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William Patrick Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1873
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Pioneer and immigrant. Photocopies of papers regarding Irish immigrant William Patrick, Including Patrick's diary (1857-1859) which details his trip to California and Colorado, his Civil War service records (1864-1865) and his marriage certificate (1860).
Dates: 1857-1865

William Peter Haseman Collection

 Collection — Box: H-9
Identifier: WHC-M-2761
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Professor. First head of OU’s Department of Physics from 1909 to 1919. During leave of absence in 1917, as part of the war effort, he worked in Washington, D.C. on acoustic research for methods of locating submarines. A later result of that research was the development, with other OU professors, of the commercial application of acoustical research for subsurface geophysical prospecting. Dr. Haseman made another contribution to the field of oil production through his formula for predicting the yield of an oil pool based upon the flow from its first well. With his colleagues, he formed the Geological Engineering Company in 1920. In 1922, he became the head of the research department of the Marland Oil Company, where he worked until 1928. A biography of Dr. Haseman, written by Charles N. Gould, is in the Gould collection.
Dates: 1902-1952

William Potter Ross Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-535
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Editor and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Typescripts of newspaper articles (1866-1891) of Ross's messages to the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee Council, and instructions to the Cherokee delegation to Washington, D.C., regarding reconstruction, tribal government, financial matters, organization of Oklahoma Territory, education, Sequoyah, and the use of lands, along with biographical information on Ross.
Dates: 1866-1891

William S. Soule Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-899
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Kiowa-Apache, Comanche, Arapaho, Wichita, Caddo, Cheyenne, and Kiowa Indians.
Dates: 1869-1874

William Stanley Burgett Photograph of Burton Hall

Identifier: WHC-M-2865
Scope and Contents Architect. One black-and-white photographic print (1952) of the construction of the Home Economics building, later known as Burton Hall, on the University of Oklahoma’s Norman campus. The building was designed by architect and OU faculty member, William Stanley Burgett, and was completed in 1952.
Dates: 1952

William Torrey Harris Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-260
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Educator. Reprints and clippings of articles (1869–1904) by William Torrey Harris, United States Commissioner of Education, 1889–1906, concerning education, philosophy, and geography; and reprints and clippings (1908–1929) regarding Harris’s life and work.
Dates: 1868-1929

William Vance Shook Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-562
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Minister. A typewritten autobiography (1953) of the Rev. W. Vance Shook, a Methodist circuit-rider in Oklahoma, describing the churches he founded and pastored; newspaper clippings (1938-1957) regarding the death of Shook's wife, Lottie Lee, and the establishment of the Methodist Episcopal Churches in Putnam City (Okla.) and at Eighth and Lee Streets in Oklahoma City; and publications (1918-1935), including a booklet regarding the history of the Methodist Church in Logan County, Oklahoma, and programs from the Putnam City and Eighth and Lee Streets Methodist Churches. William Vance Shook Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1954

William Vance Shook Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1453
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Methodist churches in the towns of Gracemont, Putnam City and Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are scenes of the Rev. W. Vance Shook and his family, of tornado damage in Union City, Oklahoma, and of the Men's Bible Class of Crescent, Oklahoma. William Vance Shook Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1910-1929

William W. Pryor Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-503
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Attorney. Briefs (1920-1946) of cases heard by the Oklahoma State Supreme Court, with related correspondence (1927-1934) and a newspaper obituary (1946) of Pryor, who served as counsel to the Court.
Dates: 1920-1938

William Woodrow Savage, Jr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1795
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Historian. Original typescripts and/or galley proofs (1973-1977) for three of Savage's books, including "Cowboy Life" "The Frontier" and "The Cherokee Strip Livestock Association: The Impact of Federal Regulations" and "Indian Life Transforming: An American Myth" along with correspondence and papers (1981-2000) relating to comparative frontier studies at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1973-2000

Williams, Meredith Newton (1904–1949)

 Collection — Box: Photo W-5
Identifier: WHC-P-1121
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original prints of the Meredith N. Williams family. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: undated

Willie, John

 Collection — Box: Photo W-16
Identifier: WHC-P-3123
Scope and Contents Black-and-white negatives of Choctaw women weaving, and Choctaws at a picnic in Hugo, Oklahoma.
Dates: ca. 1930

Willie Turtle Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2084
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Collector. Four land allotment documents (1901-1911) from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, signed over to four Kiowa Indians. All four were signed by William McKinley. The collection also includes weekly ration tickets (ca. 1944) for the Geimansaddle family.
Dates: 1901-1944

Wilma Mankiller Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2580
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Official and personal correspondence (1977-1995) of Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller and the Cherokee Nation, including correspondence with U.S. Congress members, the National Congress of American Indians, the Cherokee National Historical Society, and tribal council correspondence. The collection includes subject files (1977-1995) on the Native American Rights Fund; the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs central office; the U.S. Indian Affairs Muskogee, Oklahoma, area office; the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes; the National Congress of American Indians, and others. Also included are records regarding educational, industrial, and social programs administered by the Cherokee Nation during Mankiller's tenure; papers relating to Mankiller's books; and genealogical materials on the Mankiller family.
Dates: 1977-1995

