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Ira L. Reeves Papers

Identifier: H-067

Content Description

The Ira L. Reeves Papers is the papers and photographs of Ira, both personal and related to his military career. The collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, a few letters, currency from countries Ira visited, booklets, military papers, and personal documents such as business cards and financial documents. Of interest are family photographs portraying clothing styles of the late 19th and early 20th century and military orders. There are also booklets and photographs pertaining to Oklahoma history in the early 20th century. In the oversized flat files (drawer 113) there are military maps related to WW1.


  • Creation: circa 1880-circa 1925


Conditions Governing Access

The Ira L. Reeves has no restrictions and is available for research. If you are interested in researching the materials, please contact the Dickinson Research Center to make an appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

The Ira L. Reeves Papers is the property of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Materials, even if owned by the NCWHM, may be protected under third party copyright. It is the patron’s responsibility to research and secure any such additional copyright and pay any required fees or royalties. It is not the intention of the NCWHM to impede upon any third party rights, and the NCWHM cannot be held responsible if the patron is involved in legal action due to violation of third party copyright claims.

Biographical / Historical

Ira L. Reeves lived from 1872-1939. He served in the army during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Reeves wrote military themed books as well as military themed articles that were published in different newspapers.


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Processing Information

The Ira L. Reeves Papers was donated to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 1966 by Donald S. Reeves.


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Repository Details

Part of the NCWHM Special Collections at Dickinson Research Center Repository

1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73111 United States