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Ag Cooperative Extension Collection
Angie Debo Collection
This Collection consists of research material, including manuscripts of publications and presentations by Debo and related legal papers, notes, personal and business correspondence, memorabilia, diaries, articles, newspaper clippings, awards, books, maps and photographs dealing with Debo's writings and personal life.
Architecture Master's Reports
This collection represents the research efforts of those candidates who chose to include a written component as part of their graduate work in the OSU School of Architecture from 1927 to the present. Currently it includes more than 130 Architecture and Architectural Engineering Theses, Master’s Reports, and Creative Components and can be sorted by author, title, year and type of publication. With generous financial support from Mr. Sterling Little (March ’85), the Cunningham Architecture Library digitized these reports during 2010 to make them more easily accessible to students and the general public.
Bulletin of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society
In cooperation with the Oklahoma Ornithological Society, the Electronic Publishing Center digitized the first thirty-seven volumes of this collection, which details the history of birds in Oklahoma.
Caudill Travel Fellowship
The Caudill Fellowship program was established in 1984 to provide funding for the outstanding architecture graduate from the OSU School of Architecture for independent study and travel abroad. The Caudill Fellow is required to keep a journal of his or her experiences focused on observation and analysis. These journals are a means for the fellow to record, synthesize, and communicate what they have seen and learned.
Centennial Farm Families
The Oklahoma Centennial Farm Families oral history project features interviews with family farm owners and operators who have been involved in the farming and ranching business in Oklahoma for 100 years or more and have been designated as an “Oklahoma Centennial Farm or Ranch” by the Oklahoma History Society.
Centennial Histories Series
Over 100 people were involved in the production of this 25-volume Centennial Histories Series Project – a prototype for similar studies in higher educational institutions. This series honors the lives and deeds of all who shared in and served OSU during its first 100 years.
Chronicles of Oklahoma
In cooperation with the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Electronic Publishing Center digitized the first twenty volumes of this collection, which details and highlights the rich history of Oklahoma.
Cyrus Avery Collection
The OSU-Tulsa Cyrus Stevens Avery Collection is a dynamic collection of digital materials chronicling the life and times of the man who became known as the “Father of Route 66”.
Daily O'Collegian Archives
The Daily O’Collegian Archive
All issues, keyword searchable, from 1895 to 2008!
More issues coming soon!
Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry
These interviews share accounts of everything from canning and home remedies, square dances and weddings, to Black Sunday, and full details of coping with dust from what has been called the worst natural disaster ever. This collection seeks to preserve these firsthand accounts and make them accessible to scholars, researchers and anyone interested in this history.
Early Oklahoma Serials
In cooperation with Amigos Library Services, the OSU Library has begun to make many historical resources available, especially this collection of magazines published in Oklahoma from around 1890-1910. With this on-going project we hope to make a wide variety of Early Oklahoma Serials available to researchers and interested citizens.
Edna Mae Phelps Political Collection
Edna Mae Phelps attended every Democratic National Convention beginning with the violent 1968 affair in Chicago to the 2000 convention. She pursued many interests with great devotion. We hope you enjoy her collection of over 4,300 buttons lapel pins, ribbons, hand clickers, and other items pertaining to presidential elections, Oklahoma politics, and special interests such as the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, and other feminist issues.
OSU E-Journals are a collection of Open Access
e-journals published online by the Edmon Low
Library at Oklahoma State University. These include the International Journal of Professional Aviation Training and Testing Research, the Oklahoma Water Resources Research Institute Technical Reports, and the Oklahoma Native Plant Record.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This dynamic collection contains electronic dissertations published at OSU from 1962 to the present; electronic theses were added beginning in 2004. Some ETD\'s require an OSU logon, more recent research is open access, and available to all. For theses and dissertations in print, check the
OSU Catalog ("Find Books").
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture
In cooperation with the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Electronic Publishing Center brings you the online version of the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, which details and highlights the rich history of Oklahoma's people, places, and events.
Fifty Golden Years
The memoirs of Oklahoma Judge Orlando Swain, produced in cooperation with his family.
Frank Eaton Collection
Frank Eaton acquired the nickname “Pistol Pete”, when he outshot U.S. Cavalry men in a contest at Ft. Gibson, OK. After seeing Easton in the 1923 Stillwater Armistice Day Parade, OAMC students thought he would be a more suitable mascot for the College, which was officially sanctioned in 1984. These photographs are a companion to our “Pistol Pete” Collection.
From Columbia to the Rhine
Being a brief history of the Fourth Engineers, and their trip from the Columbia River, in the State of Washington, U.S, A., to the Rhine River in Germany.
From Warrior to Saint
This project tells the story of Making Medicine, a Cheyenne warrior turned missionary who was the first Oklahoman to become a saint in the Episcopal Church. It includes letters and photographs from the Burnham Collection at St. Paul\'s Episcopal Cathedral in Oklahoma City, a biography, and an essay on the Indian assimilation movement.
Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties
Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, this historically significant, seven volume compilation contains U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970 (Volumes I, III-VII). This digitization project was made possible by significant gifts from the AMIGOS Bibliographic Council, the Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Foundation and the Angie Debo estate.
Indian Claims Commission Decisions
In cooperation with the University of Tulsa Law Library and the National Indian Law Library,the Electronic Publishing Center digitized all 43 volumes of this collection.
The Kenton Collection represents approximately 275 images from the Kenton Museum located in Kenton, Oklahoma. In addition to the photos displayed on this website, the collection consists of an inventory of grave markers in the Kenton Cemetery, which served as a source for the spellings of many names and dates used in the creation of the metadata, and a number of audio interviews, which was a source of more information about the photographs. The collection depicts the rich history of this panhandle township.
O-STATE Stories is a project of the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program and chronicles the rich history, heritage and traditions of Oklahoma State University.
