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Correspondence

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 519 Collections and/or Records:

George Rainey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1992
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Author. Correspondence (1902-1954) of Rainey; newspaper clippings (1910-1954), including reviews of Rainey's books and other articles relating to the Rainey familiy and Oklahoma history; diaries and notebooks (1880-1940), pamphlets and booklets (1903-1968), and manuscripts by Rainey and others, relating to Oklahoma and U.S. history; certificates (1905-1937); a pocket copy of a patent (1904) for an adding machine; and a billfold carried by Rainey in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1893. George Rainey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1874-1976

George W. Scott Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1088
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Indian statesman. Correspondence (1904-1909) regarding various political issues in the Choctaw Nation, including Oklahoma statehood, the Indians' separate statehood movement, and Governor Green McCurtain.
Dates: 1904-1909

Gilbert Courtland Fite Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1007
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Historian. Reports, correspondence and publications (1926-1952) regarding the Mt. Rushmore National Monument, including correspondence (1925-1940) from its creator, Gutzon Borglum; photocopies of his diary (1925); papers regarding South Dakota Governor Peter Norbeck; a manuscript by Fite regarding consumer cooperatives; official files (1966-1967) of the search committee appointed to recommend a candidate for the office of President of the University of Oklahoma; personal files regarding agricultural farm relief programs; and a typescript of the diary (1932-1933) of George Peek. Gilbert Courtland Fite Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1925-1967

Gilbert Wesley Dukes Collection

 Collection — Box D-29
Identifier: WHC-M-174
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Typescripts of correspondence written during Dukes' tenure as Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation and relating to leases, stockraising, and Choctaw schools, together with speeches, biographical information, and political writings reflecting the problems involved in the transition from tribal government to territorial and ultimately state jurisdiction.
Dates: 1877-1905

Gordon W. Lillie Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-360
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Rancher and historian. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, newspapers and other printed materials regarding Major Lillie and his ranching and business enterprises. Includes an autobiographical sketch, and correspondence regarding various Indian chiefs. Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1879-1950

Grayson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-234
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Correspondence between various politicans and government officials in the Creek Nation, concerning tribal politics, tribal factionalism, the Green Peach War, sale of Creek lands in Alabama, removal, allotment of tribal lands, and other administrative matters. Correspondents include George W. Grayson, Washington Grayson, Pleasant Porter, Return J. Meigs, Samuel Checote, Dennis W. Bushyhead, and James R. Garfield.
Dates: 1834-1919

Green McCurtain Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-391
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Indian Chief. Correspondence (1890-1916) to and from McCurtain and his personal secretary, George W. Scott, regarding the Choctaws' claims against the United States, and separate statehood for Indian Territory, including letters from Chiefs of other major Indian tribes in the Territory; maps of railroad rights-of-way and towns in the Choctaw Nation (1876-1908), published by its general council; publications (1896-1913) by various political parties and citizens groups in the Choctaw Nation; publications (1892-1916) of the U.S. government regarding mineral rights of the Choctaw Nation and Indian Territory; and personal journals of McCurtain. Green McCurtain Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1916

Gustaf Fredrik Holmberg Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1250
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Educator. Correspondence, manuscripts, speeches and newspaper clippings relating to Holmberg's tenure as Dean of the University of Oklahoma School (later College) of Fine Arts (1907-1936). Fredrik Holmberg Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1936

Guy Bradford Treat Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1395
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Railroad official. Correspondence (1925-1947); reports (1906-1955); minutes (1954); financial records (1918-1946); maps (1904-1955); and publications (1909-1955) regarding the operations, financial status and policies of railway companies in central and southeastern Oklahoma. The companies include the Oklahoma Railway, the Oklahoma City Railway, the Metropolitan Railway, the El Reno Interurban and the Norman Interurban. The collection also contains correspondence (1947) regarding the liquidation of the Oklahoma City streetcar system, and the development of the Diamond Dishwasher Company (1925). Guy Bradford Treat Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1955

Guy William Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2024
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Physician. General correspondence (1893-1940), financial records (1902-1937) and personal writings of Taylor; two scrapbooks, one of his school days, and one containing postcards; biographical materials; minutes and programs (1898-1935) of the Athenaeum Club of El Reno, Oklahoma; and personal artifacts including locks of hair, pins, beadwork, and a cloth napkin.
Dates: 1886-1942

