Governor Roy Turner
RG 8-M-1 Administrative File, 1947-1950
Folder 1: Accountancy, State Board of.
Includes directory of accountants for 1950, correspondence, and examination
2: Accrediting Agency.
Correspondence mostly with the Veterans’ Administration.
3: Addresses, 1948.
Topics include Oil Compact Commission, Public Expenditures Council,
Oklahoma Press Association, Oklahoma Road and Highway Program, opening of
WAAD’s School of Air, Eastern Arkansas Young Men’s Club, Independent
Petroleum Association of America, Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers,
Junior Livestock Show in Muskogee, Will Rogers Memorial, winning World War
II, Pioneer Woman State Park, Stillwater 4-H Clubs Roundup, International
Petroleum Exposition, grain dealers in Enid, campfire girls, etc.
4: Adjutant General.
Correspondence concerns state and local government civil defense planning,
Oklahoma Military Academy, 45th Infantry Division, Oklahoma National Guard,
Tinker Air Force Base, as well as Report of Secretary of Defense by Committee
on Civilian Components on “Reserve Forces for National Security.”
5: Board of Affairs Veterans Hospital Development.
6: Agriculture, State Board of.
Topics include expanded wheat research facilities with proposal and plans from
Oklahoma Farm Bureau, Bureau of Animal Industry, cattle grub committee and
pamphlets, Reports of Regional Negro workshop on Extension Supervision, facts
about the National Land-Capability Inventory, a Report of Agricultural
Conservation and related programs in Oklahoma, annual report of the Oklahoma
Extension Service, correspondence from the AAA and Oklahoma Grange,
increasing the security of the U.S. from foot and mouth disease through research
report, Oklahoma Seedman’s Association, etc.
Folder 1: Air Force Academy.
Includes exhibits used to persuade construction of the Air Force Academy such as
“America’s Arsenal Belongs Inland” pamphlet, aerial photograph of Shawnee,
Oklahoma State Highway Commission pamphlet, “New Industrial Sites in the
West and Southwest Santa Fe Railroad Line” pamphlet, “Rock Island Lines”
pamphlet, “Nature of Oklahoma” pamphlet, maps, and “A Few Facts about
2: American Legion.
Correspondence includes election for National Commander James Green of
Nebraska pamphlet, civilian defense and protection preparedness program.
3: American Overseas Aid.
“Crusade for Children” publicity kit, United Nations Appeal for Children
correspondence, pamphlets about the organization, list of campaign officers by
state and case book, Marshall Plan for helping children.
4: Attorney General Mac Q. Williamson.
5: Aviation Commission.
Includes first annual report of the commission 1948, correspondence,
Aeronautical Law booklet, Oklahoma airports directory, state by state legislative
report from the National Aeronautical Association.
Correspondence includes Program 53 Annual Convention on Oklahoma Bankers
Association, “Financial Analysis of Thirty Oil Companies 1948” pamphlet by
Chase National Bank New York, and commissioner of Federal Reserve issues.
7: Barber Examiners, Board of.
8: Basic Science.
9: Blind Commissions.
Correspondence regarding House Bill 323 putting the Commission of the Blind
under the Department of Rehabilitation, and William Schoenhoven being fired as
Folder 1: Boley Training School, Negro Boys.
Correspondence includes opposition of moving Boley inmates to Stringtown with
lack of money.
Box 3 Cont’d
Folder 2: U.S. Savings Bonds.
3-4: Budget Office.
Correspondence, National Association of State Budget Officers annual meeting
report, a program for prosperity in a free economy, “Taxes and the Budget”
5: Building and Loan Board.
6: Building Bond Commission.
Correspondence concerns Southwest State College in Weatherford report on need
for repairs and modern equipment to buildings, Southwest State College request
for new buildings and equipment, Central State College emergency repair report,
Northeast State College emergency need report, Cameron emergency need report,
Eastern Oklahoma A & M College emergency need report.
7: Building Bond Commission.
More of same, Military Academy emergency need report, University of
Oklahoma emergency need report, correspondence for and against a $36 million
Folder 1: Oklahoma State Burial Association Board.
Correspondence regarding appointment to fill a vacancy.
2: Capitol Police.
3: Capitol Report.
4: Central State Hospital.
Correspondence with McAlester Hospital Association.
5: Oklahoma Cerebral Palsy.
6: Charities and Corrections.
Correspondence and annual report for 1949.
7: Children’s Code Commission.
Correspondence on juvenile delinquency and House Bill 272 an act creating the
Oklahoma City Community College.
Box 4 Cont’d
Folder 8: Chiropody, State Board of.
9: Chiropractic Examiners, State Board of.
Correspondence and Chiropractic Law of Oklahoma pamphlet.
10: The Citizens Food Commission.
Correspondence includes war on hunger, aid to Europe, “American Interest in
European Reconstruction” booklet, i.e. Marshall Plan.
11: Chamber of Commerce.
Correspondence, annual report of divisions for 1950, a master plan for
development of Will Rogers and Tulakes Airports for 1949, steering committee of
policies and projects.
Folder 1: Chamber of Commerce.
Correspondence, Spirit of 76 committee, national association newsletters,
correspondence by Stanley Draper, Skyway I, booklet on “Should Local Taxes be
Increased?”, southern service to the west coast.
2: Congressional File.
Correspondence regarding automobile industry, Oklahoma and Texas panhandle,
health programs with S1581 S1679 and S1456, the Hoover Report booklet,
Congressional Record newsletters, “Federal Budget in Brief, 1951.”
3: Congressional File.
Correspondence about unemployment reinsurance fund, Democratic National
Convention, protecting the U.S., list of Oklahomans residing in Washington D.C.,
public works and Robert S. Kerr, Congressional Record newsletter, United
Nations Conference on road and motor transport.
4: Congressional File.
Correspondence about petroleum, Citizenship USA booklet, Reserve Forces for
National Security” booklet, civil service commission.
Folder 1: Charters Issued.
2: Civil Defense.
Correspondence regarding health.
3: Civilian Reserve.
Correspondence regarding work in industry.
Box 6 Cont’d
Folder 4: Board of Affairs, Clinton.
Correspondence includes “The Conqueror” March 1949 newsletter from the
Western Oklahoma Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
5: Western Oklahoma State Hospital, Clinton.
6: Community Chest.
Correspondence about programs, progress, finances, and donating.
Correspondence regarding the state Constitution.
8: Cosmetology, State Board of.
Correspondence includes appointments, problems with legislative proposals
tightening requirements, State Hairdressers Association, Interstate Council of
State Board of Cosmetologists, sanitary rules and regulations for beauty shops and
9: The Council of State Government.
Correspondence about fire prevention, eighth annual conference material 1947, an
interstate compact for supervision of parolees and probationers, postwar taxation
and finance report of Tax Commission to council, interim legislative study,
purchasing by the states report, “State Government” magazine for May 1947.
Folder 1: The Council of State Government.
Correspondence on southwest oil and gas conservation conference, ninth annual
conference 1948, report of Executive Director to Board of Managers to council,
Washington Legislative Bulletin, report on the committee of legislative processes
and procedures, state aid to local governments, “Continuing the Federal “loan”
Fund” report, southwest states Motor Truck Conference.
2: Crippled Children.
Correspondence and newsletters, thirteenth annual report 1947-1948, twelfth
annual report 1946-1947.
3: Democrat File.
Correspondence includes nominees list, participation in run-off for House of
Representatives twenty-third session, reports and committees for convention
resolutions, 1948-1949 League of Women Voters, Oklahoma City membership
book, campaign discussion, congratulatory messages from people on recent re-
election of President Truman’s and election of Oklahoma Senator Robert S. Kerr,
press releases, civil rights, state and national democratic committees, political
song lyrics to “Keep the Rooster In”, 1938 roster of state officers executive
committee and county officers, and Constitution of Democratic State Central
Committee of Oklahoma.
Box 7 Cont’d
Folder 4: Displaced Persons.
Correspondence regarding commission report to Governor 1950, displaced
persons in Europe and their resettlement, National Displaced Persons Second
Semi-annual report to Congress and to the President 1949.
Folder 1: State Board of Education, Sulphur.
Correspondence about Cordell Public Schools, comments and suggestions
concerning policies and practices on public education in Oklahoma, House Bill
120 new school code for Oklahoma children, federal and state aid, Regional
Cooperation in Higher Education a Progress Report, copy of annexation petition
for Tulsa County.
2: Board of Education.
Correspondence regarding federal and state aid, rural schools, the “Oklahoma
Teacher” magazine for December 1947, a booklet copy of the Virginia Plan for
Audio-visual Education, Oliver Hodge State superintendent, proposed
constitution and bylaws of Oklahoma Council on Education , colored schools and
segregation reports and comments.
3: Employment Security Commission.
Correspondence regarding appointment of Clark Nichols and Arthur Cross.
4: Electro-logy, State Board of.
Correspondence for appointment.
5: Election Board.
Correspondence includes names of nominees, independent candidates list for state
and federal offices for Oklahoma general election 1948, list of filings for state
6: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Advisory Council.
Correspondence, appointments, financial appointments, “Strengthening
Unemployment Insurance” pamphlet, union correspondence, annual report to
Governor, 1949, EMPSC review 1949, unemployment compensation,
recommendations to legislative committee.
Folder 1: Federal Power Commission, 1947-1949.
Correspondence inviting Governor to attend commission hearings.
Box 9A Cont’d
Folder 2: Federal Power Commission Brief to the President, 1949.
Brief to the President on Natural Gas Act.
3: Fire Marshall, Roy J. Templeton.
Appointment and correspondence.
4: Fire Prevention, Presidents Conference, 1947.
Correspondence discusses creating a state fire prevention committee, Report of
the Committee on Fire Prevention Education for the President’s Conference in
Washington D.C. 1947, Action Program for President . . ., Report of Committee
on Organized Public Support, Report of the Committee on Research, Report of
the Committee of Laws and Law Enforcement, Report on Committee on Fire
5: Funding Bond Commission, 1948.
6: Fiscal Agency, N.Y.C., 1947.
7: Funeral Directors and Embalmers, 1947-1950.
