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Western History Collection


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Western History Collection The University of Oklahoma's Western History Collections is one of the largest and most complete assemblages of materials on the American West. 65,000 books and thousands of additional items such as manuscripts, periodicals, microfilm, photographs,maps, oral histories and artifacts are available for research. The collections contain an abundance of materials documenting the socio-economic development of the western frontier.


Admission: FREE Admission
Hours: 8-5 p.m., Monday through Friday;
8 a.m. - Noon on Saturday during the academic year.
Address: Monnet Hall, 630 Parrington Oval, University of Oklahoma campus.
Phone: 405-325-2904

Come visit us in Norman, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Moore-Lindsay House Historical Museum

This gracious Queen Anne style house, built in 1900, was purchased by the city of Norman in 1971. Focusing on the history of Cleveland County from the Land Run of 1889 to Statehood in 1907, the house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Norman, OK Museums

Santa Fe Depot Art Center

Located in a city park known as "Legacy Trail," the north side of the depot is now the home of the Norman Arts and Humanities Council. Grounds can be used for special events and currently display public art sculptures of bronze and wood produced by Oklahoma artists. On the

Norman, OK Arts

Norman Art Galleries

TRIBES GALLERY

"Southern Arapaho" (pictured), is one of many magnificent painting by Mirac Creepingbear available at Tribes Gallery, also representing many of Oklahoma's renowned and accomplished Native American Artists.

Norman, OK Arts

The Jacobson House Native American Cultural Center

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its unique architectural style and its historic association with Native American fine art and culture, the Jacobson House is located in the former residence of Oscar B. Jacobson built in 1917. The center was opened in 1987

Norman, OK Arts

Firehouse Art Center

The Firehouse Art Center is Normans center for visual arts education, offering a gallery, gift shop and classes for adults and children. Housed in a 1946 fire station, the art center includes a clay studio complete with a fireman'

Norman, OK Arts

Things to do Museums near Norman, OK

Museum of Art

University of Central Oklahoma - Original artwork from world cultures. ...

Gerald Johnson Museum and Antiques

Indian Artifacts, Oklahoma rocks and minerals, housed in territorial-era saloon....

State Capital Publishing Museum

The State Capital Publishing Museum is located in the historic State Capital Publishing Company building constructed in 1902,...