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Oil wells -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

A. M. Seran Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1461
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Wewoka, Indian Territory and state, cotton gins, businesses, and a Democratic Party celebration. Also included are scenes of Seminole Indian cemeteries and tribal voting. A.M. Seran Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1875-1920

Amy Perkins and J. T. Perkins Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1145
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Osage and Kaw Indians, oil wells, farming scenes, schools, and scenes of Guymon and Tonkawa, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1888-1904

Armand E. Gibson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1595
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Dustin, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including scenes of businesses, railroads, farming, and cotton gins. The collection also contains a scene of Cromwell, Oklahoma and a photograph of Creek Indians.
Dates: 1890-1920

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

Arthur James Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1679
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.
Dates: 1910-1940

Charles Duncan Campbell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-891
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Smith No. 2 Oil Well, Apache, Oklahoma. Charles Duncan Campbell Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1950

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-230
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

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

Dave H. Boyer Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1195
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the first oil wells in Cotton County, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are original panoramas of Walters, Oklahoma. Dave H. Boyer Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1912-1915

Evelyn Hughes Shumard Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1672
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Sapulpa, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, along with images of Oklahoma City, Fort Reno and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fort Smith, Arkansas, businesses, schools, oil wells, railroads, and cotton ginning. The collection also includes scenes of Creek, Comanche, Apache, and Yuchi Indians and the Euchee Mission near Sapulpa, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1895-1940

Foress B. Lillie Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1517
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the Foress B. Lillie family and Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory and state. The collection includes street scenes, transportation, businesses, outlaws, and oilwells, as well as scenes of places, cities and towns in California, New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Foress B. Lillie Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1920

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

George Case Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1527
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Dewey, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. The collection includes street scenes, oil drilling activities in the Weber Pool near Dewey, school children, and an airplane manufactured by the Dewey Airplane Company.
Dates: 1905-1918

George F. Killingsworth Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1613
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Seminole, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and Davenport, Indian Territory. Included are photographs of businesses, a temperance gathering, parades, and the oil industry.
Dates: 1903-1934

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

Henry Vernon Foster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2542
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oil producer. Description (Series): The personal papers of Henry Vernon Foster detail the Foster lease in the Osage Nation which was initiated in 1896; early discoveries of oil in the Osage Nation where some major oil companies began; the history of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (I.T.I.O.); Foster's discovery well in the Seminole Field; and his Oklahoma #1 in the Oklahoma City field. They include contracts and other legal documents showing lease ownership and stock ownership of the I.T.I.O. Company, 2 c.f. (1900s-1940s); Correspondence of Henry Foster (Henry V. Foster's father); ledger of shares in I.T.I.O. company regarding start-up and leases; documents regarding negotiations of separation between Cities Service Oil Company and Foster Petroleum; and documents regarding Foster's businesses prior to his dealings in the Osage...
Dates: 1872-1990

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

Irvin Munn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2492
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Chickasha and Minco, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and Tuttle, Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of street scenes, businesses, agriculture, railroads, schools, ferries, fire fighters, airplanes, and electric railroads.
Dates: 1890-1940

Jesse Lee Rader Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1618
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Norman, Oklahoma Territory and Guthrie, Oklahoma. Also in the collection are photographs of the University of Oklahoma, which include scenes of students, faculty and campus. Jesse Lee Rader Manuscripts Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1951

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1669
Scope and Contents Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.
Dates: 1925-1955

John Wesley Morris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1723
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Geographer. Correspondence (1939-1982); papers (1942-1956) concerning Morris's military service in the United States Navy and in the United States Army Reserves; certificates and diplomas (1864-1892); account books (1962-1969); and manuscripts, research notes, correspondence, and contracts (ca. 1950-1982) concerning books and articles by Morris, a University of Oklahoma geography professor. John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1982

John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection

 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

Jordan Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1634
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Kingfisher, Oklahoma Territory and state, including scenes of businesses, farming, railroads, cotton marketing, firefighters and schools. The collection also contains a photograph of Onego, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1896-1910

Kay Peters Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1642
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Garber, Oklahoma Territory, including scenes of farming, businesses, oil wells, bands and schools.
Dates: 1893-1920

Lea Murray Nichols Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1641
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of newspapeman Lea Murray Nichols. The collection also contains a scene of an oil well near Tulsa, Indian Territory. Lea Murray Nichols Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1954

Mary Graham Giles Paine Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1628
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Pauls Valley, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including scenes of businesses, school children, cotton marketing, and churches. The collection also includes photographs of the towns of Wynnewood, Indian Territory, and Sulphur, Oklahoma. Mary Graham Giles Paine Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1885-1950

Moore Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1614
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: 1900-1925

Muriel Chew Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1433
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of oil wells near Ramona, Indian Territory and Oklahoma.
Dates: 1906-1907

Myrtle Warren Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1526
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, and Pawhuska and Dewey, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1894-1908

Oklahoma Corporation Commission Collection

 Collection — Box O-15
Identifier: WHC-M-1984
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

State regulatory agency. Copies of monthly reports from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, including Oklahoma Allocated Pools Allotment Reports (1945-1948), Daily Allocation Reports (1946-1947), Pipie Line Runs (1946-1947), Notifications of Intentions to Drill (1946-1947), and Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells (1946-1947); and copies of monthly reports (1934-1937) on the Oklahoma labor market, from the Oklahoma Labor Department.
Dates: 1934-1948