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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 519 Collections and/or Records:

Homer Duffy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-970
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Farmer. Correspondence, tax records, audits and financial statements (1943-1968) of the Oklahoma Farmers' Union, and of its subsidiary organizations; financial reports (1961-1964) of the Mid-Continent Farmers' Cooperative; and correspondence and financial reports (1949-1955) of the National Farmers' Union.
Dates: 1943-1968

Horace Cornelius Peterson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-488
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Professor. Manuscripts and galley proofs of, and correspondence (ca. 1939) regarding Peterson's books"Propaganda for War" and "Opponents of War"; scrapbooks (ca. 1939) with reviews of his books; Peterson's research notes (n.d.) regarding the loyalty oath in Oklahoma; typescript of a journal (1918-1919) kept by Ike Hoover, a member of the American peace negotiating team in Paris after World War I; and publications (1918-1951) regarding World War I, and propaganda. Also in this collection is an account (1952), by Alfred B. Sears, of Peterson's accidental death in the University of Oklahoma's Gittinger Hall. Horace Cornelious Peterson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1951

Howard Goldblatt papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLT-M-1
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Translator. This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Howard Goldblatt, an American translator of Chinese literature including the works of Nobel Prize in Literature winner Mo Yan. The papers contain Goldblatt's correspondence with authors, editors, and publishing houses from across Mainland China, Taiwan, and elsewhere; drafts of Goldblatt's many translations; and notes created during his translation work. Goldblatt's personal library of over 7,000 volumes is also held by the Chinese Literature Translation Archive.
Dates: 1966 - 2011

Hurschel Vern Thornton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-612
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Professor. Correspondence (1940-1951), budgets and procedural manuals (1940-1951) regarding the annual Boys State of Oklahoma, sponsored by the American Legion, as well as a proposed revision of the Constitution of Oklahoma. Hurschel Vern Thornton Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1940-1951

Hurshel Bailey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-726
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Bills, land deeds, leases, and correspondence of the Ben Lafayette and Brothers Company of Checotah, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1846-1930

Hydro First National Bank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1356
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Correspondence and checks (1905-1950), tax records (1912-1937), and teller's cash books (1910-1936) for the Bank of Hydro, the Hydro First National Bank, and the Farmers National Bank, all of Hydro, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1905-1950

Indian War Veterans Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1095
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Veterans organization. Correspondence, including personal data sheets on Indian War veterans and letters requesting assistance in obtaining pensions, etc.; diary extracts describing experiences in various Indian wars, especially from 1860-1900, against the Dakotas, Cheyennes, Paiutes, Arapahos, Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches; a manuscript written by Gen. T.H. Slavens, entitled "San Carlos, Arizona in the Eighties; The Land of the Apache" describing the Indian activity around San Carlos, 1849-1894; and publications, including issues of "Winners of the West" (1937-1944)"The Veteran Corps Bulletin" (1952, 1954)"William McKinley Camp Bulletin" (1954)"Warpath" (1955-1956), and the proceedings of the 25th annual convention of Indian War veterans. Indian War Veterans Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1937-1956

Irvin Fillman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1893
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Treasure hunter. Correspondence (1951) from Fillman to Governor Johnston Murray describing excavations around Comanche, Oklahoma; from Murray to Fillman, forwarding Fillman's letter to Morris L. Wardell at the University of Oklahoma; and from Wardell to Fillman and Wardell to Murray, acknowledging receipt of Fillman's letter.
Dates: 1951

Iva Thomas Gibson Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2507
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Poet. Correspondence (1947-1958) to Gibson commenting on her progress as a lay teacher in the Methodist Church and on her inspirational poetry. Also included in the collection are published materials (1949-1951) from writers organizations to which she belonged, along with some containing poems she wrote and others announcing the publication of her poetry.
Dates: 1947-1960

J. H. Tait Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2056
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Engineer. Correspondence (1920-1925) and reports (1920-1925) of J. H. Tait, district engineer in Muskogee, Oklahoma for the Oklahoma Highway Commission. These materials reflect the state of highway construction in Oklahoma in the early 1920s.
Dates: 1920-1925

J. Rud Nielsen papers and slides

 Collection
Identifier: HOS-M-2
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Physics professor. Correspondence, publications, and research materials from the life and career of University of Oklahoma physics professor J. Rud Nielsen. The papers focus on his research files, his publications, and collected works by other authors. The research files include his work on early volumes of Niels Bohr’s Collected Works; his research on molecular structure using Raman spectroscopy; reports of grant and contract projects for the Office of Naval Research, National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; and materials for physics courses taught at OU. Other materials document OU Physics Department events such as Niels Bohr’s visits to the Norman campus for public lectures. The collection also includes 1,041 glass slides depicting research results and physics principles; and printing blocks of graphics for articles in the Journal of...
Dates: 1861 - 1988

