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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 519 Collections and/or Records:

Jessie Elizabeth Randolph Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-414
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Court clerk. Correspondence (1927-1930) to and from Moore as Clerk of the Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals and Clerk of the Oklahoma State Supreme Court; campaign material (1926-1930), including correspondence concerning Moore's campaign for election and re-election as Court Clerk; personal correspondence (1926); briefs (1916-1921) filed in the State Supreme Court while Moore was Deputy Clerk; and clippings (1926-1936) concerning Oklahoma history.
Dates: 1916-1930

John Alley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-7
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University of Oklahoma professor. Letter (1912) to Alley from Victor M. Locke, Jr., Principal Chief of the Choctaws, listing present and former Principal Chiefs of the Five Civilized Tribes, and discussing the status of the Choctaw government; a manuscript entitled "For the First Time, the True Story of the Last Oklahoma Indian Uprising as Told by the Man who Put it Down" as related to Alley by Col. Roy V. Hoffman of the Oklahoma National Guard; Hoffman's official reports concerning that uprising, also known as the Crazy Snake Rebellion, along with Governor Charles N. Haskell's orders; material concerning Kingfisher College; documents about the Dalton family; and miscellaneous research notes and correspondence. John Alley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1940

John and Robert Barbour Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-28
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Ledgers and account books (1889-1952); business correspondence (1900-1916); and drug registration record book (1900-1945) from the Barbour Drugstore, which John and Robert Barbour opened in Norman in 1889, soon after the town's founding.
Dates: 1889-1952

John Andrew Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-567
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Correspondence (1917-1934) with Simpson regarding Oklahoma Farmers' Union and National Farmers' Union policies, issues and activities, including financial papers and meeting minutes of both organizations, and Simpson's nomination for the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Franklin Roosevelt's first cabinet. Correspondents include Franklin Roosevelt, Huey P. Long, Henry Morgenthau, James A. Farley and Elmer Thomas. Also in the collection are diaries (1924-1934), transcripts of radio and other speeches (1919-1933), clippings (n.d.) and newspapers (1917-1934) all relating to farm topics.
Dates: 1917-1934

John Berlin Fink Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-196
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Engineer. Correspondence (1933-1955); books (1833-1959) concerning railroads; printed material (1935-1960), including travel brochures and railroad timetables; maps (1834-1883, ca. 1955) relating to early military posts in Oklahoma Territory and surrounding states; and notebooks (1934) kept by Fink. John B. Fink Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1833-1959

John Blomshield Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2078
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Writer. An article by Blomshield about artist Philip Evergood for "'47', The Magazine of the Year" along with a letter from Evergood regarding the article.
Dates: 1947

John Bryan Collection

 Collection — Box B-70
Identifier: WHC-M-2563
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Collector. Correspondence (1889-1891) between U.S. Supreme Court justice Joseph P. Bradley and Calvin W. Bradley; news clippings and magazine articles (1915-1973) concerning World War II, the movie "Gone with the wind", Martha Graham, Anna Pavlova, Will Rogers, and Wiley Post; discharge and pension papers (1864, 1908) of Civil War veteran Benjamin Ittner; a notebook (n.d.) pertaining to the Bertolt Brecht's play "Mother Courage and her children"; a notebook (1983) concerning stage actresses. Five notebooks (n.d.) for directors and set designers containing notes about 19th-century fashions, glass, jewelry, furniture, and interior design; and five publications (1936-1938) produced by the National Play Bureau of the Federal Theatre Project.
Dates: 1864-1983

John C. Kennedy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2198
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Politician. Papers (1952-1990) of J.C. Kennedy relating to his political, civic, and business activities as Chairman of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Commissioner of the Oklahoma State Highway Department, member of the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce, President of the Oklahoma Housing Conference, Chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, and alternate representative to the United States Mission to the United Nations. Many documents in this collection pertain to the civic activities of Wynn Kennedy. Also includes newspaper clippings (various dates) covering state of Oklahoma and national political affairs, J.C. Kennedy's business dealings, and Kennedy's long history of public service.
Dates: 1906-1990

