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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

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

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

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

Cortez Arthur Milton Ewing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-190
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (1933-1961) of Ewing's papers on political theory, and his book "Essentials of American Government"; research materials (ca. 1930-1960); including information on impeachment and primary elections; lecture notes (ca. 1920-1930), and other teaching materials (ca. 1930-1960); correspondence (ca. 1930-1960); and speeches (ca. 1920-1950), all relating to American government.
Dates: 1910-1961

Denton Jaques Snider Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-580
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Philosopher. A handwritten manuscript for a book by Snider entitled"A Biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson" published by the William Harvey Miner Company of St. Louis in 1921.
Dates: 1921

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

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

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

Floyd C. Miller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1702
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Author. Corrected manuscripts and galleyproofs of Miller's book"Bill Tilghman: Marshal of the Last Frontier" published in 1968.
Dates: ca. 1968

Frank Bryan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-65
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Geologist. Correspondence (1928-1932) concerning arrowheads with Gilbert Floyd of England and others; two copies of a manuscript entitled "The Llano Estacado" and one copy of a manuscript entitled "Lewisville: Its Place in the Pleistocene Picture." Frank Bryan Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1958

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

Harold Keith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-335
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Publicist. Professional correspondence (1928-1992), personal correspondence (1922-1987), personal records (1903-1987), author subject files (1900-1984), typescripts and manuscripts (1938-1986), publications (1928-1987), financial records (1930-1993), and memorabilia from the life and career of Harold Keith, author of children's stories Rifles for Watie, and Boys' Life of Will Rogers; and former sports information director of the University of Oklahoma. Also included are programs (1930-1970) of University of Oklahoma athletic events, and correspondence (1942-1946) from University of Oklahoma students and alumni, mostly athletes, serving in the United States Armed Forces during World War II, to Harold Keith and members of the University of Oklahoma Athletic Department.
Dates: 1900-1993

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

Horace Cornelius Peterson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-488
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Professor. Manuscripts and galley proofs of, and correspondence (ca. 1939) regarding Peterson's books"Propaganda for War" and "Opponents of War"; scrapbooks (ca. 1939) with reviews of his books; Peterson's research notes (n.d.) regarding the loyalty oath in Oklahoma; typescript of a journal (1918-1919) kept by Ike Hoover, a member of the American peace negotiating team in Paris after World War I; and publications (1918-1951) regarding World War I, and propaganda. Also in this collection is an account (1952), by Alfred B. Sears, of Peterson's accidental death in the University of Oklahoma's Gittinger Hall. Horace Cornelious Peterson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1951

Irvin Hurst Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-303
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Author. Manuscript (1957) of Hurst's book"The 46th Star" the story of Oklahoma's Constitutional Convention, including Hurst's corrections.
Dates: 1957

J. Clyde Wheeler Collection

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1305
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Clergyman. An autographed book manuscript (1955) by Wheeler entitled "Here Lies Our Hope" about the history of the Christian faith, 1943-1955.
Dates: 1943-1955

Jerome Dowd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-979
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Sociologist. Personal correspondence and manuscripts of books and articles written by Dowd while a professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma from 1907 to 1947. The manuscripts include two copies of Dowd's book"The Negro in American Life" (1926); three unpublished manuscripts entitled "Seeing the World by Tramping and Ford Car" (1939)"The New World as Viewed by the Prophets and Interpreted by Jerome Dowd" (1943), and "Social Aspects of Art" (n.d.), and two article-length manuscripts dealing with Oklahoma prison reform and juvenile delinquency. Jerome Dowd Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1943

John Lynn Newland Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-436
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Newspaper editor. A manuscript (n.d.) of "The Editor's Story" by John Lynn Newland. Mrs. John Lynn Newland Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: unspecified

John M. Virden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1352
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U.S. Air Force officer. Correspondence (1953-1958) regarding Col. Virden's writings and other subjects; newspaper and magazine articles (1951-1968) by and about Virden, and one book-length manuscript (ca. 1965) entitled "Andrew J. Byrne" written by U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin, with Virden's assistance. Principal correspondents in this collection include James M. Gavin, Carl Albert, Neill Bohlinger, Walker D. Grisso and Arthur McAnally. John M. Virden Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1951-1968

Kent Ruth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1792
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Author. Original manuscript, first proof, and plate proof of Ruth's book"Colorado Vacations" published by the Alfred A. Knopf Co. in 1959, along with personal and professional correspondence (1920s-1980s); research files (1956-1988) for various projects; drafts, story lines, and manuscripts (1928-1965) for articles and books; travel columns (1971-1985); trip notes (1950-1985); and general research notes (1962-1990). Kent Ruth Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1920-1990

Lester Hargrett Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-253
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Writer and bibliographer. Manuscript, galley sheets, and page prints (1951) of "Oklahoma Imprints"; and photocopies of manuscripts (1836 and 1881) relating to the extension of the western boundary of Arkansas and the granting of a right-of-way to the Chicago, Texas and Mexican Railway Company and to the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company.
Dates: 1951

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

Marion Sherwood Lahman Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-350
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Botanist. A manuscript (1950) with drawings of "Some Cacti of Our Southwest" by Lahman; papers (1936) from the meetings of the Cactus and Succulent Society of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and botanical illustrations (1950) of western wildflowers, painted by Lahman in watercolor. Marion Sherwood Lahman Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1936-1950

Max Leon Moorhead Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1208
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Historian. Correspondence (1962-1976), manuscripts (1960's), photocopied documents, research notes, lectures, student papers, book reviews, reprints and other printed materials relating to Moorhead's teaching of Latin American history at the University of Oklahoma and to his publications about Jacob de Ugarte y Loyola, the presidio, other Spanish colonial institutions in the Southwest, and the Indians of Mexico and the southwestern United States. Max L. Moorhead Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1962-1976

Neil Merton Judd Collection

 Collection — Box: J-14
Identifier: WHC-M-1967
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Archaeologist. Manuscripts of Judd's book"The Architecture of Pueblo Bonito" published by the Smithsonian Institution (1964), and articles for publication (1964-1967); and a bibliography of his publications (1968).
Dates: ca. 1964-ca. 1967

Patricia K. Ourada Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1212
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Historian. An annotated manuscript for Ourada's book "The Menominee Indians: A History.".
Dates: 1979

Peter J. Powell Collection

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1215
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Priest. An unedited version of Powell's book "Sweet Medicine", published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 1969, which discusses the Cheyenne Indians' Sun Dance and other religious ceremonies.
Dates: 1930-1960

Ramon Frederick Adams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2
Scope and Contents Writer. Manuscripts of three of Adams’s books, “A Genius in Chaps,” “Cowboy Lingo,” and “Come an’ Get It,” along with his correspondence (1942–1958) with other writers, collectors of western lore, fans, and publishers.
Dates: 1942-1958