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Guide to the Ira L. Reeves Papers, 1880s-1920s

Guide to the Ira L. Reeves Papers, 1880s-1920s
12 inches
Location: 3D6
Collection #: MS026
Accession #: H.067


Biography
Ira L. Reeves lived from 1872-1939. He served in the army during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Reeves wrote military themed books as well as military themed articles that were published in different newspapers.

Scope & Content Note  

The Ira 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 to Oklahoma history in the early 20th century. In the oversized flat files (drawer 113) there are military maps related to WW1.

Subject Terms  

Processing Information  

This collection was gifted to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1967 by Donald S. Reeves.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

Please inquire if you have publication questions askarchives@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Restrictions on Access  

There are no restrictions on this collection. It is available for research.

Preferred Citation  

Ira L. Reeves Papers 1880s-1920s, MS026 Box # Folder #, Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

Box Folder Folder Title / Description
Military
1 1 Blank paper work, undated
Booklets
2 Kansas Militia Laws, 1901, 1903, 1905
3 Military Information, 1894
4 Circulars, 1897, 1898, 1900
5 Correspondence, 1898, 1899
6 Lists, 1898, undated
7 Map cover, undated
8 Memo Columbus Barracks, OH and Tampa Heights, Florida, 1899 1898
Newspaper
9 Personnel, Philippines, 1897, 1899, undated
10 Special and general orders, 1897-1899, 19002
Military Photographs
2 1 3 Parade Fort Sherman, undated
2 Camp Chandler, October 1903
3 Co. B 4th Infantry, undated
4 Don (Reeves?), undated
5 Mess hall, Columbus Barracks, Ohio, undated
Portrait
6 Unknown men, undated
Personal Photographs
7 Insurance office, 1924
8 Miscellaneous, undated
9 Native photo and calendar, 1916
10 Outdoors (vacation?), undated
11 People with automobiles, undated
12 Railcar, undated
13 Railway, undated
14 Ship, Mary D., undated
15 Snapshots (family?), undated
16 State hotel, undated
17 Store scenes, undated
18 Train yard scene, undated
19 Water scene, undated
Oklahoma
20 Afton, automobile, undated
21 Afton, hay harvest, undated
22 Afton, hay harvest, undated
23 Bartlesville town scene, undated
24 Crekola, Tatt, Reeves Realty, undated
25 Okemah building, 1907
26 Okemah Citizens Bank, 1907
27 Okemah Dime Store, undated
28 Okemah National Bank, undated
29 Okemah street scene, February 1907
30 Okmulgee Citizens National Bank, undated
31 Picnic at Farmer plantation at Cane River and Arkansas River, undated
Portraits
32 A. B. Gelfillam, udnated
33 A. M. Ragle, undated
34 Cyrus S. Avery, “The Tulsa Militant’, undated
35 Edward O. Butler, undated
36 G. A. Smith, undated
37 H. E. P. Stanford, undated
38 H. J., undated
39 ?? Jordan ??, undated
40 Leo E. Beavett, undated
41 O. C. Henry, undated
42 R. B. Davis, undated, undated
43 R. B. Hutchison, undated
44 S. C., undated
45 Two men, undated
46-47 Unknown man, undated
48 Unknown, pre 1907
49-50 Unknown man, undated
51 Unknown subjects, undated
52 W.P. Post, undated
Personal
Booklets
3 1 Agreement between US and Five Civilized Tribes and Muskogee, March 1900
2 Cherokee Treaty, 1912
3 House of Representatives hearing on OK statehood, January 1904
4 Manual Eldon Academy, Missouri, 1886
5 “Muskogee Indian Territory”, undated
6 Religious, 1877, 1881
7 Report Cherokee Delegation, 1868, 1869
8 Business cards, calling cards, and invitation, undated
Currency
9 Confederate, postage, and fractional, 1862, 1864, 1863, undated
10 Mexican Pesos, 1913-1916
11 Documents in Spanish, 1863, undated
12 Financial documents, 1910, 1903
13 Miscellaneous papers, undated
Newspapers
14 Articles by Ira Reeves, undated
15 Current events, miscellaneous, 1897, 1910, undated
16 Political events, foreign policy, 1899, undated
17 Sketches, undated
18 Tulsa Tribune, July 31, 1927
19 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention Ticket, November 20, 1906
20 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention Ticket, November 20, 1906
21 Tickets and railroad passes, 1893, 1904-1906
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