John C. Taylor Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1293
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Physician. Case histories (1920-1924) of patients; correspondence (1920-1930) concerning cases; and notes (1920-1930) on testing and treatment procedures, all from Taylor's medical practice in Chelsea, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1920-1930

John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641
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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.
Dates: 1903-1948

John Cannon Pearson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-478
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Merchant and mayor. Correspondence (1892-1931) regarding the administration of the cities of Pierson, Iowa and Marshall, Oklahoma, Pearson's business ventures, and the Methodist Episcopal Church of Marshall; minutes and certificates of incorporation (1906-1912) of the Capitol Grain and Elevator Company of Marshall; other certificates (1906-1946); legal papers (1896-1930) from Pearson's business ventures; programs (1909-1937); publications (1879-1948); and membership rosters (1895-1946), constitutions, codes and bylaws for lodges of the Masonic Order in Oklahoma and Iowa. John Cannon Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1879-1949

John Clayton Feaver Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2013
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Philosophy professor. Files (1974-1975) compiled by Feaver while chairing the Commission on Curriculum for the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, including correspondence and memoranda from outside consultants; information on curriculum programs at other universities; correspondence, memoranda and reports from subcommittees; curriculum proposals; committee minutes; and copies of the Commission's final report. Also files (1968-1970) compiled by Feaver while chairing the University Constitution Drafting Committee, including correspondence; memoranda; drafts; faculty comments on drafts; bibliographies and notes; and clippings.
Dates: 1968-1975

John D. Jordan Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-328
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Letter (1842) to Stand Watie from John Rollin Ridge regarding the Ross faction and the death of James Foreman, who was killed by Watie; and a biography of Watie compiled by the Daughters of the Confederacy. John D. Jordan Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1842-1903

John F. Brown Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-63
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Typescripts of mining and grazing leases, Dawes Commission proceedings, correspondence, business papers, and editorials concerning John F. Brown, a businessman and Principal Chief of the Seminoles from 1877-1902.
Dates: 1870-1907

John Frank McMurray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1207
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Lawyer. Published court records and correspondence regarding McMurray's suit against the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations for legal fees and expenses, incurred in McMurray's successful representation of Choctaw and Chickasaw individuals in an earlier lawsuit, regarding taxation of Indian lands.
Dates: 1898-1926

John James Bodine Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2521
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Ethnologist. Three letters (1956-1957) describing Bodine's travels in Mexico and Guatemala. He was employed as a manager at a large ranch in Guatemala and one letter (n.d.) describes the ranch and its native employees.
Dates: 1956-1957

John Lefeber Des Champs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2551
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Amateur historian. Typewritten and handwritten copies of manuscripts (n.d.) entitled "The Short Line Midland Valley: a Class I Railroad" "Midland Valley" "Muskogee and the Midland Valley" "The Railroads in Osage County" and "John William DeSchamps and John Lefeber DeSchamps" all by John Lefeber Des Champs, along with a reminiscence entitled "Midland Valley Railroad Company, A.W. Lefeber's Kind Remembrances of 51 Years (1903-1954) of Association with Mr. Charles Edward Ingersoll and Family.". The collection also includes research materials such as correspondence, notebooks, notecards, a photograph log, and published materials relating to railroads in general and specifically to the Midland Valley Railroad Company, the Kansas, Oklahoma, and Gulf Railway Company, and the Oklahoma City, Ada, Atoka...
Dates: 1905-1994

John M. Virden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1352
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U.S. Air Force officer. Correspondence (1953-1958) regarding Col. Virden's writings and other subjects; newspaper and magazine articles (1951-1968) by and about Virden, and one book-length manuscript (ca. 1965) entitled "Andrew J. Byrne" written by U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin, with Virden's assistance. Principal correspondents in this collection include James M. Gavin, Carl Albert, Neill Bohlinger, Walker D. Grisso and Arthur McAnally. John M. Virden Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1951-1968

John Powell Rogers Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-529
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University of Oklahoma regent. Correspondence (1924-1941), minutes (1924-1927) of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, and annual reports, building reports, and financial statements (1930-1933) of the president of the University. Also in this collection are publications of the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions.
Dates: 1924-1941

