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American bison

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Alan W. Farley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1017
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Attorney. Notebooks of memoirs by Homer W. Wheeler, describing his life as an Army Scout; broadsides, newspapers, and handbills regarding the settlement of Kansas; along with a wide variety of other documents collected by Farley and relating the the Civil War, settlement of Kansas, Indian battles on the Great Plains with an emphasis on Kansas, and on the history of the American West in general. Also included is one of the two known copies of the "Siwinowe Kesibwi" (Shawnee Sun) newspaper (1841).
Dates: 1833-1966

Andrew Alexander Forbes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1658
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives, taken by Andrew Alexander Forbes. Includes scenes of the range cattle industry in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, sodhouses, railroad construction, the United States Army, buffalo, andalso of Sac and Fox and Cheyenne Indians.
Dates: 1880-1900

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

Buffalo on the Government Reservation in the Wichita Mountains, 1909., 1909

 Item — Box Photo M-2, Item: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of the towns of Lawton, Guthrie, and Carmen, Oklahoma, includign scenes of railroads, hunting, a sod house, and an Osage village. William Albert Patrick Murphy Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1909

C. H. Detrick Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo D-10
Identifier: WHC-P-1112
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Apache, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians. Includes Geronimo, Quanah Parker, and the Indian School at Fort Sill, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1880-1930

Charles Anderson Nothstein Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1621
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Hennessey and Kingfisher, Oklahoma Territory and state, along with scenes of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch. Charles Anderson Nothstein Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1907

Charles Nesbitt, Margot Nesbitt, and Emil W. Lenders Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1407
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the employees and performances of the Pawnee Bill and the 101 Wild West Shows. The collection includes scenes of cowboy and cowgirl performers, as well as those of Indian performers from the Pawnee, Sac and Fox, Potawatomi, Osage, Crow, Sioux, Blackfoot, Comanche, Ponca, Cheyenne, Arapaho and Kickapoo tribes.
Dates: 1900-1925

Claude Hensley Collection

 Collection — Box H-8
Identifier: WHC-M-274
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Journalist. Typescripts of various documents dealing with Quanah Parker, life at Fort Sill and Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory, buffalo hunting, and the memoirs of E.H. Linzee describing the development of Oklahoma Territory. Claude Hensley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1860-1940

Claude Hensley Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-869
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of a camp of buffalo hunters, Indians skinning a buffalo, and an architect's drawing of Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory. Claude Hensley Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1875-1891

Close up of some of the stuffed animals. Includes a buffalo head, a heron and two birds of prey. (Possibly golden eagles)., undated

 Item — Box Photo E-6, Item: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of drugstore interiors, of Carnegie and Walters, Oklahoma Territory, and Ponca City, Oklahoma.
Dates: undated

Comanches skinning Buffalo. Fort Sill, Oklahoma., Undated

 Item — Box Photo M-4, Item: 27
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Guthrie and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory and state. Photographs in the collection include scenes of businesses, the street car system, and of the Run of 1893, taken near Orlando, Oklahoma Territory. Also included are photographs of Wichita and Comanche Indians.
Dates: Undated

Cunningham-Prettyman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1150
Scope and Contents Black and white original glass plate negatives with copy prints of Cheyenne, Nez Perce, Kiowa, Sac and Fox, Pawnee, Ponca, Apache, Iowa, Kickapoo, Shawnee, Cherokee, Creek, Sioux, Kaw, Osage, and Oto Indians. Also includes scenes of farming, ranching, wild west shows, railroads, oil wells and Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1880-1910

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

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

Gordon W. Lillie Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-360
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Rancher and historian. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, newspapers and other printed materials regarding Major Lillie and his ranching and business enterprises. Includes an autobiographical sketch, and correspondence regarding various Indian chiefs. Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1879-1950

Henry Simpson Johnston Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1622
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Henry S. Johnston, the 1903 Cherokee Strip Celebration at Perry, Oklahoma Territory, and scenes of the towns of Seminole, Norman, Shawnee, El Reno, McLoud, Oklahoma City, Henryetta, Pawhuska, Crescent, and Durant, Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch. Henry S. Johnston Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1935

Lydia Caroline Baggett Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1921
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Pioneer. Photocopies of Mrs. Jones' account of pioneer life in early Montague County, Texas, from 1854 to approximately 1867, describing early settlers and raids by the Comanche Indians; of census returns from 1860 and 1870 for the Jones and Baggett families, taken from "Early Records of Montague County, Texas" (1982); obituary (1934) of Mrs. Jones; a roll of the Nacogdohes (Texas) Mounted Volunteers from STRIPES (June 1976), and notes (1988) on the genealogy of the Jones and Baggett families.
Dates: ca. 1900-1988

Mary Louise Ligon Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1640
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Isaac C. Renfro's vineyard and grape crop, the mineral water health resorts and fountains at Sulphur, Oklahoma, along with scenes of the towns of Sulphur, Indian Territory, Clinton, Oklahoma, and Weatherford, Oklahoma, including street scenes, businesses, and parades. Mary Louise Ligon Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1920

Miller Brothers 101 Ranch and Wild West Show Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1603
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show and the 101 Ranch. Included in the collection are photographs of cowboy and cowgirl performers, the Miller brothers, and a production scene from a western film. Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1935

Mrs. Morris S. Simpson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1566
Scope and Contents Black and white original photographs of Lawton, Oklahoma, including scenes of the Morris' business, ranch, and cotton gin. Mrs. Morris S. Simpson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1909-1925

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

Painting by John Mix Stanley of a buffalo hunt on the southwestern plains., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-12, Item: 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of William W. Bent, John M. Chivington, Cheyenne and Arapaho leaders, and participants of the Camp Weld conference at Denver, Colorado in 1864. Also includes photographs of paintings, drawings, and lithographs by George Catlin, Richard West, J.W. Albert, and John Mix Stanley.
Dates: Undated

Painting of a buffalo hunt., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-12, Item: 27
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of William W. Bent, John M. Chivington, Cheyenne and Arapaho leaders, and participants of the Camp Weld conference at Denver, Colorado in 1864. Also includes photographs of paintings, drawings, and lithographs by George Catlin, Richard West, J.W. Albert, and John Mix Stanley.
Dates: Undated

Samuel Walter Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-578
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Pioneer and banker. Memoirs (1949) of Sam Smith, recording his family's life in frontier Kansas and Colorado, and their participation in the Land Run of 1893 into the Cherokee Strip.
Dates: 1949

Walter S. Ferguson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1170
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma outlaws, lawmen, agriculture, wild west shows, land openings, businesses, towns and cities, schools, settlers, members of the state government and of the U.S. Army. Also included are images of Cherokee, Osage, Delaware, Seminole, Comanche, Creek, and Apache Indians. Walter S. Ferguson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1920

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 1925-1959) regarding Campbell's writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964

Water color by Captain Eastman, of a herd of buffalo., Undated

 Item — Box Photo B-12, Item: 24
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of William W. Bent, John M. Chivington, Cheyenne and Arapaho leaders, and participants of the Camp Weld conference at Denver, Colorado in 1864. Also includes photographs of paintings, drawings, and lithographs by George Catlin, Richard West, J.W. Albert, and John Mix Stanley.
Dates: Undated