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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 519 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Swenson Heffner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1945
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Educator. Correspondence (1947-1980) and newsletters concerning missionary work and Bible translation, mainly in Peru and Nigeria, along with commencement programs from the University of Oklahoma (1947) and Central Grammar School (1953) in Norman, Oklahoma. Edna Swenson Heffner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1981

Edward Bryant Johnson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-320
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Banker and rancher. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and related papers concerning the banking, ranching and oil interests of Edward Johnson, a Chickasaw Indian businessman and banker in Norman, Oklahoma. Edward Bryant Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.

(Note: for other objects previously listed in Box 19, see Outsized boxes at end of collection. These were moved August 12, 2011.)
Dates: 1882-1929

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

Edward J. Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2776
Scope and Contents Diplomat. Papers (1928-2009) of Edward J. Perkins, who served as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia, South Africa, the United Nations, and Australia, and served as the Director General of the U.S. Foreign Service. The papers include ambassadorial correspondence (1978-1996), speeches (1980-1992), and subject files (1961-1999). The collection also contains audio and visual recordings (1998-2006), and memorabilia (1979-2006). The materials highlight Ambassador Perkins’ years in the Foreign Service, particularly his work to help bring a peaceful end to apartheid in South Africa.
Dates: 1928 - 2009

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

Edwin L. Ingram Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2558
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Businessman. Correspondence and commercial literature (1910-1964) concerning investment opportunities throughout the United States, and especially mining in the western states, along with clippings and printed materials (1924-1925) regarding the Ku Klux Klan, its activities, and its political candidates. Ingram was an anti-Klan activist in the Cherokee, Oklahoma, area.
Dates: 1910-1964

Eli Jaffe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2554
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Labor organizer and author. Subject Files (1935-1995) which include newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and original correspondence relating to Jaffe's stint as an organizer for the Workers Alliance in depression-era Oklahoma. This collection also includes the following published and unpublished writings: "Ten Brave Years" a ten year history of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine; "One Act Plays" a bound collection of plays; "Short Stories" a bound collection of stories based on Jaffe's Oklahoma experiences; "The Iron Room" an original three-act play based on Jaffe's four month imprisonment in the Oklahoma County jail; and "Daisyfresh" an original screenplay.
Dates: 1935-1995

Elijah King Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-592
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Politician. Correspondence (1950) from Victor Wickersham, Congressman from Oklahoma, and from Elijah King Stewart regarding their contest for Wickersham's Congressional seat in 1950; and a political poster from Stewart's campaign. The correspondence consists of allegations against Wickersham by Stewart, and Wickersham's response to the charges.
Dates: 1950

Ellis Lamb Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1247
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Physician. Ledgers, personal correspondence, and billing receipts from Dr. Lamb's practice in Clinton, Oklahoma. Ellis Lamb Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1910-1915

Elsbeth Estelle Freudenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-207
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Economist and author. Correspondence (ca. 1940-1950); research notes (ca. 1900-1950); manuscripts (ca. 1900-1950); printed material (1930-1953); and a bibliography (ca. 1930), all relating to the history of aviation, and Latin American aviation with an emphasis on Alberto Santos-Dumont and Pan American Airways. Elsbeth Estelle Freudenthal Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1953

Emma Alberta White Coleman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-119
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Photographer. Business and personal correspondence (1890-1910); advertisements and mail-order catalogs (1889-1927) for photographic, art, needlework, and garden supplies, household products, patent medicines, and women's clothing; and dress patterns. The bulk of material dates from 1903-1914. Emma A. Coleman Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1889-1927

Emmett Caldwell Searcy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-547
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Businessman. Correspondence (1902) and manuscripts regarding the Red Moon Indian Boarding School for Cheyenne-Arapaho Indians; musical scores by Mrs. Kate Searcy; publications by temperance societies; items from the World's Fairs of 1893 and 1904; correspondence (1933-1934) from a veteran of the Battle of the Washita of 1868 describing General Custer's role and the conflict in general; and textbooks (1832-1866).
Dates: 1832-1934

Ercelle Moore Collection

 Collection — Box M-68
Identifier: WHC-M-1724
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Author. Memoirs (n.d.) of Ercelle Moore; copies of journals (1947, 1975, 1982) with stories and poems by Moore; a teleplay set in Oklahoma and entitled "Christmas at Crossroads" by Moore, and correspondence (1977) with Lawrence Kimble concerning the teleplay; along with a copy of a screenplay (1975) by James McDonald and Robert Gerlach, written for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and entitled "The Seminar." Ercelle Moore Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1947-1952

Ernest Randell Christopher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2009
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Postmaster. Records (ca. 1940-1959) of the U.S. Post Office in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, where Christopher was postmaster for nearly thirty years, including employee records and correspondence with the Post Office Department, along with publications and some correspondence (ca. 1950-1959) of the American Legion of Oklahoma and its local posts.
Dates: ca. 1940-1959