Appointment and recommendations, and House Bill 217 about appointment
8: Federal Communications Commission.
Hearing on Western Union Telegraph Company.
9: Fire Marshall, 1947-1949.
Correspondence, appointments, pamphlets from the National Board of Fire
Underwriters such as 1947 Report for a Safer America, Address by General
Dwight D. Eisenhower, newsletters, Report on Fire Protection for Hotels and
Apartment Houses, annual report of fire losses in the state, 1948 campaign to
prevent forest, woods, and range fires with Smokey the Bear promotional
Folder 1: Employment Security Commission Board of Review.
2-3: State Board of Equalization.
Reports and meeting information.
4: Engineers, State Board of Registration for.
Correspondence includes Engineering Research circular, Fall General Conference
of American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Work of the Corps of Engineers in
Oklahoma 1950 booklet, engineers’ week, Oklahoma Society of Professional
Box 9 Cont’d
Folder 5: Examiners and Inspectors.
Annual report of the State Examiner and Inspector of State of Oklahoma 1949,
reports on investigations of land abuses.
6: Enid North Oklahoma Hospital.
Biennial report 1950 of the state school, correspondence, newsletters.
7: Ft. Supply West Oklahoma Hospital.
Reports and correspondence.
8: Fuel Co. Coordinator.
Correspondence includes “Has Our Co-operative Effort Been Worthwhile?”
report at Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association, President’s committee on
National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, selected statements on the
employment of the handicapped 1949, minutes of the NEPH meeting, “A
National Oil Policy for the U.S.” report of the National Petroleum Council 1949,
National Petroleum Council meeting minutes.
9: Fuel Co. Coordinator.
National Petroleum Council meeting minutes, papers presented written by
conference attendees, reports, report of the Voluntary Petroleum Allocation
Agreements Committee of the NPC, NPC Committee on Analyzation report of
Folder 1: Game and Fish.
Correspondence and appointments.
2: Investigation at Oklahoma Reformatory, Granite.
Senate committee proceedings and investigation reports.
3: Governor’s Southern Conference.
Correspondence, conference program, civil defense problems during war,
resolutions discussed and adopted, suggested state legislation, 1950 developed by
council of state governments, keynote address by J. Strom Thurmond Governor of
South Carolina before State’s Rights Democratic Conference 1948. Misfiled is
correspondence regarding civil rights and segregation in schools.
4: Governor’s Southern Conference.
Correspondence, resolutions adopted, Minerals beneath the Waters report,
proceedings of joint conference on federal-state tax relations 1947.
Box 10 Cont’d
Folder 5: Granite Reformatory.
Correspondence, annual report 1946.
6: Highway Safety Committee.
Correspondence, progress report of the state and local officials National Highway
Safety Committee President’s Highway Safety Conference 1950, annual report of
the President of the Oklahoma Safety Council, “Public Safety” magazine 1950,
Uniform Rules of the Road 1949 booklet, Oklahoma Safety Council newsletters.
Folder 1: Highway Department.
Correspondence, Oklahoma Safety Council newsletters, study of Oklahoma
statutes regulating traffic on the highways with uniform vehicle code, President’s
Highway Safety Conference 1948 inventory and guide for action, conference
action program, report of Committee on Motor Vehicle Administration 1949,
commission produced public information accident records enforcement laws and
ordinances, statistical reports, Governor’s conference round table materials on
highway construction, regulation and safety, booklet “The What’s What in
Oklahoma” 1949 spring, summer and autumn recreation.
2-3: Highway Department.
Correspondence includes “Why Oklahoma Needs a Good Roads Amendment,”
State Question 326, House Resolution 7867, flood damage reports 1950, Report
of Highways and the Nation’s Economy.
Folder 1: Highway Department.
Correspondence, Federal Urban Aid Program for Kansas, status of post war
federal aid urban highway program.
2: Oklahoma Safety Council, Semi-annual Report, January-June 1948.
Semi-annual report 1948, newsletters.
3: Pardon and Parole.
Correspondence, and preparedness of the navy bulletins.
4: Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board.
Correspondence, transportation booklet, supplementary report Sapulpa route
studies 1952, Sapulpa interchange studies, preliminary study of a proposed
Oklahoma City-Tulsa express highway 1947, a portfolio of express highways, J.S.
Waldrop consulting engineer report, newspaper clippings.
Folder 1: City Planning Commission.
City Planning Commission Recommendations on Traffic Report, booklet from the
Benham Engineering Company consulting engineers for civil mechanical
electrical and industrial, booklet from the Gannett Fleming Cordry and Carpenter
Inc. Engineers data from the engineer architect firm.
2: Highway Department, 1947-1948.
Correspondence from other state departments of highway and from the National
Department of Highways, reports, statement of Farm to Market Program,
correspondence with legislators, bid information, map of federal road projects in
3: Selected Measures for Partial Relief of Traffic Congestion in New York City.
4: Highway Department.
Correspondence includes U.S. mileage chart, Oklahoma Detour Map 1948,
Department of Highways Comparison of Traffic for Twenty Automatic Traffic
Recorders 1948, listing of contracts awarded.
Folder 1: Highway Commission and Administrative Book, 1946.
Correspondence, financial statement of estimated revenue earmarked for
construction and maintenance of country highways for 1947-1948, newspaper
2: Interior, State Department of.
3: International Petroleum.
4: Insurance Fund.
Correspondence, meeting minutes 1950, financial statements, election material for
5: Insurance Fund.
Correspondence, Public Regulation of Insurance 1948, financial statements,
administration and operation of the state insurance fund, meeting minutes,
calendar year reports, the special indemnity fund, newspaper clippings for
nominees for commissioner.
Folder 1: Bureau of Investigation, Public Safety.
Correspondence, appointments for investigator, public drunkenness, prohibition
violations, affidavits, sheriffs and peace officers association listing, job seekers
for peace officer positions, State v. A.D. Martin.
2: Initiative Petition.
Initiative Petitions 234 and 235 dealing with a gasoline tax amendment and the
resulting Supreme Court cases.
3: Industrial Research and Development.
Correspondence, appointments, list of recommended industrial directors by
county 1947, House Bill 394 regarding appointment of director to industrial
4: Sulphur School for the Deaf.
Correspondence, resolution by the Oklahoma State Association of the Deaf
demanding investigation of the school.
5: Muskogee School for the Deaf.
6: Independent Petroleum.
Independent Petroleum Association of America correspondence regarding
conferences, imports or crude petroleum and petroleum products report 1949,
report of the supply and demand committee 1947 and 1948 of the IPAofA,
conference program of the American petroleum institute 1947, President’s address
of the IPAofA, copy of Governor Turner’s speech “Welcome to Oklahoma” 1947
when the IPPA held their annual meeting in Oklahoma City.
7: Industrial Research Commission, All Counties.
Handbook Oklahoma Industrial Tour 1947 and correspondence.
8: Industries Mobilization Commission.
Appointment, correspondence, purpose of Oklahoma Industrial Mobilization
Commission of the State Planning and Resources Board, factors important in the
industrial mobilization program, commission conference 1948 includes invitations
9: Industrial Commission.
Correspondence, workable workmen’s compensation document, resignation,
appointments, report of the State Industrial Commission of Oklahoma 1949,
booklet “Oklahoma Workmen’s Compensation Laws and Rules of Procedure
before the State Industrial Commission” 1947.
Box 14 Cont’d
Folder 10: Indian Affairs.
Soil and Moisture Conservation Operations by Indian Service Oklahoma,
correspondence, Governor’s committee and proceedings on Interstate Indian
Conference 1950, information regarding the Osage Indian Reservation oil lease
with the U.S. Department of Interior.
Folder 1: Indian Affairs.
Correspondence from the Pawhuska-Burbank Chapter of the Osage Tribal
Association asking for the removal from office of Superintendent T.B. Hall of
Osage Indian Agency includes petition, correspondence and petitions regarding
the use of Peyote among the Indians, booklets titled “Indian Education” 1948,
discussion of treaties made with the federal government and oil leases on Osage
land, Indian centennial, a booklet “Home Care of the Tuberculosis in Alaska” by
United States Indian Service, topics on Indian funds and preserving land,
proceedings of the Governors’ Interstate Indian conference, 1950.
2: Housing Redevelopment.
Correspondence regarding House Bills 292, 293, 294.
3: Historical Society.
Correspondence regarding philanthropy and the Chronicles of Oklahoma,
Chronicles book for autumn 1947, OHS newsletter 1949 and 1950, reports of the
secretary, program of the forty-third annual meeting of the Mississippi Valley
Historical Association 1950, meeting minutes for the board of directors, battleship
USS Oklahoma correspondence, program annual meeting of OHS 1948.
4: Oklahoma Historical Society.
The Chronicles of Oklahoma summer 1947, correspondence, budget information,
silver service from USS Oklahoma, maps regarding the addition to OHS 1946
with floor plans, Chronicles of Oklahoma spring 1947, Chronicles of Oklahoma
index for 1946, program annual meeting of OHS 1947, report of the secretary
1946 and 1947.
5: Helena Training School, White Boys.
Correspondence, an inspection report, newspaper clippings.
6: Health Department.
Correspondence regarding appointment for board and inspector positions, public
health statistics of Oklahoma births and deaths 1950, stream pollution report
along Verdigris River basin Oklahoma Department of Health, activities of state
and local governments in the field of health services report, correspondence
concerning some patients’ health diseases, report public health statistics of
Oklahoma births and deaths 1948 and 1949, Oklahoma Public Health Association
program annual meeting 1948.
Folder 1: Health Department.
Correspondence, budget information, sewer problem at state training school for
white boys in Helena, correspondence concerning patients, public health statistics
state of Oklahoma births and deaths 1947, copy of Public Law 410 U.S. congress.
2: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Correspondence, summary of resolutions and bills authorizing investigation of oil
and gas in the eighty-first congress 1949-1950, meeting minutes of the Interstate
Oil Compact Commission May 1950.
