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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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

Burbank Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1280
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Engineer. Correspondence to Murray from friends and relatives, including his mother, Alice (1931-1938) and father, William H. (1932-1952). Also included is correspondence from Murray's brothers, Massena, Billy and Johnston, and from his sister, Jean. Subjects include Murray family affairs, William H. Murray's term as governor of Oklahoma, Murray's Colony in Bolivia, and his views regarding Oklahoma, politicians, World War II, the future of the United States and Mexico, and family members. Burbank Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1974

Campbell Russell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-538
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Correspondence (1905-1937) to and from Russell regarding the Oklahoma Corporation Commission of which he was a member; political posters (ca. 1920-1930) from Russell's election campaigns for the Corporation Commission and to Congress; speeches (ca. 1920-1930); by-laws and the certificate of incorporation (1933) for the Self-Help Exchange, a Depression-era unemployed persons league; and publications (1919-1936), including newspapers (1919-1925) printed by Russell for propaganda purposes, and transcripts (n.d.) of Oklahoma State Supreme Court proceedings.
Dates: 1904-1937

Charles L. Daugherty Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-149
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Correspondence, circulars, pamphlets, and labor regulations (1907-1913) to and from Charles L. Daugherty while serving as Oklahoma's first Commissioner of Labor, concerning issues such as labor legislation, organized labor, open and closed shops, child labor, the Democratic party, local elections, and political appointments.
Dates: 1907-1913

Charles Parnell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1869
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Collector. Correspondence (1899-1923); notes (n.d.) for Bible lessons; copy of speech (1914) by William H. Murray; two issues (1935) of the "Student's Echo" from the Commercial Extension, a correspondence school in Omaha, Nebraska, and an issue (1917) of "Patton's Magazine" all belonging to Charles Parnell. Charles Parnell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1899-1935

Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-140
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Legal documents and correspondence of the law firms of Cruce, Cruce and Cruce (1895-1901); Cruce, Cruce and Bleakmore (1901-1912); and Potter and Cruce (1912-1928) reflecting the firms' practice, representing Indian citizenship and allotment claims, banking interests, and oil and gas companies. Also in the collection are correspondence and speeches from Lee Cruce's Oklahoma gubernatorial campaign of 1907 and his senatorial campaign of 1930.
Dates: 1899-1935

Dave H. Boyer Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-58
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Politician. Correspondence regarding Boyer's term in the Oklahoma State Senate, a political appointment for his son Wilfred (1931), and his own appointment as Senate Auditor (1933). Dave H. Boyer Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1913-1946

Frankie Colbert Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1716
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Correspondence (1927-1980) regarding William Henry Murray, Sr. (Governor of Oklahoma, 1931-1935), Johnston Murray (Governor of Oklahoma, 1951-1955), Burbank Murray and Massena Bancroft Murray, William H. Murray, Sr.'s sons, and Frankie Colbert (Mrs. Massena B.) Murray; printed material (1924-1950) regarding the Democratic Party; and clippings (1950-1985) regarding William H. Murray and Johnston Murray. Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1985

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

John Robert Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1369
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Political campaign manager. Correspondence (1906-1910), telegrams (1909-1910), publications (1910), news clippings (1910) and broadsides (1910) regarding the election campaigns of Lee Cruce and his opponent for the governorship of Oklahoma in 1910, and of the Democratic and Republican parties in Oklahoma. The collection includes correspondence (1906) from Senator Gordon Russell regarding Congress's plans for the admission of Oklahoma to the Union.
Dates: 1906-1910

Marion Draughon Unger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-629
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Oklahoma colonist in Bolivia. Correspondence (1924-1928) and memorabilia (1932-1936) from Marion Murray, the wife of Johnston Murray, to family members in Oklahoma regarding the experiences of the Murray family in Bolivia, the establishment of William H. Murray's colony, and its daily operation. A number of letters contain diagrams of the colony's layout. Marion Draughon Unger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1936; 1996

Marvin Shilling Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1783
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Attorney. Newspaper clippings, correspondence and legal documents generated by the trial of two Carter County, Oklahoma deputies charged with killing the children of two prominent Mexican families, including a relative of the Mexican President, Pascual Ortiz Rubio. The collection also contains a transcript of the preliminary trial of the deputies, and telegrams and correspondence from Governor William H. Murray regarding the delicacy of the situation.
Dates: 1931-1932

Mrs. Clifton Marion Mackey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1899
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Correspondence between Alice Hurley Mackey and her brother, Patrick J. Hurley, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Henry Luce, Franklin Roosevelt and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, regarding Hurley's duties as national attorney to the Choctaw Nation, and as a Colonel during World War I, as Secretary of War during the Hoover Administration and as a U.S. ambassador during World War II. The collection also includes Hurley family memorabilia and genealogical information.
Dates: 1900-2004

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

Thomas W. Wheatley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-658
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Coal mine operator. Correspondence (1928-1937); labor contracts (1933-1939); wage notices (1917-1936); machine contracts (1921-1939); advertisement brochures (1926-1936); and orders (1937-1939) issued by the National Bituminuous Coal Commission, all regarding the coal mining industry in southeastern Oklahoma. This collection also contains survey reports (1905-1906) submitted to the Samples Coal Mining Company regarding the potential coal wealth of the Choctaw Nation, which the Samples Company later mined. Thomas W. Wheatley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1905-1939