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Historians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Angie Elbertha Debo Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-967
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Historian. A galley proof and the original typescript for Debo's book"Geronimo" published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1966; correspondence (1967-1972) written by Debo on behalf of Alaskan Indians to regain their tribal lands, and newspaper clippings (1953-1954) of Debo's column in the Daily Oklahoman. Also included in this collection is one file of correspondence (1939-1972) between Debo and officials of the Princeton University Press regarding the publication of her controversial book"And Still the Waters Run".

Debo's book "Geronimo" can be found in the Western History Library and the Main Library at E 99 .A6 G324.

Dates: 1939-1976

Charles Francis Xavier King Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1090
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Professor. An unpublished manuscript regarding the Battle of the Washita, 1868; manuscripts regarding the establishment of Fort Gibson, Indian Territory and its cemetery; and lecture notes used by King in the instruction of American, European and Russian history.

Dates: 1960-1975

Donald J. Berthrong Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-745
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History professor. Photocopies of correspondence of government officials regarding numerous Great Plains Indian tribes and their relations and treaties with the United States; treaties between these tribes and the United States; and maps of treaty areas and manuscripts regarding the Plains Indians.

Dates: 1750-1879

Edwin C. McReynolds Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1756
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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

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

Morris L. Wardell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-643
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Historian. Correspondence (1921-1956) concerning Wardell's tenure as a Professor of History and as an Assistant to the President of the University of Oklahoma, concerning student affairs, curriculum, academic department administration, accreditation, military training, housing, post-war planning, and state legislation; academic and admistrative departmental reports (1929-1945); correspondence concerning Wardell's teaching and publishing activities, and his involvement with civic organizations; lecture notes; research materials; and manuscripts regarding the Cherokee and Osage Indians, historic sites in Oklahoma, and the history of the American West. Morris L. Wardell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1921-1956

Robert R. Benson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-742
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Historian. Manuscripts and typescripts by Benson, regarding Lee Vining Creek, California; the boundaries of New Mexico, Colorado, and the Oklahoma Panhandle; and the Pecos River, the Goodnight Cattle Trail, and several other locales in the American West; along with a history of the American Garden Service. Robert R. Benson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1890-1962

Shirley A. Leckie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2608
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An endnoted typescript of Shirley A. Leckie's book, Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian, which was published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 2000 as Volume 20 in the Western Biography Series.

Dates: 2000

William Woodrow Savage, Jr., Collection

 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