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Mary Louise Ligon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-358
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Collector. A manuscript (n.d.) describing a saloon fight; a typescript (n.d.) entitled"Fundamental Principals of Plant Breeding" by Isaac C. Renfro; newspaper clippings (1925); and a permit (1906) issued to Elkins, Webster and Bayleas to sell insurance in Indian Territory. Mary Louise Ligon Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1906-1925

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

Micah Pearce Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-577
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Manuscripts by Smith entitled "The Seminole Presbyterian Mission" "Dr. Emmet Starr", and "Daniel Collins Home"; research notes on the Oklahoma towns of Fred, Ninnekah, Chickasha, and Old Bloomfield, along with a biographical questionnaire relating to Rhoda Gunn Colbert Potts, Daniel Collins, and the Colbert family.
Dates: 1930-1936

Mike McCarville Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1382
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Author. A manuscript account of a 1909 lynching in Ada, Oklahoma, written by McCarville; a copy (1957) of Oklahoma City's charter; a program (1965) for a dinner at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in Oklahoma City; and four pieces (n.d.) of United States military scrip. Mike McCarville Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1957-1965

Mildred June Tompkins Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1966
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Mayor. Correspondence (1954-1981), certificates (1953-1981), municipal reports (1948-1961), and agendas and minutes (1954-1981) of the Norman, Oklahoma, city council and of several Norman city government boards, including those governing environmental and noise pollution and the quality of water; publications, including newsletters and brochures published by the League of Women Voters of the United States; and one manuscript, jointly authored by Benson and Cortez A. M. Ewing, regarding presidential nominating politics in 1952. Benson was active in Norman politics and her papers reflect the governance of the municipality for the period 1954-1981.
Dates: 1915-1996

Morris L. Wardell Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8623
Identifier: WHC-M-643
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Historian. Correspondence (1921-1956) concerning Wardell's tenure as a Professor of History and as an Assistant to the President of the University of Oklahoma, concerning student affairs, curriculum, academic department administration, accreditation, military training, housing, post-war planning, and state legislation; academic and admistrative departmental reports (1929-1945); correspondence concerning Wardell's teaching and publishing activities, and his involvement with civic organizations; lecture notes; research materials; and manuscripts regarding the Cherokee and Osage Indians, historic sites in Oklahoma, and the history of the American West. Morris L. Wardell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1921-1956

Mrs. Hugh Hart Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1057
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A history of the Presbyterian Church in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, written by Mrs. Hart.
Dates: 1939

Mrs. O. R. Hisel Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-284
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Historian. Bound typescripts of three unpublished works by Mrs. Hisel entitled "Oklahoma Federation of Music Clubs" (1950) "Missionary Federation of Muskogee, Oklahoma" (1950) and "Presbyterian Pioneers and Personalities, 1825-1951" (1951).
Dates: 1950-1951

Mrs. W. C. Jarboe Collection

 Item
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

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

Nell Kibler Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-926
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Oath of Allegiance (1862) to the United States; a history (1863) of the Confederate Army's Dublin Provost Guard; a letter (1828) from an ancestor of Kibler regarding the hardships of life in Michigan Territory; and schoolbooks (1885-1888) published in the 19th century.
Dates: 1828-1888

Nina Louise Phillipi Pond Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-497
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Homemaker. Typescripts (1893-1950), including the Statement of Intent of the Grant County (Oklahoma) Film Library, and concerning the history of the Grant County Historical Society and of the Medford, Oklahoma Methodist Episcopal Church; programs (1950-1953, 1967) of the Medford Methodist Church, and of various women's civic groups in Medford; minutes (1966-1968), publications (1952-1968) and governing board reports (1965-1967) of the United Methodist Church's Oklahoma Conference Ministry to the Deaf. Nina Phillipi Pond Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1968

Oklahoma Geological Survey Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8509
Identifier: WHC-M-454
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Records of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, including correspondence (1908-1982), area geological reports (1915-1948), and field notes (1908-); reports of the governing board (1974-1979); and book manuscripts and galley proofs (n.d.) regarding Oklahoma geology. Also included is correspondence from the University of Oklahoma Department of Geology and Geography. Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1908-1982

