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Municipal government -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Cannon Pearson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-478
Scope and Contents


Merchant and mayor. Correspondence (1892-1931) regarding the administration of the cities of Pierson, Iowa and Marshall, Oklahoma, Pearson's business ventures, and the Methodist Episcopal Church of Marshall; minutes and certificates of incorporation (1906-1912) of the Capitol Grain and Elevator Company of Marshall; other certificates (1906-1946); legal papers (1896-1930) from Pearson's business ventures; programs (1909-1937); publications (1879-1948); and membership rosters (1895-1946), constitutions, codes and bylaws for lodges of the Masonic Order in Oklahoma and Iowa. John Cannon Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1879-1949

Mildred June Tompkins Benson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1966
Scope and Contents


Mayor. Correspondence (1954-1981), certificates (1953-1981), municipal reports (1948-1961), and agendas and minutes (1954-1981) of the Norman, Oklahoma, city council and of several Norman city government boards, including those governing environmental and noise pollution and the quality of water; publications, including newsletters and brochures published by the League of Women Voters of the United States; and one manuscript, jointly authored by Benson and Cortez A. M. Ewing, regarding presidential nominating politics in 1952. Benson was active in Norman politics and her papers reflect the governance of the municipality for the period 1954-1981.

Dates: 1915-1996

The Guthrie City Hall built in 1902 was the scene of the Constitutional Convention in 1906, Undated

 Item — Box Photo L-7A, item: 156
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of the Foress B. Lillie family and Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory and state. The collection includes street scenes, transportation, businesses, outlaws, and oilwells, as well as scenes of places, cities and towns in California, New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Foress B. Lillie Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: Undated