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Historical Researcher, Librarian

A (likely incomplete) Dalton Trumbo Filmography

It may never be possible to list all of the scripts Dalton Trumbo worked on, thanks to the necessities during the Black list. Road Gang (screenplay) 1936Love Begins at Twenty (screenplay) 1936Tugboat Princess (story) 1936Devil’s Playground, 1937Everybody Sing (contributor to … Continue reading

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Myrna Loy Filmography

1 What price beauty 1925, released 1928 Lost2 The Wanderer 1925 Silent Incomplete3 Pretty Ladies 1925 Silent Incomplete4 Satan in Sables 1925 Silent MOMA5 Sporting life 1925 Silent lost but found, one copy survives6 Ben Hur 1925 Silent Youtube7 The … Continue reading

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A rough history of public transportation in Tulsa

I was recently tasked to try and find some records that precede the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority running the bus system.  It turns out we don’t have them at TU.  It did spark a need to track down -what- was … Continue reading

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The tale of two Dorothy’s

Sigh. Not all historical questions can be easily answered. A couple of years ago, Special Collections acquired the Dorothy Carman memory and autograph books, 1928, 1938-1942 2015-037. It’s a memory/scrap book of a young woman through her high school years, … Continue reading

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Ira Louis Reeves

A new research rabbit hole.  I’ve gone back to trying to pull together information of Henry Kendall College in Muskogee (1894-1907); and in particular the faculty.  I was looking for this picture (which I still can’t track down) because one … Continue reading

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Spanish American War correspondence of Eugene Gilmore

The Spanish American War correspondence of Eugene Gilmore can be found in the Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families, 1815-1932 (1931-001) at the Department of Special Collections, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa. First some preliminary information. Maurice “Eugene” … Continue reading

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Blogging update

A year and three quarters ago, my wife died suddenly. I don’t mention it for attention or sympathy — it’s just a fact. Understandably that messed with me and made it difficult for me to do much of anything, even … Continue reading

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Revisiting Alice Welford

So for those of you who actually read this, two years ago I did some work on the Alice Welford Photograph Album.  You can read more about that research at the following links: Here, Here, and Here. At work we … Continue reading

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Life in the 1500’s/The Bad Old Days

This as been making the rounds again, so I though I’d be a little proactive in commenting on it (I’ve already been asked several times about it). It may have been originally meant as satire, but has been passed along … Continue reading

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Canon Episcopi

The Canon, or Capitulatum Episcopi was first attributed to the Council of in Ancyra (314 ce) by Regino of Prum, Abbot of Treves about 906, and was, until the 13th century, the official and accepted Doctrine of the Church. The … Continue reading

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