (1930-1970) on Lenski, including a scrapbook compiled by Letha Barde; and information (1956-1972) concerning collections of Lois Lenski materials in other repositories. Lois Lenski Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1972

Martin Luther Turner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1379
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Financier. Correspondence (1888-1921), news clippings (1896-1921) and two scrapbooks (1896-1917) of news clippings and broadsides, regarding the life of Turner, his campaign for election as a U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, and his involvement with finance. Of special note are a number of letters (1916-1920) addressed to Turner from Brig. Gen. John J. Pershing requesting Turner's assistance in obtaining Pershing's promotion to the rank of Major General.
Dates: 1888-1921

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1971
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Scrapbooks of clippings (1957-1961) from Oklahoma newspapers on the activities of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Dates: 1957-1961

R. Truman Tucker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1394
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Rancher. A scrapbook (1930-1975) of news clippings and miscellanea regarding early days in Kenton, Oklahoma and vicinity; correspondence (1975-1979) and news clippings (1975-1979) regarding the discovery of prehistoric footprints, known as the "Black Mesa footprints" on Tucker's ranch; and a blueprint of Tucker Lake. R. Truman Tucker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1930-1979

Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) and Young Womens Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2747
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Activity, financial and administrative records (1931-1948), and correspondence (1920-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapters of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A.; and bibliographies, scrapbooks and clippings (1925-1950) relating to the organization and its programs.
Dates: ca. 1920-1955