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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Coins, Tokens and Money Collection

 Collection — Box L-32
Identifier: WHC-M-974
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Trade tokens issued by retail stores in Oklahoma Territory, Indian Territory, and Oklahoma (1892-1920); currency issued by the Bank of Augusta, Georgia (1816), the Confederate States of America (1863-1864), the states of Arkansas (1863) and North Carolina (1862), and by the Presiding Bishop's Office of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah (1896).
Dates: 1816-1924

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

Division of Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-163
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Subject collection. Letters, reports, publications, and manuscripts reflecting the history of Oklahoma and of its American Indian tribes and nations, including correspondence (1813ā€“1839) from U.S. government officials concerning policy toward the Indians, especially in regard to the Indian removal, and correspondence (1862) from Confederate Army officer Albert Pike in regard to Confederate States of America policy toward the Indians. Also included in this collection is a group of French colonial documents (1682ā€“1794), along with diaries and journals (1770ā€“1877) of travelers on the American frontier. The collection contains material on a variety of topics; researchers are urged to consult the inventory to determine the full scope of the collectionā€™s contents. Portions of Boxes 7 and 8 of this collection are available at the OU Libraries...
Dates: 1682-1969

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

Frank B. Clements Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2019
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Collector. Correspondence (1933-1953) of Clements regarding the Lions Club in Tulsa and Oklahoma; and publications, including "The Roar" the Tulsa Lions Club newsletter, and "Official Proceedings" (1936-1947) of the Lions International annual conventions. Frank B. Clements Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1933-1953

Frank M. Canton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-905
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Lawman. Canton's correspondence while a U.S. Deputy Marshal and Oklahoma Adjutant General; reminiscenses of his experiences in Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Alaska; newspaper clippings about his experiences and related artifacts. Also contains autobiographical material on Canton.
Dates: 1886-1928

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

Gene Weltfish Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1229
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Anthropologist. Worksheets (1954) used to analyze Pawnee prehistoric weaving samples; and microfilmed field notes (1935) relating to Weltfish's work among the Pawnee Indians.
Dates: 1944-1954

George Marion Combest Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-122
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Physician. Diary (1899) detailing Dr. Combest's participation in the Spanish American War; certificates (1896-1906); articles (1918-1926) concerning Combest's enlistment in the medical reserve force in 1918; and his obituary (1926). The collection also includes Combest's unpublished biography (n.d.) entitled "Life and Works of George Marion Combest: Oklahoma Pioneer Medical Doctor" by Christine Combest Millsap. George Marion Combest Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1899-1927

George Rainey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1992
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Author. Correspondence (1902-1954) of Rainey; newspaper clippings (1910-1954), including reviews of Rainey's books and other articles relating to the Rainey familiy and Oklahoma history; diaries and notebooks (1880-1940), pamphlets and booklets (1903-1968), and manuscripts by Rainey and others, relating to Oklahoma and U.S. history; certificates (1905-1937); a pocket copy of a patent (1904) for an adding machine; and a billfold carried by Rainey in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1893. George Rainey Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1874-1976

George Silverhorn Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2503
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Collector. Large painted cloth depicting an Indian peyote ritual.
Dates: unspecified

Gordon W. Lillie Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-360
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Rancher and historian. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, newspapers and other printed materials regarding Major Lillie and his ranching and business enterprises. Includes an autobiographical sketch, and correspondence regarding various Indian chiefs. Gordon William Lillie Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1879-1950

Gray Horse: St. John's School Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1042
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Textbooks used in the St. John's School for Osage Indian Boys, operated by the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of nearby Pawhuska. St. John's School Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1843-1902

Henry Collins Rogers Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1800
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Physician. Letter (1902) to Dr. Rogers praising his services as a physician, a resolution (ca. 1945) by the Muskogee Chapter of Woodmen of the World marking Rogers' death, a diploma (1914) issued to Rogers, and medical instruments used by Rogers in his practice. Henry Collins Rogers Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1902-ca. 1945

