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Harriet Hinsdale Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1957
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Subject collection. Manuscripts (ca. 1948) by Harriet Hinsdale, copies of magazine articles (1895-1966); and newspaper clippings (1894-1966), all concerning Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dates: 1894-1966

Helen Elizabeth Blackert Layton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1336
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Collector. Manuscript of "Pilgrims on the Plains" by Kate Smith Aplington, published in 1913; correspondence (1912-1914) concerning the publication of the book; manuscript of "Life and Writings of Samuel A. Deming by His Brother" (1849); and newspaper clippings (1840-1916), all belonging to Helen Layton, great-niece of Kate Aplington.
Dates: 1840-1916

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

Henry Vernon Foster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2542
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oil producer. Description (Series): The personal papers of Henry Vernon Foster detail the Foster lease in the Osage Nation which was initiated in 1896; early discoveries of oil in the Osage Nation where some major oil companies began; the history of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (I.T.I.O.); Foster's discovery well in the Seminole Field; and his Oklahoma #1 in the Oklahoma City field. They include contracts and other legal documents showing lease ownership and stock ownership of the I.T.I.O. Company, 2 c.f. (1900s-1940s); Correspondence of Henry Foster (Henry V. Foster's father); ledger of shares in I.T.I.O. company regarding start-up and leases; documents regarding negotiations of separation between Cities Service Oil Company and Foster Petroleum; and documents regarding Foster's businesses prior to his dealings in the Osage...
Dates: 1872-1990

Horace Reed Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1866
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Physician. Typescripts (n.d.) of five articles by Dr. Reed regarding appendicitis and gastrodudenical ulcers and their treatment, and "Finesse in the Art of Surgery"; along with certificates and diplomas (1901-1951) awarded Dr. Reed by medical schools and boards. Horace Reed Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1901-1951

Isabel Foster Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1740
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Collector. A diary (1887) kept by nineteen-year-old Lula Hulett, until her death late in the year; a letter (1887) regarding Miss Hulett's death; an obituary (1896) written for the Hulett's family dog; and newspaper articles (1925) regarding the death of Capt. A.W. Hulett.
Dates: 1887-1925

J. G. Noble Collection

 Collection — Box: N-7
Identifier: WHC-M-1761
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Physician. Noble's commissions as captain (1919) and major (1930) in the United States Army Medical Corps; a paper (1931) by Noble entitled "Examination of the Chest" and advertising literature (1940-1952) for medical products. Noble prcticed medicine in Muskogee, Oklahoma from 1905 to 1918 before his enlistment in the Army Medical Corps. Joseph Glass Noble Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1919-1952

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

James Curtis Matheney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1891
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Physician. A letter (1953) by Dr. Matheney describing his experiences as a physician in Oklahoma, 1908-1953; and a news clippings (1951) regarding Matheney's retirement. James Curtis Matheney Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1951-1953

James Gindling Harlow Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2015
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Educator. Promotional pamphlets (1968-1971) produced by N.A.S.A. concerning the Apollo Space missions; pamphlets (1966) and photocopies of articles (1968-1975) concerning economics and management; and calendars (1970-1976), desk diaries (1973-1976) and appointment calendars (1972-1975) belonging to Dr. and Mrs. Harlow.
Dates: 1966-1976

James M. Babcock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-21
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Archivist. Correspondence (1951-1953) concerning the Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma, and the nomination of Luther H. Evans for the post of Librarian of Congress; reprints (1929-1953); clippings (1900-1953); clippings (1900-1953); and class notes (n.d.). James M. Babcock Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1953

Jesse Willis Ryan Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1794
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Collector. Correspondence between Ryan family members regarding family affairs, and their move to El Reno, Oklahoma Territory in 1902; newspapers (1939-1974) regarding declarations of war in 1939 and 1941, the American manned moon landing, and the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. Jesse Willis Ryan Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1974

John Andrew Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-567
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Correspondence (1917-1934) with Simpson regarding Oklahoma Farmers' Union and National Farmers' Union policies, issues and activities, including financial papers and meeting minutes of both organizations, and Simpson's nomination for the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Franklin Roosevelt's first cabinet. Correspondents include Franklin Roosevelt, Huey P. Long, Henry Morgenthau, James A. Farley and Elmer Thomas. Also in the collection are diaries (1924-1934), transcripts of radio and other speeches (1919-1933), clippings (n.d.) and newspapers (1917-1934) all relating to farm topics.
Dates: 1917-1934

John Blomshield Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2078
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Writer. An article by Blomshield about artist Philip Evergood for "'47', The Magazine of the Year" along with a letter from Evergood regarding the article.
Dates: 1947

John Bryan Collection

 Collection — Box: B-70
Identifier: WHC-M-2563
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Collector. Correspondence (1889-1891) between U.S. Supreme Court justice Joseph P. Bradley and Calvin W. Bradley; news clippings and magazine articles (1915-1973) concerning World War II, the movie "Gone with the wind", Martha Graham, Anna Pavlova, Will Rogers, and Wiley Post; discharge and pension papers (1864, 1908) of Civil War veteran Benjamin Ittner; a notebook (n.d.) pertaining to the Bertolt Brecht's play "Mother Courage and her children"; a notebook (1983) concerning stage actresses. Five notebooks (n.d.) for directors and set designers containing notes about 19th-century fashions, glass, jewelry, furniture, and interior design; and five publications (1936-1938) produced by the National Play Bureau of the Federal Theatre Project.
Dates: 1864-1983

John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641
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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.
Dates: 1903-1948

