The Western History Collections is a special collection within the University of Oklahoma Libraries system. Its purpose is to enhance the University Libraries general collection on the history of the American West; to support the research and teaching programs of the University of Oklahoma; and to provide opportunities for research through the acquisition, preservation, and access of materials relating to the development of the Trans-Mississippi West and Native American cultures.
Draper Collection MFM 1339
File on the Osage Indian Murders MFM952
John Collier Papers, 1922-1968 MFM794
Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80 MFM 609
Major Council Meetings of American Indian Tribes MFM724
Native American Reference Collection: documents Collected by the Office of Indian Affairs MFM 1273
Papers of William T. Sherman MFM 455
Records of the Cherokee Indian Agency in Tennessee 1801-35 MFM473
Collection of video available online for the study of American history.
American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.
The collection includes:
•Commercial and governmental newsreels
•Public affairs footage
•Important documentaries Product Brochure (pdf) Title List (Excel file)
Ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life, organized by regions, subregions, and cultures. Works best with Microsoft Edge or Firefox browser.
eHRAF content is from books, journal articles, dissertations, manuscripts and is indexed at the paragraph level using a subject classification system called the Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM). This allows for cross-cultural research by retrieving content about the same topic in multiple cultures.
I Have Spoken: American history through the voices of the Indians by Virginia I. Armstrong
Call Number: 970.1 Ar5i 1991
Publication Date: 1971-01-01
The American Indian: Past and Present by Roger L. Nichols
Call Number: 973.0497 Am35n 1992
Publication Date: 1991-10-01
Cambridge history of the native peoples of the Americas by Bruce G. Trigger (Editor); Wilcomb E. Washburn (Editor)
Call Number: 970.00497 C14
Publication Date: 1996-10-28
Building the Past by Brian G. Redmond (Editor); Robert A. Genheimer (Editor)
Call Number: Walker Library - 4th Floor 977 B8688
Publication Date: 2015-03-10
"A significant contribution to the cultural history of the Ohio Valley and the archaeological literature on perishable architecture. The primary data and detailed descriptions of wooden post constructions make it a valuable resource."--Sissel Schroeder, University of Wisconsin-Madison