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 …

CLIR Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: 2018 Initial Application Round Open

CLIR Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: 2018 Initial Application Round Open Guest Post Provided by Lisa Henry, Vice President “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Enabling New Scholarship through Increasing Access to Unique Materials is a national grant competition administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) for …

Western Archives Institute Accepting Applications

Western Archives Institute Accepting Applications Guest Post Provided by Jennifer Day, Member-at-large 2018 Western Archives Institute The 32nd annual Western Archives Institute (WAI) will be held at San Diego State University from June 10-22, 2018. WAI is an intensive, two-week program that provides integrated instruction in basic archival practices to …

Project Update for the OK County Sheriff’s Office Historic Collection

Project Update for the OK County Sheriff’s Office Historic Collection Guest post by Deputy Bradley Wynn     As you may recall, the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office hosts a historic collection that has grown from efforts initiated in 2013 to “Save Our Story”. When started, there were only a handful …