Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 30 of 2184

33rd Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry Association Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo T-11
Identifier: WHC-P-3067
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original prints of officers of the 33rd Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry in Presidio of San Francisco, California, and a reunion of unit members.
Dates: 1899

45th Infantry Division Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-P-2286
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of soldiers of the Oklahoma National Guard in training and in combat, both in Oklahoma and overseas. Included are photographs of artillery, tanks, trenches, fighter planes, and camps.
Dates: ca. 1897-1978

A. Dixon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-966
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Physician. Patient account records from Dixon’s medical practice in the Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, towns of Lacey (1908–1909), Kiel, now Loyal (1915–1917), and Hennessey (1920–1944), along with Dixon’s records of births attended throughout the county and of drugs he prescribed (1917–1918).
Dates: 1908-1944

A. E. Hennings Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1058
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Physician. Patient account ledgers (1929-1950) from Dr. Hennings' Tuttle, Oklahoma medical practice, and a news clipping (1950) regarding a gift of land by Dr. Hennings to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. A.E. Hennings Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1929-1952

A. J. Salisbury Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2513
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Inventor. Patent (1868) for a new and improved expanding reamer for petroleum and other artesian wells.
Dates: 1868

A. M. McCoy Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2527
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Collector. An account of the first house and post office in the Oklahoma Panhandle (Beaver County). This post office was listed as being in Tarbox, Texas.
Dates: 1878-1930

A. M. Mixon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1717
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Physician. Account books (1914-1915, 1920), two issues of the Oklahoma Cancer Bulletin (n.d.), an anatomy chart (n.d.) and accounts (1951) turned over to the Interstate Reclamation Bureau for collection, all from Mixon's Spiro, Oklahoma medical practice (1905-1951). A.M. Mixon Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1914-1951

A. M. Thompson Collection

 Collection — Box: T-1
Identifier: WHC-M-609
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

A. N. Howe Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2531
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Cowboy. Typescript (n.d.) of a personal reminiscence by Howe regarding his experience in the West including visits to Dodge City, Kansas, Beaver County, Oklahoma, and No Man's Land. Also included are words to a song entitled "The Little Old Sod Shanty on My Claim.".
Dates: 1883-1938

Abner W. Abrams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1
Scope and Contents Businessman. Correspondence (1893–1916) concerning lead and zinc mining in Oklahoma, the automotive business in Baxter Springs, Kansas, and real estate holdings, along with a program (1881) of a funeral service for Lucy Grey.
Dates: 1881-1916

Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Oklahoma Territorial Governor. An autobiography (1893) of Seay; a biography (1915) of Seay, including a family history, written by Clark Brown; typescripts of Seay's diaries (1862-1864, 1892-1893), the earliest kept during his service as a Union soldier during the Civil War, and the latter kept during his term as Territorial Governor; and typescripts of letters (1905-1909) sent and received by Seay after his retirement from public office.
Dates: 1862-1915

Addie W. Clarkson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-911
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Physician. Account ledgers (1908) from Clarkson’s medical practice at the Wheelock Academy in Millerton, Oklahoma, and at Valliant, Oklahoma. The collection also includes class notes (1926) by his son, A. M. Clarkson, while a student at the University of Oklahoma. Addie W. Clarkson Photograph Collection also in repository.

His ledgers, consisting of (1) a patients' account ledger, begun in 1908, and (2) an expense ledger, begun in 1952, show that, like many a humanitarian "horse and buggy" doctor, he kept a heterogeneous system of accounts and of payments in and for produce and labor, and did not press for full collections. These ledgers are a source of information of commodity and labor prices, and of medical charges.
Dates: 1908-1950

Adolphus Edward Perry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1879
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Politician. Correspondence (1907-1936) regarding the Republican and Progressive Parties in national and Oklahoma state elections; typed lists (1908-1920) of Republican Party officers and leaders in Oklahoma; the proceedings (1908) of the Republican Party Convention in the state's fourth Congressional district; and newspaper articles (1908-1939) regarding Perry's career and death. A.E. Perry Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1939

Advertising Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2524
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Subject collection. Advertising cards from businesses, in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Illinois, Indian Territory, Texas, Arkansas, and New York. Many are from St. Louis, Missouri.
Dates: 1884-1918

Advertising of the West collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2715
Abstract Promotional brochures, flyers, handbills, maps, and original illustrations advertising geographic locations in the American West, as well as using the image of the West to sell other goods and services. The materials advertise tourist destinations such as rodeos, ranches, and the Grand Canyon; promotional brochures for western cities and towns such as Deming, New Mexico, and Lander, Wyoming; illustrated mining company stock certificates; and illustrations by Ken Laager for the covers of various western novels.
Dates: 1874 - 2016

Agatha R. Thornton Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2167
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Agnes Fuller Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-209
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Teacher. Certficates; teaching contracts; a teaching assignment from the United States Indian Service at McAlester, Oklahoma; and the "Choctaw Spelling Book" or "Chata Holisso" printed by the Richmond Presbyterian Committee of Publication, containing the "Chata Alphabet" symbols, tables, vocabularies, the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, names of animals, money tables, and moral essays, all in the Choctaw language.
Dates: 1894-1923

