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A. D. Jones Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1531
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sayre and Weatherford, Oklahoma Territory and state. Included are scenes of schools, businesses, and the football team of the Southwestern Normal School of Weatherford, Oklahoma. A photograph of the school at Mountain View, Oklahoma Territory is also in the collection.
Dates: 1898-1909

A. M. Seran Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1461
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Wewoka, Indian Territory and state, cotton gins, businesses, and a Democratic Party celebration. Also included are scenes of Seminole Indian cemeteries and tribal voting. A.M. Seran Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1875-1920

Agatha R. Thornton Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2167
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Teacher. Collection includes printed materials (1919-1931) on educational activities at the University of Oklahoma and Lahoma High School, Lahoma, Oklahoma; four letters from students (1926); four gradebooks (1926); and miscellaneous items such as greeting cards and a library card.
Dates: 1919-1931

Alfred Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).
Dates: 1842-1931

Alice Timmons Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1626
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Boyce and Alice Timmons, Cherokee Indians, Osage Indians, and the Tyner family.
Dates: 1899-1975

Alvin J. Herring Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1637
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of farming and coal mining near Chelsea, Oklahoma. The collection also includes street scenes in Chelsea. Alvin J. Herring Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1938

Amy Perkins and J. T. Perkins Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1145
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Osage and Kaw Indians, oil wells, farming scenes, schools, and scenes of Guymon and Tonkawa, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1888-1904

Andrew Alexander Forbes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1658
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives, taken by Andrew Alexander Forbes. Includes scenes of the range cattle industry in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, sodhouses, railroad construction, the United States Army, buffalo, andalso of Sac and Fox and Cheyenne Indians.
Dates: 1880-1900

Anna Iverson Hollem Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1178
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of a sod school house in Woods County, and the Trekell and Rounds Lumber Yard in Lawton, Oklahoma. Anna Iversen Hollem Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1901

Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1185
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Ross and Murrell families, the Cherokee Male Seminary, and of students and the campus of the Cherokee Female Seminary. Also included in the collection is a portrait of Mock, a Sac and Fox Indian. Anne Ross Piburn Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1860-1910

Armentrout Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1549
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, farming, businesses, railroads and industry.
Dates: 1889-1910

Arthur James Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1679
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.
Dates: 1910-1940

Arthur W. Evans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1770
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Collector. Correspondence (1906–1968); certificates (1891–1918); and news clippings (1928–1939) regarding University of Oklahoma president Arthur Grant Evans, federal funding for schools in Indian Territory, the issue of separate statehood for Oklahoma and Indian territories, and Evans’s participation in the United States’ propaganda effort in World War I; a typescript regarding the history (1816–1831) of the Presbyterian church and missions in the eastern Cherokee Nation; a diary (1887) of A. G. Evans; and original records (1830–1857) of the New Echota Church in the Cherokee Nation, as recorded by Samuel A. Worcester, church clerk. Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1830-1968

Beth West Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2584
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School teacher. Subject files (1913-1983) containing correspondence, diaries, family history, and school yearbooks relating to West's career as a school teacher, her student activities at Alva High School and Northwestern State Teachers College, Alva, Oklahoma, and her participation in organizations such as the Oklahoma Heritage Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dates: 1913-1983

Boomer Literature Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-758
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Flyers, leaflets, and handbills advertising the lands in Oklahoma Territory, both settled and unsettled. Also contains a proclamation (1893) by Territorial Governor William Renfrow and a commencement ceremony program (1882) from Indian University in Muskogee, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1859-1905

C. H. Detrick Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo D-10
Identifier: WHC-P-1112
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Apache, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians. Includes Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and the Indian School at Fort Sill, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1880-1930

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 Anderson Nothstein Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-443
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Collector. Clippings, programs, and a souvenir booklet, all from Hennessey, Oklahoma. Charles Anderson Nothstein Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1902-1913

Charles Anderson Nothstein Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1621
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Hennessey and Kingfisher, Oklahoma Territory and state, along with scenes of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch. Charles Anderson Nothstein Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1907

Charles F. Midkiff Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1414
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Pauls Valley, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. The collection includes scenes of businesses and schools. Charles F. Midkiff Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1897-1906

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

Choctaw Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-105
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Legislation, laws and resolutions (1896-1910) of the Choctaw Nation; typescripts of newspaper articles (1868-1936) concerning elections, allotment of tribal lands, and the Dawes Commission; and four ledgers containing the journals and minutes (1902-1911) of the Choctaw National Council.
Dates: 1868-1936

Christopher James Huggard Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1069
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Huggard’s master’s thesis (1987)“The Role of the Family in Settling the Cherokee Outlet” with chapters regarding the land run of 1893, settlement and housing patterns, and interaction with neighbors. Also in this collection is a paper by Huggard later published in the Chronicles of Oklahoma, titled “Culture Mixing: Everyday Life Among the Choctaw in the Mid-Nineteenth Century” and a postcard (1989) commemorating the Land Run of 1889.
Dates: 1987-1989

Clyde Danner Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-148
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Teacher. Teaching contracts (1894-1926) for P.M. Danner from Arkansas, and Beckham and Caddo Counties, Oklahoma; and a land patent (1906), a warranty deed (1915) and clippings (1941-1945). Clyde Danner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1894-1945

Colonial Dames Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-922
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Correspondence (1859 1862) dealing with Spencer Academy and the Choctaw Indians; correspondence (1864-1871) concerning the Omaha Mission in Nebraska; correspondence (1861-1864) dealing with the Civil War; and correspondence (1852-1894) of Charles S. Rogers to Mrs. O.S. Lee.
Dates: 1852-1894

Corn Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-838
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Arapaho, Clinton, Corn and Thomas, Oklahoma. Also included are scenes of agriculture, dust storms, funerals, houses, churches, and schools. The majority of the collection deals with the Mennonites in Washita County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1890-1977

Cunningham-Dillion Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1667
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Vince Dillion photographs of the Miller Brothes 101 Wild West Show and Ranch. Included are scenes of cowboys, cowgirls, and Indian performers, along with photographs of Pawnee Bill's Old Town, Ponca City, and Fairfax Oklahoma.
Dates: 1910-1930

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1957

David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1187
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of David Ross Boyd, his family, scenes from the first ten years of the University of Oklahoma, including the first faculty, students and buildings. The collection also contains images of the Rough Riders Reunion at Oklahoma City in 1910. David Ross Boyd Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1930

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969