ROBERT S. KERR COLLECTION
DEPARTMENTAL SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory
Box 16

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Box 16: Post Office: Cities and Towns (1951) -- Post Office: General (1956).

F 1: Post Office: Cities and Towns: A-L (1951).

Afton: extension of rural route.
Bartlesville: mail delivery to residences; air mail service.
Cedardale: discontinuance of post office.
Covington: leasing of quarters for post office.
Durant: paving of alley behind post office.
Elmore City: leasing of quarters for post office.
Eucha: possible changes in rural route.
Fairland: extension of rural route.
Flint: discontinuance of post office.
Hobart: improper lighting for extension service in basement of post office; establishment of soil testing laboratory in basement of post office.
Jenks: establishment of rural route.
Lambert: discontinuance of post office.

F 2: Post Office: Cities and Towns: M-V (1951).

Miami: completion of basement of post office.
Nowata: tampering with the mail.
Oklahoma City: mail service; hours of window service at post office.
Pauls Valley: mail service.
Peckham: reestablishment of post office.
Purcell: city delivery service.
Rhea: proposed discontinuance of post office.
Saltfork: discontinuance of post office.
Spencer: proposed post office.
Tulsa: complaint about post office.
Vinita: rural route.

F 3: Post Office: General (1951).

Proposed new star route; proposal to mail immunization cards to parents of newborns; change in rural routes along Oklahoma-Kansas border; mail fraud charges against Bernarr Macfadden; possible violation of postal laws concerning political literature; comments about "hire the handicapped" postmark; Central Airlines certificate renewal case.

F 4: Post Office: Cities and Towns (1952).

Curtis: discontinuance of post office.
Lambert and Yewed: discontinuance of post offices.

F 5: Post Office: Cities and Towns: A-K (1953).

Afton: extension of rural route.
Ardmore: adding machine for post office.
Banner: possible discontinuance of post office.
Broken Arrow: proposed changes in mail service.
Brooksville: establishment of rural delivery service; discontinuance of mail delivery by train.
Coalgate: mail service.
Concho: proposed discontinuance of post office.
Coweta: possible discontinuance of railroad mail service.
Fillmore: proposed discontinuance of post office.
Headrick: location of post office.
Kiowa: change of star route to rural route.

F 6: Post Office: Cities and Towns: L-W (1953).

Loyal: proposed discontinuance of star route.
Norman: need for new post office; door-to-door mail service.
Octavia: proposed discontinuance of post office.
Okmulgee: charges filed against postmaster.
Paoli: rural route.
Porter: transfer of service from trains to trucks.
Poteau: possible extension of rural route.
Ralston: proposed combination of rural routes with those of Fairfax.
Ripley: transfer of rural route to Stillwater and Cushing.
Short: extension of star route.
Slapout: desire for establishment of post office and rural route.
The Village: additional postal facilities.
Wagoner: proposed rearrangement of rural routes.
Warr Acres: door-to-door mail service.
Correspondents include: C. B. Warr.

F 7: Post Office: General (February-June 1953).

Printing of envelopes by the Post Office Department; rental of post office boxes; use of Kerr's franks by Elmer Thomas to send his papers to the University of Oklahoma.

F 8: Post Office: General (July-December 1953).

Use of trucks to deliver the mail; sending of profanity through the mail.

F 9: Post Office: Star Routes (1953).

Renewal of star route contracts; possible changes in star route service near Utica, Oklahoma.

F 10: Post Office: Cities and Towns: A-B (1954).

Adel: discontinuance of post office.
Aledo: discontinuance of post office.
Alfalfa: discontinuance of post office.
Altus: establishment of highway post office service.
Ardmore: general office operations.
Arnett: possible discontinuance of star route.
Banner: discontinuance of post office and rural route.
Belzoni: discontinuance of post office.
Blackgum: discontinuance of post office.
Brock: discontinuance of post office.
Bryant: discontinuance of post office.
Burbank: rural route.

F 11: Post Office: Cities and Towns: C (1954).

