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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

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

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

Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course

This award-winning 18 hole course ranks in the top ten in Oklahoma for the sixth straight year in a row! Perry Maxwell first designed this course in 1951 and Robert Cupp redesigned it in 1996

Norman, OK Golf Courses

Sooner Theater

Built in 1929 for the new "talking pictures," the Grand Dame of the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Oklahoma List of Historic sites. The elegant Spanish Gothic theatre annually attracts some 20,000

Norman, OK Theatres


Things to do Museums near Norman, OK

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