3: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Correspondence regarding annual meeting, April 1948 quarterly report of the
Supply and Demand Committee Independent Petroleum Association of America,
document titled “Private Industry Under State regulation—America’s Best Plan
for Oil Development” 1948, International Petroleum Exposition, report of audit
1947, report of the executive secretary to the executive committee January 1948,
executive committee meeting agenda and meeting minutes November 1947,
august 1947 quarterly report of the Supply and Demand Committee of the
Independent Petroleum Association of America with supplemental reports, import
policy is part of national oil and gas policy, House Joint Resolution 211, Compact
Comments newsletter May 1947, 1947 directory.
4: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Correspondence, meeting minutes of the executive committee of the January
1949, minutes of the general sessions of the winter meeting December 1948,
statistical bulletin December 1948, meeting correspondence, book The Interstate
Oil Compact Quarterly Bulletin September 1948 and 1949 featuring the summer
meeting in New York City and Estes Park Colorado respectively, address by
Turner at the Colorado meeting titled “Conservation as Viewed by the
Independent”, interstate oil compact commission plan for secondary recovery
activities October 1949, resolutions, program 1949 winter meeting, Compact
Comments newsletter January 1950.
5: Interstate Oil Compact Commission
Compact Comments newsletter May & October 1949, correspondence regarding
meetings, House Bill 956 providing for conservation, House Resolution 1211,
commission summary of secondary recovery projects Kansas 1948, statement by
Robert S. Kerr United States Senator from Oklahoma to the subcommittees of the
senate on interstate and foreign commerce in support of S1498 a bill to amend the
natural gas act, copies of speeches made at conference in Estes Park Colorado,
Platt’s Oilgram News June 12, 1947, “State Cognizance of Federal Power” paper
by Don Emery Vice President and General Counsel Phillips Petroleum Company
Bartlesville for presentation at the spring meeting of the Mid-Continent District
May 1927 Texas.
Box 16 Cont’d
Folder 6: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Interstate Oil Compact Quarterly Bulletin May 1948 and 1950 featuring spring
meeting Chicago Illinois and Biloxi Mississippi respectively, meeting
correspondence, resolutions, an agreement to extend the interstate compact to
conserve oil and gas, national petroleum council, Compact Comments newsletter
July 1950, meeting minutes of the executive committee June 1950, newspaper
clippings, summary of state-wide hearing of Texas railroad commission May
Folder 1: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Transcript of the hearing of the railroad commission of Texas May 17, 1950.
2: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Correspondence, Compact Comments newsletter July October and November
1950, information regarding the railroad commission investigation, transcript of
the hearing of the railroad commission of Texas October 19, 1950, “the Oil
Producing Industry in Your State” booklet 1950, meeting minutes of the general
sessions of the summer meeting August 1950, financial reports, booklet “No
Ghost Towns—No Empty Fuel Tanks” 1950.
3: Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Report of the Honorable Roy J. Turner, “Saving Your Oil,” meeting minutes of
the general sessions of the spring meeting May 1950, correspondence,
appointment, Compact Comments newsletter April and May 1950, Clarence
Smith of Illinois Replies to the League Reporter Criticizing Oil and Gas
Conversation 1949, meeting minutes of the executive committee March 1949,
booklet “A Summary of the Background, Organization, Purposes and Functions
of the Interstate Compact to Conserve Oil and Gas” 1947, meeting minutes of the
executive committee September 1950, pamphlet “The Development of the market
Demand Law in Texas applied to the Conservation of Oil and Gas” 1950,
Turner’s speech as chairman of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission before the
sub-committee of the senate labor and public welfare committee at hearing on
senate resolution Washington D.C. June 16, 1950, U.S. Senate Concurrent
Resolution No. 3 regarding curtail importation of crude oil from foreign countries.
4: National Reclamation Association.
National Reclamation Association Bulletin September 1949, February August and
5: National Handicapped Week.
Correspondence, Counseling Together newsletter May 1947, National
Employment week, booklet The President’s Committee on National Employ the
Physically Handicapped Week July 1949, state list of NEPH Week Committees
and Live of Chairmen, tentative information program for observance of the week
October 2-8, booklet ”Hire the Handicapped, It’s Good Business” program guide
Box 17 Cont’d
Folder 6: O. B. Mothershed.
Recommendations and appointment of O.B. Mothershed as State Bank
Correspondence includes Oklahoma HI-Y Legislature 1953 book, “A or C: There
is a Difference” book regarding high school class type and quality of education,
report of the study on the status of the Oklahoma state educational agency for
surplus property, Will Rogers Memorial correspondence, map show the counties
carried by Murray and Ferguson in election, document “Why Do We Call Them
8: State Mining Board.
Correspondence, preliminary program United States Technical Conference on Air
Pollution May 1950, Forty-first Annual Report of Mines and Mining of Oklahoma
June 1949, Proposal That Federal Government Take Over from States Policing of
Mine Safety is Unwise Unconstitutional May 1949, report of the State Mining
Board of Oklahoma July 1947 to June 1948, press releases.
Folder 1: Military Affairs.
Guide to Organization and Recruitment of Units of the Oklahoma National Guard,
State Summary of War Casualties for Oklahoma U.S. Navy 1946, correspondence
about ROTC, honoring of General Douglas MacArthur, Continental Air
Command, Selective Service Law, semi-annual report of the adjutant general
January 1949 to June 1949.
2: Mental Health Commission.
Correspondence, bulletins, statistics and campaign information from the
Oklahoma committee on mental hygiene, report “Oklahoma’s Number One
Health Problem”, contribution letters.
3: Mental Health Board, Dr. Oberman.
Correspondence, American Association on Mental Deficiency Newsletters,
Mental Hygiene campaign, patient concerns, conference material from the
department of mental health, document “Practical ways of improving mental
hospitals”, Booz Allen & Hamilton consultant information, contribution letters.
4: Medical Research Association.
Correspondence, meeting minutes October 1950, newsletters, Oklahoma Medical
Research Foundation Day form letters and newspaper clippings.
Box 18 Cont’d
Folder 5: Medical Research Association.
Correspondence, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Day form letters
inviting to dinner, acceptances and regrets, invitation lists, contribution letters,
document “Let’s Open the Door: Next Step in the Oklahoma Medical Research
Foundation to be Taken”.
6: Made in Oklahoma Show.
Correspondence, invitations to the exposition, Oklahoma Industrial and Mineral
Industries Conference program.
7: Medical Examiner, State Board of.
Correspondence, meeting minutes April 1948, statement of fees collected July
1946 to June 1947, reappointment recommendations, newspaper clippings.
Folder 1: McAlester State Penitentiary.
Correspondence some concerns prisoners, others seek jobs, receipts of prisoner
made items and who sold to (bricks, furniture, etc.), statement of James William
Roll call and booklet “Report and Recommendations of the joint legislative
taxation committee of the twentieth Oklahoma legislature.
3: Legislative Council.
Correspondence, pamphlet on the “County Library Demonstration”, constitutional
amendments to be submitted at the first primary election July 1946, information
on centralized state purchasing, state legislative council meeting minutes June
1948, memorandum as to the separate education of the white and negro races in
institutions of higher education in Oklahoma, recommendations on the
reorganization of Oklahoma’s penal and correctional system to the joint
legislative prison study committee, state legislative council progress report,
meeting minutes May 1948, Oklahoma agricultural income for 1947, meeting
minutes January February & April 1948, Oklahoma farm bureau newsletter,
legislative council newsletters, journal of the Oklahoma legislative council 1947,
book legislative council first biennial report 1948.
4: Legislative Council.
Legislative council book progress report 1948, correspondence such as public
school safety, budget, veteran affairs, revenue and taxation; recommendations on
the reorganization of Oklahoma’s penal and correctional system to the joint
legislative prison study committee, meeting minutes November 1948, journal of
the state legislative council 1948 and 1950, newsletters.
Box 19 Cont’d
Folder 5: State Library.
Correspondence and research requests.
6: League of Zoning Democrats.
Correspondence about the League of Young Democrats of Oklahoma, transcript
of the thirty-sixth annual convention of the league February 1948, report on
activities of the league 1947, daughters of democracy yearbook 1947-1948,
Folder 1: Labor.
Correspondence, booklet “State Safety Conferences-A Guide”, material on the
President’s Conference on Industrial Safety, National Conference on Labor
Legislation information, newspaper clippings, book “Why the Taft-Hartley Law”
by Irving G. McCann and the committee for constitutional government 1950,
conference materials on the annual conference of the international association of
governmental labor officials, correspondence regarding Missouri Pacific railroad
and southwestern bell strikes, CIO, nine work day for women, workman’s
compensation, convention concerning freedom of association and protection of
the right to organize message from the President of the U.S., certificate of
appointment to State Veterans’ Reemployment Rights Committee, material from
the international labor conference.
Correspondence, biennial report of the commissioner of labor 1948, Conference
on Labor Legislation and Administration, workman’s compensation, veterans’
reemployment, pamphlet “A Veteran’s Right to his old Job”, booklet “Veterans’
Reemployment Rights under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 as
Amended and Related Acts by U.S. Department of Labor 1947, case U.S. v. State
of Louisiana 1949 memorandum in opposition to plaintiff’s motion for judgment,
southwestern bell telephone strike, amendments to the national labor relations act
1947, plan of the Federal Works Agency, newspaper clippings, pamphlet “Labor
Berserk: A Series of Revealing Articles of Turbulence on the National Labor
Scene by the New York Sun.”
3: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.
Correspondence, invitation to dinner, book “Progress Report of the Jefferson
National Expansion Memorial St. Louis, Missouri May 1940, maps showing
aerial view, city plans, railroad and highway proposals, book “Architectural
competition for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial program” 1947.
4: National Guard.
Correspondence, job seekers, National Guard day, booklet “Here is a File of Facts
about your National Guard”, selective service, the Fort Knox experiment,
committee on civilian components, recruitment, military leave, negro National
Box 20 Cont’d
Folder 5: Negro Affairs.
Teachers, southern population statistics, booklet on Carverdale-a Negro
Community, negro yearbook at Tuskegee Institute Alabama, public health
6: Nurse Examiners.
Recommendations and appointment to board, and conference information.
