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Albert Hamilton Black Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1841
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Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal historian. Typescript by Mr. Black entitled "Ceremony of the Earth People" regarding the history and religious rites of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians from the time of first contact with white men through the present, and detailing the procedures of each ceremony, including peyotism.
Dates: 1985

Andrew Beattie Walker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1332
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Dentist. News clippings (1961-1972) regarding the history of the Fairview Republican newspaper and Quapaw, Oklahoma; manuscripts (n.d.) regarding the history of the Bank of Fairview and the arrival of the railroad in that city; a savings account record book (1903) of the Bank of Fairview; a letter (1903) regarding the Oklahoma Dental Association (Oklahoma Territory) and the Board of Dental Examiners (Oklahoma Territory); and a certificate of practice (1903) issued to Dr. Walker by the Board. Andrew Beattie Walker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1972

Charles B. Rhodes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-520
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1895-1946) regarding the Indian Territory Day Celebration of 1939, and Thomas Rhodes' World War I experience; certificates (1864-1912); clippings (1905-1950) and a scrapbook (n.d.) regarding lawmen, outlaws, judges, and Rhodes; the score (1894) of a patriotic hymn composed by a youth from Indian Territory; poetry and short stories (1894-1942) by various persons regarding Belle Starr, the Creek National Councilhouse at Okmulgee, and Oklahoma; and publications (1908-1938) including programs of the 1908 reunion of former U.S. marshals, and of the 45th anniversary of the First National Bank of Vinita, Oklahoma. Also in this collection is a manuscript (n.d.), presumably by Rhodes, regarding the U.S. District Court at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and its judge, Isaac C. Parker. Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1950

Charles Francis Colcord Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-115
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Civic leader and businessman. Correspondence (1910-1935) relating to Colcord's oil and other business activities; general correspondence (1909-1930) to Colcord, filed alphabetically, and correspondence (1909-1930) from Colcord, his wife, Harriet Scoresby Colcord, his sons, Ray and Sidney Colcord, and his brother, Will C. Colcord; genealogical material concerning the Colcord family; scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1910-1934) relating to Colcord, including some concerning the 1934 Charles F. Urschel kidnapping case, for which Colcord offered a reward; miscellaneous printed material (1920-1934) collected by Colcord; and a manuscript of his autobiography, published in 1970.This collection contains material from about 1904 to about 1938, with the majority of the material being from 1910-1934. Personal and business letters and legal and...
Dates: 1909-1935

Chi Upsilon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2048
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Professional geology society for women. Correspondence (1919-1941), minutes of meetings (1920-1921), constitutions and by-laws (1920-1955), newspaper articles (n.d.), and manuscripts (1919-1937) regarding the establishment, history, members and operation of the Alpha (University of Oklahoma) Chapter of Chi Upsilon, which was its founding order.
Dates: 1919-1955

Daisy Lemon Coldiron Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-116
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Poet. Correspondence (1920-1941) concerning the Oklahoma Tuberculosis Association, including financial reports, and local candidates' positions on political issues such as women's suffrage, and with various publishers; a ledger (1924-1937) listing poem titles, publishers, and payments; and scrapbooks (1920-1941) containing published and unpublished poems, essays and greeting card manuscripts, copies of Mrs. Coldiron's column"Letters From Aunt Sallie" and articles from literary and political sources. Also included in the collection is a typed manuscript of "Ballads of the Plains" which was published posthumously in 1950.
Dates: 1920-1950

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1957

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

Fannie M. Townsend Hair Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-246
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Collector. Newspaper clippings (1901); certificates (1901-1911) from the United States Land Office, Lawton, Oklahoma; and a manuscript (n.d.) written by Fannie Townsend Hair concerning the naming and route of the Chisholm Trail in Oklahoma, with comments by Edwin C. McReynolds.
Dates: 1901-1911

Florence Guild Bruce Gardner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-214
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Author. Book manuscripts by Gardner, including "Woman: Her Power and Glory" and "Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction"; correspondence and clippings (1940-1953) regarding Gardner and the publication of her books; musical scores (1942-1944); and publications (1940-1948) concerning the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant. Florence Guild Bruce Gardner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1940-1953

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents 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

George Marion Combest Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-122
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Physician. Diary (1899) detailing Dr. Combest's participation in the Spanish American War; certificates (1896-1906); articles (1918-1926) concerning Combest's enlistment in the medical reserve force in 1918; and his obituary (1926). The collection also includes Combest's unpublished biography (n.d.) entitled "Life and Works of George Marion Combest: Oklahoma Pioneer Medical Doctor" by Christine Combest Millsap. George Marion Combest Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1899-1927

George Milburn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1701
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Author. Correspondence (1912-1966), research notes, and manuscripts of articles (1931-1957) by Milburn; Little Blue Books (1926-1927) written by Milburn; periodicals (1929-1954) which include articles by Milburn; and clippings (1936-1966) concerning Milburn, a native of Coweta, Oklahoma. George Milburn Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1912-1966

