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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Aute Richards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-521
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University of Oklahoma Zoology professor. General correspondence (1939-1947); correspondence (1934-1950) relating to the Lions Club and to the University of Oklahoma Biology Department; printed material (1916-1941), including university publications and copies of Richards' published articles; scrapbooks (1931-1950); newspaper clippings on Norman, Oklahoma history; books (1895-1926); reviews (1941-1948) of scientific books; postcards, road maps and travel brochures (ca. 1910-1950) collected by Richards. Aute Richards Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1895-1950

Boyd Gunning Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2119
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University administrator. Files (1947-1953) pertaining to the alumni development funds for several projects, including the university museum, Bizzell Memorial Library Fund, Books Abroad, and Max Westheimer Field.
Dates: 1947-1953

C. Ross Hume Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-301
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Attorney. Personal and business correspondence (1893-1948) relating to Hume's family, his association with the University of Oklahoma, and his activities as an attorney for the Caddo Indians. Also included are numerous legal documents relating to Indian claims and historical papers and documents regarding the Indians of Oklahoma, the Shirley Trading Post, the Anadarko (Oklahoma) area and the University of Oklahoma. C. Ross Hume Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1805-1981

Charles Elijah Decker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-154
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University of Oklahoma professor. General correspondence (1911-1957); papers (1923-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the geology fraternity, Sigma Gamma Epsilon; correspondence (1925-1942), membership lists, and expense records (1934-1935) from the Oklahoma Academy of Science; manuscripts, reprints and research correspondence (1932-1934, n.d.) from Decker's research on Oklahoma geology and on graptolites; correspondence (1925-1946) and notebooks (n.d.) concerning the Methodist Episcopal Church in Norman, Oklahoma; correspondence and printed material (1931-1952) concerning the University of Oklahoma; and correspondence and printed material (1913-1955) from various universities and geological associations. Charles Elijah Decker Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1957

Charles Newton Gould Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-230
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Geologist. Correspondence (1914-1941) regarding personal matters, and Oklahoma place names and geology; published and unpublished manuscripts (1907-1946) regarding Oklahoma history, place names and geology; reviews (n.d.) of Gould's works; poetry (n.d.) by Gould; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Gould; and newspaper clippings (1900-1946) regarding Gould's life and works.
Dates: 1897-1948

Chi Upsilon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2048
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Professional geology society for women. Correspondence (1919-1941), minutes of meetings (1920-1921), constitutions and by-laws (1920-1955), newspaper articles (n.d.), and manuscripts (1919-1937) regarding the establishment, history, members and operation of the Alpha (University of Oklahoma) Chapter of Chi Upsilon, which was its founding order.
Dates: 1919-1955

Clyde John Bollinger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1947
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University of Oklahoma geography professor. Papers (1915-1978), including reprints of eight articles by Bollinger; research notes, including calculations for Bollinger's solar atlas; and correspondence between Bollinger and other geographers.
Dates: approximately 1915-1978

Cortez Arthur Milton Ewing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-190
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (1933-1961) of Ewing's papers on political theory, and his book "Essentials of American Government"; research materials (ca. 1930-1960); including information on impeachment and primary elections; lecture notes (ca. 1920-1930), and other teaching materials (ca. 1930-1960); correspondence (ca. 1930-1960); and speeches (ca. 1920-1950), all relating to American government.
Dates: 1910-1961

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1957

David Swank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2030
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University professor and attorney. Correspondence and legal papers (1961-1972) of Swank in his role as University Legal Counsel, along with printed materials relating to his legal research and teaching at the University of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1950-1972

Dewey “Snorter” Luster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1351
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Coach. Correspondence (1941-1980), notebooks of football plays (1929-1945), speech notes and reminiscences, and clippings (1925-1980) of Luster, the University of Oklahoma's head football coach, 1941-1945. Dewey William "Snorter" Luster Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1980

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

Donnell MacClure Owings Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1853
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History professor. Bibliographies (1962-1965), correspondence with students (1961-1963), course bibliographies, syllabi, lecture outlines, and schedules for Owings' University of Oklahoma American History courses.
Dates: 1961-1965

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

Edwin C. DeBarr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-531
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Chemist. Correspondence and reports (1897-1950) regarding assays, autopsies, chemical analyses and consultations conducted by DeBarr, services rendered by DeBarr as expert witness in legal cases, the DeBarr family and personal affairs, various members of the University of Oklahoma faculty and Board of Regents, and the construction and laboratory fittings of the Chemistry Building; and a report (1870-1872) on the survey of the Indian Meridian boundary through Indian Territory. Edwin S. DeBarr Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1870-1950

Edwin C. McReynolds Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1756
Abstract Correspondence (1945-1965); research notes on the Southern United States, the Civil War, Missouri, and Oklahoma; manuscripts (1930-1980) of historical books and articles; clippings and printed material on President John F. Kennedy, and on McReynolds, a University of Oklahoma history professor, 1943-1960. Edwin C. McReynolds Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: approximately. 1930-1967

Eta Kappa Nu Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2050
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Professional society. Records of the University of Oklahoma Beta Xi chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, a national honorary electrical engineering fraternity, including the chapter's petition (1943) for admittance to the national body, and its correspondence (1943-1957).
Dates: 1942-1957

Fayette Copeland, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-933
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University of Oklahoma professor. Correspondence (1841-1968); research notes concerning George Wilkins Kendall, Kate Barnard, and journalism in New Orleans following the Civil War; book reviews (1910-1961); publications (1886-1961); and manuscripts (1892-1953) of Fayette Copeland, Edith Copeland, and others, regarding the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism, the Copelands' writings, and George Wilkins Kendall. Included in this collection are typescripts of correspondence, financial records and personal journals of Kendall.
Dates: 1841-1961

Frank Landt Dennis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1943
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Journalist and attorney. Correspondence (1933-1988), certificates (1933-1941), ribbons and patches (1929-1947), cartoons (n.d.), publications (1928-1988), clippings (1928-1939) and a scrapbook (1928-1935) tracing Dennis's career. Also included are teletype machine printouts (1962) from an unidentified wire service detailing news of the first U.S. manned space flight. Frank Landt Dennis Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1928-1988

Frank S. Cleckler Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2016
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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1923-1974), financial records (1922-1978), travel logs (1964-1978) of trips to Australia, the Pacific and the Near and Far East, and posters (ca. 1940) by British Railways. Also included are publications (1941-1963), including travel booklets.
Dates: 1922-1978