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Postal service -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

A group of men, women, and children in front of the post office in Cross, Oklahoma 1895, 1895

 Item — Box Photo M-22, item: 406
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1895

A group of people in front of the Post Office, Cross, undated

 Item — Box Photo M-19, item: 125
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: undated

A. Leland DeBord Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-836
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of schools in Custer County, Oklahoma. Also includes Butler, Custer and Eureka, Oklahoma, along with farms and mail carriers.

Dates: 1904-1914

Ada Depenbrink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-830
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Binger, Oklahoma. Includes businesses, social activities and family portraits.

Dates: 1902 - 1908

Armentrout Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1549
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory and state, including street scenes, farming, businesses, railroads and industry.

Dates: 1889-1910

Clara Platter Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1491
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Peoria, Oklahoma, along with scenes of the automobile trade and repair.

Dates: 1910-1934

Corn Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-838
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Arapaho, Clinton, Corn and Thomas, Oklahoma. Also included are scenes of agriculture, dust storms, funerals, houses, churches, and schools. The majority of the collection deals with the Mennonites in Washita County, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1890-1977

Dewey County Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-835
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Dewey County, Oklahoma. Includes scenes of the towns of Camargo, Taloga, Seiling and Putnam, along with images of farming, transportation, homesteads, businesses, and personalities.

Dates: 1890-1915

Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-264
Scope and Contents

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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

Ernest Randell Christopher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2009
Scope and Contents

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Postmaster. Records (ca. 1940-1959) of the U.S. Post Office in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, where Christopher was postmaster for nearly thirty years, including employee records and correspondence with the Post Office Department, along with publications and some correspondence (ca. 1950-1959) of the American Legion of Oklahoma and its local posts.

Dates: ca. 1940-1959

Exterior of C.A. Cleveland & Co. trader’s store (and post office) at the Anadarko Agency. Anadarko (Okla.) 1901., 1901

 Item — Box Photo P-12, Item: 647
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1901

First Post Office in Oklahoma City. (Glass plate negative), undated

 Item — Box Photo P-23, Item: 1389
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Frank Allen Balyeat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-26
Scope and Contents

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Educator. Typescripts and notes of Baptist missionaries to the Indians; correspondence relating to schools in Indian and Oklahoma Territories; releases of the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning American Indian education; a booklet on Sequoyah and the Cherokee alphabet; notes and correspondence concerning Joseph Samuel Murrow and Bacone College; leaflet describing El Meta Bond College; and correspondence concerning Oklahoma post offices. Frank Allen Balyeat Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1774-1960

Harrah Heritage and Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1663
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Harrah, Oklahoma Territory and state, and of Polish-American families in the area. Included are street scenes, weddings, businesses and the Oklahoma Gas and Electric plant at Harrah.

Dates: 1895-1940

Irvin Munn Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2492
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Chickasha and Minco, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and Tuttle, Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of street scenes, businesses, agriculture, railroads, schools, ferries, fire fighters, airplanes, and electric railroads.

Dates: 1890-1940

Jesse W. Heck Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1192
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the Jesse W. Heck family and the towns of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, Cushing and Bixby, Oklahoma, and Sapulpa, Indian Territory.

Dates: 1905-1921

John A. Bryan Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-773
Scope and Contents

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Two ledgers (1882-1909) from the Post Office of Nelson, Indian Territory listing materials received and delivered; and a roster (1944) of members of the Oklahoma State Medical Association.

Dates: 1882-1944

John Berlin Fink Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-2370
Scope and Contents

Photographer and collector. Black and white original prints of railroads in Oklahoma, including scenes of depots, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and track. The collection also contains photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns, industries, agriculture, businesses and mining activities.

Dates: 1925-1955

John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1647
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of numerous Oklahoma towns, including scenes of businesses, health resorts, stone quarries, railroads and dust storms. The collection also contains prints of Cherokee, Creek, Chickasw, Choctaw, Seminole, and Sac and Fox Indians. John Wesley Morris Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1880-1975

Jordan Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1634
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Kingfisher, Oklahoma Territory and state, including scenes of businesses, farming, railroads, cotton marketing, firefighters and schools. The collection also contains a photograph of Onego, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1896-1910

Kenneth E. Crook Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-846
Scope and Contents

Black and white original print of postal workers and the post office at Reed, Oklahoma. Kenneth E. Crook Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1910

McCurtain County Historical Society Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1409
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of scenes in McCurtain County, Oklahoma including logging, railroad construction, businesses, and agriculture. The collection contains prints of the towns of Haworth, Idabel, Wright City, Broken Bow, Smithville, Eagletown, and Garvin, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1904-1940

Men lined up waiting for mail at the C. A. Cleveland Co. trader’s store. Anadarko (Okla.) August 1901., 1901, Aug

 Item — Box Photo P-5, Item: 251
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1901; Aug

Men waiting in line for mail at C. A. Cleveland & Co. store. Anadarko (Okla.) August 1901., 1901, Aug

 Item — Box Photo P-3, Item: 147
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1901; Aug

Meyer Photographic Shop Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1533
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Guthrie and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory and state. Photographs in the collection include scenes of businesses, the street car system, and of the Run of 1893, taken near Orlando, Oklahoma Territory. Also included are photographs of Wichita and Comanche Indians.

Dates: 1889-1930

Newcomers waiting for mail at the C.A. Cleveland & Co. Store. Anadarko (Okla.) August 7, 1901., 1901, Aug 7

 Item — Box Photo P-1, Item: 39
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1901; Aug 7

Newcomers waiting for mail at the C.A. Cleveland & Co. Store. Anadarko (Okla.) August 7, 1901., 1901, Aug 7

 Item — Box Photo P-1, Item: 40
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1901; Aug 7

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1940

Peter Perkins Pitchlynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-495
Scope and Contents

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Choctaw Chief. Correspondence of Pitchlynn with prominent citizens and family members in the Choctaw Nation; personal journals (1815) and diary (1828-1832) of Pitchlynn; official reports (1825-1841) of the Choctaw Academy in Kentucky; and Pitchlynn family records (1806-1867). Also includes a signed copy of the articles of surrender and peace negotiated between the Choctaw Nation and the United States at the close of the Civil War, and extensive correspondence reflecting the state of the Choctaw Nation just prior to and during the Civil War years, with special regard to slavery. Peter Pitchlynn Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1815-1922

Postmasters of Oklahoma Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1856
Scope and Contents

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Ledgers (1890-1915) recording equipment inventories and domestic money orders issued from U.S. Post Offices in five towns in Oklahoma Territory and state, including the now extinct town of Reno City.

Dates: 1890-1915