H. L. Fitzpatrick Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2053
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Publisher. Correspondence files (ca. 1970) of H. L. Fitzpatrick, publisher of the Oklahoma Almanac.About the collection:This collection contains the records of the Oklahoma Almanac as preserved by H.L. Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick was a Norman resident who raised the money and gathered the material for the first Oklahoma Almanac to be published. H.L. Fitzpatrick served as the Editorial Director of Oklahoma Almanac, Inc.The file folders in boxes 1-4 include business correspondence with individuals and corporations, materials pertaining to the almanac, and personal records. The inventory lists folder heading and gives a proximate dates of the material.Box 5 of the collection consists of folders arranged by subject headings which pertain to the almanac. The inventory lists all folder headings and gives approximate dates of...
Dates: approximately 1970

H. Wayne Morgan papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2841
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Professor. Professional and personal papers (1928-2013) of University of Oklahoma history professor H. Wayne Morgan. The collection contains correspondence (1955-2013), research and publication files (1956-2012), and personal papers (1928-2009). His professional papers and research and publication files focus on his career as a historian, and writings on U.S. President William McKinley, the Gilded Age, drugs in America, Kenyon Cox, Frank Jewett Mather, Jr., and Royal Cortissoz, as well as other subjects. His personal papers contain documents related to his early education and family history.
Dates: 1928 - 2013

Hampton Tucker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-622
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Lawyer. Legal files, correspondence, coal mining reports (1899-1916), and related papers concerning Tucker's service as mining trustee for the Choctaw Nation (1912-1918), for the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations (1929-1949), and as national attorney for the Choctaw Nation (1924-1929).
Dates: 1895-1945

Harley A. Daniel Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2018
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Collector. Correspondence (1936-1954) regarding the Lions Club in Oklahoma; poster (1953) advertising Harley's campaign for governor of his district Lions Club; Lions Club publications (1952-1954); and the club reports (1954) from local Oklahoma clubs.
Dates: 1936-1954

Harold Beach Goodrich Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-228
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Petroleum geologist. Correspondence (1931-1943) of Goodrich regarding his geological interests and research; blueprints and charts (ca. 1930) showing geological data, as well as one entitled "Graphic History of Oklahoma Oil Production, 1930" all compiled by Goodrich; news clippings (ca. 1940) regarding geological developments; annual report (1904) of the Chausler, Canfield Midway Oil Co., written by Goodrich; data in manuscript form and a bibliography compiled by Goodrich regarding the availability of oil in California.
Dates: 1904-1943

Harold S. Cooksey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-934
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State employee. Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission minutes (1961-1969), monthly reports (1958-1969), financial reports (1963-1969), budgets (1962-1970), federal aid budgets (1966-1970), correspondence (1961-1970), fisheries reports (1962-1968), wildlife and conservation publications, and government documents relating to the Little River Reservoir (Lake Thunderbird), all accumulated by Cooksey while he was a member of the commission.
Dates: 1954-1970

Harry Stalker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2746
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Physician. General correspondence (1904-1950), diploma (1896) and medical licenses (1896-1909) of Stalker's; notebooks and correspondence relating to his education; and correspondence (1936-1948), printed material (ca. 1910-1950), ledgers (1894-1914), day books (1896-1951), and other financial records relating to his medical practice and farm in Pond Creek, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1892-1954

H.B. Ames Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-711
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Physician. Ledgers, bills, patient case histories, correspondence, and insurance papers from Dr. Ames's medical practice in Alva, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1901-1934

Hedy Steincamp Jackson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2160
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Collector. Personal letters and postcards (1883-1956), greeting cards, news clippings, and marriage and death announcements (1872) concerning the Heagy family and related families, Adams, Minniear, and Lord. Rey F. Heagy was born in Campbelltown, PA and taught in the Indian Service at the Carlisle Indian School, Mt. Pleasant School and Chilocco Indian School. He was principal of Euchee Boarding School at Sapulpa, OK and Jones Academy in Hartshorne, OK. Mrs. Heagy was a home economics instructor at Chilocco Indian School and Jones Academy.
Dates: 1872-1958

Helen Elizabeth Blackert Layton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1336
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Collector. Manuscript of "Pilgrims on the Plains" by Kate Smith Aplington, published in 1913; correspondence (1912-1914) concerning the publication of the book; manuscript of "Life and Writings of Samuel A. Deming by His Brother" (1849); and newspaper clippings (1840-1916), all belonging to Helen Layton, great-niece of Kate Aplington.
Dates: 1840-1916