Correspondence includes recommendations and appointment to board, convention
information, Third Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology.
8: Osteopathy, State Board of.
Recommendations and appointment.
Folder 1: Personnel Board.
Monthly reports on the operations of the board, correspondence, booklet
Oklahoma State Personnel Board Tenth Annual Report July 1949 to June 1950,
Ninth Annual Report July 1948 to June 1949, recommendations and appointment.
2: Pauls Valley State Hospital.
Biennial report of the Pauls Valley State Hospital June 30, 1948, appointment.
3: Pharmacy Board.
Recommendations and appointment, annual report July 1949 to August 1950,
annual report July 1948 to August 1949, investigation.
4: Planning and Resources Board.
Correspondence, preliminary examination report on the investigations of the
Arkansas River basin in Oklahoma for flood control on Sallisaw creek,
Nineteenth annual meeting national reclamation association, Thomas Jefferson
expansion project, program for the Tenth biennial general assembly of the states,
congratulations, invites and regrets, Oklahoma’s first irrigation project, Chouteau
Trading Post Memorial, newspaper clippings, recommendations and
appointments, meeting minutes of the Arkansas White and Red Basins Inter-
Agency Committee October 1950, information booklet about the Basins
Committee, report to the Federal Inter-Agency River Basin Committee,
“Proposed Practices for Economic Analysis of River Basin Projects” May 1950.
Box 21 Cont’d
Folder 5: Planning and Resources Board.
Correspondence, information booklet about the Basins Committee, meeting
minutes and statistical charts and U.S. report on the Basins Committee, report
accompanying House Resolution 8137 regarding submerged lands, Lake Murray
State Park, resourceful Oklahoma newsletter by the Planning and Resources
Board, Red River Valley Authority, Oklahoma city floodway project, booklet
Ohio River valley water sanitation commission first annual report 1948-1949,
Made in Oklahoma Manufacturers’ Exposition, Arkansas River and tributaries
report 1949, Senate Bill 2415 federal assistance to states and local governments in
major disaster, corps of engineers reports, recommendations and appointment,
invitations and regrets, program fourth Midwestern states flood control
conference 1949, Canadian River projects, Senate Bill 1576 establish the U.S.
Study Commission on the Arkansas White and Red River Basins.
Folder 1: Planning and Resources Board.
Topics include Chouteau Trading Post, Canton Reservoir Dedication, book
“Progress in Industrial Development, Publicity and Information, Water
Resources, Recreation and State parks, and Forestry” January 1949,
recommendations and appoints, invitations and regrets, correspondence,
announcement of Made in Oklahoma Manufacturers’ Exposition form letters plus
pamphlet, board meeting minutes June 28, 1948.
2: Planning and Resources Board.
Correspondence, materials on Basins Committee, meeting minutes February 3,
1948 May 24, 1948 May 9, 1948 and April 26, 1948, Lake Texoma, Lake Murray
State Park master plan map, selection of industrial locations study, flood control,
corps of engineers reports, “What’s the Weather Got to Do with It” pamphlet,
national rivers and harbors congress, association of western states engineers
conference materials, resolutions, recommendations and appointment.
3: Planning and Resources Board.
Correspondence, invitations and regrets, recommendations and appointment,
meeting minutes January 7 1947, July 18, 1947 October 21, 1947, tour of state
parks report 1947, W.C. Austin Irrigation Project dedication, Interstate Water
Resources committee, information on Basins Committee, corps of engineers
reports, board reports and statistics, action proposed by governors of western
states in regard to Department of the Interior appropriations for the fiscal year
4: Press Releases.
I Am An American Day, National Anti-Depression Week, Oil Industry Day.
Folder 1: Pryor Whitaker State Home.
Correspondence regarding athletic field, recommendations and appointment.
2: Report of Trundle Engineering Company.
Correspondence, booklet “Operating Techniques for Uniform Purchase and
Supply in State Agencies of Oklahoma”, two leather bound volumes of reports
from the company.
3: Oklahoma Public Expenditure Council.
Correspondence, booklet “Better Purchasing for Oklahoma: A Study of the
Existing Purchasing System with Recommendations for Improvement, 1949”,
numerous statistical reports on teachers, farmers, roads, pamphlets titled
“Citizens’ Legislative Program for 1949” “Oklahoma Citizens are Helping
Themselves to Better Government” “A Comparison of Local Government
Finance in Five Oklahoma Communities, 1948” “The Public Assistance Question
in Oklahoma, 1947” “Better Government through United Citizenry” “Let’s Build
Roads in Oklahoma”, newspaper clippings.
4: Public Safety.
Correspondence, investigation into Russell Cofer, high school drivers’ education
award, highway patrol investigation, recommendations and appointment,
Oklahoma laws and rules and regulations 1949, uniform traffic law summary,
highway patrol statistics for 1949 to 1950.
5: Public Safety.
Correspondence, highway patrol investigations, recommendations and
appointments, licensing of operators and chauffeurs, DPS Chaparral from Texas
booklet, citizen concerns and violations, traffic court conference 1947, list of
highway commission administrative personnel, newspaper clippings.
6: Purchase and Supply Division.
Remarks before the appropriations committee, state inventor compilation for state
Folder 1: Republican Caucus Committee.
Minutes January 7, 1947.
2: Real Estate Commission.
Correspondence, recommendations and appointment, Oklahoma realtor
newsletter, House Bill 14 real estate license law.
3: Red Cross.
Correspondence and press release regarding flood and tornadoes, booklet “The
Case for Freedom in Welfare Fund-raising”, reports to the Governor on the 1947
and 1948 Red Cross activities in Oklahoma, chapter “Round-up” newsletter,
blood donation fact sheet, “Your National Blood Drive”, “Plan of Understanding
for the State Agencies of Mississippi and the American National Red Cross in
Time of Disaster 1947”, national annual report for the year ending June 30, 1946
and June 30, 1948.
Box 24 Cont’d
Folder 4: Regents Higher Education.
Correspondence, resolutions, invitations and regrets, recommendations and
appointments, meeting minutes from various committees, federal register
newsletter, engrossed House Bill 365, memorandum on needs and administrative
organization of the Oklahoma state system of higher education, a supplement to
the fourth biennial report of the Oklahoma state regents for higher education
concerning higher education of negroes January 1949, teacher education, black
education, correspondence discusses the needs of institutions of higher learning,
board budget recommendations for the higher education system 1947 through
1949, newspaper clippings.
5: Weatherford S.W. Institute of Technology.
Correspondence includes controversy over attempts to remove Southwestern State
College president R.H. Burton.
6: Tahlequah Northeastern State College.
7: Edmond Central State College.
Recommendations and appointment.
8: Regents O.C.W., Chickasha.
Reappointment and question about two Puerto Rican girls.
9: Regents Northern Oklahoma Jr. College, Tonkawa.
Thanks and appointment.
10: Regents O.M.A., Claremore.
Recommendations and appointment, resolution, correspondence, question
regarding mistreatment of cadets, March 21, 1947 meeting minutes, newspaper
Folder 1: Miami Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College.
Correspondence includes thanks and history of the college, resolution, and college
catalogue 1945-1946, college statistics.
2: Goodwell Panhandle A &M College.
Box 25 Cont’d
Folder 3: Teachers’ Retirement.
Southern conference on teacher retirement September 28-29, 1950,
correspondence, teachers’ retirement system fifth annual report of the Board of
Trustees July 1947 to June 1948, recommendations and reappointment, retirement
system handbook of information 1947.
4: National Tax Association.
Appointment of delegate to conference.
5: Tax Commission Excise Board.
Resignation, recommendations, reappointment and appointments, board members
list, correspondence, meeting minutes March 1, 1947, resolution.
6: Tishomingo Murray A & M College.
Correspondence, receipt for purchase of cows, report of the audit of the college
July 1945 to November 1946.
7: Langston, Langston University.
Correspondence, invitations and requests, emergency repair needs and new
buildings, physical plant improvements statistics, thank yous, concerns over
students, budget statistics and report 1947-1949.
8: Wilburton E. Oklahoma A & M College.
One courtesy letter.
9: Warner Conners A & M College.
Two letters, one appointment and one yearbook.
10: Stillwater Oklahoma A & M College.
Most regarding 50th anniversary celebration of the Division of Home Economics
(1950) includes a pageant program “through fifty golden years”, correspondence,
invitations, report U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Production and Marketing
Administration 1950, correspondence on state owned farms, thank yous, repair
and modernization projects.
11: A & M College Storm Damage.
Damage statistics and budget includes photographs.
12: Stillwater Oklahoma A & M College.
Budget and statistics regarding agricultural experiment station, proclamation
“pasture day”, correspondence, invitations, reappointment, brochure on the
Oklahoma 4-H Club program, Oklahoma state livestock registry board report for
1948, Oklahoma cooperative wildlife research unit report 1948, “Information for
Visitors at the Red Plains Conservation Experiment Station at Guthrie and the
Wheat-land Conservation Experiment Station at Cherokee 1948,” “Maintenance
of Circular Tree Saws” 1948, “Brush Buck Rakes” 1948, “Brush Mowers 1948”,
“Oklahoma Crops and Soils” 1947, “Conservation and Land Use Investigations”
1947, “The Pay-Off in Research” brochure 1948, Oklahoma state livestock
registry board report for 1946.
Folder 1: Stillwater Oklahoma A & M College.
Correspondence, issue of Oklahoma State Engineer 1947, biennial inventory and
financial statement 1947, financial bulletin for year ended June 30, 1946, biennial
inventory and financial statement December 1946.
2: Oklahoma University Board of Regents.
Correspondence, UNESCO guide, University of Oklahoma extension division,
OU research institute annual meeting 1947.
3: O.U. Board of Regents, School of Medicine.
Correspondence, statistical information, building and other needs outline,
4: O.U. Board of Regents, Geological Survey.
Director’s biennial report 1947-1948, “the Hopper” newsletter January 1949.
5: O.U. Board of Regents, University Hospital.
Correspondence includes inadequate funds and patient concerns.
6: O.U. Board of Regents, University of Oklahoma.
