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Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
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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

Ambrose T. Grayson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1997
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Physician. A menu (1905) for a luncheon at which the Oklahoma County Medical Society hosted the Tri-State Medical Association; and a personal letter (1905) from Grayson to his family in Alabama.
Dates: 1905

Andrew Beattie Walker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1332
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Dentist. News clippings (1961-1972) regarding the history of the Fairview Republican newspaper and Quapaw, Oklahoma; manuscripts (n.d.) regarding the history of the Bank of Fairview and the arrival of the railroad in that city; a savings account record book (1903) of the Bank of Fairview; a letter (1903) regarding the Oklahoma Dental Association (Oklahoma Territory) and the Board of Dental Examiners (Oklahoma Territory); and a certificate of practice (1903) issued to Dr. Walker by the Board. Andrew Beattie Walker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1972

Arthur Irving Ortenburger Collection

 Collection — Box: O-9
Identifier: WHC-M-464
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Zoologist. Consumer rationing books (1943) issued during World War II to the Ortenburger family; and journals (1892-1898) of Charles C. Dean, Mrs. Ortenburger's father, regarding visits to Florida, Mexico and Guatemala. Also included is a letter (1921) from renowned herpetologist, Raymond L. Ditmars. A.I. Ortenburger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1943

Bloyce Tarpley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-605
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Photocopies of correspondence between Jacob Moss, a Union soldier, and his family in Missouri, who were Confederate sympathizers, regarding Moss's wartime experiences.
Dates: 1862-1863

C. E. Tuggle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1389
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Grocer. Letters of reference (1901) regarding Tuggle; a printed letter (n.d.) from President Woodrow Wilson urging Americans to support the country's war effort during World War I; picture postcards (ca. 1907) of the University of California, Berkeley, and Siloam Springs, Arkansas; along with a stock certificate (1921). C.E. Tuggle Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1901-1921

Cate family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2725
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Correspondence and related papers of Captain W. L. Cate of Company A, Fourth Tennessee Cavalry, during the U.S. Civil War. Many of the letters are between W. L. Cate and Lizzie Julian, regarding their relationship, and Captain Cate's activities during the war.
Dates: 1861 - 1868

Charles A. Burdine Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-782
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Government employee. Letters from Burdine to his wife decribing everyday life in Indian Territory, particularly in Tishomingo, and his work as a member of the Dawes Commission.
Dates: 1903-1909

Charles F. Walker Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1345
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Physician. A letter by Dr. Walker (1956) regarding his life and career as a doctor in Grove, Indian Territory and Oklahoma.
Dates: 1898 - 1956

Christian Madsen Collection

 Collection — Box: M-56
Identifier: WHC-M-1360
Scope and Contents U.S. Marshal. Enlistment papers (1872-1886) from Madsen's service with the 5th Cavalry, and two letters (1926-1937) of Madsen's. Also includes a letter (1967) to Jack D. Haley from John A. Minion, who claims that Madsen was with the 7th Cavalry at the time of the Custer Massacre.
Dates: 1872-1967

Delmar H. Baldwin Collection

 Collection — Box: B-29
Identifier: WHC-M-728
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One letter from former U.S. Marshal Chris Madsen (1937); a proclamation by Territorial Governor Cassius M. Barnes welcoming New York Governor Theodore Roosevelt; reprint of a publication entitled "Opening of Kiowa, Comanche, Apache and Wichita Indian Lands in the Territory of Oklahoma"; a program of the Roosevelt Rough Riders Reunion of 1900 in Oklahoma City; a typescript entitled "Oklahoma Criminals with a History, 1889-1933"; a magazine entitled"Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World" (1899); a key to Oklahoma City, dated 1900; and one textbook entitled "The American Spelling Book" by Noah Webster.
Dates: 1820-1950

Dord Fitz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2720
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Artist, art educator, and gallery owner. A childhood lisp caused him to pronounce his first name "Dord" and he began using it officially in 1933. Materials include Fitz's correspondence, military records, exhibition brochures, newspaper articles, and sales records (1928-1989); as well as his files on artists carried in the Dord Fitz Gallery (1948-1989); records regarding his art students and student art shows at the Dord Fitz School of Art (1951-1980); and other papers reflecting his interests and activities. Notable artists in the collection include Elaine de Kooning, Louise Nevelson, and Charlie Bunnell.
Dates: 1928 - 1989

Dr. Arlie Ernest Carlock Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2004
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Physician. News clippings (1896) announcing Carlock's graduation from Missouri Medical College; a letter (1897) from a former classmate regarding the destruction of the college by fire; and a biographical sketch of Carlock, detailing his career as a physician in the Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and the establishment of a hospital at Hartshorne, Oklahoma. Arlie Ernest Carlock Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1936

Dr. C. L. Oglesbee Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-445
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Physician. A letter (1927) from Oklahoma City University regarding financial aid for new students; news clippings regarding medical care in Muskogee, Oklahoma; and a University of Oklahoma commencement program (1937).
Dates: 1927-1940

