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Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).

Dates: 1833-1966

Andrew Hogarth Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2174
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Historian-writer. Articles, printing negatives, and source materials concerning Hogarth's book "Cheyenne Hole: The Story of the Sappa Creek Massacre 23rd April, 1875.".

Dates: 1991-1992

Margaret Clark Stephens Collection

 Collection — Box: S-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1739
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Collector. Newspaper and magazine articles (1948-1969) regarding Don Santiago Querque, also known as James Kirker and Don Santiago Kirker; and a photocopy of a manuscript (n.d.) regarding frontier life and conditions near Arkansas City, Kansas, during the opening of the Cherokee Strip and subsequent settlement of the rest of Oklahoma Territory. Margaret Clark Stephens Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1948-1969

Mary Griffith Hoops Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1028
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Pioneer. Photocopy of a typescript memoir (1887) by Mary Griffith Hoops, published in the Marion Record in 1925, describing the settlement in 1864-1865 of her family in Marion, Kansas. Includes information on the early history of the area, life on the frontier, a meeting with Kit Carson, and a trading post on the Santa Fe Trail.

Dates: 1887

S. C. Turnbo Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1390
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Confederate soldier. A bound typescript of a journal kept by Turnbo while serving as a Confederate soldier with the 27th Arkansas Infantry in the Trans-Mississippi West during the Civil War. The journal includes accounts of the activities of the "Jayhawkers" and "Mountain Boomers" in the Ozark Mountains region.

Dates: 1861-1865

Territorial Oklahoma Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1937
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Subject collection. Typescript and original manuscript accounts by pioneers and frontiersmen regarding the settlement of No Man's Land and the Oklahoma and Indian Territories.

Dates: 1881-1907

Territory of Kansas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-757
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Documents regarding territorial and early statehood-era Kansas, including land settlement brochures, U.S. Centennial Celebration programs (1876), and government proclamations and patriotic programs (1863-1873). Also a leaflet (1879) regarding the settlement of former slaves in Kansas, and a leaflet (1888) published by the Plainsville School Board denying that it was ordering history texts sympathetic to the Confederate cause.

Dates: 1856-1880

U.S. Army Collection: Tenth Infantry Regiment

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-606
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Correspondence (1865-1866), alterations reports (1855-1902), muster rolls (1865-1869) and casualty returns (1856-1868) from the Regiment's service in Minnesota, Kansas, Utah, and Dakota Territories, as well as Cuba and the Philippines. Included are casualty statistics and action reports, several of which regard engagements with the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. From 1898 on, many of the Regiment's soldiers were enlistees from Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1855-1903

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Professor. Personal correspondence (1897–1957); correspondence with Campbell’s relatives (1822–1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920–1958); literary manuscripts (circa 1914–1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901–1926); and business papers (circa 1925–1959) regarding Campbell’s writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and American Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. [Boxes 104 through 121 of this collection are available online at the OU Libraries website.]FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Dates: 1800-1964

William Elsey Connelley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-126
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Author. Correspondence (ca. 1923) regarding the Bender family of Kansas, and the genealogy of families in Big Sandy Valley, Kentucky; notebooks (ca. 1854-1913) concerning the American Civil War, linguistics, William Quantrill, Kansas Indians, and Kansas history prior to the 20th century; clippings (ca. 1855-1900) concerning Kansas Indians and history; manuscripts (ca. 1902) concerning politics, Indian mythology, folklore, linguistics and Kansas history; pamphlets (1857-1925); and diaries (1858-1911) of Henry William Ela recounting his Civil War experiences, and of Connelley.

Dates: 1854-1925