Oren Frank Evans Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-995
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Geology professor. Manuscripts of fiction stories and geological articles by Evans. Oren Frank Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1940-1950

Oscar Brousse Jacobson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-925
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Professor. Newspaper editorial cartoons published during World War I regarding the conflict; publications, plans, papers and blueprints detailing civilian defense of the University of Oklahoma, all dating from World War II; and correspondence, biographies and Jacobson's unpublished manuscript regarding Oklahoma artists and the status of art in Oklahoma through 1930. Oscar Brousse Jacobson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1916-1950

Oscar Wolfe Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1314
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Pipeline Consultant. A two-volume manuscript entitled "The Hydraulic Design of Oil and Gas Pipe Lines" written by Oscar Wolfe.
Dates: 1960

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

Pleasant P. Nesbitt Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1758
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Physician. Typescripts of five articles (n.d.) on medical subjects by Nesbitt, a Tulsa, Oklahoma physician.
Dates: unspecified

Preston Van Buren Duvall Collection

 Item
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 David Bienfang Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-41
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Pharmacist and professor. Bound sketchbooks (1933–1952) of animals and plants; manuscripts (1956–1957), notebooks (1932–1948), and workbooks (1939–1941) written by Bienfang and relating to pharmacognosy; correspondence (1942) and printed material (1944–1945) relating to the role of pharmacy in military history; and Bienfang’s collection of postage stamps and seals (circa 1930–1960). Ralph Bienfang Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1945

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

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

Raymond Stallings McLain Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-395
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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence (1929-1954) concerning McLain's personal and business affairs; orders, memoranda, reports (1920-1937) and correspondence (1939-1940) from McLain's service with the Oklahoma National Guard; speeches (1947-1954) made by McLain as Chief of Information of the U.S. Army and as a member of the National Security Training Commission; typescript account (n.d.) by McLain of his participation as commander of the 45th Division Artillery in the Allied invasion of Sicily during World War II; and a typescript account by McLain of the 45th Division Artillery's role in the Battle of the Aisne (1918) in World War I.
Dates: 1912-1987

Richard Gildart Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2844
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1924-1980); lecture notes and tests for classes in physics taught by Fowler at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1958-1969) for textbooks authored by Fowler; correspondence with Fowler's publishers; research notes (1943-1979) arranged by research project; and project histories and documentation (1952-1972) for contracted research projects conducted by Fowler. Richard Gildart Fowler Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1980

Robert C. Carriker Collection

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-906
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Historian. Manuscript of Carriker's book"Fort Supply, Indian Territory: Frontier Outpost on the Plains" published in 1970 by the University of Oklahoma Press.
Dates: 1970

Robert P. Chaat Collection

 Collection — Box: C-2
Identifier: WHC-M-97
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Clergyman. Minute book (1900-1908) kept by the Secretary of the Apache Indian Mission at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; manuscripts concerning the history of the Dutch Reformed Schools, the Comanche Mission, the Warm Springs Apaches and various Indians' conversions to Christianity; along with booklets, pamphlets, and newsletters regarding the history and constitution of the Dutch Reformed Church. Robert P. Chaat Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1948

Robert R. Benson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-742
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Historian. Manuscripts and typescripts by Benson, regarding Lee Vining Creek, California; the boundaries of New Mexico, Colorado, and the Oklahoma Panhandle; and the Pecos River, the Goodnight Cattle Trail, and several other locales in the American West; along with a history of the American Garden Service. Robert R. Benson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1962

Robert T. Clifton Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-914
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Author. Two manuscript copies of Clifton's book "Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers and Stickers: A Complete and Illustrated Catalogue of Antique Barbed Wire" published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1970.
Dates: 1970

Rollie Lynn Riggs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1817
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Poet and playwright. Correspondence (1921-1936), some with poetry enclosed; newspaper and magazine clippings (1926-1966); and manuscripts (1924-1932) by or regarding Riggs and his works. The collection also includes playbills for a number of his plays. Lynn Riggs Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1921-1966