Correspondence, invitations, requests, thank yous, letter from Bud Wilkinson
accepting appointment at athletic director, correspondence regarding housing and
medical care, etc., football, report of the comptroller 1949, recommendations and
appointments, conferences, tornado damage report and statistics for 1949, OU
annual report 19478-1948, booklet “Research for Business and Industry at the
University of Oklahoma Research Institute”, Sooner magazine May 1947 &
November 1948, reappointment of Lloyd Noble, research institute seventh annual
meeting March 28, 1948.
7: O.U. Board of Regents.
Meeting minutes October 1, 1948.
8: A & M Board of Regents.
Correspondence, report of the board July 1947 to June 1948, Oklahoma state
livestock registry report for 1947, reappointment, thank yous, sheet of statistics of
schools, conference material.
Folder 1: Report to the People, 1950.
Resolutions such as American Transit Association, Constitutional Convention of
Hawaii, CIO, teachers’ retirement system, the Scissor-tail newsletter May 1949,
women’s clubs convention in Tulsa, President Harry S. Truman’s visit to the city.
3: School Land Department.
Correspondence, R.E.A. program, cash intake chart, proposed legislation, meeting
minutes February 14, 1950, recommendations of job seekers, financial statement
for twelve months ending June 30, 1949, common school apportionment for
March 1949, appropriations, criminal investigation, study by the state examiner
and inspector March 1948, district court case 2273-civil U.S. v. 8,380.84 acres of
land and Homer Ary, et al 1948, county land sales statistics, recommendations
4: State Selective Service.
Correspondence, thanks, special registration proclamation 1950, list of
uncompensated registrars during period of registration August 30, 1948 through
September 18, 1948.
5: Alva Northwestern State College.
Two letters regarding appropriations.
6: Durant Southeastern State College.
Correspondence, damage to gymnasium, resolution, thank yous.
7: Board of Regents for State Teachers College.
Recommendations and appointment.
8: State Board of Regents, Oklahoma College.
Biennial report ending June 30, 1950, correspondence, annual report ending June
9: Ada East Central State College.
10: Disaster Surplus Property Program.
Pamphlet describes program.
Folder 1: Surplus Properties Agent.
Reports of state agency for surplus property 1949-1950, resignation and
Box 28 Cont’d
Folder 2: Board of Standardization.
3: Oklahoma Spastic Paralysis Commission.
Correspondence and citizen concerns.
4: Soldiers’ Relief.
5: Social Security Administration.
Correspondence, Conference on State Planning for Children and Youth March 30-
April 1, 1945 materials and report, booklet Unemployment Insurance Goals 1947,
booklet Public Assistance Goals 1947.
6: State Department.
One letter regarding Palestine.
7: Secretary of State.
Correspondence regarding State Question 326 prohibiting diversion of highway
users’ revenue, etc., appointment, hanging, and subpoena.
8: Soil Conservation.
Correspondence, recommendations and reappointment, resolutions, biennial
report 1947-1948, summary of accomplishments of the 76 soil conservation
districts in operation in Oklahoma in 1945, 1946 & 1947, requests to improve the
soil conservation program and place it under the Dept. of Agriculture, document
titled “Soil Conservation in our Democracy”, meeting information of soil
conversation directors, pamphlet state solid conservation needs, pamphlet “Good
Soil is the Foundation of our Nation”, biennial report 1945-1946.
9: Santa Claus Commission.
Correspondence includes statement of accounts various months and years,
meeting minutes December 10, 1947 & November 1, 1949, letters of thanks for
donations, orphanages and institutions list served by the commission, list of
donors, dear Santa Claus letters, activities noted, newspaper clippings.
Correspondence regarding the latest songs and sheet music for “Ship Yards”, “Oh
Jimmie Catch Ballie”, “Let’s Get Together”, “Cowpens Battleground Song”,
“Uncle Sam’s Victory Song”, “The Peekaboo Waltz”, “When You Boil It Down”.
11: Taft Consolidated.
Investigation transcript of the deaf, blind and orphan institution for negro children
at Taft March 4, 1949, investigation on condition, citizen concerns, report of the
medical superintendent 1946-1948, thank yous, dedication of girls training
building, recommendations and appointment.
Box 28 Cont’d
Folder 12: Talihina Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
Correspondence, Oklahoma state tuberculosis sanatorium “Mountain Air”
newsletter for January 1948 and June 1947.
13: Tax Commission.
Recommendations and appointment, report of the motor vehicle license division
1948, monthly reports of sales tax collections 1949, research division report 1948,
appointment of delegate to National Tax Conference, conference information,
booklet “A Request by the State of Oklahoma for Consent to Impose Taxes on the
Minerals Produced from the Restricted Land of Indians”, vehicle registration
statistics, gasoline statistics, apportionments, newspaper clippings.
Folder 1: Tecumseh Industrial School for White Girls.
Correspondence, thanks, one recommendation, citizen concerns, brochure
2: Textbook Commission.
Summary of needs to complete approximately 80% of Oklahoma free textbook
plan, annual textbook requisition 1948-1949, summary of needs to complete the
Oklahoma free textbook plan 19490-1950, correspondence, Science Education
Journal for February 1947, Oklahoma Teacher magazine April 1947, proposed
legislation, list of textbooks approved for use in the public schools of Tennessee,
thanks, recommendations, appointments, semi-annual report of the free textbook
distribution service for fiscal year 1948-1949, free textbook rules and regulations
3: Treasury Department.
Lists of securities received and deposited with the state treasurer for various
months submitted to the state depository board, information regarding bonds
includes pamphlet “The Savings Bond Program and the National Welfare”,
correspondence, meeting minutes for June 26, 1947, annual report of the state
treasurer for fiscal year ending June 30 1948.
4: Vinita Eastern Oklahoma Hospital.
Correspondence includes patient concerns.
5: Welfare Department, Assistance.
Correspondence includes citizen concerns, eligibility for old age assistance
Folder 1-2: Welfare Department, Assistance.
Correspondence, citizen concerns, eligibility for old age assistance.
3: Welfare Department, Adoption.
Correspondence regarding adoptions.
4: Welfare Department, Applications.
Correspondence from job seekers.
5: Oklahoma Disaster Relief Plan.
Correspondence and conference on disaster February 1948 information.
6: Woodward Disaster.
Correspondence includes requests for relief and fund-raising.
7: Will Rogers Memorial Commission.
Correspondence includes invitations and activities planned.
8: Welfare Board.
Correspondence, meeting minutes December 8, 1950, August 19, 1948, July 19,
1948, June 4 1948, June 21, 1948, March 28, 1948, August 25, 1947, letters
regarding application for financial assistance, resolutions, vacancy.
9: Welfare Department, Opinions.
Correspondence regarding old age assistance, citizen concerns, proposed
10: Food-Blanket Resolution #3.
Resolution and meeting minutes March 10, 1947.
11: Food-Blanket Resolution #4.
Folder 1: Welfare Board Relief.
Meeting minutes 1949-1950 various dates, budget report biennial 1949-1951,
request for financial assistance, resolutions, correspondence, acknowledgements.
2: Welfare Department, Dependent Children.
Includes a 1950 meeting minute, resolutions, aid for dependent children requests
for financial assistance, acknowledgements.
3: Welfare Department, Blind.
Acknowledgements, requests for eligibility and aid for blind assistance.
Box 31 Cont’d
Folder 4: Department of Welfare Commission.
Correspondence includes acknowledgements, recommendations for appointment,
meeting minutes March 31, 1948.
5: Welfare Department, Correspondence.
Topics include old age assistance program, Public Welfare a monthly journal
October 1949 & 1950, American public welfare association correspondence,
statistics on social security and welfare, proposed legislation, House Resolution
2892 to amend the Social Security Act, House Resolution 2893 to improve and
extend old age and survivors insurance system to add protection against disability,
etc., acknowledgements, job seekers, newspaper clippings.
6: White House Conference on Children and Youth.
7: Watchmakers Board of Examiners.
Correspondence, report of an audit ending December 31, 1946, recommendation
for an appointment.
Folder 1: Bureau of Vital Statistics Department of Health.
Acknowledgements, public health statistics of Oklahoma births and deaths, 1949,
appointment, requests for birth certificates, booklet “Communicable Diseases part
I” 1946, booklet “Births and Deaths” part II 1945.
2: State Veteran Hospital, Sulphur.
Correspondence includes thanks.
3: Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Correspondence includes resolution, meeting minutes September 24, 1949, report
on audit fiscal year ending May 31, 1949.
4: Veterans Disabled.
Correspondence includes pamphlet “The Story of the Disabled American
5: Vocational Rehabilitation.
Correspondence regarding handicapped, citizen concerns, acknowledgements,
annual report 1947-1948, Sign-Post newsletter August 1948, concerns regarding
disabled veterans and children, pamphlet “How to Stimulate Employment of our
Physically Handicapped” 1947, job seekers, a survey of tuberculosis in Oklahoma
6: Veterinary Board of Examiners.
Box 32 Cont’d
Folder 7: War Assets Administration.
Correspondence and notices of sale of military supplies from around the region
such as lead, airport property, mills, etc.
8: Veteran Administration.
Annual report of the veterans’ employment service from July 1947 to June 1948,
9: Veteran War Commission.
Correspondence includes Vet’s News and Views newsletter September 1950,
document called “Job-seeking Veterans of World War II”, resolutions,
recommendations for appointment, state veterans’ reemployment advisory
committee meeting minutes December 9, 1949, national summary of activities
1949, acknowledgements, audit of membership for the year ending December 31,
1946, American Legion information, Oklahoma Veteran newsletter May 1947,
pamphlet “Homes for Paraplegic Veterans.”
10: United Nations Day.
Correspondence consists of activities planned, appointment, proclamation by
President Truman, pamphlet explaining United Nations Day, posters.
11: Commission on Uniform State Laws.
Recommendations and appointment.
RG 8-M-2 Leon Shipp, Attorney for the Governor
Folder 1: Application Filed with Civil Aeronautics Board Notice to Governor, 1948.
2: Acknowledge from Washington Pertaining To Election Data, 1947.
3: City of Lindsay Charter, Examined and Approved, 1947.
