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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Channing Peake Letters to Joe De Yong

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RC2022-017

The Channing Peake Letters to Joe De Yong contains letters from artist Channing Peake, sent primarily during his travels through Mexico from 1934 to 1935. Additionally, the collection contains photographs, sketches, and other materials that most likely accompanied the letters.

Dates: 1932 - 1935

De Yong Pool Hall Collection

 Collection — Folder 1 (SC 12-21)
Identifier: RC2022-003

This small collection contains materials related to Ada De Yong's pool hall in Choteau, Montana. Ada De Yong was the father of Western artist Joe De Yong.

Dates: 1916 - 1924

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Charles C. Mayberry Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: H-173

The Mrs. Charles C. Mayberry Collection consists of correspondence written in Cherokee from various locations in the Oklahoma Indian Territory to Claremore. Nearly all letters are addressed to Dave Hendricks and postmarked between 1899-1901. It is possible most of the letters are written by Richard Wilkerson, a son-in-law to David Hendricks.

Dates: 1860 - 1901

Trailside Galleries and Main Trail Galleries Artists' Files

Identifier: RC2022-005

This collection contains materials relating to the operation of Trailside Galleries and the Flood art world. It includes letters, photographs, advertising, exhibition catalogs, sales information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1935 - 1997