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Albert Daniel Wright Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-687
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Merchant. A typescript (1947) of an account by Wright regarding his participation in the Land Run of 1889, his settlement in the towns of Guthrie and Chandler, Oklahoma Territory, and his experiences in each. Albert Daniel Wright Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1947

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

Anna Laura Brisky Hertzog Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-276
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Educator and civic leader. A combination account book, scrapbook and family diary (1904-1948) which includes descriptions of the mining boom in the Wichita Mountains and early school board meetings in Comanche County, Oklahoma; and a manuscript (n.d.) entitled "Pioneer Days in Comanche Co.".
Dates: 1904-1948

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
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Historian. Student grade books (1929-1951) from history courses taught by Rister at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1889-1920) regarding the settlement of Oklahoma prepared by Rister's students; and typescripts of the official reports (1868-1871) of Generals William T. Sherman and Philip Sheridan regarding the actions of their commands with the Indians. The original reports are in the Library of Congress. Carl Coke Rister Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1868-1951

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

Esther A. Reed Wooton Collection

 Collection — Box: W-27
Identifier: WHC-M-1308
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Collector. An unpublished book-length manuscript (n.d.) by William E. Reed entitled "As It Should Be" a fictional work set in Oklahoma at the close of the Civil War; and letters (1941) describing the history of Paris, Illinois from the 1860's.
Dates: 1941

Flora Belle Simmons Ramsey Collection

 Collection — Box: R-10
Identifier: WHC-M-1847
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Housewife and pioneer. Manuscripts (n.d.) by Mrs. Ramsey recording her impressions and experiences as a participant in the Land Run of 1889. Mrs. Ramsey and her family settled near Stillwater, in Payne County, Oklahoma. Flora Belle Simmons Ramsey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: unspecified

Frank Dale Healy, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-267
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Rancher. Two manuscripts, one (1950) by Frank Dale Healy, Jr., concerning Healy family history and life in the Oklahoma Panhandle during Territorial days, including a description of related photographs; and one (ca. 1920) written by George Henry Healy, concerning ranching on Padre Island, Texas. Frank Dale Healy Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1920-1950

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

Fred V. Tucker Collection

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1393
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Rancher. A photocopy of an unpublished manuscript by Tucker, untitled, regarding the life and times in territorial Kenton, Oklahoma and the surrounding region. Tucker was an early resident. Fred V. Tucker Photograph Collection also in repository. A collection of “unrelated incidents of the Old West” collected by Tucker: "Grey Wolves" "Stampedes" "Indian Loyalty" "Indian Dinner" "Men Only Show" "Indian Code of Honor" "The Camp Meeting" "The Hungry Tramp" "Black Jack Ketchum" (Thomas Edward Ketchum) "Man and Horse" "Ambush" "Joe the Rustler" "Dan Brogan" "Traveler in...
Dates: ca. 1940

James Franklin Parman Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1886
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A typescript of an account (n.d.) by Will Brown of a white settlement in the Chickasaw Nation, 1868-1904, and attempts by the Chickasaw Indians to halt it. James Franklin Parman Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: unspecified

Kay Peters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-487
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Photographer. An account (n.d.) by Peters of his participation in the Land Run of 1893 into the Cherokee Strip; correspondence (1904) regarding settlement of the estate of a deceased relative; a warranty deed (1900); and a Garfield County Tax Assessment List (1927). Kay Peters Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1904-1927

Lelia Hudson Reeve Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1822
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Pioneer. Typescripts of manuscripts (ca. 1922) by Mrs. Reeve, entitled "Early Days in Western Kansas" "Santa Fe Trail" and "Early Days in Oklahoma.".
Dates: ca. 1922

Lucile Snider Parks Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1872
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Journalist. A photostatic copy of a typescript (n.d.) by Parks entitled "Prairie Prelude: 1897-1903" describing her childhood in Pawnee, Indian Territory.
Dates: unspecified

Mrs. W. C. Jarboe Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-317
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An account written in 1913 by Mrs. Jarboe of her family's move from Texas to Indian Territory and their subsequent move to Greer County, Oklahoma. The manuscript contains anecdotes about their experiences with Choctaw and Kiowa Indians, as well as a general description of pioneer life.
Dates: 1913

Preston Van Buren Duvall Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-981
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Typed manuscript (1938) concerning the life of Preston Duvall and his experiences in the run into the Cherokee Strip in 1893.
Dates: 1938

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

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

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