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A. N. Howe Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2531
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Cowboy. Typescript (n.d.) of a personal reminiscence by Howe regarding his experience in the West including visits to Dodge City, Kansas, Beaver County, Oklahoma, and No Man's Land. Also included are words to a song entitled "The Little Old Sod Shanty on My Claim.".
Dates: 1883-1938

Al Dewlen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-962
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Author. A manuscript of Dewlen's award-winning book "Twilight of Honor" published by McGraw-Hill in 1961, with accompanying research notes.
Dates: 1961

Albert Daniel Wright Collection

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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

Albert Hamilton Black Collection

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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

Albert J. Kirkpatrick Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2158
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Pianist. Musical score (n.d.) entitled "Grand River Suite" written for string orchestra by S.A. McReynolds along with original compositions (1932-1968), travel sketches, and short stories (c.1963-1968) by Kirkpatrick. Also included are sound recordings (c.1940) of Kirkpatrick playing his compositions.
Dates: 1932-1968

Alberta Anne Wilson Constant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2045
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Author. Correspondence (1930-1983) of Edwin and Alberta Constant with friends, publishing companies and agents, regarding family affairs, the publication and distribution of Mrs. Constant's works, and Mrs. Constant's public appearances; publicity materials (n.d.); subject and reference files (n.d.); fiction and nonfiction manuscripts (n.d.) by Mrs. Constant; and publications (1945-1953), including newsletters, magazines and journals, containing articles or stories by Mrs. Constant. Alberta Wilson Constant Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1930-1983

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

Alice Lee Marriott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-374
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Anthropologist. Correspondence (1926-1976) research notes and printed materials (1930-1968) collected by Marriott while researching her numerous books and articles on Native Americans. Included in the collection are manuscripts of her books"Maria, the Potter of San Ildefonso" "The Ten Grandmothers" "Little Annie" and "The Valley Below." Alice Lee Marriott Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926-1976

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

Angie Elbertha Debo Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-967
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Historian. A galley proof and the original typescript for Debo's book"Geronimo" published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1966; correspondence (1967-1972) written by Debo on behalf of Alaskan Indians to regain their tribal lands, and newspaper clippings (1953-1954) of Debo's column in the Daily Oklahoman. Also included in this collection is one file of correspondence (1939-1972) between Debo and officials of the Princeton University Press regarding the publication of her controversial book"And Still the Waters Run".

Debo's book "Geronimo" can be found in the Western History Library and the Main Library at E 99 .A6 G324.
Dates: 1939-1976

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

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

Arthur Barto Adams Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2511
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Professor. A manuscript (1924) for "Economics of Business Cycles" written by Adams and published in 1925. Dr. Arthur B. Adams was Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Economics at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1924

Arthur Norris Bragg Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1987
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Zoologist. Correspondence (1946-1967) with professional colleagues and associates regarding Bragg's research and publications; reprints of articles (1934-1968) regarding his subject field; and galley proofs and book manuscripts authored by Bragg regarding amphibious creatures and the zoology of Oklahoma. Arthur N. Bragg Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1934-1968

Bert R. Utterback Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1926
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Author. Manuscripts and typescripts (n.d.) of short stories by Utterback with reminiscences of territorial and early statehood-era New Mexico, with descriptions of cowboys, ranches, and social life and conditions.
Dates: 1988

Bertram C. Broome Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-772
Abstract Author. Manuscripts of fictional stories by Broome relating to the late 1800's in the American Southwest, including "Pagan of the Mesa" "Navajo Gold""Injun Toll" and "Trail Dust"; correspondence (1927-1934); and watercolors and ink drawings by Broome.
Dates: 1890-1937

Bessie Holland Heck Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2543
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Author. "Danger on the Homestead" by Bessie Holland Heck, Levite of Apache Publishers, Norman, Oklahoma, 1991. Typewritten manuscripts, galley proofs, and author's advance copy with corrections.
Dates: 1991

Bill Snodgrass Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-1743
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A term paper by Snodgrass entitled"Early Development of Labor Unions in Oklahoma" detailing the rise of labor guilds, brotherhoods and unions in Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1959

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

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 B. Rhodes Collection

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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 C. Bush, II, Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-73
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Professor. Instructional materials and student papers from collegiate history courses at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts and published materials regarding various historical events; correspondence to and from Bush regarding historical events and research; and an original letter (1829) regarding Tecumseh and the Battle of the Thames of 1813, written by a soldier who participated in the battle. Charles C. Bush Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1829-1965

Charles Elijah Decker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-154
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University of Oklahoma professor. General correspondence (1911-1957); papers (1923-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the geology fraternity, Sigma Gamma Epsilon; correspondence (1925-1942), membership lists, and expense records (1934-1935) from the Oklahoma Academy of Science; manuscripts, reprints and research correspondence (1932-1934, n.d.) from Decker's research on Oklahoma geology and on graptolites; correspondence (1925-1946) and notebooks (n.d.) concerning the Methodist Episcopal Church in Norman, Oklahoma; correspondence and printed material (1931-1952) concerning the University of Oklahoma; and correspondence and printed material (1913-1955) from various universities and geological associations. Charles Elijah Decker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1957

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

Charles Francis Xavier King Collection

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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

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8607
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

Charles W. Hamilton Collection

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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

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

Cleo Eugene Heflin Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1067
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Author. Correspondence, research notes, journal articles and one manuscript of an unpublished article regarding the Caddo Indians. Cleo Eugene Heflin Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1950-1981

Co-Operative Publishing Company Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-129
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Unpublished manuscripts entitled "Early History of the Co-Operative Publishing Co." "History of the State Capital" describing the Oklahoma State Capital Printing Company printing plant, and "An Historical and Economical Brief of Guthrie and Logan County, Oklahoma.".
Dates: ca. 1900