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Manuscript Collection: William M. Quesenbury

Institution: Thomas Gilcrease Library and Archive
Language of Material: English
Description: 1 item
Period Covered: October 18, 1866
Collection summary derived from "Guidebook to Manuscripts", 1969: Letter from William Quesenbury in Bonham, Texas that is addressed to "Dear Charley" [Scott] recounting an experience with a tent loaned to a "Jack-leg Preacher" named Caldwell.
See also: Benton, David. "An Odyssey into Texas." Chronicles of Oklahoma. Volume 60, number 2 (Summer 1982), pp. 116-135. and Benton, David. "On the Border of Indian Territory, The Oklahoma Adventures of William Quesenbury." Chronicles of Oklahoma. Volume 62, number 2 (Summer 1984), pp. 134-155.

Background: Staff, interns, and volunteers of the Thomas Gilcrease Library and Archive have contributed to the organization and maintenance of the files since the collection passed to the City of Tulsa in the 1950s. The Gilcrease Foundation acquired these materials before 1964 and is housed in the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR). The library currently receives most materials through community donation, board members, artists and the acquisition of manuscript collections.

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Availability: This collection is open for use by appointment only at the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR). Contact the Library at 918-631-6449 or in advance to inquire if materials exist pertaining to your research interests.

Arrangement Title Description Date
William M. Quesenbury, Folder 1 Letter from William Quesenbury to "Charley [Scott]"

This letter recounts an experience with a tent loaned to a "Jack-leg Preacher" named Caldwell.
Folder 1

October 18, 1866