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Oklahoma -- Maps

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-264
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Transcripts of interviews with pioneers who took part in the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma, with accompanying township maps showing the homesteads of settlers. The collection also includes historical and cultural information about the Indian tribes, including the Tonkawa, Kansa (Kaw) and Ponca, that lived in the eastern portion of the Cherokee Strip. The final part of the collection consists of correspondence and field notebooks written by Orville Stanley Smith and Theodore H. Barrett during an 1871 survey of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation in Dakota Territory. Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1832-1958

Gaston Litton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2065
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Archivist. Manuscripts and published materials (1849-1987) relating to the history of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma history, and Litton's career with the National Archives, the University of Oklahoma archives, and librarianship in Latin America.

Dates: 1849-1987

John Berlin Fink Collection, 1833-approximately 1950

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Map Collection #22

Dates: 1833-approximately 1950

John Wesley Morris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1723
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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

Map Collection #1: Oklahoma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2795
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This collection contains maps depicting the state of Oklahoma leading up to and after statehood. Some maps also depict reservation borders, land runs, and the changing state landscape through the 1900s.

Dates: 1889-1990

Map Collection #5: Counties

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2799
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This map collection contains detailed maps of individual Oklahoma counties after statehood in 1907. Most maps are dated from the 1930s.

Dates: 1886-1976

Map Collection #9: Oklahoma Territory

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2803
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This map collection features maps depicting the western half of what is now the state of Oklahoma. May of these maps show reservations boundaries and the changes that occurred due to the multiple land runs and lotteries in this region.

Dates: 1836?-1913

Map Collection #13: Boomer Maps, 1891-1906

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This map collection features maps related to land runs and promotional literature distributed to settlers seeking land in Oklahoma and Indian Territories. All maps are dated prior to Oklahoma statehood in 1907.

Dates: 1891-1906

Map Collection #21, 1601-1977

 Series — Drawer 8608
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This map collection is associated with the John Wesley Morris manuscript collection. Morris was a professor and geographer who collected a wide variety of maps related to Morris Historical Atlas of Oklahoma and Ghost Towns of Oklahoma publications. Many of these maps are printer's negative copies.

Dates: 1601-1977

Map Collection #22, 1904

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Oilfield contractor. Time book (1905-1906) kept by Randall while an oil rig contractor; life insurance policy (1919); certificate (1919); diploma (1914); novelty postcards (1907-1913); a map (1904) of Oklahoma; and a blueprint (1934) for an oilfield apparatus. William B. Randall Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1904

Map Collection #22, 1964-1979

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Collector. A booklet (1969) published by Orange County, California in tribute to President Richard Nixon; certificates (1933) issued to Skinner by the Republican Party of California and the University of Oklahoma Foundation; and Nazi propaganda (1944-1945) airdropped to American troops during the Battle of the Bulge. Also included are sheets of postage stamps (1948-1957) commemorating the 50th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood and the centennials of the petroleum industry and the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1964-1979

Map Collection #22, 1823, 1853

 Series — Drawer 8623
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Attorney. Legal documents (1891-1900), including tax and pay receipts; judicial documents (1894-1899), including injunction bonds, writs of injunction and transcripts of injunction, all from Greer County, Texas and Greer County, Oklahoma. Also included are sheriff deputization certificates (1895-1899), citizen announcements of cattle brands claimed (1894), a homestead certificate (1903) and a teacher certification (1899), also from Greer County, Oklahoma. Lemuel Hensley Tittle Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1823; 1853

Map Collection #22, 1906

 Series — Drawer 8610
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Correspondence, circulars, pamphlets, and labor regulations (1907-1913) to and from Charles L. Daugherty while serving as Oklahoma's first Commissioner of Labor, concerning issues such as labor legislation, organized labor, open and closed shops, child labor, the Democratic party, local elections, and political appointments.

Dates: 1906

Map Collection #22

 Series — Multiple Containers
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Attorney. Personal and business correspondence (1893-1948) relating to Hume's family, his association with the University of Oklahoma, and his activities as an attorney for the Caddo Indians. Also included are numerous legal documents relating to Indian claims and historical papers and documents regarding the Indians of Oklahoma, the Shirley Trading Post, the Anadarko (Oklahoma) area and the University of Oklahoma. C. Ross Hume Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1805-1981

Map Collection #22, 1913-1938

 Series — Drawer 8610
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University of Oklahoma professor. General correspondence (1911-1957); papers (1923-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the geology fraternity, Sigma Gamma Epsilon; correspondence (1925-1942), membership lists, and expense records (1934-1935) from the Oklahoma Academy of Science; manuscripts, reprints and research correspondence (1932-1934, n.d.) from Decker's research on Oklahoma geology and on graptolites; correspondence (1925-1946) and notebooks (n.d.) concerning the Methodist Episcopal Church in Norman, Oklahoma; correspondence and printed material (1931-1952) concerning the University of Oklahoma; and correspondence and printed material (1913-1955) from various universities and geological associations. Charles Elijah Decker Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1913-1938

