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Box 13: Business, Kermac Ranch (1957) - Personal, Black, Ernest M. (n.d., 1950-1962)
F 1-2: Business, Kermac Ranch (1957).
Correspondence related to ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Topics include acquisition of more land; employment at the ranch; building of ranch home; and ranch safety. Correspondents include Elbert L. Costner (Folder 1); Alpheus Varner (Folders 1-2); and Paul Keesee (Folder 2).
F 3: Business, Kermac Ranch (1958).
Correspondence and clippings related to ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Folder also has financial data; building of ranch home. Correspondents include Alpheus Varner and Tom Slick.
F 4: Business, Kermac Ranch (1959).
Correspondence related to ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Folder also includes typescript on Hyland Marshall, an Angus bull at the ranch; financial data. Correspondents include Alpheus Varner.
F 5: Business, Kermac Ranch (1960).
Correspondence related to ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Correspondents include Vance Hartke and Alpheus Varner.
F 6: Business, Kermac Ranch (1961).
Correspondence related to ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Folder also includes typescripts on the Kermac Ranch, maps with erosion-control measures, and inventory of cattle. Correspondents include Buford Ellington, Paul Keesee, and B. D. Eddie.
F 7: Business, Kermac Ranch (1962).
Correspondence related to ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Folder also includes financial data. Correspondents include Paul Keesee and Alpheus Varner.
F 8: Business, Kermac Ranch, Oklahoma City (1960-1961).
Correspondence. Correspondents include American Angus Association.
F 9-10: Business, KRMG (n. d., 1949-1954, 1956).
Correspondence, transcripts of broadcasts and miscellaneous, re radio station KRMG in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Folders also have some correspondence on television. Correspondents include C. B. "Brownie" Akers (Folders 9-10); Samuel A Boorstin (Folder 9), Jenkin Lloyd Jones (Folder 9); Robert B. Jones, Jr. (Folders 9-10); Blair TV (Folder 10); and Walter P. Reuther, president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (Folder 10).
F 11-14: Business, KVOO-TV, Central Plains Enterprises (1953-1962).
Correspondence, printed material, reports, and miscellaneous re television station KVOO in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Folders also have financial statements. There is some material on a labor strike at radio station KVOO which created problems for the television station. Correspondents include C. B. "Brownie" Akers (Folders 11-14); Federal Communications Commission (Folder 11 - report); Radio Corporation of America (Folder 11); Oliver S. Willham, president of Oklahoma A. and M. College (Folder 12); Sam B. Schneider (Folders 12-13); National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (Folders 13-14); and Harold C. Stuart (Folders 12-13).
F 15: Business, Poteau Line Company (1956-1962).
Financial statements and material on incorporation of the business.
F 16: Business, Superior Wreath Company (1954-1955, 1957).
Financial statements and material on stockholders.
F 17-18: Business, Varner and Miller (1957-1959, 1961-1962).
Varner and Miller was a law firm in Poteau, Oklahoma. Some of the earlier material in these folders only has Alpheus Varner's name on the letterhead; later Dick Miller's name was added. The material in these folders consists of correspondence re titles to land and other property. There is also material on leasing minerals. All correspondence signed by Alpheus Varner.
F 19-22: Business, West Central Broadcasting Company (n.d., 1947, 1949-1950, 1952-1962).
Correspondence, reports, financial data and clippings re West Central Broadcasting Company, a television and radio company in Peoria, Illinois. Topics include WEEK-TV; VHF or UHF; deintermixture; and WIRL Television Station. Correspondents include C. B. "Brownie" Akers (Folder 19); Fred C. Miller (Folders 19-20); and Jack P. Blume (Folders 19-22).
F 23: Personal, Anderson, James K. (1949, 1954, 1956, 1958-1960).
Correspondence. James K. Anderson was Kerr's nephew. There were also a few letters to James L. Kerr, who was James K's father.
F 24-25: Personal, Anderson, Mildred (n. d., 1949-1950, 1952-1962).
Correspondence and greeting cards. Mildred Anderson was Kerr's sister.
F 26: Personal, Black, Ernest M. (n. d., 1950-1962).
Ernest M. Black worked in accounting at Kerr-McGee. The correspondence, memos, and financial data occasionally refers to the company in general. However, much of the folder concerns Kerr's personal or immediate family's expenses.
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Robert S. Kerr Collection Box List
Robert S. Kerr Collection Description
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