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Oklahoma -- Maps

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 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 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 #30: University of Texas

 Collection — Drawer 8510
Identifier: WHC-M-2824
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This map collection features topographical maps of Texas and Oklahoma, Big Bend Area. Most of these maps were created by the Texas Reclamation Department in Austin in the 1920s.

Dates: 1920-1924

Map Collection #31: U. S. Geological Survey

 Collection — Drawer 8511
Identifier: WHC-M-2825
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Unless otherwise indicated, the maps in this collection are topographic in format, while also showing towns, cities, larger political divisions, transportation routes, and waterways. A legend and a description of USGS topographical maps are shown on the reverse sides of most of the maps in this collection; however, as many are cloth-backed, this information is not visible for each map. Maps are colored, measure 16" x 20", are based on a scale of 1/125,000, and are published by the United States Geological Survey. Maps of areas lying within more than one state or territory are listed by state in the order given on each individual map; therefore, maps of the appropriate adjoining state should also be consulted when border areas are involved. The preceding is especially true for Indian Territory and Oklahoma maps, which contain much overlap because of...
Dates: 1846-1983

Map Collection #32: Oklahoma Counties, Base Maps

 Collection — Drawer 8512
Identifier: WHC-M-2826
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The maps in this collection show townships, sections, towns, cities, transportation routes, and waterways in Oklahoma. Many of the maps were printed by Adams Engineering and Blue Printing Company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Dates: approximately 1910-1950

Map Collection #33: State of Oklahoma Railroad Maps

 Collection — Drawer 8512
Identifier: WHC-M-2827
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This map collection features railroads in Oklahoma immediately before and after statehood. The majority of these maps are colored.

Dates: 1901 - 1932

Map Collection #36: Sanborn Maps for Oklahoma

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2861
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Black and white Sanborn Maps for Oklahoma are available online through the University of Oklahoma Libraries website (http://libraries.ou.edu), under the Resources tab, in the Databases section. Direct link to the digital site: http://sanborn.umi.com/. Patrons must be on campus or logged in with an OU 4x4 and password to access the digital version. The Library of Congress has started to digitize their collection of Sanborn Maps that are in full color. They can be located on their website: https://www.loc.gov/collections/sanborn-maps/?fa=location:oklahoma. The Sanborn Maps for Oklahoma are also available on microfilm. It is a...
Dates: 1886-1989