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Alfred Byron Sears Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-548
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University of Oklahoma professor. Personal correspondence (1917-1973) of Sears and his wife, Helen Sears; professional correspondence (1946-1959) of Sears; research materials (1906-1954) on the history of aviation, including magazine articles, clippings, bibliography cards, and publications and reports of the Oklahoma Aviation Commission.
Dates: 1917-1973

Alfred Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).
Dates: 1842-1931

Alice and Boyce Timmons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1227
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Correspondence, pamphlets, and reports of various Native American projects, such as the Alaska Native Law Project, the North Slope Legal Assistance Project, the American Indian Institute, and the Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Boyce and Alice Timmons Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1982

Alpha Chi Sigma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2063
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Professional organization. Records of the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity including reports (1917-1957), minutes (1922-1968), correspondence (1946-1969), subject files (1904-1968), membership records (1931-1968), financial records (1917-1967), newsletters entitled "Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma" (1930-1968) and "The Chrome and the Blue" (1941-1959), and other assorted publications of the organization.
Dates: 1917-1969

Anne Ross Piburn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1217
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Programs (1937-1958) of the yearly reunions of graduates of Cherokee seminaries; a report (1955) regarding the old Murrell Home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma; a report (1953) regarding New Echota, Georgia; a publication (1954) of the Cherokee Foundation, Inc., entitled Tsa-La-Gi' Ga-Nah-Se-Da'; an undated list of freedmen granted Cherokee citizenship; and memorials (1883-1899) of the Cherokee Nation and its delegation to the U.S. Congress. Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1883-1958

Arthur James Williams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-667
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1913-1930) from the Oklahoma Bureau of Geology regarding its publications and operations, and the geological and mineral characteristics of Oklahoma counties; geological reports (1913-1930) with accompanying maps; oil well logs (1905-1925), organized by county; and registers of student grades (1915-1951) maintained by Dr. Williams while a member of the University of Oklahoma faculty.
Dates: 1905-1951

Arza Bailey Collins and John O. Arnold Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-919
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Government employee. Diaries (1912-1933) kept by Collins recording his travel and activities as a U.S. farmer for the Sac and Fox Agency; correspondence relating to lease disputes, weekly reports (1922-1925) to the Shawnee Agent, and other records relating to the Sac and Fox and Iowa Indians in Oklahoma. Arza Bailey Collins Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1936

Asa Orrin Weese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-648
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Professor of Zoology. Personal correspondence (1948-1955); zoology articles (1921-1943) by Weese; reports and publications (1947-1953) of the Oklahoma Academy of Science and the Oklahoma Fish and Game Council; and minutes (1942-1956) of the meetings of the University of Oklahoma Faculty Senate and of the Department of Zoology faculty. Also included in this collection are meteorological and climatological data reports (1933-1947) compiled for the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area. A.O. Weese Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1921-1956

Berlin Basil Chapman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1286
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Historian. Photocopies of correspondence (1889-1955), reports, and news articles by Chapman regarding the history of Oklahoma, including the history of Lincoln County, of the towns of Chandler, Mountain View and Stillwater, of the Boomers led by David L. Payne, of the alienation of federal lands in Oklahoma, of the loyalty oaths required of the state's collegiate faculty during the early 1950's, of Oklahoma State University, and of Gov. J.C. Walton's proclamation of martial law (1923) in Okmulgee County.
Dates: 1889-1955

Brison Gooch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1035
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Historian. Booklets, pamphlets, journals, reports, speeches, bulletins, etc. concerning modern French history.
Dates: 1948-1963

Bureau of Government Research Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-68
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Proceedings and debates of the Constitutional Convention of Oklahoma (1906-1907); reports of studies made by the Oklahoma State Planning Board (1936-1938), the Oklahoma Tax Commission (1935-1936), the Oklahoma State Legislative Council (1947-1952), the University of Oklahoma College of Business Administration (1950), and the Bureau of Government Research (1951-1961); manuscripts (1910-1931) of newspaper articles relating to the Socialist Party of Oklahoma; and a chart (1962) showing the organization of Oklahoma state government.
Dates: 1906-1962

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

Carl J. Turpin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-628
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Railroad developer. Correspondence (1888-1941) to the Turpins regarding family and personal affairs; reports (1934-1938) of the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs; newspaper clippings (1916-1941); cancelled checks (1913-1918); and programs (1909-1938) of various organizations, including the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs, the New Century Club, the Edelweiss Club and the Clinton (Okla.) Literary Club. Carl J. Turpin Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1941

Center for Studies in Higher Education Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2039
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Correspondence, reports, and special files in the University of Oklahoma Center for Studies in Higher Education, concerning general operations and special projects of the Center.
Dates: 1970-1986