Castle: proposed discontinuance of post office and star route.
Chickasha: proposed discontinuance of railroad mail service from Oklahoma City to Lawton via Chickasha.
Claremore: extension of city mail delivery.
Cleora: discontinuance of post office.
Cogar: discontinuance of post office.
Cole: discontinuance of post office.
Corinne: discontinuance of post office.
Coweta: leasing of quarters for post office.

F 12: Post Office: Cities and Towns: D-G (1954).

Dacoma: possible discontinuance of rural route.
Darwin: discontinuance of post office.
Dela: discontinuance of post office.
Duncan: use of post office space by Red Cross.
El Reno: discontinuance of transfer office.
Fillmore: possible discontinuance of post office.
Folsom: discontinuance of post office.
Frederick: discontinuance of service by Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad from Wichita Falls through Frederick.
Freedom: discontinuance of star route.
Gage: proposed consolidation of rural delivery service.
Gideon: discontinuance of post office.
Guymon: discontinuance of railroad mail service on Sundays.

F 13: Post Office: Cities and Towns: H-N (1954).

Hanson: discontinuance of post office.
Harjo: discontinuance of post office.
Headrick: location of post office.
Hulah: discontinuance of post office.
Kemp: possible discontinuance of post office.
Kosoma: discontinuance of post office.
Lela: discontinuance of post office.
Lindsay: post office facilities.
Lodi: possible discontinuance of post office.
Marysville: extension of rural route.
Micawber: possible discontinuance of post office.
Miller: discontinuance of post office.
Minco: need for improvements to post office.
Muse: possible discontinuance of star route.
Nelson: discontinuance of post office.
Nicut: discontinuance of post office.
Non: discontinuance of post office.
Norge: discontinuance of post office.
Norman: general.
Nuyaka: discontinuance of post office.

F 14: Post Office: Cities and Towns: O-S (1954).

Oakland: discontinuance of post office.
Octavia: request for reestablishment of post office.
Olney: discontinuance of post office.
Park Hill: possible extension of star route.
Payson: discontinuance of post office.
Peek: discontinuance of post office.
Ponca City: extension of rural route.
Preston: possible discontinuance of post office.
Redden: discontinuance of post office.
Rhea: discontinuance of post office.
Sacred Heart: discontinuance of post office.
Saddle Mountain: discontinuance of post office.
Scraper: discontinuance of post office.
Scullin: discontinuance of post office.
Shawnee: proposed new post office.
Short: discontinuance of post office.
Sobol: possible discontinuance of star route from Fort Towson.
Speer: proposed discontinuance of post office.
Stafford: discontinuance of post office.
Stecker: discontinuance of post office.
Stratford: discontinuance of mail service on Sundays and holidays.
Sumner: discontinuance of post office.

F 15: Post Office: Cities and Towns: T-Y (1954).

Teresita: discontinuance of post office.
Three Sands: discontinuance of post office.
Tipton: discontinuance of Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad service.
Troy: discontinuance of post office.
Tulsa: proposed star route; discontinuance of Sunday service at Tulsa and Sherman railroad post offices.
Uncas: discontinuance of post office.
Utica: discontinuance of star route.
Vernon: possible discontinuance of post office.
Vian: star route.Welty: possible discontinuance of post office.
Williams: discontinuance of post office.
Yarnaby: possible discontinuance of post office.

F 16: Post Office: General (January-February 1954).

Establishment of star routes to supercede service from Shawnee to Pauls Valley on the Santa Fe Railroad; discontinuance of service to Bromide, Clarita, Hendrix, Hitchita, Hoffman, and Achille via the Kansas, Oklahoma, and Gulf Railroad; postal rate increase on mail to foreign countries; sale of United States savings bonds at post offices.

F 17: Post Office: General (April-August 1954).

Mail delivery on holidays; postal salaries; possible regional offices in Oklahoma and Texas; proposed commemorative stamps.

F 18: Post Office: General (October-December 1954).

Dissatisfaction of star route carriers with the national administration; junk mail; discontinuance of rural post offices.

F 19: Post Office: Cities and Towns: A (1955).

Afton: extension of rural route.
Alfalfa: discontinuance of rural route.
Arcadia: possible consolidation of rural routes.
Ardmore: sub-post office; charges filed against postmaster; charges filed against assistant postmaster; rural route.

F 20: Post Office: Cities and Towns: B-C (1955).