J. S. Fulton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1018
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Physician. Correspondence (1930-1950), medical records (1914-1950), and certificates and citations (1922-1948) relating to Fulton's practice in Atoka, Oklahoma, along with minutes (1904-1911) of the Atoka County Medical Society.
Dates: 1900-1950

Jack Bell Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-738
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Journalist. Manuscripts and galley proofs of books by Bell, including "The Johnson Treatment" "Mr. Conservative: Barry Goldwater" and "The Splendid Misery." Typescripts of interviews with Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy. Also, Bell's correspondence with various political figures, including Dwight D. Eisenhower, Everett Dirkson, Barry Goldwater, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Edward M. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, William Proxmire, Douglas MacArthur, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Harry S. Truman, and Adlai E. Stevenson. Includes newspaper articles written by Bell on various subjects. Jack Bell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1937-1940

James A. Harris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-259
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Businessman. Correspondence (1900-1943) concerning Harris's activities with the Oklahoma Republican Party, of which he was state chairman, 1909-1924; legal correspondence, papers, deeds, and mortagages (1900-1947) from Harris's real estate business in Wagoner, Oklahoma; clippings (1914-1918); accounts and receipts (1853) from Harvey Harris, James Harris's father; and a genealogy (1924) of the Harris family.
Dates: 1853-1947

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-526
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Governor of Oklahoma. Correspondence (1906-1938) regarding the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1906, the condition of the state after World War I, and the Okmulgee County trial incident; publications (1906-1925), including "Referendum News" and the "Oklahoma Odd Fellow"; clippings (1914-1938); scrapbooks and notebooks (ca. 1938) regarding Robertson's political career; speeches (n.d.) by Robertson regarding his positions on prohibition, the Eighteenth Amendment, the Oklahoma Department of Pardon and Parole, and his inauguration; and condolence cards (1938) received by Robertson's family upon his death. The collection also includes gubernatorial Special Order No. 11 (1922) regarding the membership of Oklahoma National Guard officers in the Ku Klux Klan. J.B.A. Robertson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1938

James F. Billings Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2190
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Superintendent of schools. Correspondence (1978-1897) from James F. Billings, a city magistrate and superintendent of schools in Clay Center, Kansas, to his family concerning business affairs, illnesses, social events, and daily life in several Kansas towns.
Dates: 1878-1897

James Jackson McAlester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2046
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Businessman and state official. Correspondence (1888-1914); store ledgers (1874-1950); daybooks (1888-1926); inventory books (n.d.); cash books (1886-1925) and other records from the J.J. McAlester Mercantile Company in McAlester, Indian Territory.
Dates: 1874-1950

James Longstreet Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-2068
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Army officer. A letter (1837) from Maj. James Longstreet in San Antonio, Texas to Maj. Gen. George Gibson in which Longstreet requests $10,000 to purchase supplies for an upcoming campaign against the Indians.
Dates: 1837

James M. Babcock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-21
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Archivist. Correspondence (1951-1953) concerning the Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma, and the nomination of Luther H. Evans for the post of Librarian of Congress; reprints (1929-1953); clippings (1900-1953); clippings (1900-1953); and class notes (n.d.). James M. Babcock Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1953

James R. Hendricks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-271
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Family correspondence (1865-1902), notebooks, journals, speeches and legal documents from Hendrick's services as a judge in the Cherokee Nation, along with subject files dealing with the National Party, Blind Asylum, pensions, and Cherokee medicine. James R. Hendricks Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1859-1902

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".
Dates: 1909-1941

James Reagles, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Box R-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1828
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Soldier. Correspondence (1866-1868) to and from Reagle regarding personal matters as well as his assignments at Fort Arbuckle, Indian Territory, with descriptions of the Indians of various tribes with whom he came into contact; and Reagles's diary (1864-1867), in which he recorded his experiences as a Union soldier in Virginia during the Civil War and his post-war service with the U.S. 10th Cavalry at Fort Arbuckle. In the diary Reagle recorded prominent Comanche, Choctaw and Chickasaw words and their English translations, a Caddo drinking song, and recipes for "elixirs of life." Of special note are his impressions of the Indians, his history of the Comanches through 1867, and drawing of a Caddo village he visited in 1867. James Reagle Jr. Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1868

