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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 519 Collections and/or Records:

D. B. and Garner G. Collums Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2144
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Collectors. Unpublished manuscripts (n.d.) by Garner G. Collums; correspondence (ca. 1940-1955), including personal, military, and rejection letters from publishers; newspaper clippings (ca. 1930-1950); certificates and diplomas of D.B. and Garner G. Collums; and posters and photographs.
Dates: 1915-1976

D. C. Betts Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-38
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Merchant. Business correspondence (1927-1940); and ledgers of cash sales (1918-1928), business accounts (1916-1941), and expenses (1917-1934) from the D.C. Betts Supply Company, suppliers of mining equipment, in Quapaw, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1916-1941

Daisy Lemon Coldiron Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-116
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Poet. Correspondence (1920-1941) concerning the Oklahoma Tuberculosis Association, including financial reports, and local candidates' positions on political issues such as women's suffrage, and with various publishers; a ledger (1924-1937) listing poem titles, publishers, and payments; and scrapbooks (1920-1941) containing published and unpublished poems, essays and greeting card manuscripts, copies of Mrs. Coldiron's column"Letters From Aunt Sallie" and articles from literary and political sources. Also included in the collection is a typed manuscript of "Ballads of the Plains" which was published posthumously in 1950.
Dates: 1920-1950

Daniel C. Jones Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2569
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Soldier. Letters (1941-1944) from Daniel C. Jones to his mother, Mrs. Cecelia Jones, Kent, Ohio, during the time period of April 19, 1943 through April 6, 1944. Daniel Jones was in military training at the Army Air Forces Technical School at Seymour Johnson Field, North Carolina (April-June 1943), at Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, Colorado (August-September 1943), and at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (October 1943-April 1944). Jones' letter describes his basic training, daily routine, family relations, and kidney and psychological problems including visits to the hospital, an operation, and his eventual medical discharge. The collection also includes one letter dated October 8, 1941 from an unidentified airman, who was at the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics, Inc., Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This letter describes in detail the aeronautics course he was...
Dates: 1941-1944

Daniel G. Fisher Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-199
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Journalist. Correspondence between Fisher and numerous authors regarding their contribution to literature and their thoughts concerning their prominent works. Daniel G. Fisher Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1912-1937

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

David Phillip Richardson Collection

 Collection — Box R-12
Identifier: WHC-M-1818
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Banker and physician. Correspondence (1947-1948) and clippings (1938-1939) regarding Richardson's medical career, as well as his service as an Okahoma banking official; publications (1906-1939), including telephone directories (1906-1907) for Union City, Oklahoma Territory; and magazines and journals, including "Harlow's Weekly" (1928) and "The Oklahoma Banker". David Phillip Richardson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1954

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

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

Dennis Wolf Bushyhead Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-75
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Indian Chief. Correspondence, annual messages, memoirs, autobiography, proclamations, and other papers relating to political matters in which Bushyhead was involved as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1879-1887 and as a representative to the Dawes Commission, and relating to the controversies growing out of the Cherokee Strip Livestock Association's operations.
Dates: 1879-1922

Department of the West Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2518
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Subject Collection. A bound copy of telegrams, military reports and dispatches, letters, orders and other authentic papers following the progress and development of affairs in the Department of the West while under the command of Major General J. C. Fremont. These papers have been collated in chronological order.
Dates: 1861

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

Diamond Jubilee Commission Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-963
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Correspondence, proclamations, resolutions and reports of the Commission, along with calendars of Commission-sponsored activities celebrating the 75th anniversary of Oklahoma's statehood.
Dates: 1982

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

Donald Benson Blanding Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1976
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Poet and author. Correspondence (1940-1946) of Don and Dorothy Blanding regarding his books, poetry, and their friends and travels; postcards (1940-1946); newspaper clippings (n.d.); and poetry (n.d.) by Blanding. Don Blanding Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1938-1946

Donald J. Berthrong Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-745
Abstract History professor. Photocopies of correspondence of government officials regarding numerous Great Plains Indian tribes and their relations and treaties with the United States; treaties between these tribes and the United States; and maps of treaty areas and manuscripts regarding the Plains Indians.
Dates: 1750-1879

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

Doris Cornell Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2565
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Collector. Bank statements & financial records, Cities Service Oil Company contracts and correspondence, news clippings, tax returns and filings, travel maps & brochures, Cosgrove Fire Protection, Inc. promissory note and purchase agreement, and a letter from Frank Phillips to Lewis E. Rape.
Dates: 1933-1979

