Allan Cromley Collection
Consisting of 18.6 cubic feet of material, the collection consists of wire copies, newspaper clippings, press releases, speeches, and reports either written or gathered by Cromley during his years with the Daily Oklahoman. The collection contains a wealth of information on the Oklahoma congressional delegation as they confronted the issues on Capitol Hill. A small photograph collection is included in the collection.
- Majority of material found in 1950-1995
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Use:
The University of Oklahoma asserts no claim of copyright over photographs in this collection taken by private citizens. Any publication of such photographs requires the consent of the copyright holder.
24.67 Linear Feet (20 containers)
Allan Cromley had a long and distinguished career in journalism. In 1950, he joined the staff of the Daily Oklahoman. Three years later, he moved to the Oklahoman's bureau in Washington, D.C. In the nation's capital, he focused his writing on the Oklahoma congressional delegation. Active in many professional organizations, he served as the president of the National Press Club and as president, treasurer, and secretary of the Washington Gridiron Club. Cromley retired from the paper in early 1996.
Arrangement of Materials:
This collection is arranged into two series. The Manuscripts series is initially arranged alphabetically by folder title which corresponds to surnames and topics and then arranged chronologically by year then the month. The Photographs series appears to be grouped by featured persons.
July 29-30, 1999
- Agriculture and state--United States
- Campaign funds--Law and legislation--United States
- Campaign funds--United States
- Energy policy--United States
- Health care reform--United States
- Medical care--Law and legislation--United States
- Press and politics--Oklahoma
- Public welfare administration--Law and legislation--United States
- Rural health--United States
- Taxation--Law and legislation--United States
- Guide to the Allan Cromley Collection
- Language of description
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English