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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

C. Guy Cutlip Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-950
Abstract Judge. Records (1930-1931) of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Board of Governors; speeches (1927-1936) by Cutlip; manuscripts regarding the history of Seminole County, Oklahoma, Wewoka, Oklahoma, and the Seminole Nation; Seminole Indian land allotment certificates (1901-1902); records (1905-1910) of the Wewoka Masonic Lodge; and a financial ledger (1867-1872) of the Wewoka Trading Company. C. Guy Cutlip Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1867-1967

Charles W. Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1044
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Petroleum geologist. Geological reports for Oklahoma, Venezuela, and Mexico; materials concerning oil production in the Middle East and Central and South America; correspondence (1912-1922) with Mexican Gulf Oil Company; Hamilton's family correspondence (1909-1926), some (1914) concerning the Mexican Revolution; general business correspondence (1911-1923), some with Everette L. DeGolyer; Hamilton's geology class notes (1914-1915); Hamilton's diary (1912-1914); and a draft of a book-length work by Hamilton entitled "Americans in the Middle East." Charles W. Hamilton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1909-1962

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

Evelyn H. Shumard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-564
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Minutes (1898-1939) of the city council of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; diaries (1915) of Shumard; short manuscripts by Shumard entitled "Outlaws" "The Parade" "The Spirit of Tulsa" "My Life" and "Oklahoma"; scrapbooks compiled by Marion, Alice and Gordon Shumard on varius topics, including "An Early History of Sapulpa" and memorabilia from schools attended by the Shumards.
Dates: 1898-1939

Fayette Copeland, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-933
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1841-1968); research notes concerning George Wilkins Kendall, Kate Barnard, and journalism in New Orleans following the Civil War; book reviews (1910-1961); publications (1886-1961); and manuscripts (1892-1953) of Fayette Copeland, Edith Copeland, and others, regarding the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism, the Copelands' writings, and George Wilkins Kendall. Included in this collection are typescripts of correspondence, financial records and personal journals of Kendall.
Dates: 1841-1961

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 Miksch Sutton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1816
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Ornithologist. General correspondence (1943-1982) of Sutton; manuscripts (ca. 1920-1967), diaries, and field notes (1814-1920); artifacts relating to ornithology; dissertations of his students; lantern slides (1929-1930) hand-tinted by Sutton which were taken on Southampton Island, Canada; and E.D. Crabb's field notes on Oklahoma birds. George M. Sutton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1914-1982

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

Gilbert Courtland Fite Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1007
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Historian. Reports, correspondence and publications (1926-1952) regarding the Mt. Rushmore National Monument, including correspondence (1925-1940) from its creator, Gutzon Borglum; photocopies of his diary (1925); papers regarding South Dakota Governor Peter Norbeck; a manuscript by Fite regarding consumer cooperatives; official files (1966-1967) of the search committee appointed to recommend a candidate for the office of President of the University of Oklahoma; personal files regarding agricultural farm relief programs; and a typescript of the diary (1932-1933) of George Peek. Gilbert Courtland Fite Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1967

Sardis Roy Hadsell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-242
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English professor. correspondence (1916-1942); freshman English placement exams and results (1936-1940), and English Department circulars and course outlines (1929-1940) from the University of Oklahoma; report of an audit (1905) of the University's finances; manuscript accounts by Hadsell of the early history of the University, including "(Vernon L.) Parrington in Oklahoma" (n.d.)"A History of the University of Oklahoma" (1929), and "Twenty-Eight Years After" (1928), which relates Hadsell's experiences with the 1900 expedition of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, plus a typescript of Hadsell's diary from the expedition. Sardis Roy Hadsell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1942

Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-619
Abstract Historian. Personal and professional correspondence (1932-1956); Tompkins' book manuscripts (n.d.) on the Soviet Union; lecture notes (n.d.) used by Tompkins in his classes on Russian history; student grade registers (1932-1955) from Tompkins' courses at the University of Oklahoma; and Tompkins' diary (1917) detailing his experiences with the Sixth Canadian Trench Mortar Battery in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1956

Thomas C. Battey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-735
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Teacher. Diaries of Battey (1872-1884) and correspondence with family members (1873-1874) regarding his experience as a teacher to Native Americans, along with a manuscript by Battey entitled "Life and Adventures of a Quaker Among the Indians." Thomas C. Battey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1824-1897

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 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 Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
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 George Ela recounting his Civil War experiences, and of Connelley.
Dates: 1854-1925