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Oklahoma collection, 1864-1991

 Item
Identifier: 2006-012

Scope and Contents

Consists of materials pertaining to Oklahoma and Oklahomans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

The Oklahoma Collection subsumes the old Oklahoma Ephemera, Oklahoma Historical Photos and Docs and Oklahoma Maps collections. Ephemera was a remnant of the McFarlin Reference Department's vertical files, the larger portion having been sent to the Tulsa City-County Library, which was kept during the late 1940s through the 1970s. The ephemera is comprised of press cuttings from Oklahoma newspapers and magazines and a variety of brochures and government publications, all of which is arranged alphabetically by subject.

The Tulsa Maps collection was designed to give a place for otherwise contextless maps.

The basis of this collection is the remnant of the McFarlin Library Reference Department vertical files which were kept from the late 1940s through the 1970s. The collection consists of press cuttings from Oklahoma newspapers and magazines and a variety of brochures and city and state government publications. Additional material is added as acquired.
The basis of this collection is the remnant of the McFarlin Library Reference Department vertical files which were kept from the late 1940s through the 1970s. The collection consists of press cuttings from Oklahoma newspapers and magazines and a variety of brochures and city and state government publications. Additional material is added as acquired.

Dates

  • 1864 - 1991

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Oklahoma collection is a merging of the former Oklahoma Ephemera and Oklahoma Historical Photographs and Documents collections. The Ephemera was a remnant of the McFarlin Library Reference Department's vertical files (the larger portion having been sent to the Tulsa City-County Library) which was kept during the late 1940s through the 1970s. The ephemera is comprised of press cuttings from Oklahoma newspapers and magazines, a variety of brochures and government publications, location snapshots, and other ephemeral materials, arranged alphabetically by subject.

Extent

20 Linear Feet (23 boxes, 9 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor and 5th floor oversize shelves.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance of specific items is noted when known.
Title
Oklahoma collection, 1864-1991
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2008-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2018-11: All resource records edited and enhanced by Milissa Burkart.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)