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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

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

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 C. Bush, II, Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

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
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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

Royden James Dangerfield Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-147
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) of both published and unpublished works by Dangerfield, including a history of Oklahoma political campaign platforms from 1890-1914 "The Hidden Weapon: The Story of Economic Warfare" co-authored with David L. Gordon, and others dealing with international relations and Oklahoma state and local government; reprints (1914-1940); and research notes (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) concerning the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889, Oklahoma politics, international law, and international relations, including research material for "The Hidden Weapon" concerning the Allied blockade of Germany during World War II.

Dates: 1914-1948

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

William Matthew Tilghman Collection

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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