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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 520 Collections and/or Records:

A. M. Thompson Collection

 Collection — Box T-1
Identifier: WHC-M-609
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Merchant. Correspondence (1902-1948) rergarding the death of Thompson's son in France during World War I, and the controversy regarding a new townsite for Walters, Oklahoma; publications (1913-1919) regarding Oklahoma's role in the American war effort during World War I; programs (1936) of the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant; certificates (1885-1920); and a scrapbook (n.d.) and a typescript of a speech (n.d.) by Thompson regarding the origin and early years of Walters, Oklahoma. Alfred M. Thompson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1885-1948

Abner W. Abrams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1
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Businessman. Correspondence (1893–1916) concerning lead and zinc mining in Oklahoma, the automotive business in Baxter Springs, Kansas, and real estate holdings, along with a program (1881) of a funeral service for Lucy Grey.

Dates: 1881-1916

Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
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Oklahoma Territorial Governor. An autobiography (1893) of Seay; a biography (1915) of Seay, including a family history, written by Clark Brown; typescripts of Seay's diaries (1862-1864, 1892-1893), the earliest kept during his service as a Union soldier during the Civil War, and the latter kept during his term as Territorial Governor; and typescripts of letters (1905-1909) sent and received by Seay after his retirement from public office.

Dates: 1862-1915

Adolphus Edward Perry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1879
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Politician. Correspondence (1907-1936) regarding the Republican and Progressive Parties in national and Oklahoma state elections; typed lists (1908-1920) of Republican Party officers and leaders in Oklahoma; the proceedings (1908) of the Republican Party Convention in the state's fourth Congressional district; and newspaper articles (1908-1939) regarding Perry's career and death. A.E. Perry Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1907-1939

Agatha R. Thornton Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2167
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Teacher. Collection includes printed materials (1919-1931) on educational activities at the University of Oklahoma and Lahoma High School, Lahoma, Oklahoma; four letters from students (1926); four gradebooks (1926); and miscellaneous items such as greeting cards and a library card.

Dates: 1919-1931

Albert Rennie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-519
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Attorney. Family and business correspondence, legal documents, and printed material belonging to Rennie, a Pauls Valley, Oklahoma attorney. Much of the material relates to real estate transactions which include land allotted to Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.

Dates: 1889-1948

Alfred Byron Sears Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-548
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University of Oklahoma professor. Personal correspondence (1917-1973) of Sears and his wife, Helen Sears; professional correspondence (1946-1959) of Sears; research materials (1906-1954) on the history of aviation, including magazine articles, clippings, bibliography cards, and publications and reports of the Oklahoma Aviation Commission.

Dates: 1917-1973

Alfred Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).

Dates: 1842-1931

Alfred P. Murrah papers

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Identifier: WHC-M-2570
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Attorney and federal judge. Professional and personal correspondence (1937-1975); speeches (1948-1973); clipping files and book reviews (1937-1975); income tax returns (1936-1976); and research files accumulated for Judge Murrah's biography. Also in the collection are speeches (1925-1975) by other political and judicial personalities.

Dates: 1913 - 1995

Alice and Boyce Timmons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1227
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Correspondence, pamphlets, and reports of various Native American projects, such as the Alaska Native Law Project, the North Slope Legal Assistance Project, the American Indian Institute, and the Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Boyce and Alice Timmons Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1982

Alice Lee Marriott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-374
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Anthropologist. Correspondence (1926-1976) research notes and printed materials (1930-1968) collected by Marriott while researching her numerous books and articles on Native Americans. Included in the collection are manuscripts of her books"Maria, the Potter of San Ildefonso" "The Ten Grandmothers" "Little Annie" and "The Valley Below." Alice Lee Marriott Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1926-1976

Alpha Chi Sigma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2063
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Professional organization. Records of the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity including reports (1917-1957), minutes (1922-1968), correspondence (1946-1969), subject files (1904-1968), membership records (1931-1968), financial records (1917-1967), newsletters entitled "Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma" (1930-1968) and "The Chrome and the Blue" (1941-1959), and other assorted publications of the organization.

Dates: 1917-1969

Alpha Epsilon Delta Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1965
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Honorary fraternity for pre-medical students. Correspondence (1938) of the fraternity's officers; biographical data forms (1936-1946) for fraternity members; petitions (1947-1948) from local collegiate chapters nationwide, requesting admittance to the national fraternity; and publications (1932-1951).

Dates: 1932-1951

Alvin Harold Casey Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-794
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Correspondence, membership applications, financial statements and annual reports of the Lions Club of Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1933-1955

American Association of University Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-706
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Professional organization. Correspondence, membership lists, reports, newspaper articles, bulletins, yearbooks, histories, by-laws, and other related materials from the Oklahoma Division and the Norman (University of Oklahoma) Chapter of the American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1923-1998

American Legion Post 303 Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-708
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Veterans organization. Awards, bulletins, and committee reports (1946–1950); correspondence (1946–1950); financial records (1946–1950); minutes of meetings (1944– 1950); membership applications (1946–1949); and scrapbooks (n.d.) of the University of Oklahoma American Legion post.

The records consist of the following: Correspondence and general files of the post’s officers, arranged by subject; unclassified materials including the post record of membership applications, minutes of meetings, financial papers, and the official seal of the post; printed matter, including American Legion college materials; three scrapbooks; a transcribed radio program; certificates of award; and photographs.

