Oklahoma -- History.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Filmed interviews and photographs collected by filmmaker Tom Thurman for the preparation of the documentary Ben Johnson; Third Cowboy on the Right. Includes material on the Johnson family, the Chapman-Barnard Ranch, and interviews on Ben Johnson's film career with James Coburn, Peter Bogdanovich, Harry Carey, Jr., Charlton Heston, John Milius, Lawrence Tierney, Lee Purcell, Bo Hopkins, Sheila Benson, LQ Jones, Joe McBride, Timothy Bottoms, Polly Platt, Robert Golden Armstrong, and Harry Dean...
Dates: 1908 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994
Scope and Contents Panoramic (wide angle) photographs featuring Boy Scouts at a bicycling meet.
Dates: approximately 1920s
Brand book of the Muskoke and Seminole live stock: Together with their constitution and by-laws, adopted at Muskogee, Indian Territory
Identifier: SF103.4.I56-M87 1884
Scope and Contents A printed brand book detailing various brands used around Muskogee, Eufala, Okmulgee, and the region.
Scope and Contents On March 23, 1991, James P. Ronda, Professor of History at the University of Tulsa, interviewed a number of individuals connected with the Chapman-Barnard Ranch near Pawhuska, Oklahoma, during the First Annual Cowboy Reunion at the Ranch. The interviews were videotaped onto 2 tapes and later transcribed. Those interviewed were Dallas Poteet; Trig Meeks; Dink Talley; "Puny" Martin; Marvin Griffin; Oscar Wright; Andy Martin; June Finn; Lenora Meeks; Mildred Pearson Brown; "Raisins" Rhoads;...
Identifier: R154.W67-A3 1907
Content Description Patient account book of Dr. Ralph Workman, a physician from Woodward, Oklahoma. The entries date from 1907 to 1911 and give information as to date of visit, person's relation to account holder (i.e. wife, child, etc.), number of visits, charges for visits, office charges, gynecological and obstetrical charge, medicine, surgical and other charges, total debits, credits to date and amount due, and disease and treatment information. There are approximately 278 full pages of accounts.
Dates: 1907 - 1911
Scope and Contents The DeWitt Lipe - Cherokee Strip Papers consist of autographs, autograph transcriptions, and typescript letters and documents of DeWitt Lipe, Treasurer of the Cherokee Nation. In general, the papers related to the Cherokee Nation's taxation and licensing requirements of Texas stockmen who grazed cattle on Indian lands west of the Arkansas River, known as the Cherokee Strip, on their way to the Kansas stockyards. Also included in the papers are various acts and resolutions relating to the...
Dates: 1870 - 1913
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs produced from the Farm Security Administration files held by the Library of Congress. A copy of all photographs identified to Oklahoma during the 1930s and early 1940s were ordered. While the subject matter of the photographs varies, there is extensive documentation of the effects of the Depression on Oklahoma residents, as well as oil wells and refineries, railroads and farm activities. Nearly all of the photographs were taken by Russell Lee, although the collection...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1940s
Scope and Contents Drafts of Foreman’s manuscripts are in this collection. The original manuscripts in this collection were written mostly in the 1930’s and 40’s; the great number of transcripts and Photostats are mostly from 18th and 19th century sources. Practically all relate to the social, political and economic development of Indian Territory and the State of Oklahoma.The original manuscripts are largely the correspondence Mr. Foreman maintained with person who could furnish historical...
Dates: 18th century to 1940's
Scope and Contents Consists of business correspondence, documents, and photographs relating to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Included in the collection are documents relating to Pawnee Bill's (Gordon W. Lillie) Old Town and Great Far East Show, a proposed radio program, "The Last of the Frontier Scouts," and photographs.
Dates: 1881 - 1919
Scope and Contents The Lerona Rosamond Morris papers are organized into 3 series: Series 1: Correspondence consists primarily of promotional material from various publishing companies for whom Morris sold magazine subscriptions. Also included is a letter from Morris’ sister, Lillie, and a school paper written by Morris’ son, Harold. The correspondence dates from 1932-1938. Series 2: Writings consists primarily of manuscript material relating to Morris’ historical novel, When East Goes West. The...
Dates: 1928 - 1944