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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

Ann Mayer Cooper Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-935
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A typewritten manuscript written by Cooper concerning the history of Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Includes information on the land runs into the Sac & Fox, Iowa, and Kickapoo reserves and early county officials.
Dates: 1949

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

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

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

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

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

Thelma Brown Walker Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1343
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A typescript of a paper (ca. 1970) by Walker regarding the history of the Territory of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Strip, and of Fairview, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: ca. 1970

Walter Scott Ferguson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2002
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Banker. Correspondence (1883-1951) of Thompson Benton Ferguson as Governor of the Territory of Oklahoma, and business and personal correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ferguson; printed materials (1893-1933), including newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and magazines; financial and estate records (1941-1960) of the Walter Fergusons; pictographs of cattle brands (1906-1918) of Texas; government documents (1863-1915) of the Territories of Oklahoma and Arizona and of the United States; pins, ribbons and medallions (1895-1907) marking the statehood of Oklahoma, and the election campaigns of territorial Oklahoma politicians; literary productions (n.d.), including manuscripts, speeches, and art; legal documents (1934-1955); and scrapbooks (1862-1938) chronicling the history and contributions of the Ferguson family to Oklahoma. Also included in this...
Dates: 1863-1960

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

Works Progress Administration Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1234
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Book-length manuscripts, research and project reports, and administrative records generated by the W.P.A. Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Projects for Oklahoma during the 1930's. Arranged by county and by subject, there are reports on biographies, birthplaces and homes of prominant Oklahomans, business enterprises and industries, judicial centers, banks and banking, Masonic orders, soil conservation, and land runs; on historic sites, including cemeteries and burial sites, churches and missions, schools, towns and ghost towns, post offices, roads and trails, stage coaches and stagecoach lines, ranches, ruins and antiquities, bridges, crossings and ferries, battlefields, trading posts and stores, military posts and camps, and the state parks; on Indians of North America in Oklahoma, including agencies and reservations, treaties,...
Dates: 1937-1941