Includes proclamation and appointment of officers.
4: County Commissioner File, 1948.
Application, briefs, and exhibits, and the Supreme Court decision on the matter of
the application of the state of Oklahoma building bonds commission for the
approval of the issuance of $36,000,000.00 etc.
5: Land Department Commission, 1947, 1948, 1949.
6: Examiner & Inspector, 1947, 1949, 1950.
Box 1 Cont’d
Folder 7: Enrolled Senate Bills, 1949.
Senate Bill 175, 202, 231 regarding Denison Dam, correspondence, investigation
of black schools in Oklahoma 1949.
8: Kay Co.-Grand Jury (Attorney General Directed), 1947.
9: Statement of Walter Haggard, 1950.
Correspondence includes other extraditions.
10: Haskell Co.-Grand Jury, 1947-1948.
11: Heitbolt Case-Supreme Court, 1947-1949.
Includes correspondence and response to appellees’ motion to withdraw case-
12: B.K., Hice-Extradition B. New Mexico-Pardon & Parole, 1947.
13: Appointment of Trustees to Town of Hickory, Oklahoma, 1948.
14: Highway Department, 1947.
15: David Hodge and Wilbur B. Moffitle v. Tulsa Co. & State Election Board, 1948.
Includes order, motion for preliminary injunction and complaint.
16: State v. Hurn & Curtis & BA United Optical Lab Fowler & Liner Tulsa
Co. (Attorney General Direct), 1947.
17: Insurance, 1947-1949.
Correspondence includes attorney general opinion in a case, national council on
compensation insurance information.
18: International Association of Ice Cream Manufacturers.
Correspondence, state of Wisconsin v. Henry J. Fish, Jr., acknowledgements,
misfiled extraditions, House Bill 325, House Bill 493.
19: Independent School District-Vacancies (Attorney General Opinion), 1940.
20: Stare Insurance Fund-Bonds of John D. Conner, etc., 1947.
21: Insurance Commission (Premium Tax) (Attorney General Opinion), 1947.
Folder 1: Interlochen, 1942-1944, 1946-1949.
Box 2 Cont’d
Folder 2: Interstate Oil Compact Commission, 1947.
3: Injion Henderson v. State of Oklahoma Criminal Appeals, 1949.
Correspondence and petition in error.
4: Kingfisher County Arson Case (Attorney General Directed to Appear), 1947.
5: Kiowa County-Grand Jury (Attorney General Directed), 1947-1950.
6: Konowa Charter, 1948.
7: Legislation, 1945-1947.
Proposed legislation, correspondence, resolution, Oklahoma horse racing
proposed bill, facts supporting the need for additional millage to support the
separate schools of Oklahoma.
8: Legislative Committees, 1947-1948.
Lists of committees and members, newspaper clippings.
9: Legislative Correspondence, 1949.
10: Legislative Council, 1947-1948.
Journal of Oklahoma legislative council for 1947, functions of research staff,
proposed study of the state constitution, correspondence.
11: Markham’s Ferry, 1948-1950.
Hearing before the subcommittee of the public works U.S. Senate May 1950,
correspondence, recommendations by the state of Texas presentation to
president’s water resources water policy commission 1950, correspondence
regarding Grand River Dam Authority, board of directors Grand River Dam
Authority meeting minutes February 7, 1949, petition, resolution, discussion of
flood control projects affecting Oklahoma.
Folder 1: Statement of Ted Mascho.
2: Public Health Department, Dr. Matthews, 1947-1948.
Correspondence and attorney general opinion.
3: OKC, Mr. McIntire, 1948.
Box 3 Cont’d
Folder 4: Merit System Council, 1947.
Correspondence including recommendation.
5: Meeting Minutes Studying Dr. Logan’s Recommendations.
Meeting to discuss the penal and correctional institutions December 20,
recommendations on the reorganization of Oklahoma’s penal and correctional
system to the joint legislative prison study committee.
6: State Mental Health Board, 1947.
Proposed mental health law.
7: Miscellaneous, 1947-1949.
Correspondence and acknowledgements.
8: State of Oklahoma Report of the Trundle Engineering Co., 1949-1950.
9: Miscellaneous Memo to Governor and Mr. McNeil from Shipp & Miller, 1947-
Correspondence regarding 20 million building bond, Will Rogers Commission
Memorial, division of child welfare, Oklahoma military academy, etc.
10: Pardon and Parole Department, 1947-1949.
Extraditions, rules and regulations of pardon and parole department, hearings
schedules, correspondence, misfiled receipts.
11: Frank E. Severn, Alva, Oklahoma, 1948.
Appointment of commissioner of deeds.
12: L.F. Lee & C. Dyer-Damage Suit against State Senate Bill 297 21st Legislature,
Bryan Co., 1947.
13: Chidester et al v. Grand River Dam Authority et al, 1948.
14: Jake Simms-Bureau of Investigation, 1947-1948.
15: Bounties-Appropriation for, 1947.
16: Amendment to the City Charter of Collinsville, Oklahoma, 1948.
17: Charter-Mid-West (Filed in Secretary of State Office), 1948.
18: Case of Billy Richard Chew, Deceased #6570 Co. Court of Pottawatomie County,
Folder 1: Contribution, 1947-1950.
Correspondence and acknowledgements, newspaper clippings.
1a: Ben Gould #48881, 1947-1948.
Stay of execution, correspondence, syllabus.
1b: Budget-Daily Reports, 1949-1951.
Daily reports, correspondence, Department of Mental Health report November
1949, summary of requests for modernization and renovation for institutions
under the State Board of Public Affairs November 1949, executive department
division of the budget schedule of administrative salaries state agencies.
2: Board of Cosmetology.
Recommendations and appointment.
3: Corporation Commission, 1947-1950.
Correspondence regarding dockets and acknowledgements.
Correspondence includes recommendations, applications for an appointment, state
of Oklahoma v. Clarence Wayne Hudman, proposed legislation,
acknowledgements, U.S. v. Louisiana 1948 brief, endorsements,
recommendations for a district judge.
5: District Court Vacancy to Replace Judge Morris, 1949.
6: Constitutional Convention, 1947.
Correspondence regarding revisions.
7: State of Oklahoma v. Andrew McGinnis #19328 Dist. Court Okla. Co., 1949.
8: Receipts for Return of Files in Court Clerk’s Office.
9: National Congress, 1949.
Correspondence regarding Grand River Dam Authority.
10: Pittsburg County, Livestock Commission County Dist. Court, 1947.
11: Hon. Mac. Q. Williamson & Ted Burriss-Bonds, 1948.
12: Victory Publishing Company-Reports, 1948.
Box 4 Cont’d
Folder 13: Amendment to Muskogee-Charter, 1948.
14: Contract for Purchase, 1947.
15: Council on Regional Education, 1954.
Southern regional education board correspondence, Oklahoma advisory council
for the board.
16: State v. Carl Austin Dewalf #13859 Dist. Ct. Tulsa, 1949-1950.
17: State v. Kenneth Ferguson Deberry, Murder (Cleveland City) of John Marion
18: Game and Fish Department.
19: Gasoline Excise Tax Apportioned to Cities & Towns, 1952.
20: Adjutant General’s Department, 1947-1949.
Correspondence includes petition, attorney general opinion regarding National
Folder 1: Oklahoma State Government, 1947.
Two letters regarding committee on constitutional studies.
2: Correspondence on the Negro Question-Harrison of Langston, etc., 1949.
Correspondence and proposed resolution.
3: McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Board of Higher Education et al #4239, U.S. Dist.
Court for the Western Dist. of Oklahoma, 1948.
4: Miscellaneous Letters Concerning Legal Matters written by Mr. Shipp, 1948.
5: Miscellaneous, 1947.
Includes correspondence, copies of articles of incorporation, drafts of speeches,
Howard J. Stokes v. State of Oklahoma A1-10,704, arrest sheets on truck and
trailers, correction and comments on legislative council audit report on the
Oklahoma aviation commission, meeting minutes on joint committee on
reorganization of state government, investigation relating to activities of J. Mac
Stevenson former county commissioner District 1 Delaware county, newspaper
Box 5 Cont’d
Folder 6: Miscellaneous, 1947.
Includes booklet “About County Road Expenditures”, second annual legislative
work conference on southern regional education September 24-25, 1953,
preliminary report on the organization of administrative agencies of the Oklahoma
state government, financing the motor carrier industry, copies of citations,
correspondence, report of inquiry into the management of affairs of various
county highway funds of Sequoyah county fiscal year ending April 5, 1951.
7: Muskogee County-Grand Jury (Attorney General Directed), 1947.
8: Harold Lee Motley, #35002 OSP, 1947.
Correspondence pardon and parole board, Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
9: Milburn J. Mott v. State of Oklahoma A-11318 Criminal Court of
Correspondence regarding stay of execution.
10: Ordinance, 1947.
11: Permits-Fire-Arms, 1947.
12: Stay of Execution of Sentence, 1948.
13: State v. Jim Pierce #1704-Possession of Liquor (Attorney General Direct), 1947.
14: Penitentiary-Material, 1947-1949.
Correspondence regarding the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, copy of Senate Joint
Resolution 5, application requests for prison-made materials, procurement of
brick, executive order authorizing furnishing of materials.
15: Spastic Commission, 1948.
Correspondence regarding bonds.
16: Public Safety Fund, (Attorney General’s Opinion), 1947.
17: Public Relations File.
Correspondence, press releases, reorganization committee.
Folder 1: State v. Stokes, 1945.
2: Telegram sent to all Legislators, 1948.
Correspondence regarding recommendations and appointments, address lists.
3: Textbook Committee, 1947.
Correspondence, meeting minutes September 26, 1947 & October 7, 1947.
4: Town of Cromwell-C.C. Foley appointed on Board of Trustees, Ward #3-1947.
5: Tuberculosis, 1947.
Correspondence includes pamphlet on tuberculosis, House Bill 440 regarding
supervision, comments on the need for supervision of the Oklahoma tuberculosis
6: Washington Material, 1947-1949.
