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Ranches -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Molly Levite Griffis Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1597
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of the Levite family and Apache, Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of school children, street scenes, and Levite's store at Apache.

Dates: 1900-1964

Mrs. Morris S. Simpson Photograph 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

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1940

Paul Frame Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-3135
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Ardmore, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Included are scenes of main streets, businesses, firefighters, a cotton market, parades, and a fire in 1895 which destroyed a large section of Main Street.

Dates: 1890-1934

Robert E. Cunningham Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1666
Scope and Contents

Black and white glass plate negatives from original prints, original glass plate negatives and copy prints of settlement scenes of Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Perry and Lawton, Oklahoma Territory. Included are scenes of numerous other Oklahoma towns, the oil industry, businesses, railroads, farming, the military, and cowboys, along with studio portraits of Afro-Americans. The collection also contains photographs of the Land Run of 1893.

Dates: 1880-1930

Robinson-Lee Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2650
Scope and Contents


Two diaries (1932-1933) of Joseph E. Robinson, the ranch foreman at the Josh Lee Ranch in Camargo, Oklahoma. The collection includes a full transcription of the diaries with commentary by George W. Robinson.

Dates: 1932-1933

Roundup on Scott Spark’s Ranch in Arbuckle Mountains, January 1954., 1954 January

 Item — Box Photo C-99, item: 1250
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: 1954 January

Territorial Oklahoma Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1937
Scope and Contents


Subject collection. Typescript and original manuscript accounts by pioneers and frontiersmen regarding the settlement of No Man's Land and the Oklahoma and Indian Territories.

Dates: 1881-1907

Three Forks Ranch Collection

 Collection — Box T-7
Identifier: WHC-M-1397
Scope and Contents


Correspondence (1985-1986) and attached information submitted in an effort to place the ranch on the National Register of Historic Places, and including maps of the ranch and environs, the history of the ranch from 1835 to the present, and news clippings regarding the history of the town of Okay (formerly North Muskogee) in Wagoner County, Oklahoma, near which the ranch is located.

Dates: 1985-1986

W. S. Bruner Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-810
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy and contact prints of the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch near Marland, Oklahoma, and of the 101 Wild West Show, photographed by Vince Dillon.

Dates: 1910-1930

Walter Copeland Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo C-4
Identifier: WHC-P-1542
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Walter Copeland's Hardware Store at Welch, Indian Territory and a scene of ranching activities near Welch.

Dates: 1897

William Box Hancock Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1046
Scope and Contents


Cowboy. A typewritten autobiography of Hancock's life as a cowboy, primarily at the Woodard and Oge Ranch near San Antonio, Texas, with descriptions of five of his trips up the Western Trail driving cattle, of San Antonio, Rockport, Fort Griffin, and Alpine, Texas, Camp Supply and Fort Reno, Indian Territory, and Dodge City, Kansas, along with an account of his work on ranches in Dakota Territory.

Dates: 1925

William Matthew Tilghman Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1165
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma marshals, outlaws, frontier life, and agriculture along with scenes of the communities of Perry, Guthrie, Fort Sill and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The collection also includes photographs of Apache, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux and Wichita Indians. William M. Tilghman Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1889-1925