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Helen Biggers Collection

Identifier: H-98

This collection covers a number of primary readers and educational materials during the late 1800s and early 1900s. One very interesting item is a handwritten journal with meeting notes of the Stray Horse Association, circa 1868, with small sketches of brands and lists of post office locations near where stray horses were noted. Also included is a personal handwritten notebook of recipes and household hints.

Dates: 1868 - 1939

Howard Tegland Rodeo Postcards Collection

Identifier: 1991-046
Content Description This collection contains 180 photographic postcards and photographs. The majority of the postcards use photographs by Ralph R. Doubleday. Some of the featured rodeo personalities include: Howard Tegland, Mabel Delong Strickland, Hugh Strickland, Red and Mary Sublett, Norman Mason, Bob Askin, Paddy Ryan, Slim Caskey, Larry Redman, Yakima Canutt, Lynn Huskey, Bob Crisp, Leonard Stroud, and Mike and Fox Hastings. The majority of the postcards are of rodeo events, which took place at Belle...
Dates: 1910 - 1930

Hughie Long Rodeo Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 3-21)
Identifier: 1983-053
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains 22 photographs, some of which have copy negatives available, and 6 photocopies of photographs. The majority of the photographs represent Hughie Long participating in various rodeo events. Jiggs Bailey is present in two of the photographs and several of the photographs are from the Chicago World’s Fair Rodeo.

Dates: 1930 - 1950

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...
Dates: circa 1880-circa 1925

Isleta Pueblo Women Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 11-5)
Identifier: RC2010-039

This collection is comprised of three photographs taken by Milton E. Porter of women from the Isleta Pueblo.

Dates: circa 1905

J.A. Blankenburg Collection

Identifier: H-153

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.

Dates: 1903 and n.d.

James A. Carson Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 2-6)
Identifier: H-154

This small collection contains 47 photographs of an assortment of people involved with the 101 Ranch in Bliss, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1905 - 1910

James Barton Adams Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 8-20)
Identifier: 2003-124-2

This small collection consists of photocopied pages concerning the life of James Barton Adams and his poetry.

Dates: not dated

James Earle Fraser and Laura Gardin Fraser Studio Papers

Identifier: 1968-001

This collection contains the papers of American artists James Earle Fraser and Laura Gardin Fraser.

Dates: 1864-1870 and 1892-1965

Jane Cunningham Hoot Collection

Identifier: 2005-161

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

Dates: not dated

Jay B. Massey Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 4-6)
Identifier: 1989-028

This small collection includes several photographs and photographic postcards taken on the Miller Brothers’ 101 Ranch, some of which are personally autographed photos from John A. Guthrie.

Dates: circa 1890-circa 1930

Jerry Sinise Western History Collection

Identifier: 1999-024
Abstract The Jerry Sinise Western History Collection contains research materials on several important western historical figures including Captain G. W. Arrington of the Texas Rangers and the infamous Horrell-Higgins feud, of which Sinise focused on John “Pink” Higgins. The Sinise collection contains a number of photographs including copies of photos from various library archives. His photo collection includes photographs of several well known western historical figures such as Wm. Tilghman, Captain...
Dates: 1809 - 1991

Jessamine and Elsa Spear Scrapbook

Identifier: RC2022-021

This collection contains a photograph album created by Jessamine and Elsa Spear. There are over 200 photographs pasted to both the back and the front of the pages, along with loose materials related to the Spear Ranche and the Spear O Wigwam Lodge. Subjects of the photographs include cattle branding, ranching, sheep, buffalo, landscapes, fishing, chuckwagons and more.

Dates: 1887-circa 1940

Jessie Newby Ray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H0000-111

This small collection highlights the biblical selections made by Mary Newby Miller when she quilted her Bible Quilt and gave lectures on the specific verses used to illustrate the life of Christ. Her family played a major role in the establishment of the Disciples of Christ in Oklahoma and surrounding states.

Dates: not dated

Jimalee Burton Photograph and Explanation of Green Corn Dance

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 3-20)
Identifier: 1985-048
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one copy photograph of the 89er meeting in Oklahoma City around 1900. Some of the names represented are Governor William Henry Davis, “Alfalfa Bill” Murray, C.A. Compton, and J.A. Chitwood (Jimalee Burton’s father).

Dates: not dated

Joe De Yong Papers (Care of Richard J. Flood)

Identifier: 1980-018

The Joe De Yong Papers reflect the art and friendships of an artist, cowboy, and westerner of the 20th century. The Papers are comprised of biographical information, correspondence, manuscripts, sketches, notes from conversations, and photographs. Due to his long careers in western art and film, De Yong had many well-known friends who are reflected in his Papers: Charles M. Russell, Will James, Tom Mix, Maynard Dixon, Joe Beeler, and Will Rogers.

