Skip to main content

Methodist Church -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Alexander Long Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1334
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Minister. Memoirs (1971) of the Rev. Charles A. Long, who graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1905, and served as a Methodist missionary in Brazil, 1911-1952.

Dates: 1971

Clara Merkel Bowling Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1101
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of R. E. Bowling and the Methodist Men's Sunday School class in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Also includes a panorama of Company G, 2nd Infantry, Oklahoma National Guard, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Clara Merkel Bowling Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1919-1930

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

Corn Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-838
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Arapaho, Clinton, Corn and Thomas, Oklahoma. Also included are scenes of agriculture, dust storms, funerals, houses, churches, and schools. The majority of the collection deals with the Mennonites in Washita County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1890-1977

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

Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-264
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Transcripts of interviews with pioneers who took part in the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma, with accompanying township maps showing the homesteads of settlers. The collection also includes historical and cultural information about the Indian tribes, including the Tonkawa, Kansa (Kaw) and Ponca, that lived in the eastern portion of the Cherokee Strip. The final part of the collection consists of correspondence and field notebooks written by Orville Stanley Smith and Theodore H. Barrett during an 1871 survey of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation in Dakota Territory. Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1832-1958

Everett S. Lain Collection

 Collection — Box L-6
Identifier: WHC-M-1221
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Hollis Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1132
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Hollis, Bethel, Dryden, Looney and Metcalf, Oklahoma. Includes scenes of businesses, postal service, agriculture, parades, schools, school children, and studio portraits from these communities during both the territorial and statehood periods.

Dates: 1878-1966

Religious Denominations of Oklahoma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1821
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Publications (1895-1950) of various religious denominations and individual churches in Oklahoma, including Congregational, Baptist, Methodist, Mennonite, Catholic, Presbyterian, Episcopalian and Lutheran. The materials include church bulletins, directories, conference proceedings and pamphlets.

Dates: 1895-1950

Ruth Brewer Stith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-596
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Editor. Correspondence (1910, 1931) concerning the works of Theodore F. Brewer, and short manuscripts by Brewer concerning the Methodist Church in Indian Territory, and entitled"The Indians of Oklahoma" "Historical Sketch of our Work in Oklahoma" "Work Among the Indians" "Muskogee Ministerial Association" "Meeting of the General Board of Education" and "Spaulding Female College." Also included is a manuscript poem (1863) entitled "Red Shiloh" attributed to Brewer, and purportedly written after his participation in the Battle of Shiloh.

Dates: 1863-1931

Seminole Nation Museum Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1151
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Seminole Indians, railroads, oil fields, schools, cotton gins, along with scenes of Weber City, Maud, Seminole, and Wewoka, Indian Territory and Oklahoma.

Dates: 1880-1930

William Vance Shook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-562
Scope and Contents

FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Minister. A typewritten autobiography (1953) of the Rev. W. Vance Shook, a Methodist circuit-rider in Oklahoma, describing the churches he founded and pastored; newspaper clippings (1938-1957) regarding the death of Shook's wife, Lottie Lee, and the establishment of the Methodist Episcopal Churches in Putnam City (Okla.) and at Eighth and Lee Streets in Oklahoma City; and publications (1918-1935), including a booklet regarding the history of the Methodist Church in Logan County, Oklahoma, and programs from the Putnam City and Eighth and Lee Streets Methodist Churches. William Vance Shook Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918-1954

William Vance Shook Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1453
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Methodist churches in the towns of Gracemont, Putnam City and Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are scenes of the Rev. W. Vance Shook and his family, of tornado damage in Union City, Oklahoma, and of the Men's Bible Class of Crescent, Oklahoma. William Vance Shook Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1910-1929