Dates: 1944-1950

American Red Cross of Beckham County Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-709
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Correspondence (1916-1921) and a chapter history of the Beckham County (Okla.) Red Cross, a local chapter of the American Red Cross formed during World War I.

Dates: 1916-1921

Andrew N. “Jack” Boatman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-47
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Attorney. Correspondence regarding Oklahoma politics and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, of which Boatman was president in 1924 and 1925.

Dates: 1922-1951

Angie Elbertha Debo Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-967
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Historian. A galley proof and the original typescript for Debo's book"Geronimo" published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1966; correspondence (1967-1972) written by Debo on behalf of Alaskan Indians to regain their tribal lands, and newspaper clippings (1953-1954) of Debo's column in the Daily Oklahoman. Also included in this collection is one file of correspondence (1939-1972) between Debo and officials of the Princeton University Press regarding the publication of her controversial book"And Still the Waters Run".

Debo's book "Geronimo" can be found in the Western History Library and the Main Library at E 99 .A6 G324.

Dates: 1939-1976

Anna Iverson Hollem Collection

 Collection — Box H-12
Identifier: WHC-M-1258
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Collector. Correspondence, teacher's certificates and examination scores, letters of recommendation, and tax receipts belonging to Charles L. Hollem, Anna Hollem's husband. All materials date from 1892 to 1901, except for souvenirs from Hollem's lumberyard, and letters describing Hollem's funeral in 1935. Hollem taught school in Oklahoma Territory and later owned Lawton's first lumber-yard.

Dates: 1892-1935

Anton H. Classen Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-110
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Realtor. Correspondence (1900) between Classen and Governor Theodore Roosevelt of New York, regarding Roosevelt's attendance at the Roughriders' reunion of 1900 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1900

Archer Hunter Watson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1297
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Correspondence from Watson to his fiancee regarding the controversy arising over the decision to move the capital of Oklahoma from Guthrie to Oklahoma City, reflecting Watson's inside knowledge of the conflict from his position as a State Corporation Commissioner. Also included is a news clipping regarding the hostility of citizens of Shawnee to Commissioner Watson's support for Oklahoma City as the site of the state's capital.

Dates: 1910

Archibald Cason Edwards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2020
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Investment broker. Correspondence (1875-ca. 1950) of the Robert James Edwards and J.S. Handy families; business correspondence (ca. 1890-ca. 1945) from Edward's investment securities firm, R.J. Edwards, Inc., including University of Oklahoma dormitory and memorial Union building bonds (1946-1948); and concert and theatre programs (1928-1987) from musical and theatre productions throughout the United States, particularly in Oklahoma City and at the University of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1875-1987

Arthur H. DeRosier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-958
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Photocopies of correspondence (1780-1842) between William and Diana Dunbar regarding the American Revolution, New Orleans, and the Napoleonic Wars in Europe, along with correspondence (1901-1903) between the Department of the Interior and its surveyor, Charles L. Wood, regarding townsite locations and surveys in Indian Territory.

Dates: 1780-1903

Arthur James Williams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-667
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1913-1930) from the Oklahoma Bureau of Geology regarding its publications and operations, and the geological and mineral characteristics of Oklahoma counties; geological reports (1913-1930) with accompanying maps; oil well logs (1905-1925), organized by county; and registers of student grades (1915-1951) maintained by Dr. Williams while a member of the University of Oklahoma faculty.

Dates: 1905-1951

Arthur Norris Bragg Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1987
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Zoologist. Correspondence (1946-1967) with professional colleagues and associates regarding Bragg's research and publications; reprints of articles (1934-1968) regarding his subject field; and galley proofs and book manuscripts authored by Bragg regarding amphibious creatures and the zoology of Oklahoma. Arthur N. Bragg Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1934-1968

Arthur W. Evans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1770
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Collector. Correspondence (1906–1968); certificates (1891–1918); and news clippings (1928–1939) regarding University of Oklahoma president Arthur Grant Evans, federal funding for schools in Indian Territory, the issue of separate statehood for Oklahoma and Indian territories, and Evans’s participation in the United States’ propaganda effort in World War I; a typescript regarding the history (1816–1831) of the Presbyterian church and missions in the eastern Cherokee Nation; a diary (1887) of A. G. Evans; and original records (1830–1857) of the New Echota Church in the Cherokee Nation, as recorded by Samuel A. Worcester, church clerk. Arthur W. Evans Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1830-1968

Arza Bailey Collins and John O. Arnold Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-919
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Government employee. Diaries (1912-1933) kept by Collins recording his travel and activities as a U.S. farmer for the Sac and Fox Agency; correspondence relating to lease disputes, weekly reports (1922-1925) to the Shawnee Agent, and other records relating to the Sac and Fox and Iowa Indians in Oklahoma. Arza Bailey Collins Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1907-1936

Asa Orrin Weese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-648
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Professor of Zoology. Personal correspondence (1948-1955); zoology articles (1921-1943) by Weese; reports and publications (1947-1953) of the Oklahoma Academy of Science and the Oklahoma Fish and Game Council; and minutes (1942-1956) of the meetings of the University of Oklahoma Faculty Senate and of the Department of Zoology faculty. Also included in this collection are meteorological and climatological data reports (1933-1947) compiled for the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area. A.O. Weese Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1921-1956

August Gustav Burchardt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2000
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Collector. Correspondence, publications, bulletins, and membership lists, all dated 1952-1955, of the International and Oklahoma Lions Club, of which Burchardt was a district governor.

Dates: 1952-1955