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Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection

Identifier: 2005-161

Scope and Contents

Contains 5 postcards published by Stillwater Engraving Service in 1955 from the Postcards from the Cunningham Collection series. Two are titled “Early Days of Oklahoma,” two titled “Chief Iron Tail,” and one titled “Pistol Pete.” The one 8×10 black-and-white photograph circa 1893 (copy print, n.d.) features two men and one boy with two horses and a wagon loaded with farm produce. Also includes 8 11×14 black-and-white photographs circa 1889-1893 (copy prints, n.d.).


  • Creation: not dated


Conditions Governing Access

The Jane Cunningham Hoot 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 Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection is the property of the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Literary right, including copyright, belongs to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, with the exception of copyrighted artwork images and published literary works, which are the property of the respective copyright holders. It is the responsibility of the researcher, and his/her publisher, to obtain publishing permission from individuals pictured, relevant copyright holders, and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Biographical / Historical

Jane Cunningham Hoot is the daughter of Robert Cunningham, photograph collector and photographer from Stillwater, Oklahoma. He chronicled the development of Oklahoma through his historical acquisitions and personal photographs. Related to this collection, the Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection records Oklahoma’s development from 1883 through the 21st century. The collection contains an extensive assemblage of negatives, photographs, documents and other archival materials.


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Language of Materials



The Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection relates and contributes to the Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection.

Processing Information

This collection was accessioned on July 5, 2005, when Jane Hoot donated the gift of postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to her father, Robert E. Cunningham.


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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