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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 519 Collections and/or Records:

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

Bayard Taylor Hainer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-245
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Judge. Correspondence (1906-1927); commissions and appointments (1898-1906) to the Oklahoma Territory Supreme Court; certifications as attorney (1897-1909); press excerpts (1906-1926); and clippings (1900-1933) concerning Hainer's career as an Oklahoma Territorial Supreme Court Justice and Federal Trade Commission attorney. Bayard Taylor Hainer Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1887-1933

Ben Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-908
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Military and personal correspondence of Clark, most notably from General Nelson A. Miles. Clark served as an interpreter and scout with the U.S. Cavalry in Indian Territory.
Dates: 1863-1907

Benjamin F. Overton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-467
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Typescripts of correspondence, editorials and newspaper items concerning Overton's term as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation and the Permit Law of 1876. The editorials are by G. McPherson, editor of the Star-Vindicator of McAlester, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1874-1906

Berlin Basil Chapman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1286
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Historian. Photocopies of correspondence (1889-1955), reports, and news articles by Chapman regarding the history of Oklahoma, including the history of Lincoln County, of the towns of Chandler, Mountain View and Stillwater, of the Boomers led by David L. Payne, of the alienation of federal lands in Oklahoma, of the loyalty oaths required of the state's collegiate faculty during the early 1950's, of Oklahoma State University, and of Gov. J.C. Walton's proclamation of martial law (1923) in Okmulgee County.
Dates: 1889-1955

Bertram C. Broome Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-772
Abstract Author. Manuscripts of fictional stories by Broome relating to the late 1800's in the American Southwest, including "Pagan of the Mesa" "Navajo Gold""Injun Toll" and "Trail Dust"; correspondence (1927-1934); and watercolors and ink drawings by Broome.
Dates: 1890-1937

Betty Kirk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1964
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Journalist. Manuscripts of articles, correspondence, research notes, and reprints (1934-1973) used by Elizabeth Kirk Boyer, who wrote under the pen name Betty Kirk, in researching her articles and books concerning Mexico, United States politics, and international relations. Betty Kirk Photograph Collection also in repository. Betty Kirk Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1934-1973

Blake Gumprecht papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2836
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Geography professor. Research materials, photographs, newspaper clippings, photocopied articles, correspondence, and other papers (1976-2012) primarily related to the research and publication of Blake Gumprecht’s book, The American College Town (University of Massachusetts Press, 2008), a study of the American college town’s culture and history.
Dates: 1976 - 2012

Bob Johnson Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2080
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Collector. A short, typewritten copy of a travel diary (1908) on traveling through Kansas and Oklahoma, along with copies of three letters (1849-1873). One letter is from Beni Wingate writing from Ft. Gibson, Indian Territory, in 1850 regarding family matters; the second is from George Mower, writing from the Platte River in Nebraska Territory in 1849 and commenting on what he had seen since leaving St. Joseph, Missouri; and the third (1873) is a brief letter of introduction for a salesman operating out of Denison, Texas.
Dates: 1849-1908

Bower Broaddus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-61
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Judge. Findings of fact, conclusions of law, and case files (1940-1949) from Broaddus's tenure as judge for the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of the 10th Federal District Court; case files (1933-1940) from Broaddus's law practice in Muskogee; business and personal correspondence (1930-1949); and speeches of Broaddus and others.
Dates: 1930-1949

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

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

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

Cammie Morrison Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2557
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Sponsor. Mrs. Morrison sponsored several Korean boys in their studies at Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma University. Collection includes forty-three letters (1949-61) written to Mrs. Morrison by the Korean students; Korean Christmas cards; Holt Adoption Program newsletters (1960-62); and various Korean printed materials such as magazines, booklets and a calendar.
Dates: 1949-1964

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

Cantonment Indian Agency Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2566
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Indian Agency. Records of the Cantonment (Oklahoma) Indian Agency and Cantonment (Oklahoma) Training School including general and official correspondence (1903-1923) concerning agency affairs, the school, and its students, along with financial records such as billing and account statements, invoices and receipts, property vouchers, and applications for renewal of Indian trader licenses. Also contains applicant files (1910-1926) concerning the agency superintendant's approval and disbursal of funds of individual Indians; subject files (1902-1931) containing lease records, property cards, land patents and deeds, and miscellaneous records concerning Seger Indian Agency, Colony, Oklahoma; and checking account stubs and Office of the Assistant Treasurer of the U.S. receipts (1902-1920).
Dates: 1902-1931