Oklahoma 100 Year Life Oral History Project
A joint effort between the OOHRP and the OSU College of Human Sciences, this oral history project features interviews with citizens of Oklahoma who have lived 100 years or more and are living to tell the tale!
Oklahoma A&M College World War I
Digitized in 2012, this collection was originally begun in 1919 by Maude Cass (OAMC Yearbook staff), Professor Maroney (History), Margaret Walters (Librarian), and OAMC President J.W. Cantwell. It represents a letter and survey sent to each OAMC student that participated in World War 1; over 500 surveys were returned, many of which include pictures, letters and news clippings. This collection is housed in the Special Collections and University Archives, Oklahoma State University Libraries.
Oklahoma Biological Survey Publications
Published between 1929-1933 and continuing in 2005, these volumes represent scholarly publishing unique to the state of Oklahoma. Brought to you by the Oklahoma Biological Survey
Oklahoma Digital Maps Collection
The Oklahoma Digital Maps Collection contains over 9,200 images from the period 1803-1925.
Oklahoma Inventors Database
The Database is an index of United States patents issued to individuals residing in Indian and Oklahoma territory 1880 - 1907 Each record is linked to the full-text of the patent via the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) web site. Search for patents by inventors, city, patent number, or browse by last name. For patents from 1907 forward search the USPTO web site at http://www.uspto.gov/
Oklahoma Mesonet Oral History Project
This project aims to help document the history of the Mesonet through the stories of people involved in its development and use.
Oklahoma Native Artists
The Oklahoma Native Artists Project is a series of oral history interviews with Native artists, collectors, and gallery owners. The purpose of this project is to highlight the lives and careers of Native artists, to draw attention to the political aspects of making Native art, and to raise awareness of its cultural and economic importance.
Oklahoma Today Magazine
In cooperation with the Oklahoma State Department of Tourism and the Oklahoma Department of Career Technology, the Electronic Publishing Center digitized the first 50 years of our state's magazine.
Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame
Launched in 2007, this ongoing oral history project aims to preserve the voices and experiences of inductees to the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame as designated by the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women.
OKState Yearbook Collection
CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION.
ALL VOLUMES WILL BE AVAILABLE ASAP
For 81 years, from 1910 to 1991, Oklahoma State University published an annual volume of student clubs, activities, accomplishments, poems, sketches and inside jokes. Each one served as a time capsule for its year. Now Cowboys, past and present, can flip through the pages of all 81 volumes virtually
Paul Miller Collection
The Paul Miller Collection consist of general correspondence, speeches, columns, and
photographs of Mr. Miller, as well as similar material and memorabilia related to Associated Press, the Gannett Corporation, and other newspaper, radio and television concerns with which Mr. Miller was involved.
Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science
The official organ of the Oklahoma Academy of Science represents a wealth of scholarly activity unique to our state. Scientists have used this vehicle to publish quality scholarly articles for almost a century. Currently, full text is available on all volumes from 1921 to the present.
The position of Regents Professor is the most prestigious position that may be attained in recognition of scholarly accomplishments by faculty on the campus of Oklahoma State University. The position recognizes the few select faculty who have made unique contributions in several areas including research, artistic performance, creativity, teaching, and extension, to note only a few. The Regents Professor must demonstrate a distinguished record of nationally recognized excellence and scholarship in his/her discipline
Remembering Henry Bellmon
Remembering Henry Bellmon, a subseries of the Spotlighting Oklahoma Oral History Project, seeks to complete the story of beloved Oklahoman Henry Bellmon through the voices of people who worked with him and for him during his political career.
Remembering Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel: Poet and Oklahoma Dust Bowl Emigrant
This website is created to honor and preserve the legacy of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel and facilitate research over her life and writing.
SCUA Collection Guidelines
Welcome to the Collection Guides for Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) at Oklahoma State University. These finding aids offer a description of the collection materials we house in our archives. Each guide will provide you with contextual, historical, and physical information about what is available for research. Unless otherwise noted, there are no restrictions on viewing these collections and we are open to the public.
SHAREOK is the joint institutional repository for the University of Oklahoma Libraries (OU) and Oklahoma State University Libraries (OSU). It serves as the home for the intellectual output of both communities, and will ultimately include digital dissertations, faculty publications, digital special collections, open access publications, open educational resources and much more.
Soil Erosion and Conservation on the Southern Plains
A pictorial collection from glass lantern slides documenting the devastation caused by soil erosion and the innovative techniques utilized to successfully conserve soil and water resources on the southern Great Plains.
Southern Forest Tree Improvement Committee
In cooperation with the Southern Forest Tree Improvement Committee, Oklahoma State
University was pleased to host the 27th Biennial Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference (SFTIC). Brought to you by the Oklahoma State University Department of Forestry.
Spotlighting Oklahoma Collection
The Spotlighting Oklahoma Oral History Project was officially launched in 2009 as a way to document the development of Oklahoma by recording its cultural and intellectual history.
The "Big Top" Show Goes On
The “Big Top” Show Goes On: An Oral History of Occupations Inside and Outside the Canvas Circus Tent aims to preserve the voices and experiences of those involved with the work culture associated with Hugo, Oklahoma’s tent circus tradition.
Tom Coburn, M. D.: Senator from Oklahoma
The OSU Library has archived the website of Dr. Tom Coburn during his time as U.S. Senator from Oklahoma. The site is a snapshot from the end of Dr. Coburn’s term. Because the site is a snapshot and is not being updated, visitors to the site can expect limited functionality.
Women of the Oklahoma Legislature
Chronicling the lives of women involved in the legislative arena, the Women of the Oklahoma Legislature Oral History Project highlights memories and historical documents of women who have served or are currently serving in the Oklahoma Legislature.