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Benjamin R. Cook Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-128
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Three account books (1872-1874), a fire insurance policy (1889), and various statements and receipts (1879-1880) from the Hester Mercantile Store, Boggy Depot, Indian Territory, owned by George B. Hester. The collection also contains printed election returns (1930-1948) from Atoka County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1872-1948

Bob Burke Autographs of American Leaders Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2678
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Papers and photographs (1741-2000) autographed by American political leaders, particularly U.S. Presidents and Speakers of the U.S. House of Representatives. Also includes many political campaign pins and buttons. Collected by Oklahoma City attorney, author, and historian Bob Burke.

Dates: 1741-2000

Burbank Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1928-1974

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-105
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Legislation, laws and resolutions (1896-1910) of the Choctaw Nation; typescripts of newspaper articles (1868-1936) concerning elections, allotment of tribal lands, and the Dawes Commission; and four ledgers containing the journals and minutes (1902-1911) of the Choctaw National Council.

Dates: 1868-1936

Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-140
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Legal documents and correspondence of the law firms of Cruce, Cruce and Cruce (1895-1901); Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore (1901-1912); and Potter and Cruce (1912-1928) reflecting the firms' practice, representing Indian citizenship and allotment claims, banking interests, and oil and gas companies. Also in the collection are correspondence and speeches from Lee Cruce's Oklahoma gubernatorial campaign of 1907 and his senatorial campaign of 1930.

Dates: 1899-1935

Elijah King Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-592
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Politician. Correspondence (1950) from Victor Wickersham, Congressman from Oklahoma, and from Elijah King Stewart regarding their contest for Wickersham's Congressional seat in 1950; and a political poster from Stewart's campaign. The correspondence consists of allegations against Wickersham by Stewart, and Wickersham's response to the charges.

Dates: 1950

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

George Washington Hill Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1168
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Merchant. Land titles and deeds (1858-1879) from Georgia and the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory; entrance ticket to the 1900 Democratic National Convention; minutes (1900) of the Vinita, Indian Territory Democratic Club; election poll list and tally sheet (1907) from Vinita, Cherokee Nation; and a court document (1886) from the Cooweescoowee District Court, Cherokee Nation.

Dates: 1858-1907

Glen Olen Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-692
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Politician. A typescript for an address (1953) by Young to the National Conference to Abolish the United Nations, entitled "U.N.--Trap Door to Stalin's Jail, Baited with the Dove of Peace"; campaign literature (1950) regarding Young's candidacy for Congress from Oklahoma; a biography (n.d.) of Young, produced for his election campaign; and publications (ca. 1953) authored by Young and produced by the Presbyterian Church of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, alleging massive communist infiltration of the Presbyterian Church in the United States.

Dates: 1950-1953

Helen Purdum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1837
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Collector. Leather postcards (1905) sent from Ardmore, Indian Territory; and leaflets (1907) published by the Oklahoma Anti-Saloon League and addressed to the voters of Durant, Indian Territory, petitioning them to approve prohibition in the election of September, 1907.

Dates: 1905-1907

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 R. Clarke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-108
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Politician. Correspondence (1926) to Clarke from Henry S. Johnston and others, concerning political issues and Clarke's campaign for the 1926 gubernatorial election in Oklahoma; and pamphlets (1926) from Clarke's campaign. The collection also includes a letter (1932) to Clarke from Franklin D. Roosevelt concerning Clarke's platform.

Dates: 1926-1932

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

Kate Collar Sherwin Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo S-2
Identifier: WHC-P-1428
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Black and white original prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory shortly after settlement.

Dates: 1899

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

Orel Busby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-72
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Judge. Correspondence, speeches, and clippings (1942) concerning Busby's unsuccessful candidacy for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma; correspondence (1918) concerning Busby's successful candidacy for election as judge of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma; correspondence (1924-1927) from Busby's term as a member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents; and correspondence (1935-1937) concerning his unsuccessful bid for nomination to a federal judgeship in Oklahoma. Orel Busby Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918-1959

Royden James Dangerfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-147
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) of both published and unpublished works by Dangerfield, including a history of Oklahoma political campaign platforms from 1890-1914 "The Hidden Weapon: The Story of Economic Warfare" co-authored with David L. Gordon, and others dealing with international relations and Oklahoma state and local government; reprints (1914-1940); and research notes (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) concerning the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889, Oklahoma politics, international law, and international relations, including research material for "The Hidden Weapon" concerning the Allied blockade of Germany during World War II.

Dates: 1914-1948

W. B. Pine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2688
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One glass paperweight promoting W. B. Pine for governor of Oklahoma, 1934.

Dates: 1934

William Aylor Berry Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-37
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Lawyer. Campaign material (1950) from Berry's race for the Democratic nomination to the Fifth Oklahoma Congressional District, including press releases, radio spots, speeches, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; and a scrapbook (1941-1946) with material about Berry's experiences as a Japanese prisoner of war in the Philippines. William Aylor Berry Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1941-1950

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