Carl Colton Branson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1999
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Geologist. Correspondence (1900-1975) regarding the Oklahoma Geological Survey, of which Branson was longtime director, and the geology of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1900-1975

Carl J. O'Hornett Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2086
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Attorney. Correspondence (1946) regarding Carl J. O'Hornett's inquiries to oil companies in Oklahoma to lease 1250 royalty acres out of approximately 5400 acres of the North Burbank area of Kay and Osage Counties. Also, a map of the North Burbank area and a map of a plat in Washita County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1946

Carl J. Turpin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-628
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Railroad developer. Correspondence (1888-1941) to the Turpins regarding family and personal affairs; reports (1934-1938) of the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs; newspaper clippings (1916-1941); cancelled checks (1913-1918); and programs (1909-1938) of various organizations, including the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs, the New Century Club, the Edelweiss Club and the Clinton (Okla.) Literary Club. Carl J. Turpin Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1941

Carol K. Rachlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1216
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Anthropologist. Correspondence, interviews, research notes and reprints relating to Rachlin's research on the Sac and Fox and the Shawnee. Also included are field notes from her archaeological research on the weaving of the mound builders.
Dates: 1937-2000

Caroline Schwegler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2774
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Collector. Copy of a poem (1871) by an unidentified Cherokee Indian, and a letter (1958) to Schwegler from an official of Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, in which he tells Schwegler he is unable to help with her question regarding a possible identification of the poet.
Dates: 1871-1958

Carrie LeFlore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1203
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Personal correspondence (1886-1892) of Carrie LeFlore, wife of Basil LeFlore, governor of the Choctaw Nation, with friends and family, along with expressions of condolence on the death of her husband.
Dates: 1886-1892

Cayuga Nation Papers Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1072
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Indian tribe. Correspondence concerning claims by the Cayuga Indians against the state of New York, The United States, and the St. Lawrence Power Company.
Dates: 1895-1953

Celestine Barby collection of Bruce Goff architectural papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2790
Scope and Contents Collector. Correspondence, architectural drawings, textile samples, photographs, and financial records (1963-1991) related to three homes architect Bruce Goff designed for Celestine Barby. The residences were built in Beaver, Oklahoma, and Tucson, Arizona; a third home in Golden, Colorado, was not built. The collection also includes published materials about Goff, and issues (1983-1988) of Friends of Kebyar.
Dates: 1963 - 1991

Center for Studies in Higher Education Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2039
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Correspondence, reports, and special files in the University of Oklahoma Center for Studies in Higher Education, concerning general operations and special projects of the Center.
Dates: 1970-1986

Charles Albert Prevost Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1016
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Investor. Correspondence from, advertisements about, and stock certificates (1918-1919) issued by the Okmulgee-Youngstown Oil Co. and the Indian Chief Oil and Gas Co. along with an advertisement (1919) regarding the productivity of the Okmulgee Oil Field. Charles A. Prevost Photograph collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1919

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 Bismark Ames Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-9
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Judge. Promotional literature and an address (1902-1903) by Ames on Oklahoma statehood; pamphlets (1915-1918) regarding American involvement in World War I; reports of earnings and expenses (1914) of the Oklahoma City Times Company; and correspondence, clippings and printed material regarding Oklahoma and Oklahoma City politics.
Dates: 1902-1918

Charles C. Bush, II, Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-73
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Professor. Instructional materials and student papers from collegiate history courses at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts and published materials regarding various historical events; correspondence to and from Bush regarding historical events and research; and an original letter (1829) regarding Tecumseh and the Battle of the Thames of 1813, written by a soldier who participated in the battle. Charles C. Bush Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1829-1965

Charles Duncan Campbell Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-80
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Oilman and postmaster. Correspondence (1905-1907) from W.E. Campbell concerning his oil company and the Prairie Oil Company, his purchase of a Tulsa, Oklahoma sub-division, and the introduction of a land purchasing bill before the 1907 Oklahoma legislature. Also included in the collection is a letter (1907) from T.S. Boyers concerning Boyers' family history, and letters (1901) concerning Campbell's appointment as postmaster of Apache, Oklahoma Territory. Charles Duncan Campbell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1901-1921