Dorothy Johnson Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2535
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Collection. Stories (n.d.) written by Matie Mowbray Thomas concerning the exploits of Deputy U.S. Marshal, Heck Thomas, including a transcription of a letter written by Isaac Parker recommending Thomas' appointment as marshal of U.S. courts for Oklahoma; Correspondence (1876-1960) concerning Heck Thomas, including a letter to Thomas from U.S. Senator Tom P. Gore, a letter to Bill Doolin from his wife, Edith, and a letter to Matie Thomas from Chris Madsen. Also includes magazine articles (1935) titled "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" and "Heck Thomas Collects" recounting the exploits of Heck Thomas as a railroad express messenger in Texas, and as U.S. deputy marshal in Indian Territory; and diaries (1889-1895) kept by Heck Thomas which include notations about cases, witnesses, etc.
Dates: 1876-1960

Dr. R. H. Sherrill Collection

 Collection — Box S-15
Identifier: WHC-M-1225
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Physician. Correspondence from Indians to Dr. Sherrill, a general practitioner in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, asking for treatment and medicine for various ailments. Rufus Hansen Sherrill Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1926-1930

Dr. William M. Gallaher Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1021
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Physician. Correspondence (1925-1950); manuscripts on various medical topics; account ledgers and day books from Gallaher's general practice in Shawnee, Oklahoma; and publications (1950-1954) concerning Oklahoma medical laws and the health and pension plans of the Rock Island Railroad.
Dates: 1925-1954

E. A. Hayt Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2500
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Government official. Circular letters written by Hayt while he was Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Dates: 1878-1879

E. C. Bartell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2089
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Copy of a letter dated October 16, 1862 at Topeka, Kansas, from E.C. Bartell to his wife while he was travelling from Springfield, Illinois to Kansas City to attend a trial.
Dates: 1862

Eagle-Picher Mining and Smelting Company Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2151
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Mining company. Correspondence (1967-1974) related to geophysical consultants; equipment records and inventories (1939-1970) for the central mill; general ledgers (1940-1945, 1949-1951); a check ledger (1939-1945) of checks issued by the main office; and survey of drilling records of the company's claims, all relating to the company's Oklahoma operations.
Dates: 1939-1974

Earl C. Russell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1801
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Correspondence (1949-1953), membership reports and rosters (1949-1952), financial and expense records (1952-1953), and publications (1949-1953) received or generated by the Office of the District Governor of the Oklahoma Regional Lions Clubs International, accumulated by Russell while serving as Regional District Governor of that organization from the late 1940's through the early 1950's.
Dates: 1939-1953

Earl L. Bell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-737
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Receipts for business transactions between Thomas J. Stephenson and merchants of Vicksburg, Mississippi (1869-1909); contracts with Northern Pacific Railroad Company for sale of land in Washington and Idaho Territories (1881); and letters to the railroad from homesteaders regarding their purchases of land from the railroad (1876-1930). Earl L. Bell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1869-1966

Earl Roaine Rhoads Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2552
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U.S. Marine. Correspondence (1936–1944) from Rhoads to his brother Sherman, his sister-in-law Ruth, and his nieces Shirley and Gaytha, from military posts in the United States, Iceland, and Guam. The collection also includes correspondence between family members including Rhoads’s parents, Shirley and Lettie Rhoads, and his sister Della. The collection contains a diary (1942) kept by Rhoads while in Iceland; funeral register pages and a funeral announcement (1949) when his body was returned to the United States along with the U.S. flag covering his coffin; Rhoads’s military identification card; six medals, including the Purple Heart; and war ration books used by the Rhoads family during the war.
Dates: 1936-1949

Earle Marvin Simon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1781
Abstract City clerk and civic leader. Papers, including pamphlets, books, clippings, and other materials, plus correspondence, relating to the American Legion in Oklahoma City, and Simon's teaching career; certificates and awards presented to Simon; and a scrapbook concerning Simon's life. Earle Marvin Simon Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1960

Edith Cherry Johnson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-319
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Journalist. Correspondence (1922-1945) from Johnson's readers concerning their personal problems and their opinions about her column in the Daily Oklahoman; typescripts (1934-1948) of articles by Johnson; clippings (1919-1951) from her columns and from articles about her; letters (1921) endorsing Oklahoma state senator John Golobie for the post of American Minister to Yugoslavia; and papers (1949-1950) from Johnson's tenure as Secretary of Oklahoma Goodwill Industries, Inc. Edith Cherry Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1919-1951

Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-264
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Transcripts of interviews with pioneers who took part in the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma, with accompanying township maps showing the homesteads of settlers. The collection also includes historical and cultural information about the Indian tribes, including the Tonkawa, Kansa (Kaw) and Ponca, that lived in the eastern portion of the Cherokee Strip. The final part of the collection consists of correspondence and field notebooks written by Orville Stanley Smith and Theodore H. Barrett during an 1871 survey of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation in Dakota Territory. Edna Greer Porter Hatfield Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1832-1958