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Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
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Oklahoma Territorial Governor. An autobiography (1893) of Seay; a biography (1915) of Seay, including a family history, written by Clark Brown; typescripts of Seay's diaries (1862-1864, 1892-1893), the earliest kept during his service as a Union soldier during the Civil War, and the latter kept during his term as Territorial Governor; and typescripts of letters (1905-1909) sent and received by Seay after his retirement from public office.

Dates: 1862-1915

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

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

Ernest Whitworth Marland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2058
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Governor of Oklahoma. A letter (1938) supporting Marland's campaign for election to the U. S. Senate, a promotional card (1938) from his campaign, and a printed speech (1937) of Governor Marland to the Legislature of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1937-1938

Frankie Colbert Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1716
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Correspondence (1927-1980) regarding William Henry Murray, Sr. (Governor of Oklahoma, 1931-1935), Johnston Murray (Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-1955), Burbank Murray and Massena Bancroft Murray, William H. Murray, Sr.'s sons, and Frankie Colbert (Mrs. Massena B.) Murray; printed material (1924-1950) regarding the Democratic Party; and clippings (1950-1985) regarding William H. Murray and Johnston Murray. Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1924-1985

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
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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

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

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 Randolph Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".

Dates: 1909-1941

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 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

Johnston Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-429
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence, reports, publications, sound recordings, filmstrips, posters and scrapbooks, reflecting Murray's gubernatorial administration, 1951-1955. Also included are materials from his gubernatorial election campaign in 1950. Johnston Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: ca. 1950-ca. 1955

Leon Chase Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-490
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1934-1951) regarding Phillips's gubernatorial, legislative and political affairs; scrapbooks (1936-1941) of news clippings regarding his political career; publications (1933-1941) regarding political conventions; trial transcripts (1943-1944) of cases involving the State of Oklahoma; speeches (1936-1944); government documents (1940); cartoons (n.d.) regarding Phillips and his political career; certificates (1932-1951) awarded to Phillips; and a leatherbound copy of Phillip's inaugural address (1939). Leon C. Phillips Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1933-1951

Raymond Dancel Gary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2003
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oklahoma Governor. Papers (1955-1958) of Oklahoma Governor Raymond D. Gary, including commissions and appointments; correspondence concerning bills before the state legislature; radio speeches and press files; correspondence concerning the teacher's retirement referendum; alphabetical files of Gary's executive assistant, Clarence Burch; minutes of meetings and correspondence from the Commissioners of the Land Office; files of the Budget Office, including payroll information; reports and correspondence concerning other individual state boards and committees; appointments and general correspondence of the Governor's office; welfare files, including claims and correspondence organized by county; correspondence concerning pardons, paroles and extraditions; and correspondence files, by organization, by personal name, and from out of state. Raymond Dancel Gary...
Dates: 1955-1958

Thompson Benton Ferguson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-193
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Territorial governor. Letterbooks (1902-1911) of correspondence sent; letters (1901-1911) received by Ferguson during his term as Governor of Oklahoma Territory; and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about Ferguson.

Dates: 1901-1911

Walter Scott Ferguson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2002
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Banker. Correspondence (1883-1951) of Thompson Benton Ferguson as Governor of the Territory of Oklahoma, and business and personal correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ferguson; printed materials (1893-1933), including newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and magazines; financial and estate records (1941-1960) of the Walter Fergusons; pictographs of cattle brands (1906-1918) of Texas; government documents (1863-1915) of the Territories of Oklahoma and Arizona and of the United States; pins, ribbons and medallions (1895-1907) marking the statehood of Oklahoma, and the election campaigns of territorial Oklahoma politicians; literary productions (n.d.), including manuscripts, speeches, and art; legal documents (1934-1955); and scrapbooks (1862-1938) chronicling the history and contributions of the Ferguson family to Oklahoma. Also included in this...
Dates: 1863-1960

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