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Alfred M. Thompson Sr. Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-3071
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Walters, Oklahoma. Also includes the Walters cotton gin and cotton market, a banquet for World War I volunteers, and a Confederate veterans reunion at the city park in Dallas, Texas. Alfred M. Thompson Sr. Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1901-1917

Andrew Alexander Forbes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1658
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives, taken by Andrew Alexander Forbes. Includes scenes of the range cattle industry in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, sodhouses, railroad construction, the United States Army, buffalo, andalso of Sac and Fox and Cheyenne Indians.
Dates: 1880-1900

Armentrout Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1549
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, farming, businesses, railroads and industry.
Dates: 1889-1910

Arrell Morgan Gibson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1027
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Historian. A collection of research materials gathered for use in various research and writing projects. Most of the material deals with Fort Smith, Arkansas, and the Civil War in Indian Territory.
Dates: 1817-1871

Audley P. Swearingen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1401
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives of the settlement of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory. The collection includes images of street scenes, businesses, building construction, Guthrie as a tent city, railroads, and the United States military at Guthrie.
Dates: 1889-1905

Broken Bow Lions Club Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1102
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Herbert Chandler.
Dates: 1959

Buffalo (Oklahoma) Museum Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-831
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Buffalo, Charleston, Selman, Augusta, Fargo, Dacoma, Wakita, Brule and Doby Springs, Oklahoma. Includes scenes of businesses, families, farming, ranching, sod houses, schools and school children in and around these Oklahoma communities.
Dates: 1870-1925

Bureau of Land Management Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1553
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the towns of Lawton, El Reno, Perry and White Rock, Oklahoma Territory. The collection includes scenes of settlement, businesses, railroads, the opening of the Cherokee Strip, the land drawing at El Reno, and a wagon train of settlers during the Land Run of 1889.
Dates: 1893-1901

Camp Supply Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-79
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Letterbook (1869-1878) kept by the commissary supply officer of Camp Supply, Indian Territory, established in 1868 as a base for operations against the Plains Indians. The letterbook contains copies of letters sent, lists of names of captured Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, information relating to their maintenance, and reports on bands of hostile Indians.
Dates: 1869-1878

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
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Historian. Student grade books (1929-1951) from history courses taught by Rister at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1889-1920) regarding the settlement of Oklahoma prepared by Rister's students; and typescripts of the official reports (1868-1871) of Generals William T. Sherman and Philip Sheridan regarding the actions of their commands with the Indians. The original reports are in the Library of Congress. Carl Coke Rister Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1868-1951

Carlton Ross Hume Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1152
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the Hume family, Anadarko, Indian Territory and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of Kiowa, Wichita, Caddo, Mohave, Sioux, Comanche and Apache Indians. Carlton Ross Hume Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1948

Charles D. Keller Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1574
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the U.S. Army at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Dates: 1906-1983

Corn Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-838
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Arapaho, Clinton, Corn and Thomas, Oklahoma. Also included are scenes of agriculture, dust storms, funerals, houses, churches, and schools. The majority of the collection deals with the Mennonites in Washita County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1890-1977

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

David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1187
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of David Ross Boyd, his family, scenes from the first ten years of the University of Oklahoma, including the first faculty, students and buildings. The collection also contains images of the Rough Riders Reunion at Oklahoma City in 1910. David Ross Boyd Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1930

Donald J. Berthrong Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-745
Abstract History professor. Photocopies of correspondence of government officials regarding numerous Great Plains Indian tribes and their relations and treaties with the United States; treaties between these tribes and the United States; and maps of treaty areas and manuscripts regarding the Plains Indians.
Dates: 1750-1879

Donald J. Berthrong Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-817
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of William W. Bent, John M. Chivington, Cheyenne and Arapaho leaders, and participants of the Camp Weld conference at Denver, Colorado in 1864. Also includes photographs of paintings, drawings, and lithographs by George Catlin, Richard West, J.W. Albert, and John Mix Stanley.
Dates: 1846-1877

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

Emma Sewell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1455
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and panoramas of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The collection includes scenes of Main Street, businesses, the railroad depot, and a parade for the returning World War I servicemen of Garvin County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1910-1919

Ernest L. Massad papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2189
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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence and supporting reports and documents (1933-1969) regarding Massad's military service in the U.S. Army, especially his command of the Ninety-fifth Training Division and his service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs. The collection also includes correspondence and related papers (1929-1983) concerning his attendance and athletic career at the University of Oklahoma and his election to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1971.
Dates: 1926 - 1990

Ezra Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2545
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Soldier. Three handwritten letters from Ezra Fowler to his sister Lucy dated October 22[1862], November 17, 1862, and March 18, 1863, respectively, written during his service in the United States Army (Union forces) in the Civil War. Also included are typed transcripts of letters.
Dates: 1862-1863

Fort Gibson Quartermaster Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-203
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Correspondence concerning Ft. Gibson's role in carrying out the U.S. Government's Indian pacification policy following the Civil War. Included are five volumes of Letters Sent (1879-1890) and one index volume; and two volumes of Registers of Letters Received (1879-1880 and 1886-1890).
Dates: 1879-1890

Francis B. Eastman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1584
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the United States Army at Camp William H. Taft, Toledo, Ohio.
Dates: 1917

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

Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1157
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Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Guthrie, Edmond, El Reno, Oklahoma City, Perry, Kingfisher and Anadarko, Oklahoma. Scenes of farming, railroads, mining, outlaws, the U.S. Army, Boomers, the University of Oklahoma and businesses are included, along with those of Cheyenne, Shawnee, Wichita, Apache, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Comanche, Kiowa, Pawnee, Osage, Wyandotte, Ponca, Iroquois, Seminole and Iowa Indians.
Dates: 1889-1920

Frederica Dewey Marrs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-376
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Collector. Commissions, orders, and property reports (1881-1906) regarding Frederick Stanley Dewey's service as both a contract surgeon and as an assistant surgeon with the U.S. Army in the Philippines; correspondence (1898-1912) regarding a lawsuit over a land claim in Oklahoma Territory; matriculation cards and notices of examination results (1877-1879) from St. Louis Medical College; and a journal (1884), all belonging to Frederick S. Dewey. Also included are commissions, orders, property reports and discharge papers (1861-1867) of George H. Dewey from his service as assistant surgeon with the 11th and 109th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiments. Frederica Dewey Marrs Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1912

Frederica Dewey Marrs Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1500
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of United States Army officers in Oklahoma Territory. Frederica Dewey Marrs Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1889-ca. 1907

George Marion Combest Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1541
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of George M. Combest, including scenes from his service in the U.S. Army at Fort Clark, Texas. George Marion Combest Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1898-1916

Guy Y. Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-3122
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Guy Y. Williams, the University of Oklahoma class of 1906, and the first jail in Enid, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1900-1940