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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

Mary Edna Burditt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2581
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General correspondence (1892-1972) between members of Edna Lewis Burditt's family, including letters received from Burditt's cousin, William Lewis, while principal of Farris Public School, Farris, Oklahoma, and during army training at Camp Travis, Texas; public school report cards (n.d., 1912-1913); Garvin County teacher's contract (1924); a copy of The East Centralite, Ada, Oklahoma (1919); various news and magazine clippings; handwritten school notebook (n.d.); and school text books including Ray's Elementary Arithmetic and several revised editions of McGuffey's Eclectic Reader.
Dates: 1879-1980

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

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

McKinley Thompson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1167
Scope and Contents Black and white copy print of Wheelock Academy, a school for Choctaw Indians in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1880

Molly Levite Griffis Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1597
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the Levite family and Apache, Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of school children, street scenes, and Levite's store at Apache.
Dates: 1900-1964

Mrs. Alfred Mitchell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1144
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, copy prints and tintypes of a Creek Indian family named Posey, and of the Creek school at Wetumka Mission, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1899-1915

Mrs. E. P. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-574
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Collector. A scrapbook containing clippings regarding the history of Hughes County, Oklahoma, and a hand-drawn map of Hughes County marked with the route of the Texas Road and the locations of Camp Holmes, Oak Ridge Seminary and Edwards' Trading Post.
Dates: 1948

Mrs. J. D. Tannehill Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1154
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of students, faculty and the campus of Tuskahoma Female Institute, a Choctaw school for girls at Tuskahoma, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1896

Mrs. Jack R. Mills Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1601
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the towns of Jet, Enid, and Marshall, Oklahoma, along with those of Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma and Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Dates: ca. 1920

Mrs. O.D. Walraven Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1458
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of a blacksmith shop in Tuttle, Oklahoma Territory, a home in Norman, Oklahoma Territory and a Sunday School class in Noble, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1900

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

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

Nahum Ellsworth Butcher Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-76
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Sales representative. A transcript of an interview conducted by Frank A. Balyeat with Butcher, the first freshman enrolled at the University of Oklahoma (1893), recounting his experiences at the University and as superintendent of the West Norman (Oklahoma) schools.
Dates: 1957

Nahum Ellsworth Butcher Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1189
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Nahum E. Butcher and a group of Norman teachers in 1895. Nahum E. Butcher Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1920

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

Pushmataha County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1652
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Antlers and Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. Includes street scenes, schools, businesses, railroads, and the town band.
Dates: 1910-1960

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

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

Robert E. Cunningham Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1666
Scope and Contents Black and white glass plate negatives from original prints, original glass plate negatives and copy prints of settlement scenes of Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Perry and Lawton, Oklahoma Territory. Included are scenes of numerous other Oklahoma towns, the oil industry, businesses, railroads, farming, the military, and cowboys, along with studio portraits of Afro-Americans. The collection also contains photographs of the Land Run of 1893.
Dates: 1880-1930

Robert P. Chaat Collection

 Collection — Box: C-2
Identifier: WHC-M-97
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Clergyman. Minute book (1900-1908) kept by the Secretary of the Apache Indian Mission at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; manuscripts concerning the history of the Dutch Reformed Schools, the Comanche Mission, the Warm Springs Apaches and various Indians' conversions to Christianity; along with booklets, pamphlets, and newsletters regarding the history and constitution of the Dutch Reformed Church. Robert P. Chaat Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1948

Rollie E. Byrum Collection

 Collection — Box: Certificates and Diplomas
Identifier: WHC-M-1918
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Student. A high school diploma (1899) issued to Byrum by Greer County, Oklahoma Territory; an Oklahoma Teacher’s County Certificate (1907) and a teacher’s contract (1907) for Greer County, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1899

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

Ruth K. Ream Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2112
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Collector. Invitations to Ream to parties, weddings, and high school commencements, along with a report card from a Canadian County, Oklahoma school, and a public school souvenir from Union City Public School, Union Township, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1909-1915

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

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