Dwight Mission Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-178
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A biographical letter of the Reverend Charles C. Torrey, along with a pamphlet (1954) regarding the mission's history. Dwight Mission Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1820-1953

E. L. Malone Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-369
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Oil field worker. Letters (1904-1905) from E.L. Malone to his wife and son, describing life in the oil field and Oklahoma Territory boom towns.
Dates: 1904-1905

Emil Rudolph Kraettli Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-346
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University official. Reports (1900-1928) of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents; University financial papers (1906-1915) and faculty lists (1908-1913); and a letter (1933) from Oklahoma Governor William H. Murray to Brigadier General Charles F. Barrett ordering guards posted at the University of Oklahoma football stadium. Emil R. Kraettli Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1959

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

Esther A. Reed Wooton Collection

 Collection — Box: W-27
Identifier: WHC-M-1308
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Collector. An unpublished book-length manuscript (n.d.) by William E. Reed entitled "As It Should Be" a fictional work set in Oklahoma at the close of the Civil War; and letters (1941) describing the history of Paris, Illinois from the 1860's.
Dates: 1941

Frieda Derdeyn and Rudolph C. Bambas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2693
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Correspondence (1942-1995) of French professor Frieda Derdeyn Bambas and English professor Rudolph C. Bambas primarily regarding their lives during World War II, including Rudolph's military training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and his wartime service in India; and Frieda's early career as a French teacher at Oklahoma College for Women and Ward Belmont College in Tennessee. The collection also includes Frieda's scrapbooks (1922-1923) and diaries (1934-1952), as well as a manuscript, poetry, and dissertations written by the couple, who later held teaching positions at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Central Oklahoma.
Dates: 1922 - 2003

G. D. Boirun Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-749
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Farmer. A ledger (1897-1901) listing prices and types of liquor sold in a saloon in Burnett, Indian Territory; a ledger (1917-1921) in which Boirun chronicled the weather and day-to-day activities on his farm near Burnett, including a record of farm sales and purchases (1897-1902); and a letter (1908) from Mrs. Boirun's sister describing the problems of farming in the Van Alstyne, Texas area. G.D. Boirum Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1897-1921

George F. Short Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1718
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Attorney General of Oklahoma. A letter from Lacey Mullen to George F. Short, regarding Short's friendship with Mullen's father. George F. Short Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1962

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

Giles Edward Harris Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1049
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Physician. A laboratory notebook (1902-1903); weekly U.S. Public Health Reports (1909); a copy of the second biennial report of the Oklahoma State Public Health Department (1910-1912); Harris's obituary; and a letter from Oklahoma Governor Robert L. Williams concerning selective service registration for soldiers in World War I.
Dates: 1902-1908

Grace C. Manos Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-371
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Business manager. A copy of a letter (1953) from Fred G. Cowles, part owner of the "McAlester News-Capital" to Walter C. Johnson, briefly describing the paper's history and ownership.
Dates: 1953

Harold Hallett Halsell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-248
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Merchant. Typescripts of two manuscripts (1930 and 1943) by Harold H. Halsell, concerning the life of his father, Oscar Daniell Halsell, and early Oklahoma City; two letters (1932) concerning the Williamson, Halsell, Frasier Grocery Company; and two clippings (1933-1935). Harold Hallett Halsell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1930-1943

Harold Keith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-335
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Publicist. Professional correspondence (1928-1992), personal correspondence (1922-1987), personal records (1903-1987), author subject files (1900-1984), typescripts and manuscripts (1938-1986), publications (1928-1987), financial records (1930-1993), and memorabilia from the life and career of Harold Keith, author of children's stories Rifles for Watie, and Boys' Life of Will Rogers; and former sports information director of the University of Oklahoma. Also included are programs (1930-1970) of University of Oklahoma athletic events, and correspondence (1942-1946) from University of Oklahoma students and alumni, mostly athletes, serving in the United States Armed Forces during World War II, to Harold Keith and members of the University of Oklahoma Athletic Department.
Dates: 1900-1993

Haskell Paul Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-474
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Collector. Typescript copies of letters (1930-1951) between the Paul family of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and relatives in the eastern U.S. regarding the genealogy of Smith Paul, founder of Pauls Valley, and his life before he moved to Indian Territory.
Dates: 1930-1951

Hedwig Schaefer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-541
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Professor. A mimeographed Christmas letter (1914) from the Reverend Hiram H. Clouse, pastor of the Rainy Mountain Baptist Mission, to supporters and friends of the mission, describing the year's activities, along with a brochure entitled "Rainy Mountain" which gives a brief history of the mission, and biographical information on its Kiowa deacons and interpreters.
Dates: ca. 1914

Henry Collins Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1800
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Physician. Letter (1902) to Dr. Rogers praising his services as a physician, a resolution (ca. 1945) by the Muskogee Chapter of Woodmen of the World marking Rogers' death, a diploma (1914) issued to Rogers, and medical instruments used by Rogers in his practice. Henry Collins Rogers Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1902-ca. 1945