Featured in this collection are two photographs of the Harrington family at their homestead in Oklahoma during the early 1900s, in addition to a Kingfisher, Oklahoma land office certificate signed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 granting a specified plot of land to Andrew J. Harrington and his family.
No biographical information concerning J.A. Blankenburg or Andrew J. Harrington accompanied the collection. For more information about the Land Run, visit the virtual exhibit Rushes to Statehood: The Oklahoma Land Runs.
Scope & Content Note
This collection contains two 5 x 7 inch mounted photographs of the Andrew J. Harrington homestead of the early 1900s west of the Indian Meridian in Oklahoma. A land office certificate signed by President Theodore Roosevelt, an appointment of James Canary as Deputy Sheriff and Jailer in Blaine County, and various news clippings. There is a panoramic mailing card photograph of Clinton, Oklahoma, although it is folded into fourths and heavily creased.
Harrington, Andrew J.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Frontier and pioneer life
No date of accession accompanied the files for this collection, but it is likely it was acquired in the 1960s or 1970s. The scope and content note was written by librarian Karen Spilman in March 2003. The current finding aid was written and updated online by archivist/librarian Laura Anne Heller on February 12, 2010.
The J. A. Blankenburg Collection is the property of the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Literary right, including copyright, belongs to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, with the exception of copyrighted artwork images and published literary works, which are the property of the respective copyright holders. It is the responsibility of the researcher, and his/her publisher, to obtain publishing permission from individuals pictured, relevant copyright holders, and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open for research. It is advisable for researchers to discuss their proposed research with staff prior to visiting the Center.
J. A. Blankenburg Collection, Box ##, Folder ##, Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.