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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

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

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

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

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

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

Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-264
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Transcripts of interviews with pioneers who took part in the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma, with accompanying township maps showing the homesteads of settlers. The collection also includes historical and cultural information about the Indian tribes, including the Tonkawa, Kansa (Kaw) and Ponca, that lived in the eastern portion of the Cherokee Strip. The final part of the collection consists of correspondence and field notebooks written by Orville Stanley Smith and Theodore H. Barrett during an 1871 survey of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation in Dakota Territory. Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1832-1958

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Emmett Caldwell Searcy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-547
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Businessman. Correspondence (1902) and manuscripts regarding the Red Moon Indian Boarding School for Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians; musical scores by Mrs. Kate Searcy; publications by temperance societies; items from the World's Fairs of 1893 and 1904; correspondence (1933-1934) from a veteran of the Battle of the Washita of 1868 describing General Custer's role and the conflict in general; and textbooks (1832-1866).
Dates: 1832-1934

Folsom Training School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2191
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School. Business and legal records (1922-1975) of the Folsom Training School, a Methodist mission school for Indians located in Smithville, Oklahoma; Folsom Reunion Association correspondence and mailing lists (1968, 1985-1986); history of Sealey Chapel Methodist Church with announcements (1966, 1970, 1981-1986) of Folsom reunions; and an article concerning the school.
Dates: 1920-1986

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1887-1950

George J. and Ione Kubik papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2710
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Educator. Correspondence and scrapbooks (1924-1997) from the life of Tulsa, Oklahoma school teacher and principal George J. Kubik and his wife, Ione. George Kubik graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1939 with a Master of Arts degree in history.
Dates: 1924 - 1997

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

Lida White Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-662
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Teacher. White taught in Oklahoma and Wyoming at secondary schools, and at the Oklahoma Methodist University. Correspondence (1891-1952) includes her employment, her historical research, her investments in Montana real estate and oil in Oklahoma, and personal matters with family and friends. Teaching certificates and notes from college courses, thesis, and memorabilia from Park College. Journal (1891-1907) along with items from the Old Regime (Literary group) and miscellaneous personal items. Post cards, Christmas cards, address books, newspapers, pamphlets, and booklets. Interviews (1934-1942) that White conducted with elderly Indians in Tulsa, Oklahoma and with early settlers of the Oklahoma City area, along with others around the state. Some of these are typed, while all have the original notes. Notes on education in Oklahoma, especially the different schools...
Dates: 1891-1952

Mary E. Grimes Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1038
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Teacher. Correspondence (1916-1950) with family and friends; diaries (1919 and 1941); and photographs, scrapbooks, and sheet music reflecting Grimes' life and career as a music teacher at Walters (Oklahoma) High School, and her community service activities.
Dates: 1910-1950

Maurice H. Merrill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2031
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Attorney. Correspondence of Merrill; class notes taken by Maurice and Orpha Merrill; printed material, including copies of the Phi Beta Kappa Key (1911-1918), the Supreme Court Reporter (1964-1975), and proceedings (1959-1975) of the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Law.
Dates: ca. 1903-1975

Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1232
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Correspondence, publications, reports and business records of the Oklahoma Indian Rights Association, regarding its advocacy of Indian civil rights and its involvement with various Oklahoma Indian tribes. Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1941-1981

Oscar William Davison Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-150
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Educator. Reports, circulars, press releases, newsletters, correspondence, and clippings (1940-1949) relating to legislative programs sponsored by the Oklahoma Education Association for state education and its funding.
Dates: 1940-1949

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 photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956

Pauls Valley State Training School for Boys Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1874
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State reformatory. General correspondence (1924-1932); annual reports (1910-1936); storekeeper daily reports (1936-1939); commitment and parole records (1924-1929); grade books (1924-1929); requisitions (1927-1938); remittance books (1931-1933); and related financial records (1924-1933), all reflecting the operation of Oklahoma's state reformatory for boys at Pauls Valley. Oklahoma State Training School for Boys Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1910-1939

Ruth Brewer Stith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-596
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Editor. Correspondence (1910, 1931) concerning the works of Theodore F. Brewer, and short manuscripts by Brewer concerning the Methodist Church in Indian Territory, and entitled"The Indians of Oklahoma" "Historical Sketch of our Work in Oklahoma" "Work Among the Indians" "Muskogee Ministerial Association" "Meeting of the General Board of Education" and "Spaulding Female College." Also included is a manuscript poem (1863) entitled "Red Shiloh" attributed to Brewer, and purportedly written after his participation in the Battle of Shiloh.
Dates: 1863-1931

Samuel W. Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1219
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Teacher. Correspondence (1876-1939), mostly between Robertson and his parents, William S. and Ann Eliza Worcester Robertson, Presbyterian missionaries to the Creek Indians, regarding family life and activities at Tullahassee Mission, Indian Territory; and an autobiography of Samuel W. Robertson and biographical information on his parents.
Dates: 1876-1939

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