Ernest Whitworth Marland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2058
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Governor of Oklahoma. A letter (1938) supporting Marland's campaign for election to the U. S. Senate, a promotional card (1938) from his campaign, and a printed speech (1937) of Governor Marland to the Legislature of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1937-1938

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

Eugene McCarthy Campaign Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1388
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Correspondence, press releases and speeches, position papers, clippings, and other campaign material (all 1968), concerning Eugene McCarthy's 1968 campaign to gain the Democratic Presidential nomination, and particularly concerning the organization of the Oklahoma McCarthy for President Committee and the Oklahoma State Democratic Convention.
Dates: 1968

Everett Carpenter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2150
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Petroleum geologist. Correspondence (1950-1977) between Dan H. Carpenter and Everett Carpenter's associates regarding Everett's fiftieth anniversary as a petroleum geologist. Of particular interest are letters between E. Carpenter and his associates concerning the history of petroleum geology. Other materials include E. Carpenter's Bachelor of Arts in Geology thesis (1911), and various American Association of Petroleum Geologists publications.
Dates: 1911-1977

Ezra Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2545
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Soldier. Three handwritten letters from Ezra Fowler to his sister Lucy dated October 22[1862], November 17, 1862, and March 18, 1863, respectively, written during his service in the United States Army (Union forces) in the Civil War. Also included are typed transcripts of letters.
Dates: 1862-1863

F. D. Pittman Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2520
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Teacher. A letter (1930) written by F.D. Pittman, a teacher from McAlester, Oklahoma, to Louis Dakil in which Pittman describes his coming to Indian Territory in 1895 to teach, and of the growth of and changes in the town of McAlester between 1903-1930.
Dates: 1930

F. P. Shackelford Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2101
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A letter describing Shackelford's visit to the old mines in Stonewall County, Texas.
Dates: 1897

Fairland, Oklahoma, Municipal Records Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-192
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Records for the city of Fairland, Oklahoma. The collection contains city financial (1929-1945) and municipal (1921-1947) records; ledgers relating to the city’s finances (1912-1938); papers (1941-1947) owned by the collection’s donor, John Sidney Campbell Sr., many in relation to the Campbell Burial Association; and assorted tokens for tax assistance. View the finding aid: https://lib.ou.edu/sites/default/files/FairlandMunicipalRecords.pdf.
Dates: 1912-1947

Father Pantoja Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2100
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Clergyman. An unsigned three-page draft in Spanish of a petition from a Father Pantoja to the King of Spain asking for the establishment of a Jesuit college in Coquimbro, Chile.
Dates: 1700

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

Florence Graves Miller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2858
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Professor. Correspondence (1942-1945) from former students serving in the armed forces during World War II; journals (1904-1950) recounting her early experiences as an educator first in Mississippi and later in Oklahoma in the early days of statehood; Miller's teaching materials; and various clippings, poems, quotations, and sermons (1935-1968).
Dates: 1904-1968

Florence Guild Bruce Gardner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-214
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Author. Book manuscripts by Gardner, including "Woman: Her Power and Glory" and "Lillie of Six-Shooter Junction"; correspondence and clippings (1940-1953) regarding Gardner and the publication of her books; musical scores (1942-1944); and publications (1940-1948) concerning the Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant. Florence Guild Bruce Gardner Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1940-1953

Folsom Training School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2191
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School. Business and legal records (1922-1975) of the Folsom Training School, a Methodist mission school for Indians located in Smithville, Oklahoma; Folsom Reunion Association correspondence and mailing lists (1968, 1985-1986); history of Sealey Chapel Methodist Church with announcements (1966, 1970, 1981-1986) of Folsom reunions; and an article concerning the school.
Dates: 1920-1986

Foress B. Lillie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-359
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Pharmacist. General correspondence (1887-1920); diaries (1886-1920); printed materials (ca. 1895-1934), including postcards, greeting cards and periodicals; scrapbooks (n.d.) regarding the history of Guthrie, Oklahoma; correspondence (1887-1889) relating to the passage of pharmacy laws in Oklahoma; a minute book (1889-1921) of the Oklahoma Territorial Board of Pharmacy; the constitution of the Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Association (1907); reports (1906-1907) to the territorial governors from the State Board of Pharmacy; along with ledgers and correspondence (1887-1901) from Lillie's Drug Store, Guthrie, Oklahoma. Foress B. Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1872-1949

Fort Gibson Quartermaster Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-203
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Correspondence concerning Ft. Gibson's role in carrying out the U.S. Government's Indian pacification policy following the Civil War. Included are five volumes of Letters Sent (1879-1890) and one index volume; and two volumes of Registers of Letters Received (1879-1880 and 1886-1890).
Dates: 1879-1890