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Albert Daniel Wright Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-687
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Merchant. A typescript (1947) of an account by Wright regarding his participation in the Land Run of 1889, his settlement in the towns of Guthrie and Chandler, Oklahoma Territory, and his experiences in each. Albert Daniel Wright Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1947

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
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Historian. Student grade books (1929-1951) from history courses taught by Rister at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1889-1920) regarding the settlement of Oklahoma prepared by Rister's students; and typescripts of the official reports (1868-1871) of Generals William T. Sherman and Philip Sheridan regarding the actions of their commands with the Indians. The original reports are in the Library of Congress. Carl Coke Rister Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1868-1951

Corn Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-838
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Black and white copy prints of Arapaho, Clinton, Corn and Thomas, Oklahoma. Also included are scenes of agriculture, dust storms, funerals, houses, churches, and schools. The majority of the collection deals with the Mennonites in Washita County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1890-1977

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
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Oral history collection. Typescripts of interviews conducted with hundreds of American Indians in Oklahoma regarding the histories and cultures of their respective tribes. Included are accounts of Indian ceremonies, customs, social conditions, philosophies, and standards of living. Members of every tribe resident in Oklahoma were interviewed.

Dates: 1967-1972

Flora Belle Simmons Ramsey Collection

 Collection — Box: R-10
Identifier: WHC-M-1847
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Housewife and pioneer. Manuscripts (n.d.) by Mrs. Ramsey recording her impressions and experiences as a participant in the Land Run of 1889. Mrs. Ramsey and her family settled near Stillwater, in Payne County, Oklahoma. Flora Belle Simmons Ramsey Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: unspecified

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1748
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Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.

Dates: 1946

Kay Peters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-487
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Photographer. An account (n.d.) by Peters of his participation in the Land Run of 1893 into the Cherokee Strip; correspondence (1904) regarding settlement of the estate of a deceased relative; a warranty deed (1900); and a Garfield County Tax Assessment List (1927). Kay Peters Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1904-1927

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
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Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1940

Ralph Hayden Records Collection

 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

Stephens County Historical Museum Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1648
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Black and white copy prints of the towns of Comanche, Empire City and Marlow, Oklahoma, and Duncan, Indian Territory. The collection includes photographs of businesses, farming, street scenes, firefighters, schools, banks, and the oil industry.

Dates: 1880-1980

William Matthew Tilghman Collection

 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

 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