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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

D. B. and Garner G. Collums Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2144
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Collectors. Unpublished manuscripts (n.d.) by Garner G. Collums; correspondence (ca. 1940-1955), including personal, military, and rejection letters from publishers; newspaper clippings (ca. 1930-1950); certificates and diplomas of D.B. and Garner G. Collums; and posters and photographs.
Dates: 1915-1976

Dewey County Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-835
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Dewey County, Oklahoma. Includes scenes of the towns of Camargo, Taloga, Seiling and Putnam, along with images of farming, transportation, homesteads, businesses, and personalities.
Dates: 1890-1915

Dr. Jim Eanes Reese and Sarah Burton Reese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2660
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)The personal and professional papers (1913-2004) of University of Oklahoma economics professor Dr. Jim Eanes Reese and his wife, Norman public schools teacher Sarah Burton Reese, and their respective families from the Comanche, Texas, area. Of particular note are the many letters (1943-1944) exchanged between Jim and Sarah during World War II, when Jim served in the U.S. Navy as a gunnery officer in Hawaii. Also included are the personal and professional papers of J. R. (James Ryland) Eanes, who was a Texas state legislator and mayor of Comanche, Texas. In addition, the collection contains historical information on the Comanche, Texas, area; several Civil War-era letters (1861, 1865) from Eanes family members regarding military service in the Confederate States Army; and legal documents (1742-1753) from Goochland and Henrico counties,...
Dates: 1742-2004

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Edwin C. McReynolds Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1756
Abstract Correspondence (1945-1965); research notes on the Southern United States, the Civil War, Missouri, and Oklahoma; manuscripts (1930-1980) of historical books and articles; clippings and printed material on President John F. Kennedy, and on McReynolds, a University of Oklahoma history professor, 1943-1960. Edwin C. McReynolds Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: approximately. 1930-1967

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

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1748
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Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.
Dates: 1946

Frederick William Miner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1373
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Lawyer. Correspondence (1830-1947), legal documents concerning land (1860-1940) belonging to Miner, who moved from Virginia to Texas in 1859, and to his daughter, May Miner Dorchester, who settled in Oklahoma, plus school material (ca. 1880) belonging to May Dorchester.
Dates: 1830-1947

Henry Lowndes Muldrow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1399
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Collector. Correspondence (1857-1889) between Robert Muldrow, his wife, Annie Oliver Muldrow, and their children; and a journal (1898) of Henry Lowndes Muldrow Sr.'s expedition to Alaska. Henry Lowndes Muldrow Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1857-1898

Horace Pratt Collection

 Collection — Box P-10
Identifier: WHC-M-1860
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Indian chief. Typescripts of two conscription acts (1864) by the Chickasaw Nation legislature organizing Chickasaw troops for Confederate service.
Dates: 1864

James Anderson Slover Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1769
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A photocopy of the autobiography of James Slover, a missionary to the Cherokee Nation during the Civil War, and chaplain of the 1st Regiment, Cherokee Mounted Volunteers, under Stand Watie. The diary includes an account of post-war difficulties in Arkansas due to a depressed economy, race relations and the reconstruction government, and of Slover's subsequent decision to move to California.
Dates: ca. 1907

John Downing Chapman collection of souvenir ribbons

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2701
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Twenty-one souvenir ribbons (1891-1921) from annual reunions of the 50th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The ribbons were collected by John Downing Chapman, who served with the 50th during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1891 - 1921

John M. Virden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1352
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U.S. Air Force officer. Correspondence (1953-1958) regarding Col. Virden's writings and other subjects; newspaper and magazine articles (1951-1968) by and about Virden, and one book-length manuscript (ca. 1965) entitled "Andrew J. Byrne" written by U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin, with Virden's assistance. Principal correspondents in this collection include James M. Gavin, Carl Albert, Neill Bohlinger, Walker D. Grisso and Arthur McAnally. John M. Virden Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1951-1968

Mozelle Groner Richardson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2644
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Collector. Correspondence (1864-1865) of Mollie Rowland and Confederate soldier William C. Groner regarding the U.S. Civil War, and correspondence (1846-1920) of other Groner family members regarding family news. This correspondence includes one letter (1846) regarding the U.S. - Mexican War. The collection also contains genealogical material (1967-1994) on the Groner family, and the typescript of a scrapbook (1875) that features poetry, news items, and obituaries from Gainesville and Valley View, Texas, and Tennessee.
Dates: 1846-1994

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940

Reunion of Civil War Veterans (G.A.R.).  W. H. Carney, Oakwood, Oklahoma, seated on right. Late 1800’s., circa 1800

 Item — Box Photo D-23, item: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Dewey County, Oklahoma. Includes scenes of the towns of Camargo, Taloga, Seiling and Putnam, along with images of farming, transportation, homesteads, businesses, and personalities.
Dates: circa 1800

Roscoe Simmons Cate Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1104
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Union Army officers during the Civil War. Roscoe Simmons Cate Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1865

Stephen Foreman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1009
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Missionary. Typescripts of Foreman's journals (1862-1868) regarding life in the Cherokee Nation during the Civil War, letters (1864-1881) from Foreman to various correspondents, and letters (1837-1881) from various correspondents to members of the Foreman family.
Dates: 1837-1881

W. A. Franklin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1128
Scope and Contents Original daguerreotype in ornate case, of three Confederate soldiers.
Dates: 1861

Warren P. Chaney Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-95
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Government employee. Correspondence, memoirs, recollections, allotment records, Civil War papers, clippings and other materials relating to Indian Territory, reflecting Chaney's experiences while traveling through the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations as clerk in charge of the Choctaw-Chickasaw Allotment Division of the Dawes Commission. Warren P. Chaney Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1935

Warren P. Chaney Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1106
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Warren P. Chaney's work with the Dawes Commission for allotment and severalty of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indian lands. Also includes scenes of El Reno and Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory. Warren P. Chaney Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1863-1909