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Victor Emmanuel Harlow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1048
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Publisher. Notes, research materials, and a rough draft of Harlow's book "Jesus the Man"; other religious monographs by Harlow; and a manuscript copy of Oklahoma City businessman Charles F. Colcord's memoirs.
Dates: 1859-1950

Violona Cutler Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-949
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Publications and manuscripts regarding social work among the aged, young and physically handicapped in Oklahoma.
Dates: 1929-1953

W. H. Brown Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-770
Scope and Contents Judge. Typescript by Brown chronicling the invention of the parking meter in Oklahoma City and Brown's role in its development.
Dates: 1969

Walter E. Lewis Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2149
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Amateur ornithologist. Two handwritten manuscripts (c. 1920) including "Birds in Northwest Oklahoma (Panhandle): Another Look, Sixty Years Later;" eight letters (1922-1932) between Walter E. Lewis and Margaret Nice; four letters (1990-1991) between John Tomer and Wayne S. Lewis; and a pamphlet (n.d.) about Walter Lewis as a candidate for the office of Oklahoma state representative.
Dates: 1920-1991

Walter Muir Whitehill Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1960
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Author. A manuscript (1967) by Whitehill, entitled "Dumbarton Oaks - The History of a Georgetown House and Garden, 1800-1966" with handwritten notes.
Dates: 1967

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

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 1925-1959) regarding Campbell's writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964

Weldon Hill Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1238
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Manuscripts of books and short stories by Hill, using both his pen name and his real name, William R. Scott.
Dates: 1957-1968

William Burchardt Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-781
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Author. Correspondence to and from Burchardt concerning the Western Writers of America Association (1960-1965). Also numerous manuscripts of short stories and articles by Burchardt (fiction and non-fiction) concerning the American West.
Dates: 1960-1965

William C. Brinkley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2537
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Author and journalist. Brinkley's manuscripts and galley proofs (1948-88) for "Quicksand" "The Fun House" "Don't Go Near the Water" "Breakpoint" "The Last Ship" "The Two Susans" "The Ninety and Nine" "The Texas Peeper" "The Peeper" "Refuge" "All the Trumpets Sounded" "Washington Monument" "One More Invasion" and "The Admiral's Tennis Pro;" clippings, reviews, and business letters (1945-93) arranged by title of book."Life" magazine (1950-57) materials, including text pieces, background notes, and picture stories; correspondence with publishers and agents and biographical information (1938-93); and a diary kept by Brinkley during World War II. Also in the collection are magazine articles (1952-63) from...
Dates: 1938-1993

William Dial Crittendon Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-938
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One vellum document, in French, regarding the sale of an orchard near Orleans, France.
Dates: 1690

William E. Livezey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-362
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Professor. Letters (1932-1940) of recommendation for senior students at the University of Oklahoma for admission to the University's President's Class; corrected manuscripts (n.d.) for "Mahan on Sea Power" (University of Oklahoma Press, 1947) and "The Philippines and the United States" (University of Oklahoma Press, 1951), the latter co-authored with Garel A. Grunder; and correspondence and minutes (1939-1950) of the Board of Governors of the Oklahoma Memorial Union. William Edmund Livezey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1932-1951

William E. Van Cleave Collection

 Collection — Box: V-1
Identifier: WHC-M-636
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Physician. Correspondence (1926-1940); manuscripts by Van Cleave, entitled "Indian Medicine" and "Important Points in the Early Diagnosis of Tuberculosis"; annual reports (1926-1934) of the Choctaw-Chickasaw Sanitorium; issues of the "TB Tom Tom" newsletter (1933); and newspaper clippings about Van Cleave and his work at the Sanitorium. William E. Van Cleave Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926-1940

William Elsey Connelley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-126
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Author. Correspondence (ca. 1923) regarding the Bender family of Kansas, and the genealogy of families in Big Sandy Valley, Kentucky; notebooks (ca. 1854-1913) concerning the American Civil War, linguistics, William Quantrill, Kansas Indians, and Kansas history prior to the 20th century; clippings (ca. 1855-1900) concerning Kansas Indians and history; manuscripts (ca. 1902) concerning politics, Indian mythology, folklore, linguistics and Kansas history; pamphlets (1857-1925); and diaries (1858-1911) of George Ela recounting his Civil War experiences, and of Connelley.
Dates: 1854-1925

William H. McKinney Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1206
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A poem by McKinney written in the Choctaw language and entitled"Iti Hishi Yama Isht Chit Haya Va Lihohe" or "A Leaf That Reminds Me of Thee." An English translation is included.
Dates: 1878

William Matthew Tilghman 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

William Woodrow Savage, Jr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1795
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Historian. Original typescripts and/or galley proofs (1973-1977) for three of Savage's books, including "Cowboy Life" "The Frontier" and "The Cherokee Strip Livestock Association: The Impact of Federal Regulations" and "Indian Life Transforming: An American Myth" along with correspondence and papers (1981-2000) relating to comparative frontier studies at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1973-2000

Winnfield Russell Pender Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1214
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Author. An unpublished novel by Pender entitled "The Treasure of Montezuma" which recounts an adventure-filled search for the fabled Aztec treasure.
Dates: 1959

Winnie M. Dawson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-957
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Teacher. Manuscripts (1952-1967) regarding the history of Wanette, Oklahoma and its schools, along with Protestant hymnals (1911-1913). Winnie M. Dawson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1911-1967

Works Progress Administration Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Project 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