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A. M. Thompson Collection

 Collection — Box: T-1
Identifier: WHC-M-609
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Merchant. Correspondence (1902-1948) rergarding the death of Thompson's son in France during World War I, and the controversy regarding a new townsite for Walters, Oklahoma; publications (1913-1919) regarding Oklahoma's role in the American war effort during World War I; programs (1936) of the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant; certificates (1885-1920); and a scrapbook (n.d.) and a typescript of a speech (n.d.) by Thompson regarding the origin and early years of Walters, Oklahoma. Alfred M. Thompson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1885-1948

American Legion Post 303 Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-708
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Veterans organization. Awards, bulletins, and committee reports (1946–1950); correspondence (1946–1950); financial records (1946–1950); minutes of meetings (1944– 1950); membership applications (1946–1949); and scrapbooks (n.d.) of the University of Oklahoma American Legion post.

The records consist of the following: Correspondence and general files of the post’s officers, arranged by subject; unclassified materials including the post record of membership applications, minutes of meetings, financial papers, and the official seal of the post; printed matter, including American Legion college materials; three scrapbooks; a transcribed radio program; certificates of award; and photographs.

Dates: 1944-1950

Aute Richards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-521
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University of Oklahoma Zoology professor. General correspondence (1939-1947); correspondence (1934-1950) relating to the Lions Club and to the University of Oklahoma Biology Department; printed material (1916-1941), including university publications and copies of Richards' published articles; scrapbooks (1931-1950); newspaper clippings on Norman, Oklahoma history; books (1895-1926); reviews (1941-1948) of scientific books; postcards, road maps and travel brochures (ca. 1910-1950) collected by Richards. Aute Richards Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1895-1950

Charles B. Rhodes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-520
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1895-1946) regarding the Indian Territory Day Celebration of 1939, and Thomas Rhodes' World War I experience; certificates (1864-1912); clippings (1905-1950) and a scrapbook (n.d.) regarding lawmen, outlaws, judges, and Rhodes; the score (1894) of a patriotic hymn composed by a youth from Indian Territory; poetry and short stories (1894-1942) by various persons regarding Belle Starr, the Creek National Councilhouse at Okmulgee, and Oklahoma; and publications (1908-1938) including programs of the 1908 reunion of former U.S. marshals, and of the 45th anniversary of the First National Bank of Vinita, Oklahoma. Also in this collection is a manuscript (n.d.), presumably by Rhodes, regarding the U.S. District Court at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and its judge, Isaac C. Parker. Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1864-1950

Daisy Lemon Coldiron Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-116
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Poet. Correspondence (1920-1941) concerning the Oklahoma Tuberculosis Association, including financial reports, and local candidates' positions on political issues such as women's suffrage, and with various publishers; a ledger (1924-1937) listing poem titles, publishers, and payments; and scrapbooks (1920-1941) containing published and unpublished poems, essays and greeting card manuscripts, copies of Mrs. Coldiron's column"Letters From Aunt Sallie" and articles from literary and political sources. Also included in the collection is a typed manuscript of "Ballads of the Plains" which was published posthumously in 1950.

Dates: 1920-1950

Foress B. Lillie Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-359
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Pharmacist. General correspondence (1887-1920); diaries (1886-1920); printed materials (ca. 1895-1934), including postcards, greeting cards and periodicals; scrapbooks (n.d.) regarding the history of Guthrie, Oklahoma; correspondence (1887-1889) relating to the passage of pharmacy laws in Oklahoma; a minute book (1889-1921) of the Oklahoma Territorial Board of Pharmacy; the constitution of the Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Association (1907); reports (1906-1907) to the territorial governors from the State Board of Pharmacy; along with ledgers and correspondence (1887-1901) from Lillie's Drug Store, Guthrie, Oklahoma. Foress B. Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1872-1949

Frank and Patty Grass Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2017
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Collectors. Correspondence (1876-1900) between members of the Helphenstine family, which settled in Oklahoma Territory in 1889; scrapbook of newspaper clippings (n.d.) concerning the history of Palo Pinto County, Texas; copies of the STAR NEWS Centennial Edition (1957) of Palo Pinto County, Texas; and a ledger (1907) belonging to L.E. Patterson. Frank and Patty Grass Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1876-1957

