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Alfred Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).

Dates: 1842-1931

Charles Francis Xavier King Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1090
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Professor. An unpublished manuscript regarding the Battle of the Washita, 1868; manuscripts regarding the establishment of Fort Gibson, Indian Territory and its cemetery; and lecture notes used by King in the instruction of American, European and Russian history.

Dates: 1960-1975

Edwin C. McReynolds Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1756
Abstract

Correspondence (1945-1965); research notes on the Southern United States, the Civil War, Missouri, and Oklahoma; manuscripts (1930-1980) of historical books and articles; clippings and printed material on President John F. Kennedy, and on McReynolds, a University of Oklahoma history professor, 1943-1960. Edwin C. McReynolds Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: approximately. 1930-1967

James C. Brazell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-59
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Oilman and aviator. Scrapbook (1932-1948) of photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brazell's interest in flying, along with a copy of an account (1911) of the Civil War experiences of Brazell's father, J.H. Brazell. James C. Brazell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1911-1948

James William Denver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-156
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Lawyer and Union general. Correspondence (1855-1888) of the Denver family, from politicians concerning national politics and political appointments, and from Denver's legal practice, including cases involving damage claims for cotton illegally seized by the U.S. Government during the Civil War; a manuscript account (n.d.) of Denver's activities as a Union brigadier general, 1861-1863; a pamphlet (1884) endorsing Denver as a Democratic nominee for the presidency; typescripts of a journal (1850) kept by Denver during an overland journey from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to California; pamphlets (1865-1891) of speeches by Denver and others, and bills of Congress in which Denver had an interest; and a genealogical chart (n.d.) of the Francis Xavier Rombach family. James William Denver Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1849-1891

John M. Virden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1352
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U.S. Air Force officer. Correspondence (1953-1958) regarding Col. Virden's writings and other subjects; newspaper and magazine articles (1951-1968) by and about Virden, and one book-length manuscript (ca. 1965) entitled "Andrew J. Byrne" written by U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin, with Virden's assistance. Principal correspondents in this collection include James M. Gavin, Carl Albert, Neill Bohlinger, Walker D. Grisso and Arthur McAnally. John M. Virden Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1951-1968

Nell Kibler Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-926
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Oath of Allegiance (1862) to the United States; a history (1863) of the Confederate Army's Dublin Provost Guard; a letter (1828) from an ancestor of Kibler regarding the hardships of life in Michigan Territory; and schoolbooks (1885-1888) published in the 19th century.

Dates: 1828-1888

Ruth Brewer Stith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-596
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Editor. Correspondence (1910, 1931) concerning the works of Theodore F. Brewer, and short manuscripts by Brewer concerning the Methodist Church in Indian Territory, and entitled"The Indians of Oklahoma" "Historical Sketch of our Work in Oklahoma" "Work Among the Indians" "Muskogee Ministerial Association" "Meeting of the General Board of Education" and "Spaulding Female College." Also included is a manuscript poem (1863) entitled "Red Shiloh" attributed to Brewer, and purportedly written after his participation in the Battle of Shiloh.

Dates: 1863-1931

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