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Criminals -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Horse Thief Association Collection

 Collection — Box A-19
Identifier: WHC-M-718
Scope and Contents


Vigilante group. Constitutions, rosters, minutes and proceedings (1895-1901) of Chapter 35, located in Fairview, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1892-1902

Delmar H. Baldwin Collection

 Collection — Box B-29
Identifier: WHC-M-728
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One letter from former U.S. Marshal Chris Madsen (1937); a proclamation by Territorial Governor Cassius M. Barnes welcoming New York Governor Theodore Roosevelt; reprint of a publication entitled "Opening of Kiowa, Comanche, Apache and Wichita Indian Lands in the Territory of Oklahoma"; a program of the Roosevelt Rough Riders Reunion of 1900 in Oklahoma City; a typescript entitled "Oklahoma Criminals with a History, 1889-1933"; a magazine entitled"Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World" (1899); a key to Oklahoma City, dated 1900; and one textbook entitled "The American Spelling Book" by Noah Webster.

Dates: 1820-1950

Edgar Sullins Vaught, Sr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1353
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Judge. Typescripts of instructions to juries (1907-1955) regarding civil and criminal cases, some issued by Judge Vaught while presiding over the U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma.

Dates: ca. 1907-1955

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

Harry Parker Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-469
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The autobiography of Parker, an Oklahoma cattleman, relating his family's migration to the Oklahoma Panhandle in 1887. Included is an account of an immigrant family who killed several people before being apprehended.

Dates: 1937

Kiowa County Historical Society Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1263
Scope and Contents


Anonymous manuscripts regarding crime and criminals in Kiowa County, Oklahoma, and specifically concerning Frank Nash, a bank robber and killer from Hobart, Oklahoma. Kiowa County Historical Society Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1911-1945

Milo T. Reed Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1805
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Collector. A petition (n.d.) signed by citizens of Seminole County, Oklahoma, listing rewards for the capture of a murder suspect; and copies of letters (1936-1938) to Reed from Isaiah and Mary Rutherford regarding famiy affairs.

Dates: 1936-1938

Ottie Lee Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1645
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Deputy United States Marshal R. Crockett Lee, along with scenes of confiscated stills, and lawmen from the area around McAlester, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. Ottie Lee Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1890-1947

Sam P. Matthews Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-383
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City engineer. Four criminal-case dockets from the U.S. Circuit Court, Third Division, Indian Territory (A.D. Matthews, Judge). Sam P. Matthews Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1890-1892

Sheriff W.N. McCulley and deputy B.F. Wilson starting to McAlester with first prisoners form Okfuskee County., undated

 Item — Box Photo P-37, Item: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of Okfuskee, Indian Territory and Okemah, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, including street scenes, views of businesses, cotton marketing, and outlaws.

Dates: undated