Helen Roney Sattler papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2180
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Author. Correspondence, galley proofs and manuscripts, research materials, and publishing contracts relating to Helen R. Sattler's career as an author of children's books such as Brain Busters, Dinosaurs of North America, and Fish Facts and Bird Brains.
Dates: 1922 - 1992

Henry Benjamin Bass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-734
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Material from Bass's participation with the Oklahoma Civil War Centennial Commission, including general correspondence and correspondence regarding Abraham Lincoln (1962-1965); subject files regarding Civil War historical sites, events and personalities; and programs received from other state commissions. Also, Bass's travel diaries (1943-1966); correspondence (1933-1936) to and from patriotic societies; correspondence (1935-1940) from J. Edgar Hoover regarding conferences on crime; speeches (1935-1940) by Hoover; and reports from conferences regarding crime. Henry Benjamin Bass Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1861-1966

Henry Daniel Rinsland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-523
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Professor. Correspondence (1941-1953) of Dr. Rinsland with colleagues regarding his work in educational testing and measurement; trade tests (1918) compiled by the U.S. Army's Committee on the Classification of Personnel; unpublished reports (1945) of research conducted by the Works Progress Administration regarding vocabulary and word use frequency of children; and publications (1929), including copies of textbooks authored by Rinsland.
Dates: 1918-1953

Henry Lowndes Muldrow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1399
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Collector. Correspondence (1857-1889) between Robert Muldrow, his wife, Annie Oliver Muldrow, and their children; and a journal (1898) of Henry Lowndes Muldrow Sr.'s expedition to Alaska. Henry Lowndes Muldrow Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1857-1898

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

Henry Vernon Foster Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2542
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oil producer. Description (Series): The personal papers of Henry Vernon Foster detail the Foster lease in the Osage Nation which was initiated in 1896; early discoveries of oil in the Osage Nation where some major oil companies began; the history of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (I.T.I.O.); Foster's discovery well in the Seminole Field; and his Oklahoma #1 in the Oklahoma City field. They include contracts and other legal documents showing lease ownership and stock ownership of the I.T.I.O. Company, 2 c.f. (1900s-1940s); Correspondence of Henry Foster (Henry V. Foster's father); ledger of shares in I.T.I.O. company regarding start-up and leases; documents regarding negotiations of separation between Cities Service Oil Company and Foster Petroleum; and documents regarding Foster's businesses prior to his dealings in the Osage...
Dates: 1872-1990

Herbert Massey Peck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1877
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Attorney. Correspondence (1838-1961) regarding Mrs. Peck's ancestry, and Peck's contributions to Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, including a scrapbook of letters (1944) to Peck upon his retirement as President of the Oklahoma City Y.M.C.A. Correspondents include William F. Halsey, Frank Buttram, E.K. Gaylord, Robert S. Kerr, Elmer Thomas, Thomas P. Gore, and Robert Heffner. Herbert Massey Peck Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1838-1961

Herbert Randall Hengst, Sr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2064
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Professor. The Hengst Collection is an oral history project of the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of Oklahoma. The purpose was to document the history of the university through interviews with former administrators, faculty and staff members, regents, and alumni. The collection contains 131 cassette tapes and transcriptions of interviews (1979-1985), background information on the people interviewed, and administrative records (1951-1985) of the project. Transcript of oral history tape of Dr. Tom Love, Feb. 17, 1997. Transcript of oral history tape of Pastor Kuan, n.d. Transcript of oral history tape"China-Little Wu Tai Shan" n.d. In The service: 1942-1945, the story of one man's three years in the United States Army Air Force during the Second World War by Herbert R. Hengst, 1996.
Dates: 1951-1997

Hiram Impson Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-307
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A letter (1940) written by Paul McKennon recounting his experiences in the Seminole Nation, 1894-1896, with an explanation of how criminals were punished under Seminole law.
Dates: 1940

Hiram Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2512
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Collector. Personal and family correspondence (1885-1921) between Hiram Young and other members of his family in which they describe their lives in Indian Territory and the Neosho, Missouri area. Correspondents include L.A. Young, Ada Jones, Mollie Davidson, and W.A. Davis.
Dates: 1885-1921