Correspondence includes House Resolution 1760 regarding expenditure of public
funds for the assistance of state, municipal and other nonprofit youth projects,
agreement with Grand River Dam Authority and financial report August 31, 1947,
final legislative summary date July 6, 1953 for senate bills, budget sheets.
7: Appointment of Tom Yost, 1947.
Board of Trustees of town of Quapaw.
Folder 1: Banking Board, 1947-1950.
Correspondence, brief in support of application of Gosselin Stores Company for
registration of stock for sale in Oklahoma.
2: Arthur Brewer-Atoka County, 1947.
3: Briefs, etc., 1947.
Briefs Supreme Court case no. 33158 School District no. 25 of Woods County
Oklahoma, et. al. v. Oliver Hodge, State Superintendent of Public Instruction of
the State of Oklahoma, et. al.; Supreme Court case no. 33161 School District nos.
1, 2, 3, et. al of Kay County Oklahoma, et. al. v. Oliver Hodge, State
Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Oklahoma, et. al;
correspondence regarding Westland Foresting Company; briefs Supreme Court
case no. 32,756 Ada Lois Sipuel v. Board of Regents of the University of
Oklahoma, George L. Cross, Maurice H. Merrill, George Wadsack and Roy
Gittinger; brief Supreme Court case no. 32,973 the State of Oklahoma on relation
of the Commissioners of the Land Office of said State v. Irving C. Warden, et. al.
Box 7 Cont’d
Folder 4: Southern Governor’s Conference and Regional Education, 1947-1950.
Correspondence, conference activities, meeting minutes, agendas, rosters,
subcommittee reports from the work-conference on regional education, Southern
Letter newsletters, commissions, appointments, proposed legislation.
5: Southern Governor’s Conference and Regional Education.
Correspondence, conference activities, report of examination for fiscal year
ending June 30, 1950, meeting minutes, booklet “Greenville’s Big Idea”, agendas,
booklet “Industrial Power, Water, Steam, Locations” by the Grand River Dam
Authority, newsletters, memorandums, report of the ten months ended June 30,
1949, appointments, booklet “Regional Cooperation in Higher Education”, budget
Folder 1: Corporation Commission, 1947-1950.
Correspondence, application of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, Missouri-
Kansas-Texas Railroad Equipment Trust-Lease of Railroad Equipment,
application of Arapaho for reinstatement of telephone service between Clinton
and Arapaho, House Resolution 79 to amend the Natural Gas Act, resolution, oil
production in state, hearings before the special committee to study problems of
American small business United States Senate, brochure from Lubri-Gas
2: Constitution of the State of Oklahoma.
3: State Board for Vocational Education (Functions of Oklahoma) for Adult Blind by
House Bill 323, 21st Legislation, 1947.
4: Jack Edward Edwards-Perjury-Tulsa County, 1947.
5: State Board of Education-Woodward County (Involving School District 96, 135,
77, 215, and 72, Employing Non-Credit Teachers and Salaries being Paid by
Court Orders), 1947.
6: State v. E.V. Garling-Harmon County (Murder of Weldon B. Harris), 1947.
7: Miscellaneous Resolutions, 1948.
For public affairs office, welfare of peace officers, county commissioners.
8: Railroad Officials Conference, 1948.
Meeting minutes, correspondence, attendees.
Box 8 Cont’d
Folder 9: Board of Regents Attorney General’s Opinion, 1933-1947.
10: Resignations, 1947-1950.
For examples Game and Fish Commission, Board of Osteopathic Examiners,
State Industrial Commission, etc.
11: Rewards, 1944, 1946-1947.
Misfiled resignations, rewards for capture of criminals.
12: Court of Tax Reviews, 1947.
13: Waterworks Bond #9, Coupon #1-Town of Luther $30.00 Photostat copy, June
14: Western Oklahoma Tuberculosis Sanatorium-Attorney General’s Opinion, 1947.
15: Department of Public Welfare, Attorney General’s Opinion, 1947, 1948.
16: Department of Public Welfare, (Merit System Council) Attorney General’s
17: State v. Isom Williams and Edward Lewis #2577-District Court Atoka Co. (sent to
death for Murder of W.E. Wallace at Atoka, April 27, 1947-ent. Pleas of Guilty).
Correspondence, judgment, warrant and sentence of conviction.
18: Matter of Clara L. Witt, El Reno, Oklahoma as referred to this office by Lucius
Bobcock, Jr., 1948.
Notice of hearing.
Folder 1: Organization Chart Data.
Book about United States Civil Defense, preliminary report on the organization of
administrative agencies of the state government.
2: Tax Commission, 1947-1948.
Correspondence includes information on the gasoline tax including motor fuel
gallonage report December 1947.
3: Tulsa County-Grand Jury (Attorney General’s Opinion), 1947.
4: Recommendations or Lists of Names for Appointment on Various Boards and
Box 9 Cont’d
Folder 5: Ada Lois Sipuel, Petitioner v. Board of Regents, Oklahoma University Oct. Term,
1947, #369, Supreme Court of U.S.
6: Cleon Summers-U.S. Attorney, Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Correspondence regarding investigation.
7: State v. Roy James Sis Trunk, Robbery with Firearms (Assault upon
Kenneth and Georgia Ruthledge, Manager of Safeway Stores in Norman Trial set
for Dec. 1, 1947 (Cleveland County), 1947.
8: Alfred Stevenson v. Herbert Frienc, Co. Treasurer of Hughes Co. #12,552 D.C.,
9: State v. Green (Manslaughter) Death of William Nick Thomas Sequoyah Co.,
10: Carl B. Sebring-State Bank Commissioner (Bond approved as to form by Attorney
11: State Highway Commission et al v. Green Boots Const. Co. #29959, Supreme
Court. of Oklahoma (Fletcher Riley Disqualified-Jack Cummings Lawton,
appointed in his stead), 1947.
12: Proclamation Declaring the Town of Stigler in Haskell County, a city and
appointment of Officers for the City of Stigler, 1947.
13: School Bond Issues (Attorney General’s Opinion), 1947.
14: Charter Amendment to City of Cushing, Sulphur and others, 1948-1950.
Correspondence relates to many other cities and towns for charter amendments
and one proclamation.
15: Mr. Shipp (Personal), 1949.
16: Secretary of State, 1949.
Certifications, proclamation and resolutions.
17: Supreme Court General, 1948, 1950.
Correspondence, copies of certificates of disqualification, miscellaneous copies of
documents from cases.
Box 9 Cont’d
Folder 18: Lawrence S. Lackey (Negro) Medical Education.
Folder 1: State v. Ed R. Wilson, Case-Made, Leflore County District Court, 1949.
2: State v. Max E. Klettke, Case-Made, Oklahoma County District Court, (Murder-
Death Penalty), 1948.
3: State v. W.A. Evans, Case-Made, Custer County District Court, (Manslaughter,
2nd degree-prison), 1949.
8-M-3 Legislative and Appointment Files
Folder 1: Executive Orders of Appointments Not Requiring Confirmation No. 2,
Such as Board of Arbitration, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Juvenile Affairs,
2: Confirmations 23rd Session, 1951.
Confirmations for boards.
3: State Board of Public Affairs-Institutions Making Purchases through this
Includes misfiled appointments not requiring confirmation.
4: State Civil Defense Program, 1940, 1950.
5: Pocket Vetoes, 1951.
6: (F 11) G 251-275, SB 113-137.
Copies of Senate Bills 113-137, list of House and Senate Bills for 1951 to become
law with approval of the Governor.
7: Confirmation, Extraordinary Session, 1949.
Confirmations/appointments signed and filed in Secretary of Senate.
8: Senate Bills Signed by Governor and Filed in Secretary of State, Senate Bills 250-
Appointments signed and filed in Secretary of Senate.
Folder 1-2: Senate Bills Signed by Governor and Filed in Secretary of State, Senate
Bills 250-301, 1949.
Appointments signed and filed in Secretary of Senate.
3: Vetoed Bills, 1949.
4-6: Senate Bills 26-50; 101-150; 201-250, Year 1949.
Folder 1: Senate Bills 158-200, 1949.
2-3: House Bills 91-115; 66-90, Year 1949.
4: Senate Bills 88-112, 1949.
8-M-4-1 Ex Officio Boards and Commissions: Pardon and Parole
Folder 1: Revocation of Parole, 1947-1948.
Revocations forms for prisoners.
2: Clemency by Way of a Commutation, 1949-1950.
Clemency forms for prisoners.
3: Revocation of Parole, 1949.
4: Clemency by Way of a Commutation, 1947-1948.
5: Clemency by Way of Restoration of or Pardon in Full, 1949.
6: Clemency by Way of a Parole, 1947-1948.
7: General Pardon and Parole, 1947-1949.
8: Leave of Absence, 1947-1949.
9: Extension of Leave of Absence.
Folder 1: Revocation of Leave of Absence, 1947-1950.
2: Clemency by way of Parole, 1947-1948.
3: Stay of Execution, 1947-1949.
4-5: Clemency by Way of a Full Pardon, 1947, 1948, 1950.
Folder 1: Clemency by Way of Restoration of or Pardon in Full, 1947-1948.
2-3: Clemency by Way of a Parole, 1948-1949.
Folder 1-4: Parole Dockets, 1947-1950.
Folder 1: Parole Dockets and Correspondence, 1946-1951.
Includes misfiled commutations, leaves of absence, pardons, paroles, copy of
uniform extradition act, resume of the state’s evidence in the case of State of
Oklahoma v. Carl Austin Dewolf, recommendations, endorsements and
appointments, acknowledgements, citizens writing to have someone pardoned or
not, meeting minutes March 24, 1947, Senate Bill 274.
2-3: Pardon and Parole Correspondence, 1948-1949.
Recommendations, endorsements and appointments, acknowledgements, citizens
writing to have someone pardoned or not, clemency issues, misfiled parole
4: Pardon and Parole Correspondence, 1948-1950.
5: Pardon and Parole Correspondence, 1947-1948.
Recommendations, endorsements and appointments, acknowledgements, citizens
writing to have someone pardoned or not, etc.
6: Application for Extradition-Walter Lee Waller.
