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J.A. Blankenburg Collection

Identifier: H-153

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two 5 x 7 inch mounted photographs of the Andrew J. Harrington homestead of the early 1900s west of the Indian Meridian in Oklahoma. There is also a land office certificate signed by President Theodore Roosevelt, an appointment of James Canary as Deputy Sheriff and Jailer in Blaine County, and various news clippings. There is a panoramic mailing card photograph of Clinton, Oklahoma, although it is folded into fourths and heavily creased.


  • Creation: 1903 and n.d.


Conditions Governing Access

The J.A. Blankenburg Collection 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 J.A. Blankenburg Collection 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

Andrew J. Harrington and his family lived on a homestead in Oklahoma Territory, later the State of Oklahoma.


0.08 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials



Featured in this collection are two photographs of the Harrington family at their homestead in Oklahoma during the early 1900s, in addition to a Kingfisher, Oklahoma land office certificate signed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903, granting a specified plot of land to Andrew J. Harrington and his family.

Processing Information

The J.A. Blankenburg Collection was donated to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 1968 by J.A. Blankenburg.

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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