Bluejacket: extension of rural route.
Brooksville: discontinuance of post office.
Bushyhead and Verdigris: discontinuance of post offices.
Byng: discontinuance of post office.
Coleman: extension of star route.
Coodys Bluff: discontinuance of post office.
Crystal: discontinuance of post office.

F 21: Post Office: Cities and Towns: D (1955).

Dennis: discontinuance of post office.
Dillard: discontinuance of post office.
Dunbar: discontinuance of post office.
Duncan: charges against postmaster.
Durham: possible consolidation of rural routes.

F 22: Post Office: Cities and Towns: E-M (1955).

Eagle City: possible discontinuance of post office.
Eddy: discontinuance of post office.
Edmond: establishment of rural route.
Foraker: possible discontinuance of post office.
Glover: discontinuance of post office.
Gypsy: discontinuance of post office.
Humphreys: discontinuance of post office.
Isabella: possible discontinuance of post office.
Lenora: discontinuance of post office.
Lima: possible discontinuance of post office.
Loveland: possible consolidation of rural routes.
Lucien: possible consolidation of rural routes.
Lula: discontinuance of post office.
Lyman: discontinuance of post office.
McQueen: discontinuance of post office.
Micawber: discontinuance of post office.

F 23: Post Office: Cities and Towns: N-P (1955).

Newby: discontinuance of post office.
Okfuskee: discontinuance of post office.
Oklahoma City: possible discontinuance of branch post office.
Olney: discontinuance of post office.
Owasso: charges against postmaster.
Pensacola: discontinuance of post office.

F 24: Post Office: Cities and Towns: R (1955).

Ravia and Mannsville: possible changes in rural service.
Red Fork: facilities provided by post office.
Ripley: possible consolidation of rural routes.
Rose: possible establishment of rural route.
Rubottom: consolidation of rural routes.
Russell: discontinuance of post office.

F 25: Post Office: Cities and Towns: S (1955).

Saddle Mountain: discontinuance of post office.
Sallisaw: extension of city delivery.
Shay: discontinuance of post office.
Shidler: possible discontinuance of post office.
Shinewell: discontinuance of post office.
Snomac: discontinuance of post office.
Stone Bluff: discontinuance of post office.
Sugden: discontinuance of post office.

F 26: Post Office: Cities and Towns: T-Z (1955).

Tegarden: discontinuance of post office.
Tulsa: maternity leave.
Turkey Ford: discontinuance of post office.
Tussy: discontinuance of post office.
Wade: discontinuance of post office.
Watova: discontinuance of post office.
Watts: possible consolidation of rural routes.
Webb: discontinuance of post office.
Wesley: discontinuance of post office.
Zena: discontinuance of post office.

F 27: Post Office: General (1955).

Stopping of delivery of patron mail; star routes; bulk mailing; postal lottery laws; proposed commemorative stamp.

F 28: Post Office: Cities and Towns: A-B (1956).

Afton: extension of rural route.
Aline: possible consolidation of rural routes.
Altus: change in railroad service; postal facilities.
Ardmore: branch post office at Ardmore Air Force Base.
Atoka: sale of post office site.
Byng: discontinuance of post office.

F 29: Post Office: Cities and Towns: C-E (1956).

Calumet: closing of office during noon hour.
Cold Springs: discontinuance of post office.
Davis: need for improved postal facilities.
Dewey: postal facilities.
Duke: charges against postmaster.
Elk City: unfinished basement of post office building.

F 30: Post Office: Cities and Towns: F-Z (1956).

Hinton Junction: possible establishment of postal permit station.
Lindsay: need for new post office.
Lookout: possible discontinuance of post office.
Lovell: discontinuance of post office.
Nelagoney: discontinuance of post office.
Oklahoma City: possibility of new federal building.
Oscar: discontinuance of post office.
Ripley: mail routes.
Tegarden: possible discontinuance of post office.
Thomas: mail service by train.
Uncas: discontinuance of post office.
Zoe: discontinuance of post office.

F 31: Post Office: General (1956).

Postal salaries; cut in clerical allowance; request for commemorative stamp for the fiftieth anniversary of Oklahoma statehood; retirement pay.

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