8-M-4-2 Ex Officio Boards and Commissions: Commissioners of the Land
Folder 1: R. J. Turner, Gov. & Chairman, Commissioners of the Land Office
(hereafter CLO), Board of Matters 10:30, Monday January 20, 1947.
Includes meeting minutes, correspondence, survey notations, proclamations, etc.
2-5: CLO, January 27, 1947, February 3, 1947, February 10, 1947, February 17,
1947. (folders match dates respectively)
6-10: CLO, February 25, 1947, March 11, 1947, March 18, 1947, March 25, 1947,
April 1, 1947.
11-15: CLO, April 8, 1947, April 15, 1947, April 23, 1947, unknown date, May 6, 1947.
16-20: CLO, May 20, 1947, May 27, 1947, Tuesday, June 3, 1947, June 10, 1947, June
21-24: CLO, June 24, 1947, July 1, 1947, July 8, 1947, July 15, 1947.
Folder 1-5: CLO, July 22, 1947, July 29, 1947, August 5, 1947, August 12, 1947,
August 19, 1947.
6-10: CLO, August 26, 1947, September 2, 1947, September 16, 1947, September 23,
1947, September 30, 1947.
11-15: CLO, October 7, 1947, October 14, 1947, October 21, 1947, October 28, 1947,
November 5, 1947.
16-20: CLO, November 12, 1947, November 18, 1947, November 25, 1947, December 2,
1947, December 9, 1947.
21-23: CLO, December 16, 1947, December 22, 1947, December 30, 1947.
Folder 1-5: CLO, January 6, 1948, January 13, 1948, January 20, 1948, January 27,
1948, February 3, 1948.
6-10: CLO, February 10, 1948, February 17, 1948, February 24, 1948, March 2, 1948,
March 9, 1948.
11-15: CLO, March 16, 1948, March 23, 1948, March 30, 1948, April 6, 1948,
April 13, 1948.
Box 3 Cont’d
Folder 16-20: CLO, April 20, 1948, April 27, 1948, May 5, 1948, May 11, 1948, May 18, 1948.
21-25: CLO, June 1, 1948, June 8, 1948, June 13, 1948, June 22, 1948, June 28, 1948.
Folder 1-5: CLO, July 13, 1948, July 20, 1948, July 28, 1948, August 3, 1948, August
6-10: CLO, August 17, 1948, August 24, 1948, August 31, 1948, September 7, 1948,
September 14, 1948.
11-15: CLO, September 21, 1948, September 28, 1948, October 4, 1948, October 12,
1948, October 19, 1948.
16-20: CLO, October 26, 1948, November 2, 1948, November 9, 1948, November 16,
1948, November 23, 1948.
21-25: CLO, November 30, 1948, December 7, 1948, December 14, 1948, December 21,
1948, December 28, 1948.
Folder 1-5: CLO, January 4, 1949, January 11, 1949, January 18, 1949, January 25,
1949, February 1, 1949.
6-10: CLO, February 8, 1949, February 15, 1949, February 23, 1949, March 1, 1949,
March 8, 1949.
11-15: CLO, March 15, 1949, March 29, 1949, April 5, 1949, April 12, 1949, April 19,
16-20: CLO, April 26, 1949, May 3, 1949, May 10, 1949, May 17, 1949, May 24, 1949.
21-25: CLO, May 31, 1949, June 7, 1949, June 14, 1949, June 21, 1949, June 28, 1949.
Folder 1-5: CLO, July 5, 1949, July 12, 1949, July 19, 1949, July 26, 1949, August 2,
6-10: CLO, August 9, 1949, August 16, 1949, August 23, 1949, August 30,
1949, September 6, 1949.
11-15: CLO, September 13, 1949, September 20, 1949, October 4, 1949, October 11,
1949, October 18, 1949.
Box 6 Cont’d
Folder 16-20: CLO, October 25, 1949, November 1, 1949, November 8, 1949, November 15,
1949, November 22, 1949.
21-25: CLO, November 29, 1949, December 6, 1949, December 12, 1949, December 20,
1949, December 27, 1949.
Folder 1-5: CLO, January 3, 1950, January 3, 1950, January 10, 1950, January 24,
1950, January 31, 1950.
6-10: CLO, February 7, 1950, February 14, 1950, February 21, 1950, February 28,
1950, March 7, 1950.
11-15: CLO, March 14, 1950, March 21, 1950, March 28, 1950, April 4, 1950, April 11,
16-20: CLO, April 18, 1950, April 25, 1950, May 2, 1950, May 9, 1950, May 16, 1950.
21-25: CLO, May 26, 1950, May 31, 1950, June 6, 1950, June 13, 1950, June 20, 1950.
Folder 1-5: CLO, June 27, 1950, July 5, 1950, July 11, 1950, July 18, 1950, July 26,
6-10: CLO, August 1, 1950, August 8, 1950, August 15, 1950, August 22, 1950, August
11-15: CLO, September 5, 1950, September 12, 1950, September 19, 1950, September
26, 1950, October 3, 1950.
16-20: CLO, October 10, 1950, October 17, 1950, October 24, 1950, October 31, 1950,
November 8, 1950.
21-25: CLO, November 14, 1950, November 21, 1950, November 28, 1950, December 5,
1950, December 12, 1950.
26-28: CLO, December 19, 1950, December 27, 1950, January 2, 1951.
8-M-5 Communication between the Governor and the Congress
Folder 1: Messages from the Senate January through May 1965.
2-3: Messages from the Senate June and July 1965.
4: Messages from the Senate May through June 1965.
Folder 1: Messages from the Senate January through May 1965.
2: Messages from the House of Representatives June and July 1965.
3: Messages from the House of Representatives April and May 1965.
4: Messages from the House of Representatives January through March 1965.
Folder 1: Oklahoma State Legislature, 29th Session, 1968.
Messages, correspondence and copies of bills.
2: Messages from the Governor regarding Enrolled Senate Bills, 1968.
3: Messages from the Governor regarding Approved Enrolled Senate Bills, 1968.
Folder 1: Governor Roy J. Turner-Report to the People (Radio Broadcast), 1950.
Speech and drafts.
2: Press Releases-Governor Roy J. Turner: February 1947-April 1, 1947.
Press releases and drafts.
3-5: Governor Roy J. Turner-Report to the People (Radio Broadcast), 1948-1949.
Speeches and drafts.
Folder 1-7: Governor Roy J. Turner-Report to the People (Radio Broadcast), 1947-
Speeches and drafts.
Folder 1: Announcements, 1954.
Announcements of candidacy for U.S. Senate.
2: Campaign Newspapers, 1954.
Enid News and Sulphur Democrat.
3: State of the State Message, 1951.
Box 3 Cont’d
Folder 4: Gomer Smith.
Press releases regarding the appointment of Gomer Smith Jr. as director for U.S.
5: Radio Address, June 1, 1954.
6: Lake Murray OPA “Editorial”.
Editorial/press release June 4, 1954 to the Oklahoma Press Association.
7: Story of Roy J. Turner.
8: Radio Address-Merrill Green, 1954.
Transcript of radio address by Merrill Green supporting Turner.
9-12: Radio Address, Roy J. Turner, July 1, 1954, June 29, 1954, June 22, 1954, June
Folder 1: Miscellaneous Addresses, Governor Roy J. Turner, 1948.
Topics include black teachers, O.E.A., Tulsa, Methodist Laymen’s Conference,
Ada Scouts and Arbuckle Area, Engineers Convention; Press Association, 4-H
2: Message to Legislature, 1947.
Inaugural address, drafts, and program.
3: Inauguration Address, 1947.
Messages to legislature.
4: Speeches, 1949-1950.
Topics are Will Rogers’ anniversary program November 4, 1947, Governor acting
as Chairman of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission speech before the Sub-
committee of the Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee at Hearing on
Senate Resolution 274 Washington D.C., bond speech.
5: Addresses, January-February, 1947.
Caga Forum and Victory Speech.
6: Memorial Ceremony of World War II Dead, 1947.
Correspondence, program, proclamation.
8-M-7 Governor’s Personal Correspondence
Folder 1: A.
Alphabetized by senders’ last names then proceeds through the various boards
regardless of alphabet letter, misfiled; correspondence includes thank yous,
appointments, and acknowledgements.
Correspondence beginning with senders’ last names includes thank yous, support,
congratulations, and appreciation.
3-5: C-E, respectively.
6-8: F-H, respectively.
10-15: J-N, respectively.
16-17: O-P, respectively.
19-24: R-W, XYZ, respectively.
Folder 1: Capitol Report, 1947.
Capitol Report speeches and drafts.
2: Board Members of REA.
3: S.E. Electric Co-Operative.
4: Commission-Roy J. Turner, 1947-1951.
U.S. Senate campaign pamphlets and lists of commissions issued.
5: Photos to Governor Roy J. Turner, 1951.
Photos to Governor from horse racing jockey.
Folder 1: Songs about History to Governor Roy J. Turner.
Donald O’Conner sings songs about History, three albums (the archives does not
a record player).
2: Business Appointment-Yearbooks of Governor Roy J. Turner.
3: In Recognition and Appreciation of Roy J. Turner, December 6, 1950.
4: Capitol Reports, 1947.
One Capitol Report speech.
Copy of Newsweek magazine November 4, 1946 with Turner article,
correspondence, newspaper clippings, copies of proclamations, brochure from the
Interstate Oil Compact Commission meeting 1947.
Box 3 Phonograph recordings and recording templates.
Some of the musical selections written by Roy J. Turner and performed by The Bar J
8-M-9 Newspaper Clippings
Box 1 News Clippings from Sulphur, Oklahoma, 1947-1950.
Box 2 Editorials, 1947-1950.
Box 3 News Clippings, February-July, 1953.
Box 4 News Clippings, 1941-1954.
Box 5 News Clippings, 1946.
Box 6 News Clippings, 1952.
SB 1 & 2 Scrapbook, 1947.
SB 3 Scrapbook, 1947-1948.
SB 4 Scrapbook, 1948-1949.
SB 5 & 6 Scrapbook, 1949-1950.
8-M-10 Executive Journals (Ledgers)