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Norman (Okla.) -- Race relations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
Scope and Contents


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

George Henderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2845
Scope and Contents

Professor. Papers (1938-2019) of George Henderson, Professor of Human Relations, Education and Sociology and Dean of the College of Liberal Studies at the University of Oklahoma. His papers include both personal and official correspondence (1960-2019), publications (1961-2015), speeches and speaking engagements material (1964-2017), subject files (1960-2019), honors, awards, and memorabilia (1955-2019), and photographs and audiovisual materials (1938-2019). The collection materials highlight Dr. Henderson’s lifelong efforts to advocate for racial equality and social justice.

Dates: 1938 - 2019