Frank C. Carter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-87
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Politician. Correspondence (1938-1956) regarding farm mortgages, Carter's campaigns and election as State Auditor in 1938 and as Oklahoma Secretary of State in 1942, his retirement from political office in 1946, and his death in 1954; and a scrapbook (1930-1948) of clippings and correspondence about Carter's political career. Frank C. Carter Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1930-1956

Frank Landt Dennis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1943
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Journalist and attorney. Correspondence (1933-1988), certificates (1933-1941), ribbons and patches (1929-1947), cartoons (n.d.), publications (1928-1988), clippings (1928-1939) and a scrapbook (1928-1935) tracing Dennis's career. Also included are teletype machine printouts (1962) from an unidentified wire service detailing news of the first U.S. manned space flight. Frank Landt Dennis Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1928-1988

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

Guy William Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2024
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Physician. General correspondence (1893-1940), financial records (1902-1937) and personal writings of Taylor; two scrapbooks, one of his school days, and one containing postcards; biographical materials; minutes and programs (1898-1935) of the Athenaeum Club of El Reno, Oklahoma; and personal artifacts including locks of hair, pins, beadwork, and a cloth napkin.

Dates: 1886-1942

Horace Cornelius Peterson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-488
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Professor. Manuscripts and galley proofs of, and correspondence (ca. 1939) regarding Peterson's books"Propaganda for War" and "Opponents of War"; scrapbooks (ca. 1939) with reviews of his books; Peterson's research notes (n.d.) regarding the loyalty oath in Oklahoma; typescript of a journal (1918-1919) kept by Ike Hoover, a member of the American peace negotiating team in Paris after World War I; and publications (1918-1951) regarding World War I, and propaganda. Also in this collection is an account (1952), by Alfred B. Sears, of Peterson's accidental death in the University of Oklahoma's Gittinger Hall. Horace Cornelious Peterson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918-1951

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-526
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Governor of Oklahoma. Correspondence (1906-1938) regarding the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1906, the condition of the state after World War I, and the Okmulgee County trial incident; publications (1906-1925), including "Referendum News" and the "Oklahoma Odd Fellow"; clippings (1914-1938); scrapbooks and notebooks (ca. 1938) regarding Robertson's political career; speeches (n.d.) by Robertson regarding his positions on prohibition, the Eighteenth Amendment, the Oklahoma Department of Pardon and Parole, and his inauguration; and condolence cards (1938) received by Robertson's family upon his death. The collection also includes gubernatorial Special Order No. 11 (1922) regarding the membership of Oklahoma National Guard officers in the Ku Klux Klan. J.B.A. Robertson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1903-1938

Johnston Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-429
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence, reports, publications, sound recordings, filmstrips, posters and scrapbooks, reflecting Murray's gubernatorial administration, 1951-1955. Also included are materials from his gubernatorial election campaign in 1950. Johnston Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: ca. 1950-ca. 1955

Leon Chase Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-490
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1934-1951) regarding Phillips's gubernatorial, legislative and political affairs; scrapbooks (1936-1941) of news clippings regarding his political career; publications (1933-1941) regarding political conventions; trial transcripts (1943-1944) of cases involving the State of Oklahoma; speeches (1936-1944); government documents (1940); cartoons (n.d.) regarding Phillips and his political career; certificates (1932-1951) awarded to Phillips; and a leatherbound copy of Phillip's inaugural address (1939). Leon C. Phillips Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1933-1951

Lois Lenski Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-356
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Author and illustrator. Manuscripts (1918-1971), original artwork (1917-1939) and typescripts of speeches and articles (1932-1970) by Lenski; her business and personal correspondence (1912-1972); biographical materials (1930-1970) on Lenski, including a scrapbook compiled by Letha Barde; and information (1956-1972) concerning collections of Lois Lenski materials in other repositories. Lois Lenski Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1907-1972

Lola Clark Pearson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-479
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Editor and clubwoman. Correspondence (1888-1950) regarding personal affairs, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the "Oklahoma Farmer-Stockman" magazine, and the state and national Republican Parties; speeches (n.d.); scrapbooks (1920-1947); certificates (1915-1948); newspaper clippings (1919-1945); Soviet propaganda posters (1929); programs (1918-1948) from women's clubs and other organizations; and minutes, constitutions and bylaws (1909-1937) of General Federation of Women's Clubs committees. Lola Clark Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1888-1951

Martin Luther Turner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1379
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Financier. Correspondence (1888-1921), news clippings (1896-1921) and two scrapbooks (1896-1917) of news clippings and broadsides, regarding the life of Turner, his campaign for election as a U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, and his involvement with finance. Of special note are a number of letters (1916-1920) addressed to Turner from Brig. Gen. John J. Pershing requesting Turner's assistance in obtaining Pershing's promotion to the rank of Major General.

