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Governors

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
Scope and Contents

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Oklahoma Territorial Governor. An autobiography (1893) of Seay; a biography (1915) of Seay, including a family history, written by Clark Brown; typescripts of Seay's diaries (1862-1864, 1892-1893), the earliest kept during his service as a Union soldier during the Civil War, and the latter kept during his term as Territorial Governor; and typescripts of letters (1905-1909) sent and received by Seay after his retirement from public office.

Dates: 1862-1915

Charles N. Haskell, First Governor of Oklahoma., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-19, Item: 34
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Black and white original and copy prints of Chickasaw, Cherokee and Choctaw Indians. Included are scenes of the Bloomfield Academy, the Chickasaw Nation capitol building, officials of the Chickasaw tribal government, and Chickasaw governor, Douglas H. Johnson. The collection also contains photographs of Mary Alice Hearrell Murray, Elmer Thomas, William Henry (Alfalfa Bill) Murray and Saladin Watie.

Dates: undated

Charles Nathaniel Haskell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-262
Scope and Contents

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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1863-1929) concerning Haskell's political career; speeches (1907-1952) made by Haskell; newspaper clippings (1908-1938); and notes (n.d.) concerning Haskell's involvement with the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Charles N. Haskell Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1863-1929

Crowd in front of Killingsworth Store listening to a political speech by Lee Cruce, later elected governor., Undated

 Item — Box Photo K-3, Item: 6
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Black and white copy prints of Seminole, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, and Davenport, Indian Territory. Included are photographs of businesses, a temperance gathering, parades, and the oil industry.

Dates: Undated

Ernest Whitworth Marland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2058
Scope and Contents

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Governor of Oklahoma. A letter (1938) supporting Marland's campaign for election to the U. S. Senate, a promotional card (1938) from his campaign, and a printed speech (1937) of Governor Marland to the Legislature of Oklahoma.

Dates: 1937-1938

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents

Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1887-1950

Henry Simpson Johnston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-323
Scope and Contents

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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

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-526
Scope and Contents

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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 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 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