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Fraternal organizations -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha Chi Sigma Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2063
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Professional organization. Records of the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity including reports (1917-1957), minutes (1922-1968), correspondence (1946-1969), subject files (1904-1968), membership records (1931-1968), financial records (1917-1967), newsletters entitled "Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma" (1930-1968) and "The Chrome and the Blue" (1941-1959), and other assorted publications of the organization.
Dates: 1917-1969

Alvin Harold Casey Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-794
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Correspondence, membership applications, financial statements and annual reports of the Lions Club of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1933-1955

Benn G. Palmer Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1870
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Collector. Publications (1929-1955) by and regarding the Lions Club of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, including the weekly chapter newspaper"The Lion's Roar" (1954-1955), and a souvenir edition (1953) of a Bartlesville newspaper; and a list (n.d.) of regional secretaries of numerous Lions Clubs throughout Oklahoma.
Dates: 1929-1955

C. Guy Cutlip Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-950
Abstract Judge. Records (1930-1931) of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Board of Governors; speeches (1927-1936) by Cutlip; manuscripts regarding the history of Seminole County, Oklahoma, Wewoka, Oklahoma, and the Seminole Nation; Seminole Indian land allotment certificates (1901-1902); records (1905-1910) of the Wewoka Masonic Lodge; and a financial ledger (1867-1872) of the Wewoka Trading Company. C. Guy Cutlip Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1867-1967

Daughters of the American Revolution: Black Beaver Chapter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-954
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Minutes and year books (1914-1957) of the Black Beaver Chapter (Norman, Oklahoma) of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Daughters of the American Revolution Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1914-1957

Earl C. Russell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1801
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Correspondence (1949-1953), membership reports and rosters (1949-1952), financial and expense records (1952-1953), and publications (1949-1953) received or generated by the Office of the District Governor of the Oklahoma Regional Lions Clubs International, accumulated by Russell while serving as Regional District Governor of that organization from the late 1940's through the early 1950's.
Dates: 1939-1953

Edith Cherry Johnson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-319
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Journalist. Correspondence (1922-1945) from Johnson's readers concerning their personal problems and their opinions about her column in the Daily Oklahoman; typescripts (1934-1948) of articles by Johnson; clippings (1919-1951) from her columns and from articles about her; letters (1921) endorsing Oklahoma state senator John Golobie for the post of American Minister to Yugoslavia; and papers (1949-1950) from Johnson's tenure as Secretary of Oklahoma Goodwill Industries, Inc. Edith Cherry Johnson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1919-1951

Ernest Randell Christopher 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

Frank A. Rittenhouse Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1815
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Financial reports (1945-1949) and bylaws (1906-1944) of the Guthrie Lodge of Freemasons; original typescripts of speeches and presentations (n.d.) made by Rittenhouse before Oklahoma Freemasons; and publications (1890-1949), including "(Joseph S.) Murrow's Masonic Monitor" for Oklahoma (1903). Frank A. Rittenhouse Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1890-1949

Frank B. Clements Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2019
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Collector. Correspondence (1933-1953) of Clements regarding the Lions Club in Tulsa and Oklahoma; and publications, including "The Roar" the Tulsa Lions Club newsletter, and "Official Proceedings" (1936-1947) of the Lions International annual conventions. Frank B. Clements Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1933-1953

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

Henry Simpson Johnston 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

Holdenville Schubert Music Club Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1283
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Social club. A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and memorabilia which depict the history of Holdenville, Oklahoma's Schubert Music Club.
Dates: 1907-1957

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Collection

 Collection — Box I-5
Identifier: WHC-M-929
Scope and Contents Fraternal organization. Publications of Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodges in Indian and Oklahoma territories (1904–1907), and in the state of Oklahoma (1907–1911).
Dates: 1904-1911

James Brooks Ayers Robertson 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

John Cannon Pearson 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

Knights Templar of Oklahoma Collection

 Collection — Box K-11
Identifier: WHC-M-1265
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Official Proceedings of the Knights Templar, Grand Commandery of Oklahoma, conclaves held from 1920 to 1934.
Dates: 1920-1934

L. T. Hine Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1240
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Real estate agent. Correspondence, legal and financial documents from Hine's real estate business, including oil leases, along with correspondence and papers relating to the Fraternal Order of Eagles of which Hine was a member. L.T. Hine Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1935

Lions International Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1341/2036

Membership and activities reports and correspondence for the local chapters of the Lions Clubs in District 3L in southwestern Oklahoma.
Dates: 1954-1955

Masonic Lodge of Oklahoma Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1752
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Copies (1911, 1925-1936) of the "Annual Proceedings of the Grand (Masonic) Lodge of Oklahoma" and its Constitution and Code.
Dates: 1911-1936

Norman, Oklahoma, Lions Club Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1790
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Correspondence (1917-1955); minutes (1920); and a Secretary's Record (1926-1930), including club rosters, dues, cash receipts and disbursements, general accounts, attendance records, and minutes, of the Norman, Oklahoma Lions Club, along with printed material such as programs, brochures and newsletters.
Dates: 1917-1955

Norman, Oklahoma, Woden Club Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1766
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History and membership list of the Woden Club of Norman, Oklahoma, plus a newspaper clipping marking the club's fortieth anniversary.
Dates: 1953

Nowata, Oklahoma, La Kee Kon Garden Club Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1767
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A copy of the forty-ninth annual calendar of the La-Kee-Kon Garden Club of Nowata, Oklahoma, containing the club history, a membership roster, and the club's constitution and by-laws.
Dates: 1952

Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1854
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Published material (1922-1985) from women's clubs throughout Oklahoma, including yearbooks, programs, newsletters, histories and directories, arranged alphabetically by town and by club.
Dates: 1922-1985

Omar L. Jordan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1257
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Correspondence (1941-1948) regarding Oklahoma Lions Club affairs and publications of the Club, including a history of Oklahoma Club District 3-A (1940-1941).
Dates: 1940-1948

Rotary International of Oklahoma Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1806
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Programs (1935-1985), minutes and club records (1952-1985), club publications (1914-1985) and histories (1914-1985) of the Rotary clubs throughout Oklahoma, compiled in 1985-1986 by the Rotary International of Oklahoma, under the direction of Doane Farr.
Dates: 1914-1985

Stigler Masonic Lodge No. 121 Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1734
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Ledger containing the minutes (1920-1922) of the A.F. & A.M. Lodge No. 121, a Masonic order chapter in Stigler, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1920-1922

Sydney C. Marriott Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-375
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Accountant. Programs (1927-1941) from conventions and meetings of the National Aid Life Association; plus one issue each of "The Highway Magazine" (1917) and "The N.A.L.A. News" (1927); and a handwritten musical composition (n.d.) entitled "Oklahoma (I'm Coming Back to You)." Sydney C. Marriott Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1917-1941

Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) and Young Womens Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2747
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Activity, financial and administrative records (1931-1948), and correspondence (1920-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapters of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A.; and bibliographies, scrapbooks and clippings (1925-1950) relating to the organization and its programs.
Dates: ca. 1920-1955