John R. Clarke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-108
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Politician. Correspondence (1926) to Clarke from Henry S. Johnston and others, concerning political issues and Clarke's campaign for the 1926 gubernatorial election in Oklahoma; and pamphlets (1926) from Clarke's campaign. The collection also includes a letter (1932) to Clarke from Franklin D. Roosevelt concerning Clarke's platform.
Dates: 1926-1932

John Robert Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1369
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Political campaign manager. Correspondence (1906-1910), telegrams (1909-1910), publications (1910), news clippings (1910) and broadsides (1910) regarding the election campaigns of Lee Cruce and his opponent for the governorship of Oklahoma in 1910, and of the Democratic and Republican parties in Oklahoma. The collection includes correspondence (1906) from Senator Gordon Russell regarding Congress's plans for the admission of Oklahoma to the Union.
Dates: 1906-1910

John W. Fortescue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2095
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Collector. A letter (1930) from John Fortescue tracing the career of Francis Gildart, a lieutenant in the Colonial Corps.
Dates: 1930

John W. Hinkel Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-283
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Collector. Correspondence (1894-1897) of Freeman E. Miller, a Professor at Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College; pamphlets (1896-1908); and printed advertisements from publishers.
Dates: 1894-1908

John W. Hundley Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-302
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Businessman. Account books (1913-1937); daily statement ledgers (1914-1918); correspondence (1913-1919); tax receipts (1912-1917); stock inventories (1923-1942); and financial records (1920-1937) from Hundley's general store, plus assorted business papers (1900-1936), all relating to Hundley's enterprises in and around Calvin, Oklahoma. John W. Hundley Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1942

John Wesley Morris Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8608
Identifier: WHC-M-1723
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Geographer. Correspondence (1939-1982); papers (1942-1956) concerning Morris's military service in the United States Navy and in the United States Army Reserves; certificates and diplomas (1864-1892); account books (1962-1969); and manuscripts, research notes, correspondence, and contracts (ca. 1950-1982) concerning books and articles by Morris, a University of Oklahoma geography professor. John Wesley Morris Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1982

John Willis Stovall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-600
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Paleontologist. Correspondence (1935-1952) and ledgers, including operation reports and requests, site reports, and findings (1935-1938) regarding archeological excavations in Oklahoma, sponsored by the Works Progress Administration and by the Stovall Museum of the University of Oklahoma; and publications (1925-1950) by Dr. Stovall and others regarding zoology, evolution and paleontology, as well as W.P.A. operations and procedural manuals.
Dates: 1925-1952

John Womack Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2744
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Postal worker and historian. Manuscripts (1982-1984) by Womack; publications by Womack, including newspaper clippings (1984), and pamphlets (1981-1983); and correspondence (1980-1984) and research materials relating to the publications. Research materials include claims (1890-1920), saloon licensing papers (1896-1909), tax levies and assessments (1902-1912), bonds (1906-1912), reports (1902-1910), and other records of Cleveland County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1889-1987

Johnston Murray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-429
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence, reports, publications, sound recordings, filmstrips, posters and scrapbooks, reflecting Murray's gubernatorial administration, 1951-1955. Also included are materials from his gubernatorial election campaign in 1950. Johnston Murray Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: ca. 1950-ca. 1955

Joseph A. Brandt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-912
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University of Oklahoma President, 1941-1944. Correspondence (1940-1980) with professors, deans and administrators of the University of Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma Press, and others; speeches (1948-1950) by Brandt and articles (1940-1948) collected by Brandt. Joseph A. Brandt Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1915-1980

Joseph E. Hallinen Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2072
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Naturalist. Correspondence (1972) concerning the employment record of Hallinen's employment; a transcript of an interview (1973) with John A. Hallinen, Jr. regarding Joseph E. Hallinen's life; legal documents (1903) regarding Andrew Hallinen's estate; and a catalog (1933) of Joseph Hallinen's library, prepared by Jesse Rader.
Dates: 1903-1973