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Oral histories

Subject Source: Ftamc

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Doris Duke Indian Oral History Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1931
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Oral history collection. Typescripts of interviews conducted with hundreds of American Indians in Oklahoma regarding the histories and cultures of their respective tribes. Included are accounts of Indian ceremonies, customs, social conditions, philosophies, and standards of living. Members of every tribe resident in Oklahoma were interviewed.
Dates: 1967-1972

Jesse Albert Baker Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-727
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Judge. Election certificate and letter from William H. Murray regarding Baker's service as a delegate to the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention; letters from Oklahoma Territorial Governor Cassius M. Barnes, Governor J.B.A. Robertson and State Supreme Court Justice Summers Hardy; a transcript of the story of Baker's participation in the Cherokee Strip Run in 1893; and one copy of "The Barking Water" magazine (1928) of Wewoka, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1853-1928

John Samuel Ezell Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-997
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History professor. Transcript of an oral history interview (1984) conducted by Herbert R. Hengst with John S. Ezell, recounting Ezell's tenure as Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; research and seminar papers (1955-1980) written by Ezell's students and colleagues, including three by Jack Ericson Eblen concerning the growth of the black slave population in nineteenth-century America and Cuba, and one by Gary L. Cunningham concerning gambling in frontier Kansas.
Dates: 1955-1984

Lewis Jefferson Moorman Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-416
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Physician. Typescripts of oral history interviews (1936-1937) conducted with the W.P.A.-sponsored Indian-Pioneer Oral History Project; correspondence (1924-1953) concerning real estate transactions, Moorman's research on tuberculosis and Native American health, and various aspects of his medical career, including connections with the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine; and a stock certificate (1909) from Epworth College of Medicine (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).
Dates: 1909-1953

Robert Thurston Mitchell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1374
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Memoirs (n.d.) of Mitchell, a Vinita, Oklahoma physician; correspondence (1938-1951) concerning Mitchell family genealogy; newspaper clippings (1946-1951); and research material on the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma, including an interview (1937) conducted by James S. Buchanan with Stanley A. Clark. Robert Thurston Mitchell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1937-1951

Velma Nieberding Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-440
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Historian. Typescripts of interviews conducted by members of the Ottawa County (Oklahoma) Semi-Centennial Committee with Ottawa County pioneers, describing settlement of the area, early businesses, social activities and interaction with the Indians of the area.
Dates: 1891-1959