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Surveying -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur H. DeRosier Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-958
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Photocopies of correspondence (1780-1842) between William and Diana Dunbar regarding the American Revolution, New Orleans, and the Napoleonic Wars in Europe, along with correspondence (1901-1903) between the Department of the Interior and its surveyor, Charles L. Wood, regarding townsite locations and surveys in Indian Territory.

Dates: 1780-1903

Bryan W. Lovelace Collection

 Collection — Box L-27
Identifier: WHC-M-365
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A journal kept by Joseph R. Smith of New York, recording his experiences while on a surveying expedition through Indian Territory. Smith describes the expedition's encounters with hostile Comanches, friendly Osages, severe weather and insect hordes. Also included in this collection are photocopies of a legislative document (1858) and a published article (1850), both regarding Creek Nation boundaries.

Dates: 1850-1858

Edwin C. DeBarr Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-531
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Chemist. Correspondence and reports (1897-1950) regarding assays, autopsies, chemical analyses and consultations conducted by DeBarr, services rendered by DeBarr as expert witness in legal cases, the DeBarr family and personal affairs, various members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and Board of Regents, and the construction and laboratory fittings of the Chemistry Building; and a report (1870-1872) on the survey of the Indian Meridian boundary through Indian Territory. Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1870-1950

Frank Phillips Photograph 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

Sam P. Matthews Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo M-2
Identifier: WHC-P-880
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Black and white copy print of the members of the Ardmore, Oklahoma townsite survey team. Sam P. Matthews Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1901