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Arthur H. Geissler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1025
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Diplomat. Scrapbooks containing news clippings, magazine articles, government documents, pamphlets, photographs, handbills, and memorabilia accumulated by Geissler while serving as United States Ambassador to Guatemala and reflecting events throughout Central America for the period 1922-1928.
Dates: 1895-1928

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

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

Arthur James Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1679
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.
Dates: 1910-1940

Arthur L. Lynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2621
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Arthur L. Lynn was an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma. The collection includes one 1920-1921 photograph of the University of Oklahoma band, and a hat worn by a member of the band.
Dates: 1920-1921

Arthur Leslie Gregory Collection

 Collection — Box: Certificates and Diplomas
Identifier: WHC-M-2773
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Physician. A diploma (1918) from St. Louis College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a certificate (undated) for a post-graduate course in anatomy.
Dates: 1918

Arthur Norris Bragg Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1987
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Zoologist. Correspondence (1946-1967) with professional colleagues and associates regarding Bragg's research and publications; reprints of articles (1934-1968) regarding his subject field; and galley proofs and book manuscripts authored by Bragg regarding amphibious creatures and the zoology of Oklahoma. Arthur N. Bragg Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1934-1968

Arthur R. Curry Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-945
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Librarian. A notebook, labeled "To My Successor" in which Curry describes his duties as the reference librarian of the University of Oklahoma library from 1921-1923.
Dates: 1921-1923

Arthur R. Lawrence Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1184
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the Red Store near Lawton, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1905

Arthur S. Covey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-942
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Publications (1905-1960) describing Covey's art, sketches, and lithographs.
Dates: 1905 - 1960

Arthur W. Evans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1770
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Collector. Correspondence (1906–1968); certificates (1891–1918); and news clippings (1928–1939) regarding University of Oklahoma president Arthur Grant Evans, federal funding for schools in Indian Territory, the issue of separate statehood for Oklahoma and Indian territories, and Evans’s participation in the United States’ propaganda effort in World War I; a typescript regarding the history (1816–1831) of the Presbyterian church and missions in the eastern Cherokee Nation; a diary (1887) of A. G. Evans; and original records (1830–1857) of the New Echota Church in the Cherokee Nation, as recorded by Samuel A. Worcester, church clerk. Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1830-1968

Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1697
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original prints of former University of Oklahoma President Arthur Grant Evans and his family. Also included is a photograph of Monnet Hall at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1890-1916

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

Arza Bailey Collins and John O. Arnold Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1403
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sac and Fox Indians. The collection includes views of Sac and Fox housing, agriculture, and transportation. Arza Bailey Collins Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1930

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

Atoka Lions Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2583
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Civic organization. Accounts ledger (1927-1930), plus minutes, officer and membership lists, financial reports, and correspondence, all dated 1927-1930 from the Atoka, Oklahoma, Lions Club.
Dates: 1927-1930

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

August Gustav Burchardt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2000
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Collector. Correspondence, publications, bulletins, and membership lists, all dated 1952-1955, of the International and Oklahoma Lions Club, of which Burchardt was a district governor.
Dates: 1952-1955

Aute Richards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-521
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University of Oklahoma Zoology professor. General correspondence (1939-1947); correspondence (1934-1950) relating to the Lions Club and to the University of Oklahoma Biology Department; printed material (1916-1941), including university publications and copies of Richards' published articles; scrapbooks (1931-1950); newspaper clippings on Norman, Oklahoma history; books (1895-1926); reviews (1941-1948) of scientific books; postcards, road maps and travel brochures (ca. 1910-1950) collected by Richards. Aute Richards Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1895-1950

Aziel Henry Crouch Collection

 Collection — Box: Certificates and Diplomas
Identifier: WHC-M-1913
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Physician. Certificates (1904–1916) authorizing Crouch to practice medicine in Oklahoma and appointing him a medical examiner for the Aetna Life Insurance Company and a camp physician for the Modern Woodmen of America.
Dates: 1904–1916

B. C. Burney Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-70
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Typescripts of editorials which originally appeared in the Star Vindicator, the Cherokee Advocate, and the Purcell Register, commenting on Burney's administration as governor of the Chickasaw Nation from 1878-1880, and of Burney's messages to the Chickasaw Legislature.
Dates: 1878-1891

B. F. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1251
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Ledgers listing patients, visits and charges from Johnson's practice as a physician and pharmacist in Fairview, Oklahoma. B.F. Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1898-1954

B. H. Rackley Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1487
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of settlers in the land run of 1889 crossing the Canadian River at Purcell, Indian Territory, and a hanging in Ada, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are scenes of a women's temperance march in Lexington, Oklahoma and a parade at Blanchard, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1889-1915

B. M. Bower Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2615
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Business and personal correspondence (1924-1941) of western novelist B. M. Bower and family; manuscripts and research notes (1904-1940) for books by Bower; publishing and copyright contracts (1904-1951); and photographs (1882-1911) of the Bower family.
Dates: 1882-1951

B. S. Stafford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-587
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Businessman. Manuscript (1932) of Stafford's memoirs entitled "Incidents and Recollections of My Life" in which he describes the Civil War in South Carolina, and slavery on his father's planatation. Also included are accounts of land speculation and bank failures in Oklahoma and Texas.
Dates: 1932

Bacone College Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1631
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of students and the campus of Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1950

Baehr, Ann Ruth E.

 Collection — Box: Photo B-32
Identifier: WHC-P-2296
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians from the Clinton, Oklahoma area. The collection features images of Indian church congregations (mainly Mennonite), encampments, and a powwow held in the early 1950s. Prominent Cheyennes pictured are Wolf Chief, White Shield, Tall Bear, Wolf Face, and White Skunk. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: ca. 1908-1955

Bailey, Jay

 Collection — Box: Photo B-33
Identifier: WHC-P-2298
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of businesses in Cordell, Oklahoma. Also in the collection are photographs of tornadoes and buildings destroyed by tornadoes. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1910

Baker, (Mrs.) R. P.

 Collection — Box: Photo B-5
Identifier: WHC-P-2299
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of early Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, businesses. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: ca. 1895

Baldwin Locomotive Works Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo B-5
Identifier: WHC-P-2300
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of locomotives. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: ca. 1877

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