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Church buildings -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

A. M. Seran Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1461
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy and original prints of Wewoka, Indian Territory and state, cotton gins, businesses, and a Democratic Party celebration. Also included are scenes of Seminole Indian cemeteries and tribal voting. A.M. Seran Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1875-1920

Albert Daniel Wright Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-687
Scope and Contents

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Merchant. A typescript (1947) of an account by Wright regarding his participation in the Land Run of 1889, his settlement in the towns of Guthrie and Chandler, Oklahoma Territory, and his experiences in each. Albert Daniel Wright Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1947

Alvin J. Herring Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1637
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of farming and coal mining near Chelsea, Oklahoma. The collection also includes street scenes in Chelsea. Alvin J. Herring Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1907-1938

Armentrout Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1549
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, farming, businesses, railroads and industry.

Dates: 1889-1910

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

Baptist church, undated

 Item — Box Photo W-5, Item: 11
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Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, and Pawhuska and Dewey, Indian Territory.

Dates: undated

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

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Cleveland County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-824
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Norman and Lexington, Oklahoma. Includes street scenes, businesses, churches, schools, fairs, family and individual studio portraits.

Dates: 1895-1940

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

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1931
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Oral history collection. Typescripts of interviews conducted with hundreds of American Indians in Oklahoma regarding the histories and cultures of their respective tribes. Included are accounts of Indian ceremonies, customs, social conditions, philosophies, and standards of living. Members of every tribe resident in Oklahoma were interviewed.

Dates: 1967-1972

Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1582
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy and original prints of the towns of Enid, Oklahoma City, Norman, El Reno, Tahlequah, and Guthrie, Oklahoma; Duncan and Navajoe, Oklahoma Territory; and Spiro and Okmulgee, Indian Territory. The collection also contains photographs of Havasupai, Pima, Papago, Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Kiowa, Apache, Eskimo, and Creek Indians, along with scenes of the University of Oklahoma and its students and faculty. Edward Everett Dale Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1880-1940

Elenore Wyskup Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1656
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Polish-Americans from central Oklahoma. The collection contains individual studio portraits, along with scenes of weddings, businesses, and farming.

Dates: 1903-1914

Enyard W. Gentry Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1664
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Porum, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including photographs of businesses, railroads, school children, farming, ranching, mining and family portraits.

Dates: 1890-1945

Evelyn Hughes Shumard Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1672
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Sapulpa, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, along with images of Oklahoma City, Fort Reno and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fort Smith, Arkansas, businesses, schools, oil wells, railroads, and cotton ginning. The collection also includes scenes of Creek, Comanche, Apache, and Yuchi Indians and the Euchee Mission near Sapulpa, Indian Territory.

Dates: 1895-1940

Everett S. Lain Collection

 Collection — Box L-6
Identifier: WHC-M-1221
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Physician. A biography (1923) of Lain; typescript of a speech (n.d.) given by Lain to the Oklahoma State Medical Association, as well as a quarterly publication (1950) of the same organization; news clippings regarding medicine in Oklahoma; and a patient accounts ledger (1900) and financial journals (1933, 1938) from Lain's medical practice. Also included in this collection is a publication"The Epworth Spotlight" (1946) published by the Epworth Methodist Church of Oklahoma City as a special historical edition, and several articles which Lain wrote on herpes research, x-ray technology in Oklahoma and skin diseases among Oklahoma Indians. Everett S. Lain Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1893-1952

Flora Belle Simmons Ramsey Collection

 Collection — Box R-10
Identifier: WHC-M-1847
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Housewife and pioneer. Manuscripts (n.d.) by Mrs. Ramsey recording her impressions and experiences as a participant in the Land Run of 1889. Mrs. Ramsey and her family settled near Stillwater, in Payne County, Oklahoma. Flora Belle Simmons Ramsey Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: unspecified

Frank and Patty Grass Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1665
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of L.E. Patterson's feather business in Texas, and his street car lines in Oklahoma City, Norman, and Sulphur, Oklahoma. The collection also contains business scenes from the towns of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Pecos and Austin, Texas.

Dates: 1890-1930

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

Garner G. Collums Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1110
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Boyd House at the University of Oklahoma, the Episcopal Church in Chickasha, Oklahoma, and the judging of cattle at an Oklahoma State meeting of Future Farmers of America. Margaret Collums Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1946

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1890-1916

Harold Hallett Halsell Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo H-10
Identifier: WHC-P-894
Scope and Contents

Black and white original print of the Presbyterian Church at Beaver City, Oklahoma. Harold Hallett Halsell Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918

Henrietta Novy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1569
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Czech Americans from the towns of Bison, Goltry, Banner and Prague, Oklahoma. The collection includes scenes of weddings, schools, churches, and farming.

Dates: 1894-1935

Jesse Lee Rader Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-508
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University of Oklahoma librarian. Correspondence (1906-1953) from friends and colleagues regarding the Oklahoma Library Commission and the Oklahoma Library Association, and including a letter from University of Oklahoma President David Ross Boyd regarding the dismissal of Boyd, Rader and numerous faculty colleagues by Governor Charles N. Haskell; minutes (1925) of meetings of the Oklahoma Library Association; constitutions and bylaws (1905-1907) of the Oklahoma Library Association, and of University of Oklahoma student clubs including the Websterian Literary Society and Ka-nun-ta-klage Dramatic Club; Rader's student grade reports (1905-1906) from the University; publications (1901-1952); certificates (1904-1951); and a speech (1952) delivered by Rader at a dinner held in his honor.

Dates: 1901-1953

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2370
Scope and Contents

Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.

Dates: 1925-1955

John Cannon Pearson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-478
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Merchant and mayor. Correspondence (1892-1931) regarding the administration of the cities of Pierson, Iowa and Marshall, Oklahoma, Pearson's business ventures, and the Methodist Episcopal Church of Marshall; minutes and certificates of incorporation (1906-1912) of the Capitol Grain and Elevator Company of Marshall; other certificates (1906-1946); legal papers (1896-1930) from Pearson's business ventures; programs (1909-1937); publications (1879-1948); and membership rosters (1895-1946), constitutions, codes and bylaws for lodges of the Masonic Order in Oklahoma and Iowa. John Cannon Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1879-1949

John Dunn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1583
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, businesses, parades and schools.

Dates: 1890-1910

John Jumper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-330
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Seminole Chief. Typescripts of newspaper articles by and about Jumper, regarding the Council of Muskogee in 1874, his life, and the status of Christian missions in the Seminole Nation.

Dates: 1874-1928

Joseph G. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1726
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Physician. Records (1906-1955) kept by Smith regarding the more than 4,000 obstetrical cases he attended in Washington County, Oklahoma; publications (1924-1946) regarding the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Bartlesville; medical articles (1924-1928) published by Smith; a newsletter (1946) of the Bartlesville YMCA; and certificates and diplomas (1888-1952) awarded to Smith by medical schools and societies, including a license to practice (1903) issued by the Territory of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1888-1955

Joseph L. Branen Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-759
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Records and correspondence compiled during Branen's term as Governor of the Lions Clubs for Oklahoma (1948-1949), plus programs for 50th Anniversary of the Marshall (Oklahoma) Christian Church. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Branen Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1941-1949