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Oklahoma -- Maps

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Map Collection #22, 1885?-approximately 1889

 Series — Drawer 8622
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Black and white original prints of early street scenes in Norman, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1885?-approximately 1889

Map Collection #22, 1890-1977

 Series — Drawer 8604
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Historian and politician. Subject files (1876-1996) containing Helen Holmes's research notes and materials regarding the history of Guthrie, Oklahoma, and Logan County, Oklahoma. Also included in the collection are research materials on the history of Abell, Cashion, Cimarron City, Coulter, Coyle, Crescent, Langston, and Mulhall, Oklahoma. Specialized subject files include research materials on historic homes in and around Guthrie and on cemeteries, schools, and churches in Guthrie and Logan County, as well as annual narrative reports of extension work (1935-1961) reporting the activities of African-American 4-H clubs in Logan County.

Dates: 1890-1977

Map Collection #22, 1903-1913

 Series — Drawer 8504
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Lawyer. Legal files, correspondence, coal mining reports (1899-1916), and related papers concerning Tucker's service as mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation (1912-1918), for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations (1929-1949), and as national attorney for the Choctaw Nation (1924-1929).

Dates: 1903-1913

Map Collection #22, 1883-1971

 Series — Drawer 8504
Scope and Contents From the Collection: FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Attorney. Case files (1815-1989) involving attorney, Paul M. Niebell. The files are arranged by type and docket number. The cases involve law suits filed by Indian tribes and were tried before the Indian Claims Commission, the U.S. Court of Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Niebell represented the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Osage, Seminole, Wichita, Caddo, Cheyenne-Arapaho, and various other Indian tribes. Important cases in the collection include: Cherokee Nation v. U.S.; Cherokee Freedmen and Cherokee Freedmen's Association v. U.S.; Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations v. U.S.; Osage Nation v. U.S.; Creek Nation v. U.S.; Seminole Indians v. U.S.; Wichita Indians v. U.S.; Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma v. U.S.; and Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes v. U.S. The case files include briefs, petitions, exhibits, motions, opinions, proceedings, etc. The collection also...
Dates: 1883-1971

Map Collection #22, 1953-1973

 Series — Drawer 8504
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Anthropologists. Correspondence, research materials and manuscripts of Alice Lee Marriott and Carol Rachlin assembled during their collaboration on several essays and manuscripts relating to Native American society, mythology and peyotism.

Dates: 1953-1973

Map Collection 22, 1944-1958

 Series — Drawer 8505
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City clerk and civic leader. Papers, including pamphlets, books, clippings, and other materials, plus correspondence, relating to the American Legion in Oklahoma City, and Simon's teaching career; certificates and awards presented to Simon; and a scrapbook concerning Simon's life. Earle Marvin Simon Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1944-1958

Map Collection #22, approximately 1889.

 Series — Drawer 8623
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Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: approximately 1889.

Map Collection #22, 1928

 Series — Drawer 8505
Scope and Contents From the Collection: FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Judge. Records (1930-1931) of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Board of Governors; speeches (1927-1936) by Cutlip; manuscripts regarding the history of Seminole County, Oklahoma, Wewoka, Oklahoma, and the Seminole Nation; Seminole Indian land allotment certificates (1901-1902); records (1905-1910) of the Wewoka Masonic Lodge; and a financial ledger (1867-1872) of the Wewoka Trading Company. C. Guy Cutlip Photograph Collection also in repository.Many of the documents relate to C. Guy Cutlip's career and influence as a public figure. Some of these materials describe the history of Seminole County and Wewoka. Several records are associated with former Oklahoma Governor, William H. Murray. Other documents concern Cutlip's personal life and his family. A majority of the materials date from the 1920's and 1930's. The entire collection includes records from...
Dates: 1928

Map Collection #25, 1892?-1950

 Series — Drawer 8506
Scope and Contents

This map collection is associated with the Bureau of Government Research manuscript collection. This collection contains maps of Oklahoma with voting records and population statistics.

Dates: 1892?-1950

Map Collection #26, 1787-1966

 Series — Drawer 8507
Scope and Contents

This map collection is associated with the Division of Manuscripts collection. It contains mostly maps of Oklahoma and Indian Territory, especially counties and reservations.

Dates: 1787-1966

Map Collection #27, 1884-1944

 Series — Drawer 8508
Scope and Contents

This map collection is related to the Kali-Inla Coal Company manuscript collection. This collection includes topographical maps from the USGS, geologic maps of mineral deposits, and railroads around coal producing areas.

Dates: 1884-1944

Map Collection #28, 1914-2015

 Series — Drawer 8509
Scope and Contents

This map collection is associated with the Oklahoma Geological Survey manuscript collection. This collection contains maps from North America that feature mineral deposits, earthquake fault lines, geologic cross sections, precipitation and ground water, and topographic features. 

Dates: 1914-2015

Map Collection #30: University of Texas

 Collection — Drawer 8510
Identifier: WHC-M-2824
Scope and Contents


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

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 (, under the Resources tab, in the Databases section. Direct link to the digital site: 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: The Sanborn Maps for Oklahoma are also available on microfilm. It is a...
Dates: 1886-1989

Map Collection #40, 1849-1982

 Series — Drawer 8501
Scope and Contents

This collection contains maps related to the John H. Moore manuscript collections including county maps from both Oklahoma and Kansas.

Dates: 1849-1982

Map Collection #41, 1957

 Series — Drawer 8502
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of preliminary copies of maps which later appeared in Gaston Litton's History of Oklahoma at the Golden Anniversary of Statehood, 4 vols. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1957.

Dates: 1957