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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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1940

Elenore Wyskup Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1656
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Polish-Americans from central Oklahoma. The collection contains individual studio portraits, along with scenes of weddings, businesses, and farming.
Dates: 1903-1914

Enyard W. Gentry Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1664
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Porum, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including photographs of businesses, railroads, school children, farming, ranching, mining and family portraits.
Dates: 1890-1945

Evelyn Hughes Shumard Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1672
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sapulpa, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, along with images of Oklahoma City, Fort Reno and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fort Smith, Arkansas, businesses, schools, oil wells, railroads, and cotton ginning. The collection also includes scenes of Creek, Comanche, Apache, and Yuchi Indians and the Euchee Mission near Sapulpa, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1895-1940

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

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1916

Henrietta Novy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1569
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Czech Americans from the towns of Bison, Goltry, Banner and Prague, Oklahoma. The collection includes scenes of weddings, schools, churches, and farming.
Dates: 1894-1935

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1669
Scope and Contents Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.
Dates: 1925-1955

John Dunn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1583
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, parades and schools.
Dates: 1890-1910

Kiowa County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1692
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of Chickasha, Indian Territory; Mountain Park, Cooperton, Roosevelt, Cold Springs, Newkirk, Enid, Hobart and Lone Wolf, Oklahoma. Also photographs of farming, businesses, railroads, and the oil industry. Also scenes of Comanche, Kiowa and Apache Indians with photographs of Delos Lone Wolf, Geronimo and Quanah Parker.
Dates: 1870-1948

Mary Graham Giles Paine Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1628
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Pauls Valley, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including scenes of businesses, school children, cotton marketing, and churches. The collection also includes photographs of the towns of Wynnewood, Indian Territory, and Sulphur, Oklahoma. Mary Graham Giles Paine Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1950

Myrtle Warren Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1526
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, and Pawhuska and Dewey, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1894-1908

R. H. Wessel Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1563
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Frederick and Manitou, Oklahoma, including scenes of businesses, farming, and city streets. The collection also contains a photograph of Theodore Roosevelt and his friends on a wolf hunt near Frederick, Oklahoma in 1905.
Dates: 1902-1949

Saint Gregory's Abbey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1524
Scope and Contents Blacka nd white copy prints of Sacred Heart Mission, Abbey and College, along with scenes of St. Gregory's College and Abbey, St. Benedict's Mission, and St. Patrick's Mission, all in Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of students, members of monastic orders, and construction of the schools and abbeys.
Dates: 1892 - 1974

Saint John's Protestant Episcopal Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1813
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Six roll books (ca. 1938-ca. 1942) of the Sunday School; reports (1940) of the rector, wardens, and vestrymen; a report (1940) of the Secretary of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of the Diocese of Oklahoma; a report (1935-1941) of property added and improvements made; a report (1942) on construction; two bulletins (Apr.-May 1942); and the Constitution and Canons (1939) of the Diocese of Oklahoma, Protestant Episcopal Church, all from St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1935-1942

William B. Randall Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1635
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of oil drilling activities in Osage County, Oklahoma Territory, and scenes of the towns of Ramona, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, Claremore, Webbers Falls, Dewey, Tulsa, Miami, Bartlesville, Garvin, Avant, and Skiatook, Oklahoma. The collection also contains scenes of the U.S. Army, railroads, busineses, and schools. William B. Randall Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1930

William Vance Shook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-562
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Minister. A typewritten autobiography (1953) of the Rev. W. Vance Shook, a Methodist circuit-rider in Oklahoma, describing the churches he founded and pastored; newspaper clippings (1938-1957) regarding the death of Shook's wife, Lottie Lee, and the establishment of the Methodist Episcopal Churches in Putnam City (Okla.) and at Eighth and Lee Streets in Oklahoma City; and publications (1918-1935), including a booklet regarding the history of the Methodist Church in Logan County, Oklahoma, and programs from the Putnam City and Eighth and Lee Streets Methodist Churches. William Vance Shook Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1954

Works Progress Administration Historic Sites and Federal Writers' Project Collection

 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