Dates: 1888-1921

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

Medford Progress Club Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-396
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Minutes (1931-1946), annual reports (1934-1952), yearbooks (1931-1988), correspondence (1939-1951), scrapbooks (1931-1950), and clippings (1928-1950) from the Medford (Okla.) Progress Club. Medford Progress Club Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1931-1988

Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-407
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General correspondence (1917-1935), and financial records (1923-1932) from the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch in Marland, Oklahoma; and general correspondence (1908-1932), legal papers and contracts (1908-1932), daily expense reports (1926), programs (1908-1932), route schedules (1910-1929), and scrapbooks (1908-1926), from the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show. Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1908-1932

Mrs. Hulbert S. Clarke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-910
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Professional golfer. Scrapbook of photographs, newsclippings, and correspondence (1926-1030) regarding Georgia Lee Clarke's career as a professional golfer. Mrs. Hulbert S. Clark Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1924-1959

Paul Simon Carpenter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-85
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Music professor. Correspondence (1910-1956) to and from Carpenter regarding his studies at the Conservatoire Nationale in Paris, his appointment to the faculty of the University of Oklahoma in 1914, his 1946 appointment as Dean of Fine Arts at the University, and his book "Music, An Art and a Business" which was unfinished at the time of his death; financial records (1940-1949); note cards (n.d.) with a bibliography of music books; scrapbooks (n.d.) of musical scores with accompanying notes; and publications (1870-1954) including musical scores, programs, and journals. Also included is a two-page genealogical listing tracing the Carpenter family history from 1675 to 1949.

Dates: 1870-1956

R. Truman Tucker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1394
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Rancher. A scrapbook (1930-1975) of news clippings and miscellanea regarding early days in Kenton, Oklahoma and vicinity; correspondence (1975-1979) and news clippings (1975-1979) regarding the discovery of prehistoric footprints, known as the "Black Mesa footprints" on Tucker's ranch; and a blueprint of Tucker Lake. R. Truman Tucker Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1930-1979

Rose Funk Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-211
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Collector. Personal correspondence (1894-1908), diplomas (1894-1905), and certificates (1910-1925) of the Funk family; books (1886-1899); an autograph book (ca. 1900); a scrapbook (n.d.); and composition books (n.d.) by Rose Funk; together with a cigar band collection (ca. 1914); and legal papers (1894-1906) from the files of attorney John L. Funk. Rose Funk Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1886-1925

Roy E. Heffner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-269
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University of Oklahoma professor and photographer. Personal correspondence (1904-1940) of Heffner and his wife, much of it from missionaries; printed material (ca. 1920-1940) relating to missionary activities and to the University of Oklahoma; scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and personal items; and posters publicizing church events. Roy E. Heffner Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1874-1947

Te Ata Fisher Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1298
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Performer. Correspondence (1920-1994) to and from Te Ata Fisher, along with printed materials (1923-1976) used by Te Ata as resource material for her performances as a storyteller and interpreter of Indian folklore and culture. The collection also includes a scrapbook (1936) of a Scandinavian tour, four scrapbooks concerning Te Ata's life and works, along with some correspondence (1922-1953) and printed material, mostly reprints (1913-1936), relating to Te Ata's husband, Clyde Fisher, a naturalist.

Dates: 1913-1995

Thompson Benton Ferguson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-193
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Territorial governor. Letterbooks (1902-1911) of correspondence sent; letters (1901-1911) received by Ferguson during his term as Governor of Oklahoma Territory; and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about Ferguson.

Dates: 1901-1911

Will Hewitt Ransom Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-512
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Typographer. Correspondence (1847-1869) from Eliza E. Dodd and Frank Ellis regarding family news and a trip on a Michigan packet boat in 1847; diary (1877) of an unidentified woman regarding her experiences as a teacher; scrapbooks (1877-1882) with clippings, correspondence, etc.; and publications (1882-1955). Also in this collection are diplomas (1876-1878) awarded to a relative of Ransom's. Will Ransom Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1847-1955

Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) and Young Womens Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2747
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Activity, financial and administrative records (1931-1948), and correspondence (1920-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapters of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A.; and bibliographies, scrapbooks and clippings (1925-1950) relating to the organization and its programs.

Dates: ca. 1920-1955