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Cities and towns -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

Cherokee Nation Papers 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

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

Doris Duke Indian Oral History 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 S. Roodhouse Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1958
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Copies of "Proposed Amendments to the City Charter of Shawnee, Oklahoma" (1929), and "City of Shawnee, Oklahoma: Proposed Amendments of 1930.".
Dates: 1929-1930

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1887-1950

Harry Parker Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-469
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The autobiography of Parker, an Oklahoma cattleman, relating his family's migration to the Oklahoma Panhandle in 1887. Included is an account of an immigrant family who killed several people before being apprehended.
Dates: 1937

John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1647
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1975

Kali-Inla Coal Company Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8508
Identifier: WHC-M-332
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Coal mining company. Correspondence, financial reports, leases, legal reports and general reports (1903-1944) regarding the operation and management of the Kali-Inla Coal Company and its subsidiary coal companies and related firms. Special correspondence files include organized labor activity, mining accidents, company housing, relations with railroads, and insurance. Also included are equipment catalogs (ca. 1910-1944). Kali-Inla Coal Company Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1944

Postmasters of Oklahoma Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1856
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Ledgers (1890-1915) recording equipment inventories and domestic money orders issued from U.S. Post Offices in five towns in Oklahoma Territory and state, including the now extinct town of Reno City.
Dates: 1890-1915

Quapaw, Oklahoma, Town Records Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-506
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City treasurer's ledger (1917); minutes (1931-1938) of the city board of trustees; occupational licenses (1925-1941) granted to Quapaw merchants; correspondence (1945) received by the mayor regarding the possibility of Federal Works Agency and postwar municipal employment and planning; contracts (1919-1920) let by the town for water consumption, and receipts of payment (1939-1941) for water.
Dates: 1917-1945

Robert Alexander Hefner Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1062
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Mayor. Biography (1874-1956) of Hefner, Mayor of Oklahoma City; genealogy of the Hefner family; mayoral addresses (1947) to the city council of Oklahoma City; and a news magazine (1947) of the First National Bank Building in Oklahoma City; and files (1918-1939) arranged by person, company or subject which include correspondences, receipts, legal case briefs, and various other documents.
Dates: 1918-1965