Al Dewlen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-962
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Author. A manuscript of Dewlen's award-winning book "Twilight of Honor" published by McGraw-Hill in 1961, with accompanying research notes.
Dates: 1961

Alan T. Levenson collection of ration books

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2726
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Five war ration books (circa 1943) from World War II that belonged to Betty Rubin of Englewood, New Jersey; and Lawrence, Doris, Ida Helen, and William Goldman of Yonkers, New York. Also included in the collection is a handmade leather wallet.
Dates: 1943

Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).
Dates: 1833-1966

Albers, Pat

 Collection — Box: Photo A-10
Identifier: WHC-P-2287
Scope and Contents Black-and-white and color copy prints of Arapaho, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Kiowa, Pawnee, Sioux, and Southern Cheyenne Indians wearing traditional clothing. Personalities include Big Face, Big Hawk, Joe Big Head, Susie Big Horse, Big Wolf, Bird Chief, Bird Head, Black Wolf, Brave Bear, Buffalo Meat, Bull Bear, Burning Face, Cloud Chief, Cut Ears, Dach-O-Me-Yo, Deafy Fletcher, Winona Margery Haury, High Chief, I-See-O, Left Hand, Grant Left Hand, Minnie Left Hand, Little Bear, Little Chief, Lone Bear, Mad Wolf, Nellie Old Man, Edgar Pettyman, Plenty Horses, Standing Bull, Standing Wolf, Thunder Bird, Turkey Legs, Lizzie Turkey Legs, Wenona Turkey Legs, Rev. T. K. Tyson, Walking Woman, Whirlwind, White Eagle, White Shield, Don B. Wolf, Wolf Face, Wolf Robe, and Yellow Boy. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1906-1970

Albert Daniel Wright Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-687
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Merchant. A typescript (1947) of an account by Wright regarding his participation in the Land Run of 1889, his settlement in the towns of Guthrie and Chandler, Oklahoma Territory, and his experiences in each. Albert Daniel Wright Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1947

Albert Hamilton Black Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1841
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal historian. Typescript by Mr. Black entitled "Ceremony of the Earth People" regarding the history and religious rites of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians from the time of first contact with white men through the present, and detailing the procedures of each ceremony, including peyotism.
Dates: 1985

Albert J. Kirkpatrick Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2158
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Pianist. Musical score (n.d.) entitled "Grand River Suite" written for string orchestra by S.A. McReynolds along with original compositions (1932-1968), travel sketches, and short stories (c.1963-1968) by Kirkpatrick. Also included are sound recordings (c.1940) of Kirkpatrick playing his compositions.
Dates: 1932-1968

Albert Krugers Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1266
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Investor. Three deeds (1838, 1857) for land in Vermont, along with one deed (1903) for land in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1838-1903

Albert Pike Hospital Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-704
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Hospital for women and handicapped children. Admittance records and ledgers of the Albert Pike Hospital, McAlester General Hospital and All Saints Hospital, all in McAlester, Oklahoma. Also includes a Certificate of Incorporation (1928) granted to the hospital by the State of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1917-1948

Albert Rennie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-519
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Attorney. Family and business correspondence, legal documents, and printed material belonging to Rennie, a Pauls Valley, Oklahoma attorney. Much of the material relates to real estate transactions which include land allotted to Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.
Dates: 1889-1948

Albert Yanda Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2884
Scope and Contents Architect. Three drawings (1947) created by Albert Yanda while attending the University of Oklahoma’s School of Architecture. The drawings depict a design for a fountain pen to be worn on the finger, an exterior view of a residence, and a service station.
Dates: 1947

Alberta Anne Wilson Constant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2045
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Author. Correspondence (1930-1983) of Edwin and Alberta Constant with friends, publishing companies and agents, regarding family affairs, the publication and distribution of Mrs. Constant's works, and Mrs. Constant's public appearances; publicity materials (n.d.); subject and reference files (n.d.); fiction and nonfiction manuscripts (n.d.) by Mrs. Constant; and publications (1945-1953), including newsletters, magazines and journals, containing articles or stories by Mrs. Constant. Alberta Wilson Constant Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1930-1983

Alcan Military Highway Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-P-2288
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original and copy prints of construction of the Alaska-Canadian, or Alcan, Highway during World War II in British Columbia, Yukon Territory, and Alberta, Canada, and Alaska. This collection includes aerial views and scenes of road construction equipment, airplanes, trains, automobiles, barges, boats, ferries, Independence Day celebration, Canadian Rocky Mountains, and wildlife. Towns and areas in the collection include Summit Lake, Alaska; Edmonton and Grande Prairie, Alberta; Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Muskwa, and Swan Lake, British Columbia; Watson Lake and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; and Liard River; Peace River; Sikanni River; and Horse Lake. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1942