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Fort Reno (Okla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-908
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Military and personal correspondence of Clark, most notably from General Nelson A. Miles. Clark served as an interpreter and scout with the U.S. Cavalry in Indian Territory.

Dates: 1863-1907

Cheyenne and Arapaho scouts at Ft. Reno, Oklahoma, in uniform, holding rifles. BAE., Undated

 Item — Box Photo C-109, item: 2205
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: Undated

Claude Hensley Collection

 Collection — Box H-8
Identifier: WHC-M-274
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Typesetter, Linotype Operator for the Oklahoman. Typescripts of various documents dealing with Quanah Parker, life at Fort Sill and Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory, buffalo hunting, and the memoirs of E.H. Linzee describing the development of Oklahoma Territory. Claude Hensley Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1860-1940

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813–1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682–1794), along with diaries and journals (1770–1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collection’s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

Franklin Campbell Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1748
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Minister. A typescript of the Rev. Smith's autobiography (1946) which includes accounts of his experiences in Oklahoma Territory and the origins of Oklahoma place names, as well as stories concerning religion, settlers, cowboys, marshals, the weather, and public opinion regarding the Spanish-American War and the Crazy Snake Rebellion in Indian Territory. The collection also includes a typescript of Smith's biography of James Patrick Major, C.S.A., who held important commands in the Southwest during the Civil War.

Dates: 1946

Ft. Reno, looking north. 1893. No Neg., 1893

 Item — Box Photo L-10, Item: 9
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Black and white original prints of the towns of Oklahoma City, Duncan, Fort Reno, Perry and El Reno, Oklahoma Territory, along with Marlow and Ardmore, Indian Territory. The photographs include street scenes, businesses and a dust storm at Boise City, Oklahoma. Herbert K. Lininger Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1893

Photo of Architect’s drawing of the layout of Fort Reno. 1891, El Reno. , 1891

 Item — Box Photo H-7, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of a camp of buffalo hunters, Indians skinning a buffalo, and an architect's drawing of Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory. Claude Hensley Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1891

Ruins of the 1893 fire. No Neg., 1893

 Item — Box Photo L-10, Item: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of the towns of Oklahoma City, Duncan, Fort Reno, Perry and El Reno, Oklahoma Territory, along with Marlow and Ardmore, Indian Territory. The photographs include street scenes, businesses and a dust storm at Boise City, Oklahoma. Herbert K. Lininger Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1893

U.S. Army Collection: Tenth Infantry Regiment

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-606
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Correspondence (1865-1866), alterations reports (1855-1902), muster rolls (1865-1869) and casualty returns (1856-1868) from the Regiment's service in Minnesota, Kansas, Utah, and Dakota Territories, as well as Cuba and the Philippines. Included are casualty statistics and action reports, several of which regard engagements with the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. From 1898 on, many of the Regiment's soldiers were enlistees from Fort Reno, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1855-1903

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Professor. Personal correspondence (1897–1957); correspondence with Campbell’s relatives (1822–1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920–1958); literary manuscripts (circa 1914–1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901–1926); and business papers (circa 1925–1959) regarding Campbell’s writings on the West, Indians, and Oklahoma, with emphasis on transportation, fortifications, cowboys, wars and battles, criminals and outlaws, and American Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. [Boxes 104 through 121 of this collection are available online at the OU Libraries website.]FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Dates: 1800-1964