Map Collection #22, 1897?-1907

 Series — Drawer 8610
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Geologist. Geological reports (1916-1935) for various oil and gas companies in Oklahoma; reprints of articles (1897-1945); two field notebooks; and a class notebook (1894-1895) belonging to Drake, a professor of geology and mining at the University of Arkansas. Noah Fields Drake Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1897?-1907

Map Collection #22

 Series — Drawer 8610
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Attorney. Manuscripts in the Creek language; copies of correspondence from officials connected with Indian affairs, such as Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Jessup, Opothleyahola, and Albert Pike; a compilation of names and locations of Creek towns in Alabama and Oklahoma; and briefs, trusts and correspondence relating to the court case concerning the estate of Jackson Barnett, one of Oklahoma's wealthiest Indians. Roscoe Simmons Cate Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1819-1970

Map Collection #22, 1911-1936

 Series — Multiple Containers
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Rancher and historian. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, newspapers and other printed materials regarding Major Lillie and his ranching and business enterprises. Includes an autobiographical sketch, and correspondence regarding various Indian chiefs. Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1911-1936

Map Collection #22, 1902-1907

 Series — Drawer 8613
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1902-1907

Map Collection #22, 1745-1981

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Collectors. Correspondence and research materials (1977-1981) regarding the southwest Davis, Oklahoma, zinc field; and newspaper clippings (1968-1982) regarding primitive humans, including "Bigfoot" and the Tasaday Indians of the Philippines.

Dates: 1745-1981

Map Collection #22, approximately 1820-1889

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Historian. A collection of research materials gathered for use in various research and writing projects. Most of the material deals with Fort Smith, Arkansas, and the Civil War in Indian Territory.

Dates: approximately 1820-1889

Map Collection #22, 1928-1974

 Series — Drawer 8604
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Geologist. Correspondence (1900-1975) regarding the Oklahoma Geological Survey, of which Branson was longtime director, and the geology of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1928-1974

Map Collection #22, 1895-1926

 Series — Drawer 8612
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Banker and rancher. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and related papers concerning the banking, ranching and oil interests of Edward Johnson, a Chickasaw Indian businessman and banker in Norman, Oklahoma. Edward Bryant Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.

(Note: for other objects previously listed in Box 19, see Outsized boxes at end of collection. These were moved August 12, 2011.)

Dates: 1895-1926

Map Collection 22, 1938-approximately 1950s

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Editor and clubwoman. Correspondence (1888-1950) regarding personal affairs, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the "Oklahoma Farmer-Stockman" magazine, and the state and national Republican Parties; speeches (n.d.); scrapbooks (1920-1947); certificates (1915-1948); newspaper clippings (1919-1945); Soviet propaganda posters (1929); programs (1918-1948) from women's clubs and other organizations; and minutes, constitutions and bylaws (1909-1937) of General Federation of Women's Clubs committees. Lola Clark Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1938-approximately 1950s

Map Collection #22, approximately 1906-1945

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Author. Correspondence (1902-1954) of Rainey; newspaper clippings (1910-1954), including reviews of Rainey's books and other articles relating to the Rainey familiy and Oklahoma history; diaries and notebooks (1880-1940), pamphlets and booklets (1903-1968), and manuscripts by Rainey and others, relating to Oklahoma and U.S. history; certificates (1905-1937); a pocket copy of a patent (1904) for an adding machine; and a billfold carried by Rainey in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1893. George Rainey Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: approximately 1906-1945

Map Collection #22, 1921-1949

 Series — Drawer 8623
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Historian. Correspondence (1921-1956) concerning Wardell's tenure as a Professor of History and as an Assistant to the President of the University of Oklahoma, concerning student affairs, curriculum, academic department administration, accreditation, military training, housing, post-war planning, and state legislation; academic and admistrative departmental reports (1929-1945); correspondence concerning Wardell's teaching and publishing activities, and his involvement with civic organizations; lecture notes; research materials; and manuscripts regarding the Cherokee and Osage Indians, historic sites in Oklahoma, and the history of the American West. Morris L. Wardell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1921-1949

Map Collection #22, 1600-1959

 Series — Drawer 8601
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Dates: 1600-1959

Map Collection #22, 1914-1957

 Series — Drawer 8623
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University of Oklahoma geography professor. Papers (1915-1978), including reprints of eight articles by Bollinger; research notes, including calculations for Bollinger's solar atlas; and correspondence between Bollinger and other geographers.

Dates: 1914-1957

Map Collection #22, approximately 1673-1967

 Series — Drawer 8604
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Correspondence (1945-1965); research notes on the Southern United States, the Civil War, Missouri, and Oklahoma; manuscripts (1930-1980) of historical books and articles; clippings and printed material on President John F. Kennedy, and on McReynolds, a University of Oklahoma history professor, 1943-1960. Edwin C. McReynolds Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: approximately 1673-1967

Map Collection #22, 1922-1932

 Series — Drawer 8611
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Black-and-white original prints of mining equipment, smelting plants, and workers at zinc and lead mines in Oklahoma.

Dates: 1922-1932