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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

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 Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered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

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

Dovie Jones Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1142
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Armstrong Academy for Choctaws and of the Choctaw criminal, Johnson Jacob. Dovie Jones Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880

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

Emma H. DeKnight Collection

 Item — Box: D-31
Identifier: WHC-M-969
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Teacher. A diary (1886-1892) kept by DeKnight, relating her experiences as a teacher at the Chilocco Indian School and the Otoe School at the Red Rock Indian Agency, both in Indian Territory. The primary emphasis of the diary is on the time Deknight spent among the Otos and includes a list (1887) of her Oto students.
Dates: 1886-1892

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

Frank Phillips Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1133
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1870-1930

Gray Horse: St. John's School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1042
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Textbooks used in the St. John's School for Osage Indian Boys, operated by the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of nearby Pawhuska. St. John's School Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1843-1902

Indian Schools Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1404
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the Male and Female Cherokee Seminaries, the Chilocco Indian School, the Chickasaw Orphanage, Rock Academy, Collins Institute, and the Harley Institute.
Dates: unknown

James Ross Ramsay Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1218
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Missionary. A typescript of Ramsay's autobiography, in which he recounts his education and experiences as a Presbyterian missionary among the Seminoles, hardships during the Civil War, and accounts of medical treatments.
Dates: ca. 1890

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

Mrs. Wayne Hill Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1140
Scope and Contents Black and white prints of students, faculty and the campus of Bloomfield Academy, a Chickasaw Indian School for girls.
Dates: 1880-1900

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

Robb Moore Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1226
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Collector. Typescript of a manuscript entitled "Thirty-Two Years in the United States Indian Service" by Ora Padgett, regarding his experiences in that organization, along with another typescript by Padgett entitled "The American Reservation.".
Dates: 1914-1949

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

Sapulpa (Oklahoma) Euchee Boarding School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1797
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United States Indian Service School. Ledgers (1915-1918) recording supplies used by the school and listing the number of teachers and students at the school.
Dates: 1915-1918