OAA Member-At-Large Appointed as Chair of Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission

OAA Member-At-Large Appointed as Chair of Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission Gov. Mary Fallin has appointed Nicole Willard, director of archives, special collections and library development for the University of Central Oklahoma, as the new chair of the Archives and Records Commission for the state of Oklahoma. Read More Congratulations to Nicole for …

Call for Internship Applications at Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library

Call for Internship Applications at Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library “The Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University is seeking interns to participate in the cataloging of historical documents in the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library.  The goal of the Center is to serve scholars, tourists, teachers, curious citizens, and students of …

Veteran’s History Project Training Coming to Stillwater

Veterans History Project Visits OSU Preserving the history of American war veterans On March 16, 2018 the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program will provide training on conducting oral history interviews of veterans for submission to the VHP archive at the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center. Special focus on collecting …

Celebrating Black History Month in the Archives

Celebrating Black History Month in the Archives Members of OAA recently attended the Treasure Your Roots 2018 Genealogy Conference in Oklahoma City. The event offered attendees the chance to learn about a number of resources available for African American genealogical work. Many of those resources are available through the National …

2018 SSA Scholarships – Deadline Approaching

2018 Society of Southwest Archivists Scholarships – Deadline Approaching Don’t miss these opportunities to obtain assistance in professional development and annual meeting attendance! All mailed applications must be postmarked by February 16, 2018. Emailed applications must be sent by February 20, 2018. Otis Hebert Jr. Continuing Education Scholarship: In honor …

New OAA Forums

New OAA Forums To facilitate communications between OAA members, the OAA website includes three Member Forums: Archival Advice, Education and Events, and Job Announcements. Registered members of OAA can participate in the member forums with one simple step. On the OAA site, click “Register” under Member Sign-In on the right …