Dates: 1860 - 1975

Joe Maddalena Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 10-7)
Identifier: RC2009-067

This small collection includes comic books, a coloring book, and a certificate of authentication from a purchase of Roy Rogers costume related items.

Dates: 1954 - 2000

John and Mildred Frizzell Collection

Identifier: 2005-059
Abstract Stagecoaches have been an emblem throughout the history and literature of the West, the ultimate symbol of traveling across the rugged frontier to new land and adventures. John D. and Mildred Va. Frizzell owned the Frizzell Coach and Wheel Works, a company that rediscovered the historic stagecoaches and brought them back to life through restoration efforts. This collection includes some of the Museum ephemera Mildred Frizzell collected, in addition to her correspondence and research about...
Dates: 1957 - 1983

John P. Hale Branding Iron Collection

Identifier: RC2022-009

This collection contains documentation of John P. Hale's acquisition of branding irons from various cattle ranches in the United States and around the world. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum acquired his collection in 2022, and the branding irons are now part of the object collection.

Dates: circa 1900-circa 2000

John Rao Jr. Western Entertainers Collection

Identifier: 1982-017
Abstract Gene Autry sound recording discs, movie/publicity photographs, book covers, and clippings, ca. 1940s-ca. 1970s, compose the majority of holdings within the John Rao Jr. collection. Rare sound recording discs from Gene Autry’s earliest recordings and a multitude of publicity photographs underscore the collection’s significance. The collection also includes sound recording discs of Smiley Burnette, Jimmie Rodgers, Eddie Dean, and Tex Ritter dating from 1927 through the 1970’s. A collection of...
Dates: 1900 - 1972

John Santangelo Image Collection

Identifier: 1994-010
Content Description The John Santangelo Image Collection is comprised of 2,041 images including a small number of western themed photographs collected by John Santagelo. The majority of the collection is copy photographs used in Real West Magazine. The Collection was used as a reference tool by the National Cowboy Museum’s curatorial staff until 1998 when it was moved into the Research Center. The subject matter of the images ranges from cityscapes to death portraits.Note to Researcher: Researchers...
Dates: 1900 - 1981

John Zeransky Western Film Ephemera Collection

Identifier: 2002-203

The collection consists of more than 4,000 items related to silent and western movie actors and actresses.

Dates: circa 1910-circa 1960

Katie Lee Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 6-38)
Identifier: 2002-083

Lee is a native a Tucson, Arizona, and is a western folksinger and author. This small collection includes publicity materials and photographs.

Dates: 1970 - 1995

Kid Currycomb by Joe De Yong Comic

Identifier: RC2022-004

This small collection contains a hand-drawn comic by Western artist Joe De Yong, along with an accompanying note about the character.

Dates: circa 1930

Laura K. "Doddie" Sugg Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RC2019-004

This collection contains 89 photographs by Dudley Young and others of the Ada Fireman's Rodeo, parade, and festivities.

Dates: 1940-2009 and not dated; bulk 1940-1945

Letter from Jessamine Spear Johnson to Don Ornduff and Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 11-19)
Identifier: RC2014-024

This small collection contains a letter from Jessamine Spear Johnson to Don Ornduff describing how she takes and sells photographs of Herefords. The letter is accompanied by ten photographs with captions written on the back.

Dates: October 1, 1934

Lewis E. Crawford Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2004-012

This collection of papers and photographs primarily documents cattle ranching and the Crawford family of Oklahoma Territory and Texas.

Dates: 1877-circa 1960

Louisa "Lula" Estelle Brannon Briscoe Letter Transcriptions

Identifier: RC2010-008

This collection features the transcriptions of 250 letters written by Louisa Brannon Briscoe from Sugden, Indian Territory, to her mother in Washington state. The letters discuss daily life and work as a postmistress in Sugden. The letters are dated 1893 through 1910 and provide Lula’s perspective into life in Indian Territory.

Dates: 1893 - 1910

Louisa "Lula" Estelle Brannon Briscoe Letters

Identifier: RC2019-005

Approximately 450 original letters and envelopes, written by Lula Briscoe in Sugden, Indian Territory, to her mother Julia Brannon.

Dates: 1893 - 1920

Lowell Ellsworth Smith Papers

Identifier: 2004-205
Abstract Papers and photographs of Ohio watercolorist Lowell Ellsworth Smith, whose work encompasses his native Ohio, the western United States, Mexico, and Europe. The collection features a group of more than 50 watercolor sketches by Smith, both figure studies and landscapes. Also included are letters written to Smith by significant figures in contemporary western art such as James Boren, Tom Lovell, Donald Teague, and others. Over 100 letters written by Smith to his family while serving with the...
Dates: circa 1890-2002