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Angie Elbertha Debo Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-967
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Historian. A galley proof and the original typescript for Debo's book"Geronimo" published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1966; correspondence (1967-1972) written by Debo on behalf of Alaskan Indians to regain their tribal lands, and newspaper clippings (1953-1954) of Debo's column in the Daily Oklahoman. Also included in this collection is one file of correspondence (1939-1972) between Debo and officials of the Princeton University Press regarding the publication of her controversial book"And Still the Waters Run".

Debo's book "Geronimo" can be found in the Western History Library and the Main Library at E 99 .A6 G324.
Dates: 1939-1976

C. H. Detrick Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo D-10
Identifier: WHC-P-1112
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Apache, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians. Includes Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and the Indian School at Fort Sill, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1880-1930

Call's Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1135
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Lawton, Oklahoma Territory, the Apache chief Geronimo, and the grave of Cynthia Ann Parker at Post Oak Cemetery.
Dates: 1901-1910

Charles Nesbitt, Margot Nesbitt, and Emil W. Lenders Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1407
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the employees and performances of the Pawnee Bill and the 101 Wild West Shows. The collection includes scenes of cowboy and cowgirl performers, as well as those of Indian performers from the Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Potawatomi, Osage, Crow, Sioux, Blackfoot, Comanche, Ponca, Cheyenne, Arapaho and Kickapoo tribes.
Dates: 1900-1925

Charles Nesbitt, Margot Nesbitt, and Frank A. Rinehart Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-898
Scope and Contents Black and white hand tinted original prints of Arapaho, Apache, Assiniboin, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Cocopa, Crow, Flathead, Fox, Kiowa, Maricopa, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Tonkawa, Winnebago, Omaha, Ponca, Potawatomi, Pueblo, and Wichita Indians.
Dates: 1898-1899

Cunningham Indian Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1671
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Apache, Comanche, Sioux, Pawnee, Iowa, Osage, Oto, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians. Also included are scenes of Fort Apache, Arizona, Geronimo, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and Quanah Parker's grave at Post Oak Cemetery.
Dates: 1890-1960

Cunningham-Prettyman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1150
Scope and Contents Black and white original glass plate negatives with copy prints of Cheyenne, Nez Perce, Kiowa, Sac and Fox, Pawnee, Ponca, Apache, Iowa, Kickapoo, Shawnee, Cherokee, Creek, Sioux, Kaw, Osage, and Oto Indians. Also includes scenes of farming, ranching, wild west shows, railroads, oil wells and Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1880-1910

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1940

Elva Groves Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2225
Scope and Contents Black and white prints, mostly of cowboys and cattle, farms and farmers, railroad depots, and rolling stock, in and around Wray, Colorado. The collection also includes photographs of Geronimo, of a bridge across the Brazos River that had been damaged by stampeding cattle, and of the interior of a mine near Cripple Creek, Colorado.
Dates: 1886-1919

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

General Personalities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2258
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of individuals, many of whom have historical ties to Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory, and Oklahoma state, and to the University of Oklahoma. Included are Elias Boudinot, Billy Bowlegs, Thomas M. Buffington, Dennis W. Bushyhead, David Ross Boyd, Cyrus Byington, Samuel Checote, Lewis Downing, Geronimo, Thomas P. Gore, Patrick J. Hurley, Charles Journeycake, Josh Lee, Julien C. Monnet, Robert L. Owen, John Ridge, Major Ridge, John Ross, Sequoyah, Elmer Thomas, and Bud Wilkinson.
Dates: 1840-1980

George Rainey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1406
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Arikara, Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboin, Blackfoot, Cayuse, Comanche, Crow, Cherokee, Cayuga, Chinook, Caddo, Choctaw, Chippewa, Cheyenne, Delaware, Hidatsa, Hopi, Iowa, Kaw, Kickapoo, Kichai, Kiowa, Klamath, Laguna, Moki, Modoc, Makah, Mandan, Makah, Mandan, Miami, Missouri, Nez Perce, Onadaga, Omaha, Oto, Osage, Paiute, Puyallup, Pawnee, Peoria, Papago, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Ponca, Quapaw, Quinault, Sac and Fox, Salish, Seminole, Seneca, Shawnee, Sioux, Shoshoni, Tuscarora, Umatilla, Ute, Walla Walla, Winnebago, Wyandotte, Yakima, Yuma, Yuchi, and Zuni Indians. George Rainey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1848-1927

Indian Subject File Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1166
Scope and Contents Black and white and copy prints of Crow, Cherokee, Ponca, Osage, Kiowa, Comanche, Sioux, Caddo, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Apache, Cheyenne, and Creek Indians.
Dates: 1880-1910

Jason Betzinez Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2109
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Farmer. A manuscript (1942) of "My People - A Story of the Apaches" by Jason Betzinez (145 pages).
Dates: 1942

Kiowa County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1692
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of Chickasha, Indian Territory; Mountain Park, Cooperton, Roosevelt, Cold Springs, Newkirk, Enid, Hobart and Lone Wolf, Oklahoma. Also photographs of farming, businesses, railroads, and the oil industry. Also scenes of Comanche, Kiowa and Apache Indians with photographs of Delos Lone Wolf, Geronimo and Quanah Parker.
Dates: 1870-1948

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940

Rollin Hutchins Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1575
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory and state, including photographs of businesses, the railroad depot, Geronimo, parades, and street scenes. Rollin Hutchins Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1907

Southwest Oklahoma Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2234
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Apache, Comanche, Kiowa, and Sioux Indians. Also includes a photograph of George Washington Levite, Quanah Parker, Geronimo, Lone Wolf, Hunting Horse, Apache and Craterville Park, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1890-1930

Stan Shelton Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1198
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Quanah Parker and his family, along with scenes of Geronimo and the reburial of Quanah Parker.
Dates: 1900-1955

Thomas J. Irwin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1168
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the Presbyterian Church and clegy in Lawton, Oklahoma. Also includes scenes of Geronimo and other Apache Indians.
Dates: 1905-1920

Tonkawa Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1162
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Tonkawa, Oklahoma Territory and state, and scenes of farming, railroad construction, schools and businesses. Also includes scenes of Caddo, Omaha, Wichita, Cheyenne, Tonkawa, Comanche, Kiowa, and Apache Indians. Tonkawa Public Library Manuscripts Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1918

W. H. Butcher Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1103
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Butcher family butcher shop in Oklahoma City, of the Apache chief, Geronimo, and of the San Francisco earthquake. Also includes scenes from World War I. W.H. Butcher Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1930

Walter S. Ferguson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1170
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma outlaws, lawmen, agriculture, wild west shows, land openings, businesses, towns and cities, schools, settlers, members of the state government and of the U.S. Army. Also included are images of Cherokee, Osage, Delaware, Seminole, Comanche, Creek, and Apache Indians. Walter S. Ferguson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1920

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 1925-1959) regarding Campbell's writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964

Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-895
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.
Dates: 1870-1935

William Matthew Tilghman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1165
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma marshals, outlaws, frontier life, and agriculture along with scenes of the communities of Perry, Guthrie, Fort Sill and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of Apache, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux and Wichita Indians. William M. Tilghman Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1925