James Shannon Buchanan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2199
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Professor and university president. Correspondence (1902) related to Buchanan's attempts to have power and water companies established in Norman, Oklahoma; Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a professor of history; draft copies (n.d.) of his book - "The History of Oklahoma;" Katherine Buchanan's lecture notes (n.d.) as a teacher at University High School, Norman, Oklahoma; materials (1912) related to the origin and history of the University of Oklahoma; personal correspondence and legal/business papers (1893-1927) of the Buchanan family; printed propositions, journals, and committee reports (1906-1907) to the State of Oklahoma Constitutional Convention; guides (n.d.) for the study and teaching of English; and Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletins (1936-1937).
Dates: 1850-1937

James Stacy McCoy Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-390
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Correspondence (1861-1863) to Mrs. A.M. McCoy from her husband, James Stacy McCoy, captain of Company B, 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment, and from Thomas McCoy, B.F. Thompson, and R.G. Wright, along with a sales contract (1859) for slaves, stock, and farm implements from Baronett McCoy to James Stacy McCoy.
Dates: 1859-1863

James William Denver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-156
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Lawyer and Union general. Correspondence (1855-1888) of the Denver family, from politicians concerning national politics and political appointments, and from Denver's legal practice, including cases involving damage claims for cotton illegally seized by the U.S. Government during the Civil War; a manuscript account (n.d.) of Denver's activities as a Union brigadier general, 1861-1863; a pamphlet (1884) endorsing Denver as a Democratic nominee for the presidency; typescripts of a journal (1850) kept by Denver during an overland journey from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to California; pamphlets (1865-1891) of speeches by Denver and others, and bills of Congress in which Denver had an interest; and a genealogical chart (n.d.) of the Francis Xavier Rombach family. James William Denver Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1849-1891

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2842
Scope and Contents Diplomat. Papers (1961-2002) of Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, who served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and foreign policy adviser to U.S. President Ronald W. Reagan in the 1980s. The papers include U.N. correspondence (1974-1992), speeches (1980-1992), subject and country files (1961-1999), and newspaper clippings (1973-1997). The collection also contains audio and visual recordings (1985-2002), and memorabilia (1979-2001). The materials highlight Ambassador Kirkpatrick’s service in the United Nations and her work as a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank.
Dates: 1961-2002

Jerome Dowd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-979
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Sociologist. Personal correspondence and manuscripts of books and articles written by Dowd while a professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma from 1907 to 1947. The manuscripts include two copies of Dowd's book"The Negro in American Life" (1926); three unpublished manuscripts entitled "Seeing the World by Tramping and Ford Car" (1939)"The New World as Viewed by the Prophets and Interpreted by Jerome Dowd" (1943), and "Social Aspects of Art" (n.d.), and two article-length manuscripts dealing with Oklahoma prison reform and juvenile delinquency. Jerome Dowd Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1943

Jerry Whistler Snow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-697
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Correspondence (1893-1915) to and from various members of the Whistler family regarding life in Oklahoma Territory, describing a first ride in an automobile, sicknesses, diseases and quarantines, floods, Sac and Fox Indian dances and customs, the Sac and Fox Indian Agency and its Agent, Lee Patrick, the Chilicco Indian School, Wild West shows, and holiday celebrations. Correspondents include Maude Mayes Whistler, Pearl Mayes Whistler, and Gertrude Naden. Jerry Whistler Snow Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1893-1915

Jesse Lee Rader Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-508
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University of Oklahoma librarian. Correspondence (1906-1953) from friends and colleagues regarding the Oklahoma Library Commission and the Oklahoma Library Association, and including a letter from University of Oklahoma President David Ross Boyd regarding the dismissal of Boyd, Rader and numerous faculty colleagues by Governor Charles N. Haskell; minutes (1925) of meetings of the Oklahoma Library Association; constitutions and bylaws (1905-1907) of the Oklahoma Library Association, and of University of Oklahoma student clubs including the Websterian Literary Society and Ka-nun-ta-klage Dramatic Club; Rader's student grade reports (1905-1906) from the University; publications (1901-1952); certificates (1904-1951); and a speech (1952) delivered by Rader at a dinner held in his honor.
Dates: 1901-1953

Jesse Willis Ryan Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1794
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Collector. Correspondence between Ryan family members regarding family affairs, and their move to El Reno, Oklahoma Territory in 1902; newspapers (1939-1974) regarding declarations of war in 1939 and 1941, the American manned moon landing, and the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. Jesse Willis Ryan Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1974