George Rainey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1992
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Author. Correspondence (1902-1954) of Rainey; newspaper clippings (1910-1954), including reviews of Rainey's books and other articles relating to the Rainey familiy and Oklahoma history; diaries and notebooks (1880-1940), pamphlets and booklets (1903-1968), and manuscripts by Rainey and others, relating to Oklahoma and U.S. history; certificates (1905-1937); a pocket copy of a patent (1904) for an adding machine; and a billfold carried by Rainey in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1893. George Rainey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1874-1976

Grace Ernestine Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-513
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University of Oklahoma Journalism professor. Manuscripts (1947-1980) of articles and books by Ray; journals and newspapers (1939-1968) containing her articles; printed materials (ca. 1940-1970); other papers used for research; and Ray's professional correspondence.
Dates: 1939-1982

Gustav Emil Mueller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-424
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (1945-1958) of Mueller's published and unpublished works in English and German, including philosophical treatises, a novel, a play, and poem; notes (1938-1963) from his philosophy classes; and newspaper clippings (1914-1942) of books reviews and articles written by Mueller and others.
Dates: 1914-1959

Harriet Hinsdale Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1957
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Subject collection. Manuscripts (ca. 1948) by Harriet Hinsdale, copies of magazine articles (1895-1966); and newspaper clippings (1894-1966), all concerning Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dates: 1894-1966

Helen Elizabeth Blackert Layton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1336
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Collector. Manuscript of "Pilgrims on the Plains" by Kate Smith Aplington, published in 1913; correspondence (1912-1914) concerning the publication of the book; manuscript of "Life and Writings of Samuel A. Deming by His Brother" (1849); and newspaper clippings (1840-1916), all belonging to Helen Layton, great-niece of Kate Aplington.
Dates: 1840-1916

J. G. Noble Collection

 Collection — Box: N-7
Identifier: WHC-M-1761
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Physician. Noble's commissions as captain (1919) and major (1930) in the United States Army Medical Corps; a paper (1931) by Noble entitled "Examination of the Chest" and advertising literature (1940-1952) for medical products. Noble prcticed medicine in Muskogee, Oklahoma from 1905 to 1918 before his enlistment in the Army Medical Corps. Joseph Glass Noble Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1919-1952

L. C. Heydrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-277
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Oil prospector. Correspondence (1901, 1931-1939, 1944, 1953) relating to Jesse A. Heydrick's discovery of oil in Red Fork, Oklahoma; a manuscript (1931) of unpublished chapters of "J.W. Flenner's History of Early Oil Developments in Oklahoma"; legal papers (1901); newspaper clippings; and a bound report (1953) entitled "Red Fork Discovery, June 1901" by L.C. Heydrick. L.C. Heydrick Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1901-1953

Lois Lenski Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-356
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Author and illustrator. Manuscripts (1918-1971), original artwork (1917-1939) and typescripts of speeches and articles (1932-1970) by Lenski; her business and personal correspondence (1912-1972); biographical materials (1930-1970) on Lenski, including a scrapbook compiled by Letha Barde; and information (1956-1972) concerning collections of Lois Lenski materials in other repositories. Lois Lenski Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1972

Mary Louise Ligon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-358
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Collector. A manuscript (n.d.) describing a saloon fight; a typescript (n.d.) entitled"Fundamental Principals of Plant Breeding" by Isaac C. Renfro; newspaper clippings (1925); and a permit (1906) issued to Elkins, Webster and Bayleas to sell insurance in Indian Territory. Mary Louise Ligon Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1906-1925

Pleasant P. Nesbitt Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1758
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Physician. Typescripts of five articles (n.d.) on medical subjects by Nesbitt, a Tulsa, Oklahoma physician.
Dates: unspecified

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

Rollie Lynn Riggs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1817
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Poet and playwright. Correspondence (1921-1936), some with poetry enclosed; newspaper and magazine clippings (1926-1966); and manuscripts (1924-1932) by or regarding Riggs and his works. The collection also includes playbills for a number of his plays. Lynn Riggs Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1921-1966

Savoie Lottinville Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1703
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Editor. Edited manuscripts of "Travels in North America, 1822-1824" by Paul Wilhelm, Duke of Wurttemberg, and "Life of George Bent" by George E. Hyde; articles (1964-1977) by Lottinville on George Milburn, the University of Oklahoma seal, and the Rhodes Legal History Collection at the University of Okalhoma; a letter (1966) from E.N. Roberts to R.L. Disney, relating the meeting of Rev. John Roberts with a woman claiming to be Sacajawea in 1883; and a notarized statement (1953) of Frank M. Wyncoop concerning the Sand Creek Massacre, belonging to Lottinville, editor of the University of Oklahoma's University Press, 1938-1975.
Dates: 1953-1977

Travis Dan Anthony Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2042
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Teacher. Correspondence (1926, 1974-1989), newspaper articles (1982-1989), manuscripts (n.d.) and publications (1935-1987) by or about Travis D. Anthony and his stories based on life in rural Oklahoma, along with accounts of his student experiences at the University of Oklahoma in the 1930's. Travis D. Anthony Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926-1989

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 George Ela recounting his Civil War experiences, and of Connelley.
Dates: 1854-1925

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