John Clayton Feaver Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2013
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Philosophy professor. Files (1974-1975) compiled by Feaver while chairing the Commission on Curriculum for the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, including correspondence and memoranda from outside consultants; information on curriculum programs at other universities; correspondence, memoranda and reports from subcommittees; curriculum proposals; committee minutes; and copies of the Commission's final report. Also files (1968-1970) compiled by Feaver while chairing the University Constitution Drafting Committee, including correspondence; memoranda; drafts; faculty comments on drafts; bibliographies and notes; and clippings.
Dates: 1968-1975

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

John Sinclaire Miller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1978
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Physician. A biographical data sheet (n.d.) on Miller from the Oklahoma State Medical Society; and a clipping (1938) concerning the founding in 1905 of the Choctaw County (Oklahoma) Medical Society, of which Miller was a founding member. John Sinclaire Miller Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1938

John Womack Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2744
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Postal worker and historian. Manuscripts (1982-1984) by Womack; publications by Womack, including newspaper clippings (1984), and pamphlets (1981-1983); and correspondence (1980-1984) and research materials relating to the publications. Research materials include claims (1890-1920), saloon licensing papers (1896-1909), tax levies and assessments (1902-1912), bonds (1906-1912), reports (1902-1910), and other records of Cleveland County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1889-1987

Joseph G. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1726
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Physician. Records (1906-1955) kept by Smith regarding the more than 4,000 obstetrical cases he attended in Washington County, Oklahoma; publications (1924-1946) regarding the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Bartlesville; medical articles (1924-1928) published by Smith; a newsletter (1946) of the Bartlesville YMCA; and certificates and diplomas (1888-1952) awarded to Smith by medical schools and societies, including a license to practice (1903) issued by the Territory of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1888-1955

Joseph Horace Benton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-35
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Professor. Correspondence (1815-1893) from Benton's family; correspondence (1892-1896) from Guiseppe Verdi and Francesco Tamagno; memorabilia (1913-1970) concerning Lynn Riggs; scores (1911-1926) of Haydn's "The Seasons" and Mendolssohn's "Elijah"; four Japanese music books, one autographed by Puccini; programs (1899-1968) from various musical productions; scrapbooks (1900-1967) of reviews and programs; clippings (1924-1939); and posters (1924-1934) advertising the performances of Benton, a University of Oklahoma Voice Professor who sang professionally under the name of Joseph Bentonelli. Joseph Benton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1815-1970

Joseph Newton Kagey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-331
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Educator. Newspaper articles and a history of the Senaca Indian School; a pamphlet and booklet regarding the history of the Goodland Indian Mission, along with an obituary of Kagey. Joseph N. Kagey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1850-1959

Julia A. "Julee" Short Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1782
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Author. A copy of the final issue (1968) of "The Oklahoma Advertizer"; student term papers (n.d.) and a journal article regarding Walter Stanley Campbell, Roger Williams, the surrender of Stand Watie, and Washington Irving's tour of Oklahoma in 1832; correspondence (1967-1970) from scholars on the above subjects.
Dates: 1967-1970

Julien C. Monnet Collection

 Collection — Box: M-6
Identifier: WHC-M-412
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University of Oklahoma professor. Newspaper clippings relating to Monnet's career at the University of Oklahoma; and speeches (1911) by Monnet. Julien C. Monnet Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1913

Kearns Byron Cornell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-132
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Politician. An article (1950) concerning Cornell's candidacy for U.S. Congress, and explaining his platform; a pamphlet (ca. 1950) entitled "Here's What A Republican Congress Did For You" and a letter (1950) to James Babcock giving a brief biography of Cornell.
Dates: ca. 1950

Kerr-McGee Corporation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1261
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Energy corporation. Photocopies and printed material (1928-1978) issued by the Public Relations Department of the Kerr-McGee Corporation, including biographical information on Robert S. Kerr and Dean A. McGee; reports (1976-1977) to the Securities and Exchange Commission; material (n.d.) used for the report on drilling operations in the corporation's annual reports, 1960-1966; chronologies of corporate history; general statistics (1962-1977); an index (1977) to the minutes of the Board of Trustees meetings; and clippings and press releases (1975-1977), including information on Karen Silkwood.
Dates: 1928-1978

L. C. Heydrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-277
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Oil prospector. Correspondence (1901, 1931-1939, 1944, 1953) relating to Jesse A. Heydrick's discovery of oil in Red Fork, Oklahoma; a manuscript (1931) of unpublished chapters of "J.W. Flenner's History of Early Oil Developments in Oklahoma"; legal papers (1901); newspaper clippings; and a bound report (1953) entitled "Red Fork Discovery, June 1901" by L.C. Heydrick. L.C. Heydrick Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1901-1953

Leland Olds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2133
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Collector. Business and personal correspondence (1955–1962) of Leland Olds; speeches (1941–1949) by Olds; newspaper clippings (1951–1962) regarding politics; and statements and news releases (1957, 1962) of Robert S. Kerr.
Dates: 1951-1962

Leon Robert Vance, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1358
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Soldier. Correspondence (1946-1953), newspaper clippings (1944-1953) and published materials, including magazines and event programs regarding his posthumous receipt of the Congressional Medal of Honor; the renaming of Enid Army Air Field in his honor, and the dedication of a dormitory at the University of Oklahoma, all in recognition of his wartime achievements. The collection also includes correspondence (1933-1945) regarding his father's death, as well as letters from his parents while Vance attended the University of Oklahoma. Leon Robert Vance Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1933-1953