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Musicians -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Albert J. Kirkpatrick Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2158
Scope and Contents


Pianist. Musical score (n.d.) entitled "Grand River Suite" written for string orchestra by S.A. McReynolds along with original compositions (1932-1968), travel sketches, and short stories (c.1963-1968) by Kirkpatrick. Also included are sound recordings (c.1940) of Kirkpatrick playing his compositions.

Dates: 1932-1968

Gerald Mason Van Dyke Collection

 Collection — Box V-2
Identifier: WHC-M-637
Scope and Contents


Poetry and music manuscripts by Van Dyke, concerning the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which he witnessed, and life in Cordell, Oklahoma, plus a biographical sketch of Van Dyke. Gerald M. Van Dyke Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1950

Paul Simon Carpenter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-85
Scope and Contents


Music professor. Correspondence (1910-1956) to and from Carpenter regarding his studies at the Conservatoire Nationale in Paris, his appointment to the faculty of the University of Oklahoma in 1914, his 1946 appointment as Dean of Fine Arts at the University, and his book "Music, An Art and a Business" which was unfinished at the time of his death; financial records (1940-1949); note cards (n.d.) with a bibliography of music books; scrapbooks (n.d.) of musical scores with accompanying notes; and publications (1870-1954) including musical scores, programs, and journals. Also included is a two-page genealogical listing tracing the Carpenter family history from 1675 to 1949.

Dates: 1870-1956

Spencer Hilton Norton Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1810
Scope and Contents


Composer. Musical scores of compositions by Norton, a music professor from 1934 to 1975 at the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: ca. 1930-ca. 1970