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Genealogies

 Subject
Subject Source: Ftamc

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
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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

Anson Campbell Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-791
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A letter regarding the family history of the Anson Campbell family, and a typescript of a story regarding the Bullock family of Lindsay, Oklahoma and its contribution to early Lindsay.

Dates: 1965-1967

Charles Francis Colcord Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-115
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Civic leader and businessman. Correspondence (1910-1935) relating to Colcord's oil and other business activities; general correspondence (1909-1930) to Colcord, filed alphabetically, and correspondence (1909-1930) from Colcord, his wife, Harriet Scoresby Colcord, his sons, Ray and Sidney Colcord, and his brother, Will C. Colcord; genealogical material concerning the Colcord family; scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1910-1934) relating to Colcord, including some concerning the 1934 Charles F. Urschel kidnapping case, for which Colcord offered a reward; miscellaneous printed material (1920-1934) collected by Colcord; and a manuscript of his autobiography, published in 1970.This collection contains material from about 1904 to about 1938, with the majority of the material being from 1910-1934. Personal and business letters and legal and...
Dates: 1909-1935

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1957

Ira Olyen Alexander Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-3
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Collector. Genealogical material (1950-1952) concerning the Alexander, Sellers, Chisum, and Bourland families; notes (ca. 1952) on the early histories of Paris, Texas and Bennington, Oklahoma; and printed material (1950-1951) on organized labor in Oklahoma. Ira Olyen Alexander Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1950-1952

James William Denver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-156
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Lawyer and Union general. Correspondence (1855-1888) of the Denver family, from politicians concerning national politics and political appointments, and from Denver's legal practice, including cases involving damage claims for cotton illegally seized by the U.S. Government during the Civil War; a manuscript account (n.d.) of Denver's activities as a Union brigadier general, 1861-1863; a pamphlet (1884) endorsing Denver as a Democratic nominee for the presidency; typescripts of a journal (1850) kept by Denver during an overland journey from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to California; pamphlets (1865-1891) of speeches by Denver and others, and bills of Congress in which Denver had an interest; and a genealogical chart (n.d.) of the Francis Xavier Rombach family. James William Denver Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1849-1891

Maude C. Spencer Collection

 Collection — Box S-34
Identifier: WHC-M-1223
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Genealogies compiled by Maude Spencer of the Clinkenbeard and Willford families, including information regarding the captivity and rescue of relatives kidnapped by Delaware Indians in 1757; and a history of the Winchester store in Winchester, Woods County, Oklahoma.

Dates: ca. 1962

Mrs. A. J. King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-352
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Collector. Typescripts of letters (1856-1865) by Abraham J. Seay, second Governor of Oklahoma Territory, regarding the role of the American Party in Missouri, and Seay's experiences and views regarding the Civil War; and typescript of a manuscript (1856-1876) regarding the history of Seay's parents and family.

Dates: 1856-1876

Paul Simon Carpenter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-85
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Music professor. Correspondence (1910-1956) to and from Carpenter regarding his studies at the Conservatoire Nationale in Paris, his appointment to the faculty of the University of Oklahoma in 1914, his 1946 appointment as Dean of Fine Arts at the University, and his book "Music, An Art and a Business" which was unfinished at the time of his death; financial records (1940-1949); note cards (n.d.) with a bibliography of music books; scrapbooks (n.d.) of musical scores with accompanying notes; and publications (1870-1954) including musical scores, programs, and journals. Also included is a two-page genealogical listing tracing the Carpenter family history from 1675 to 1949.

Dates: 1870-1956

R. M. Bressie Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-762
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Rancher. Genealogical papers of the Bressie family, plus correspondence, news clippings, and reminiscences concerning the local history of Bressie, Oklahoma and Ford, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1885-1848

Robert Alexander Hefner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1062
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Mayor. Biography (1874-1956) of Hefner, Mayor of Oklahoma City; genealogy of the Hefner family; mayoral addresses (1947) to the city council of Oklahoma City; and a news magazine (1947) of the First National Bank Building in Oklahoma City; and files (1918-1939) arranged by person, company or subject which include correspondences, receipts, legal case briefs, and various other documents.

Dates: 1918-1965

William Bennett Bizzell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-44
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)University of Oklahoma president. Personal and business correspondence (1910-1945), including correspondence from Bizzell's tenure as president of Texas A & M College, his association with Drury College and letters of condolence to his family upon his death; official correspondence (1925-1941) from Bizzell's tenure as president of the University of Oklahoma; University of Oklahoma Sociology Department lecture notes and class materials (1941-1943); correspondence, circulars, and reports (1941-1944) from Bizzell's tenure as a director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Kansas; reprints (n.d.); manuscripts of articles and speeches (n.d.) by Bizzell; correspondence (1940-1944) concerning Bizzell's publications; a genealogy of the Bizzell family; and class notes (1919-1920) taken by Bizzell while attending Baylor and Columbia Universities....
Dates: 1900-1980

William Earl Hoskinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1290
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Correspondence, financial and tax records, clippings, and family memorabilia (ca. 1905-1950) of William E. Hoskinson. The collection also includes a family history (1970) entitled "Thomas Bowen Hoskinson: Of Ohio, Texas and California" and hymnals (1873-1907). William Earl Hoskinson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1873-1971