James Reagles, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Box R-45
Identifier: WHC-M-1828
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Soldier. Correspondence (1866-1868) to and from Reagle regarding personal matters as well as his assignments at Fort Arbuckle, Indian Territory, with descriptions of the Indians of various tribes with whom he came into contact; and Reagles's diary (1864-1867), in which he recorded his experiences as a Union soldier in Virginia during the Civil War and his post-war service with the U.S. 10th Cavalry at Fort Arbuckle. In the diary Reagle recorded prominent Comanche, Choctaw and Chickasaw words and their English translations, a Caddo drinking song, and recipes for "elixirs of life." Of special note are his impressions of the Indians, his history of the Comanches through 1867, and drawing of a Caddo village he visited in 1867. James Reagle Jr. Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1864-1868

Lola Clark Pearson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-479
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Editor and clubwoman. Correspondence (1888-1950) regarding personal affairs, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the "Oklahoma Farmer-Stockman" magazine, and the state and national Republican Parties; speeches (n.d.); scrapbooks (1920-1947); certificates (1915-1948); newspaper clippings (1919-1945); Soviet propaganda posters (1929); programs (1918-1948) from women's clubs and other organizations; and minutes, constitutions and bylaws (1909-1937) of General Federation of Women's Clubs committees. Lola Clark Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1888-1951

Marion Draughon Unger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-629
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Oklahoma colonist in Bolivia. Correspondence (1924-1928) and memorabilia (1932-1936) from Marion Murray, the wife of Johnston Murray, to family members in Oklahoma regarding the experiences of the Murray family in Bolivia, the establishment of William H. Murray's colony, and its daily operation. A number of letters contain diagrams of the colony's layout. Marion Draughon Unger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1924-1936; 1996

Michael A. Shadid Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1785
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Physician. Newspaper and journal articles (1912-1984) and publications (1924-1947) regarding the career of Dr. Michael A. Shadid, and his contributions to cooperative medicine, particularly the Cooperative Community Hospital established by him in Elk City, Oklahoma. Michael A. Shadid Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1912-1984

Mrs. Clifton Marion Mackey Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1899
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Correspondence between Alice Hurley Mackey and her brother, Patrick J. Hurley, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Henry Luce, Franklin Roosevelt and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, regarding Hurley's duties as national attorney to the Choctaw Nation, and as a Colonel during World War I, as Secretary of War during the Hoover Administration and as a U.S. ambassador during World War II. The collection also includes Hurley family memorabilia and genealogical information.
Dates: 1900-2004

Newton Rector Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1834
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Physician. Newspaper clippings (1917-1935) regarding the careers and deaths of Dr. and Mrs. Rector; lapel medallions (1913-1932) issued by the Oklahoma State Medical Association; and Rector's student admittance card issued by the University of Nashville Medical School for observance of anatomy and surgery sessions. Newton Rector Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1913-1935

P. A. Smithe Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1727
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Surgeon. Patient account records (1907-1923) kept by Dr. Smithe showing fees charged; and medical artifacts used by Dr. Smithe in the Red Cross, including two hypodermic kits. P.A. Smithe Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1907-1923

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956

Robert Shelton Pearson, Sr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-480
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Artist. Scrapbook with items reflecting Pearson's career, including correspondence (1923-1947), newspaper clippings (1936-1952), ribbons (1933) awarded at a Latino art exhibit in Florida, and photographs of Pearson posing with his work; and a program (1947) of events celebrating the fortieth anniversary of Oklahoma statehood. Also included in this collection is a small landscape painting by Pearson. Robert Shelton Pearson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1923-1952

Works Progress Administration Archaeological Survey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1236
Abstract Reports submitted by the W.P.A. Archaeological Survey Project of Oklahoma, regarding sites excavated in thirteen counties in Oklahoma. Included are reports entitled "Excavation of Prehistoric Indian Sites.".
Dates: 1937-1942