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Constitutional conventions -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Government Research Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-68
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Proceedings and debates of the Constitutional Convention of Oklahoma (1906-1907); reports of studies made by the Oklahoma State Planning Board (1936-1938), the Oklahoma Tax Commission (1935-1936), the Oklahoma State Legislative Council (1947-1952), the University of Oklahoma College of Business Administration (1950), and the Bureau of Government Research (1951-1961); manuscripts (1910-1931) of newspaper articles relating to the Socialist Party of Oklahoma; and a chart (1962) showing the organization of Oklahoma state government.
Dates: 1906-1962

Charles Nathaniel Haskell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-262
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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

Edward Everett Dale Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8607
Identifier: WHC-M-146
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Historian. Correspondence, student term papers, theses and dissertations, and personal research materials regarding the history of Oklahoma and Indian Territories, the state of Oklahoma, Indians of North America and the American Southwest; teaching materials used by Dale at Harvard and the University of Oklahoma; administrative and other files of the Works Progress Administration's Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma; U.S. Government documents issued by various cabinet-level departments and agencies, including Agriculture and Interior; and a portion of the University of Oklahoma Persidential papers of James Shannon Buchanan and Stratton D. Brooks. Edward Everett Dale Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1865-1948

Eugene Fields Messenger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-400
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Typescript of Messenger's memoirs (n.d.) detailing his role in the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1907 and the struggle to designate Holdenville as the Hughes County seat; and a newspaper obituary (1957) for Messenger.
Dates: 1957

Frankie Colbert Murray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1695
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the William H. (Alfalfa Bill) Murray family. Includes scenes of Alfalfa Bill as governor, the 1907 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention, the inauguration of Johnston Murray as Governor of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation Senate, the Murray farm in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Also contains scenes of the Oklahoma National Guard, petroleum industry operations in Oklahoma, colonists of the Murray family in Bolivia, and scenes of the Murray Colony in Bolivia.
Dates: 1880-1967

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

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 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

Jesse Albert Baker Collection

 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

Jesse Albert Baker Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-811
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention in session at City Hall, Guthrie, Oklahoma, in 1907. The collection also includes scenes of Fort Sill and Wewoka, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1902-1907

Michele S. King Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1673
Scope and Contents A black and white original print of Quanah Parker in a group portrait taken at the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention in Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.
Dates: 1906