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Treasure troves -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
Scope and Contents


Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1865-1948

Fred V. Tucker Collection

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1393
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Rancher. A photocopy of an unpublished manuscript by Tucker, untitled, regarding the life and times in territorial Kenton, Oklahoma and the surrounding region. Tucker was an early resident. Fred V. Tucker Photograph Collection also in repository. A collection of “unrelated incidents of the Old West” collected by Tucker: "Grey Wolves" "Stampedes" "Indian Loyalty" "Indian Dinner" "Men Only Show" "Indian Code of Honor" "The Camp Meeting" "The Hungry Tramp" "Black Jack Ketchum" (Thomas Edward Ketchum) "Man and Horse" "Ambush" "Joe the Rustler" "Dan Brogan" "Traveler in...
Dates: ca. 1940

Irvin Fillman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1893
Scope and Contents


Treasure hunter. Correspondence (1951) from Fillman to Governor Johnston Murray describing excavations around Comanche, Oklahoma; from Murray to Fillman, forwarding Fillman's letter to Morris L. Wardell at the University of Oklahoma; and from Wardell to Fillman and Wardell to Murray, acknowledging receipt of Fillman's letter.

Dates: 1951