Wilson, George Howard

 Collection — Box: Photo W-19
Identifier: WHC-P-3125
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy print of U.S. Representative George Howard Wilson.
Dates: 1950

Wilson, McClellan

 Collection — Box: Photo W-16
Identifier: WHC-P-3124
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original and copy prints of Dr. McClellan Wilson’s home in McAlester, Oklahoma; and people posing near mining equipment at the Lyon Lode near Wildman, Oklahoma. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1953

Wilson N. Jones Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-327
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Typescripts of newspaper articles, speeches, editorials and official documents from Jones's term as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation, concerning tribal politics, land allotment, and mineral rights on Choctaw lands.
Dates: 1890-1935

Wilson, Timothy

 Collection — Box: Photo W-20
Identifier: WHC-P-3126
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of the Wilson family and farming activities. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1909-1923

Winchester Colbert Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-918
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Typescript of a letter from Colbert to Stand Watie (1866) along with a brief biography of Colbert (1908).
Dates: 1866-1908

Windolph, J. T.

 Collection — Box: Photo W-13A
Identifier: WHC-P-3127
Scope and Contents Black-and-white copy prints of the Windolph family; the Windolph family homestead near Cestos, Oklahoma Territory; and the Bank of Vici, Oklahoma Territory. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1900-1912

Winnfield Russell Pender Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1214
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Author. An unpublished novel by Pender entitled "The Treasure of Montezuma" which recounts an adventure-filled search for the fabled Aztec treasure.
Dates: 1959

Winnie M. Dawson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-957
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Teacher. Manuscripts (1952-1967) regarding the history of Wanette, Oklahoma and its schools, along with Protestant hymnals (1911-1913). Winnie M. Dawson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1911-1967

Wirt Franklin papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2843
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Attorney and oilman. Correspondence (1927-1962), business and general files (1903-1990), and financial records (1904-1974) of Wirt Franklin, a longtime citizen of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who was key in developing the Healdton Field. His papers span nearly the length of his six-decade career as an attorney and oilman. Among them are the records of Apple & Franklin, his law practice with Samuel Apple, which represented citizens of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations in citizenship claims and guardianship cases in the early 20th century. The largest portion of the collection consists of the business and financial files of his many companies and partnerships, including the Crystal Oil Company, Wirtaine Petroleum Corporation, Ardmore Investment Company, Franklin, Aston & Fair, and others. The collection also documents his work as a Special Field Assistant for the...
Dates: 1903 - 1990

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Collection

 Collection — Box: W-27
Identifier: WHC-M-2145
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Civic organization. Minutes (1918-1925) of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union at Bismarck, North Dakota. The minutes include administrative details as well as financial statements. The collection also contains four receipts for goods and services provided to the Methodist Church where the organization met, and two announcements of meetings.
Dates: 1918-1925

Women's History Project Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1296
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Typescripts of reports (1977) regarding the history of women and women's rights in Oklahoma, as well as biographies of historically prominent women, prepared by students participating in the University of Oklahoma Women's History Project.
Dates: 1977

Women’s Studies Department Collection

 Collection — Box: Photo W-9
Identifier: WHC-P-3129
Scope and Contents Black-and-white and color original and copy prints of faculty and students of the Women’s Studies Department at the University of Oklahoma. The collection contains photographs from many conferences, including the 1996 and 1997 National Women’s Studies Association conferences, the 1978 Women and the Workplace Conference, and the 1982 Women and Mental Health Conference. Notable individuals pictured are Judy Chicago, Betty Harris, Allison Joseph, and Jane O. Wayne. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1978 - 2004

Woodrow W. Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2544
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Sailor. Two scrapbooks. 1. "Our Navy - U.S.S. Oklahoma" which includes invitations, news clippings, photos, documents such as Navy Training Course Certificate, etc. (1933-39); and 2. "Log album - U.S.S. Oklahoma" which includes autographs and addresses of friends of Smith, and a log and diary (1935-39).
Dates: 1933-1939

Woodward County Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1186
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of towns in Woodward County, Oklahoma including Woodward, Richmond, Curtis, Tangier, Mooreland, Haskew, Mutual and Enid. The collection also contains photographs of agriculture, businesses, cowboys, the range cattle industry, schools, and the United States Cavalry. Woodward County Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1915

Woodward, Vicky

 Collection — Box: Photo W-12
Identifier: WHC-P-3130
Scope and Contents Black-and-white original prints of baseball teams from Cushing, Lone Wolf, and Duncan, Oklahoma; and LaJunta, Colorado. Unpublished finding aid available.
Dates: 1924

Woody Crumbo Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2023
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Artist. Prints (n.d.) of works by Potawatomi Indian artist Woody Crumbo.
Dates: unspecified

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