Charles Bismark Ames Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-9
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Judge. Promotional literature and an address (1902-1903) by Ames on Oklahoma statehood; pamphlets (1915-1918) regarding American involvement in World War I; reports of earnings and expenses (1914) of the Oklahoma City Times Company; and correspondence, clippings and printed material regarding Oklahoma and Oklahoma City politics.
Dates: 1902-1918

Charles W. Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1044
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Petroleum geologist. Geological reports for Oklahoma, Venezuela, and Mexico; materials concerning oil production in the Middle East and Central and South America; correspondence (1912-1922) with Mexican Gulf Oil Company; Hamilton's family correspondence (1909-1926), some (1914) concerning the Mexican Revolution; general business correspondence (1911-1923), some with Everette L. DeGolyer; Hamilton's geology class notes (1914-1915); Hamilton's diary (1912-1914); and a draft of a book-length work by Hamilton entitled "Americans in the Middle East." Charles W. Hamilton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1909-1962

Chester Harold Westfall Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-656
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Oil man. A copy of "Sooners in the War" (ca. 1919), the official report of the Oklahoma State Council of Defense, of which Westfall was secretary, and seventy-five propaganda posters published by the U.S. government during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-903
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Administrative reports, publications, manuscripts, and financial reports regarding the history and the domestic and international operations of the Cities Service Oil Company, later the Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation, as well as of other energy industry companies. Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1982

Collins Coal Company Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-120
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Employee records, including wage reports (1938-1942), payrolls (1940-1947), record of orders and employees' pay (1939-1948), and a time book (1942-1947); shipment records (1943-1947); correspondence (1941-1949); financial reports (1940-1947); expenses and sales accounts (1937-1946); and Bituminous Coal Producers Board Reports (1939-1942), all from the Collins Coal Company in Krebs, Oklahoma. Collins Coal Company Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1938-1949

David Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-204
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Labor leader. Printed reports (1951-1956) relating to a welfare and retirement fund for miners; handbills (n.d.) relating to miners' organizations; two printed copies of a speech (1952) by the United Mine Workers of America president; and two issues (1957) of the "United Mine Workers Journal.".
Dates: 1951-1957

Department of the West Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2518
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Subject Collection. A bound copy of telegrams, military reports and dispatches, letters, orders and other authentic papers following the progress and development of affairs in the Department of the West while under the command of Major General J. C. Fremont. These papers have been collated in chronological order.
Dates: 1861

Diamond Jubilee Commission Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-963
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Correspondence, proclamations, resolutions and reports of the Commission, along with calendars of Commission-sponsored activities celebrating the 75th anniversary of Oklahoma's statehood.
Dates: 1982

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

Donald Ross Pugmire Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1839
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Professor. Reports (1950-1958) issued by government and private agencies regarding education and schooling in Oklahoma, a number of which were authored by Pugmire, and Pugmire's doctoral dissertation (1936), entitled "The Administration of Personnel in Correctional Institutions in New York State.".
Dates: 1936-1958

Dr. Edgar Allen Johnson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1252
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Physician. Case histories (1934-1950), fee books (1919-1950) and obstetric records (1934-1950) from Johnson's practice as a specialist in obstetrics and radiology in Hugo, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1919-1950

E. E. Darnell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-953
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Physician. Journals and ledgers from Darnell's practice in Colony, Oklahoma, along with a copy of a 1923 report of the Oklahoma Commissioneers of Charities and Corrections. E.E. Darnell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1911-1953

Earl C. Russell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1801
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Correspondence (1949-1953), membership reports and rosters (1949-1952), financial and expense records (1952-1953), and publications (1949-1953) received or generated by the Office of the District Governor of the Oklahoma Regional Lions Clubs International, accumulated by Russell while serving as Regional District Governor of that organization from the late 1940's through the early 1950's.
Dates: 1939-1953

Earl D. McBride Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1359
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Physician. Disability compensation reports (1950-1954), a copy of "Disability Evaluation" (4th ed., 1948) by McBride, and reprints (1923-1954) of articles by McBride, an orthopedic surgeon in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1923-1954

Edwin C. DeBarr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-531
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Chemist. Correspondence and reports (1897-1950) regarding assays, autopsies, chemical analyses and consultations conducted by DeBarr, services rendered by DeBarr as expert witness in legal cases, the DeBarr family and personal affairs, various members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and Board of Regents, and the construction and laboratory fittings of the Chemistry Building; and a report (1870-1872) on the survey of the Indian Meridian boundary through Indian Territory. Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1950

Edwin K. Wood Collection

 Collection — Box: W-11
Identifier: WHC-M-679
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An Act (1875) of the Choctaw Nation establishing burglary as a crime; Acts (1889-1892) of the Cherokee Nation appointing delegates to Washington, D.C.; requests (1905-1906) for payment of salaries and expenses of the attorneys and Special Marshal of the Cherokee Nation; a committee report (1889) regarding payment for Cherokee lands given to the Osage under a Treaty of 1866; and a term paper by Wood entitled "The Indian Treaty Maker.".
Dates: 1875-1892