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Beaver County (Okla.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

A. M. McCoy Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2527
Scope and Contents


Collector. An account of the first house and post office in the Oklahoma Panhandle (Beaver County). This post office was listed as being in Tarbox, Texas.

Dates: 1878-1930

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
Scope and Contents


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

J. H. Abbott Collection

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2526
Scope and Contents

Cowboy. "Reminiscences of J.H. Abbott" including settlement of No Man's Land, the XIT Ranch, Goodnight Pasture, and the Hi Koller Ranch. Also, a list of some of the ghost towns and defunct post offices during the early settlement of Beaver County, Oklahoma (1886-1903).

Dates: 1836-1937

Thomas J. Judy Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2528
Scope and Contents


Rancher. A typewritten, twenty-seven page memoir (ca. 1936) of Judy's life as a pioneer rancher in No Man's Land (the Oklahoma Panhandle area). The memoir recounts the hardships of ranching in Beaver County and the lawlessness of that area.

Dates: 1884-1936