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Andrew N. “Jack” Boatman Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-47
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Attorney. Correspondence regarding Oklahoma politics and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, of which Boatman was president in 1924 and 1925.

Dates: 1922-1951

Charles Nathaniel Haskell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-262
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1863-1929) concerning Haskell's political career; speeches (1907-1952) made by Haskell; newspaper clippings (1908-1938); and notes (n.d.) concerning Haskell's involvement with the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Charles N. Haskell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1863-1929

Frankie Colbert Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1716
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Correspondence (1927-1980) regarding William Henry Murray, Sr. (Governor of Oklahoma, 1931-1935), Johnston Murray (Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-1955), Burbank Murray and Massena Bancroft Murray, William H. Murray, Sr.'s sons, and Frankie Colbert (Mrs. Massena B.) Murray; printed material (1924-1950) regarding the Democratic Party; and clippings (1950-1985) regarding William H. Murray and Johnston Murray. Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1924-1985

Henry Simpson Johnston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-323
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1900-1960) relating to Johnston's political and legal careers, and to his affiliation with various fraternal organizations; speeches and other papers (1914-1930) relating to his election campaigns; legal papers (1909-1934) documenting court cases with which Johnston was involved; and printed material and newspaper clippings (1920-1960) collected by Johnston. Henry S. Johnston Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1891-1960

James A. Harris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-259
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Businessman. Correspondence (1900-1943) concerning Harris's activities with the Oklahoma Republican Party, of which he was state chairman, 1909-1924; legal correspondence, papers, deeds, and mortagages (1900-1947) from Harris's real estate business in Wagoner, Oklahoma; clippings (1914-1918); accounts and receipts (1853) from Harvey Harris, James Harris's father; and a genealogy (1924) of the Harris family.

Dates: 1853-1947

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".

Dates: 1909-1941

John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641
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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.

Dates: 1903-1948

John R. Clarke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-108
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Politician. Correspondence (1926) to Clarke from Henry S. Johnston and others, concerning political issues and Clarke's campaign for the 1926 gubernatorial election in Oklahoma; and pamphlets (1926) from Clarke's campaign. The collection also includes a letter (1932) to Clarke from Franklin D. Roosevelt concerning Clarke's platform.

Dates: 1926-1932

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of...
Dates: 1900-1956

Robert Boyd Morford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-417
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Real estate agent. General business correspondence (1909-1929) concerning Morford's real estate business and the development of a cotton mill in Lawton, Oklahoma; political correspondence (1916-1929) with Senator John W. Harreld of Oklahoma and others; Republican party campaign literature (1936, 1940); and clippings (1913-1940).

Dates: 1909-1940

Royden James Dangerfield Collection

 Collection
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

W.A. (Pat) Murphy Collection

 Collection — Box: M-21
Identifier: WHC-M-428
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Correspondence (1936-1947) regarding family matters, Murphy's service as Oklahoma State Commissioner of Labor, and his retirement from public service; certificates (1896-1939); clippings (1933-1950) regarding Murphy, and state and national labor concerns; publications (1936-1947), including pamphlets on national labor affairs; pocket notebooks and address books; and a guest register (1952) from Murphy's funeral. William Albert Patrick Murphy Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1896-1952

William Aylor Berry Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-37
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Lawyer. Campaign material (1950) from Berry's race for the Democratic nomination to the Fifth Oklahoma Congressional District, including press releases, radio spots, speeches, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; and a scrapbook (1941-1946) with material about Berry's experiences as a Japanese prisoner of war in the Philippines. William Aylor Berry Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1941-1950

William Monroe Franklin Collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-205
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Attorney and state senator. Printed materials (1926-1947) concerning the Oklahoma Farmers' Union and Franklin's political campaigns; copies of laws (1905-1945) drafted by Franklin; his speeches (1915-1916); newspaper clippings (1943-1957) containing his editorials; and some biographical material (1874-1958).

Dates: 1874-1958

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