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Freemasonry -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Frank A. Rittenhouse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1815
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Financial reports (1945-1949) and bylaws (1906-1944) of the Guthrie Lodge of Freemasons; original typescripts of speeches and presentations (n.d.) made by Rittenhouse before Oklahoma Freemasons; and publications (1890-1949), including "(Joseph S.) Murrow's Masonic Monitor" for Oklahoma (1903). Frank A. Rittenhouse Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1949

Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1157
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Black and white original and copy prints of the towns of Guthrie, Edmond, El Reno, Oklahoma City, Perry, Kingfisher and Anadarko, Oklahoma. Scenes of farming, railroads, mining, outlaws, the U.S. Army, Boomers, the University of Oklahoma and businesses are included, along with those of Cheyenne, Shawnee, Wichita, Apache, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Comanche, Kiowa, Pawnee, Osage, Wyandotte, Ponca, Iroquois, Seminole and Iowa Indians.
Dates: 1889-1920

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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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: 1890-1916

Henry Simpson Johnston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-323
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1900-1960) relating to Johnston's political and legal careers, and to his affiliation with various fraternal organizations; speeches and other papers (1914-1930) relating to his election campaigns; legal papers (1909-1934) documenting court cases with which Johnston was involved; and printed material and newspaper clippings (1920-1960) collected by Johnston. Henry S. Johnston Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1960

Mrs. William Oscar Childs Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-103
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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1926-1955) concerning the Childs' move to Oklahoma in the 1920's and W.O. Child's involvement in the Oklahoma oil industry; his membership with the Freemasons; his death in 1936; and Mrs. Child's memorial gifts of carillion chimes to the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and to the University of Oklahoma in 1955.
Dates: 1926-1957

Stigler Masonic Lodge No. 121 Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1734
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Ledger containing the minutes (1920-1922) of the A.F. & A.M. Lodge No. 121, a Masonic order chapter in Stigler, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1920-1922