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Burbank Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1974

Burbank Murray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1696
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the William H. (Alfalfa Bill) Murray family. Includes a scene of Alfalfa Bill with the Oklahoma National Guard during the Red River Bridge War with Texas, the inauguration of Alfalfa Bill, the Oklahoma National Guard at Fort Sill, U. S. Army airplanes, and the Murray family and colonists in Bolivia.
Dates: 1880-1970

Frankie Colbert Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1716
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Correspondence (1927-1980) regarding William Henry Murray, Sr. (Governor of Oklahoma, 1931-1935), Johnston Murray (Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-1955), Burbank Murray and Massena Bancroft Murray, William H. Murray, Sr.'s sons, and Frankie Colbert (Mrs. Massena B.) Murray; printed material (1924-1950) regarding the Democratic Party; and clippings (1950-1985) regarding William H. Murray and Johnston Murray. Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1985

Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1695
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the William H. (Alfalfa Bill) Murray family. Includes scenes of Alfalfa Bill as governor, the 1907 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention, the inauguration of Johnston Murray as Governor of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation Senate, the Murray farm in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Also contains scenes of the Oklahoma National Guard, petroleum industry operations in Oklahoma, colonists of the Murray family in Bolivia, and scenes of the Murray Colony in Bolivia.
Dates: 1880-1967

Irvin Fillman Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1893
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Treasure hunter. Correspondence (1951) from Fillman to Governor Johnston Murray describing excavations around Comanche, Oklahoma; from Murray to Fillman, forwarding Fillman's letter to Morris L. Wardell at the University of Oklahoma; and from Wardell to Fillman and Wardell to Murray, acknowledging receipt of Fillman's letter.
Dates: 1951

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

Lawton Chamber of Commerce Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1179
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of railroads and Lawton, Oklahoma Territory businesses.
Dates: 1890-1891

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

Marion Draughon Unger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-629
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Oklahoma colonist in Bolivia. Correspondence (1924-1928) and memorabilia (1932-1936) from Marion Murray, the wife of Johnston Murray, to family members in Oklahoma regarding the experiences of the Murray family in Bolivia, the establishment of William H. Murray's colony, and its daily operation. A number of letters contain diagrams of the colony's layout. Marion Draughon Unger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1936; 1996

Murray, Johnston

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-P-2264
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original prints of Oklahoma governor Johnston Murray; the Murray family; his 1950 gubernatorial campaign; state activities and events; the Oklahoma state capitol; and Murray’s goodwill tour of Mexico. Also included are photographs of Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the construction of the Turner Turnpike. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1951-1954

Oklahoma Democratic Party Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1829
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Campaign brochures (1930-1958) for Democratic candidates; press releases (1949-1952) of speeches and statements given by Democratic Party officials; a scrapbook (1958) regarding the inaugurations of Oklahoma governors E.W. Marland, Johnston Murray, Roy J. Turner, and Raymond D. Gary; a speakers' manual (1936) for the Democratic campaign in Oklahoma; official proceedings (1944) of the Democratic Convention; and the Democratic campaign textbook (1916) for Oklahoma.
Dates: 1916-1958

Oklahoma Outdoor Council Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1820
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Conservation organization. Materials used in an exhibit for National Wildlife Week (March, 1953) in Oklahoma, including Governor Johnston Murray's signed proclamation, a pamphlet from the National Wildlife Federation, a map showing the distribution of the prairie chicken in Oklahoma, and a copy (March, 1953) of "Oklahoma Game and Fish News." Oklahoma Outdoor Council Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1953

Oklahoma Outdoor Council Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1419
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Governor Johnston Murray signing the proclamation establishing National Wildlife Week in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Outdoor Council Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1952

Oklahoma Pioneer Physicians Oral History Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2115
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History project. Typescripts of personal anecdotes, eyewitness accounts, and first-hand narratives of physicians who were practicing medicine in Oklahoma during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Also included is an interview with Oklahoma governor Johnston Murray about medicine.
Dates: ca. 1880-1907

William H. Murray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1633
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Walter Harrison, his family and friends, including photographs of Ernest W. Marland, Will Rogers, Alfalfa Bill Murray, Johnston Murray, and Robert S. Kerr. The collection also contains scenes of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Walter M. Harrison Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1961