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United States marshals

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Rennie Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1421
Scope and Contents A black and white original print of a jury, judge, and marshal in Ardmore, Indian Territory. Albert Rennie Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892

Audley P. Swearingen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1401
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives of the settlement of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory. The collection includes images of street scenes, businesses, building construction, Guthrie as a tent city, railroads, and the United States military at Guthrie.
Dates: 1889-1905

Charles B. Rhodes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-520
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1895-1946) regarding the Indian Territory Day Celebration of 1939, and Thomas Rhodes' World War I experience; certificates (1864-1912); clippings (1905-1950) and a scrapbook (n.d.) regarding lawmen, outlaws, judges, and Rhodes; the score (1894) of a patriotic hymn composed by a youth from Indian Territory; poetry and short stories (1894-1942) by various persons regarding Belle Starr, the Creek National Councilhouse at Okmulgee, and Oklahoma; and publications (1908-1938) including programs of the 1908 reunion of former U.S. marshals, and of the 45th anniversary of the First National Bank of Vinita, Oklahoma. Also in this collection is a manuscript (n.d.), presumably by Rhodes, regarding the U.S. District Court at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and its judge, Isaac C. Parker. Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1950

Charles B. Rhodes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1422
Scope and Contents Black and white copy and original prints of Judge Isaac Parker and federal marshals who operated out of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Also included are photographs of some of the outlaws captured or killed by the marshals. Charles B. Rhodes Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1930

Delmar H. Baldwin Collection

 Collection — Box B-29
Identifier: WHC-M-728
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One letter from former U.S. Marshal Chris Madsen (1937); a proclamation by Territorial Governor Cassius M. Barnes welcoming New York Governor Theodore Roosevelt; reprint of a publication entitled "Opening of Kiowa, Comanche, Apache and Wichita Indian Lands in the Territory of Oklahoma"; a program of the Roosevelt Rough Riders Reunion of 1900 in Oklahoma City; a typescript entitled "Oklahoma Criminals with a History, 1889-1933"; a magazine entitled"Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World" (1899); a key to Oklahoma City, dated 1900; and one textbook entitled "The American Spelling Book" by Noah Webster.
Dates: 1820-1950

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

Floy Duncum Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-176
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Collector. Memoirs (n.d.) of James Louis Avant, relating his experiences as bailiff of the U.S. District Court for Western Arkansas at Fort Smith, and as a Disciplinarian of the Kiowa Government Schools at Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory, along with anecdotes of a hunting trip in the Kiamichi (Oklahoma) Mountains, plus two obituaries (1941) of Avant.
Dates: 1941

Frank M. Canton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-905
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Lawman. Canton's correspondence while a U.S. Deputy Marshal and Oklahoma Adjutant General; reminiscenses of his experiences in Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Alaska; newspaper clippings about his experiences and related artifacts. Also contains autobiographical material on Canton.
Dates: 1886-1928

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

James Jackson McAlester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2046
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Businessman and state official. Correspondence (1888-1914); store ledgers (1874-1950); daybooks (1888-1926); inventory books (n.d.); cash books (1886-1925) and other records from the J.J. McAlester Mercantile Company in McAlester, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1874-1950

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940

Norman Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1617
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints of Norman and Cheyenne, Oklahoma Territory and state. Also photographs of Drumright and Broken Bow, Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, cowboys, businesses, and Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians.
Dates: 1893-1919

Ottie Lee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-354
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Collector. Newspaper clippings (1936-1947) relating to R.C. "Crockett" Lee; a typescript (n.d.) of an article on Lee by J.J. McAlester, grandson of Colonel J.J. McAlester; a list of officials of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad; and correspondence (1939-1946) to and from Lee concerning Oklahoma and national politics. Ottie Lee Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1910-1947

Ottie Lee Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1645
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Deputy United States Marshal R. Crockett Lee, along with scenes of confiscated stills, and lawmen from the area around McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Ottie Lee Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1947

Peter Perkins Pitchlynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-495
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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

Robert E. Cunningham Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1666
Scope and Contents Black and white glass plate negatives from original prints, original glass plate negatives and copy prints of settlement scenes of Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Perry and Lawton, Oklahoma Territory. Included are scenes of numerous other Oklahoma towns, the oil industry, businesses, railroads, farming, the military, and cowboys, along with studio portraits of Afro-Americans. The collection also contains photographs of the Land Run of 1893.
Dates: 1880-1930

Rogers-Neill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-528
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Business correspondence and papers (1871-1935) of Fritz Sittell relating to the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, the Choctaw Trading Company, Sittel's other business interests, and the development of the town of McAlester, Oklahoma; personal correspondence (1871-1943) including letters from Tams Bixby, Peter Pitchlynn, members of the Pitchlynn family, Green McCurtain, Robert L. Owen, Moritz Lippman and others; certificates (1890 & 1900) of Sittell's appointment as a United States Marshal, and as a Special Deputy of Tobucksy County, Choctaw Nation; along with clippings, business cards, a sketch of house floor plans, government documents and biographical materials relating to Sittell's family. Rogers-Neill Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1943

U.S. District Court Collection: Northern District of Indian Territory

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2517
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U.S. Court. A prisoner docket book kept by U.S. marshal Leo E. Bennett of the Northern District of Indian Territory, Muskogee, Indian Territory, for the years 1897-1900. The book records prisoners' names, race, age, criminal charge, date received, arresting officer, committing judge, sentence, and dates released.
Dates: 1897-1900

U.S. District Court Collection: Western District of Oklahoma

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1321
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Stenographers' notebooks (1893-1910); books (1873-1912) of statutes, cases, and rules of procedure; U.S. Marshal's records (1890-1912), and Court Clerk's records (1892-1921) concerning witness, juror, prisoner, and court staff expenses; ledgers (1898-1935); and correspondence (1894-1926) of the Court Clerk and the Marshal with the Attorney General, the United States Attorney and others. U.S. District Court Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1935

W. E. Tomlinson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1643
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Lawton, Oklahoma Territory, including street scenes, businesses, United States marshals, the Lawton police, and railroads. W. E. Tomlinson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1878-1901

Walter S. Ferguson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1170
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Oklahoma outlaws, lawmen, agriculture, wild west shows, land openings, businesses, towns and cities, schools, settlers, members of the state government and of the U.S. Army. Also included are images of Cherokee, Osage, Delaware, Seminole, Comanche, Creek, and Apache Indians. Walter S. Ferguson Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1920

Walter Stanley Campbell Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8606
Identifier: WHC-M-84
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Author and professor. Personal correspondence (1897-1957); correspondence with Campbell's relatives (1822-1896); correspondence with publishers and literary agents (1920-1958); literary manuscripts (ca. 1914-1957); diaries, notebooks, and journals (1901-1926); and business papers (ca. 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 Indian chiefs, along with original Indian art by Carl Sweezy. Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1800-1964

Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-895
Scope and Contents 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: 1870-1935

William Matthew Tilghman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-614
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U.S. Marshal. Correspondence (1901-1960) to and from William M. and Zoe Tilghman regarding family affairs, outlaws, Communist infiltration of the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma, and poets and writers of Oklahoma; Tilghman's personal financial records (n.d.); manuscripts and typescripts (n.d.), including Tilghman's memoirs; publications (1843-1949) from the Poetry Society of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Authors' Club, the Women of '89 Club, etc., including a mid-nineteenth century etiquette book; programs (1903-1934) of various academic, social, charitable and religious organizations; clippings regarding outlaws; and showbills for western movies.
Dates: 1843-1960