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Catalog Number 02483
Object Name Gavel
Collection William H. Murray
Date 1907
Description wooden gavel used by William H. Murray while presiding over the first State Legislature, 1907.

Handle inscription : "Presented by the Manual Training Department - SWNS
Weatherford Okla" (SWNS: Southwestern Norman School)
Head inscription: "The State of Oklahoma, November 16, 1907"
Dimensions W-4.75 L-8.5 inches
Material wood
Provenance Was voided number 03390, that is still marked on the handle; also has sticker with old number #383 CCC.

WP Campbell Accc# 28381 Oct. 4, 1923
People Murray, William H.
Search Terms Politics
first state legislature
statehood
Category Historical Politics