Tag Archives: Indian Territory

J. F. Standiford, photographer

Jacob Frank Standiford (1852-?) was a photographer in Indian Territory.  He was originally from what would become West Virginia, and part of his life was lived in Illinois and Kansas.  In 1878, he moved to Muskogee, I.T. and received a … Continue reading

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New Acquisition (just in time for tornado season).

This week the department of Special Collections and University Archives has acquired a set of 24 cabinet card mounted photographs mostly taken in Indian and Oklahoma Territories and generally of Native American related subjects. The collection was assembled by Esther … Continue reading

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Early University History, Part 2. Henry Kendall College, Muskogee, I. T.

This, the second installment on the history of the university, examines the history from the establishment of the school to the move to Tulsa. The first entry can be found here. Henry Kendall College opened its doors on September 12, 1894, … Continue reading

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New in Digital Collections: December 2015

The University of Tulsa Special Collections and University Archives has added new items to our digital collections. Our new items of note include: More photographs from our university archives negatives collection. Images now include photographs of campus in the 1950s, … Continue reading

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An American Visionary: Alexandre Hogue

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is proud to be a part of Corning, New York’s Rockwell Museum of Western Arts upcoming special exhibition titled An American Visionary: Alexandre Hogue, opening on Friday, September 27th, … Continue reading

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Early University History, Part 1. Before Henry Kendall College.

As we are digitizing images from the University’s Archives, which can be seen on our ContentDM service McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections, Digital Collections, we are rediscovering interesting material about the early history of The University of Tulsa, and … Continue reading

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Small map exhibit

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Contributing to the Ozarkscivilwar.org project

As we are now deeply into the sesquicentennial of the United States’ internal conflict most commonly referred to as the Civil War, I should mention that there is an interesting digitization project called Community and Conflict: The Impact of the … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions

There are a variety of new acquisitions to report this time around. A group of photographs of historical Muskogee, Oklahoma (2011.020), including several of the English building burning and being rebuilt, old Henry Kendall College, and a herd of cattle. … Continue reading

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Muskokee Gospels, Acts and Epistles

This recent acquisition is a bound together set of translations by A.E.W. (Ann Eliza Worcester) Robertson of the following books of the Bible: Cesvs Klist em Opunvkv-herv Maro coyvte = the Gospel according to Matthew; Opunvkv-herv Mak coyvte = the … Continue reading

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