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 …

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 …

Oklahoma Archivists Take Their Skills on The Road

Oklahoma Archivists Take Their Skills on The Road   The Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) sent a team of archivists and librarians to the Drumright Historical Society last fall to help the small staff preserve and document the history of “Oklahoma’s Boomtown.” Drumright, Oklahoma sprang to life when oil …

2018 OMA Conference Session Proposals due Jan. 31st

There is still time to talk archives at OMA! Submit your ideas using this online form: https://okmuseums.wufoo.com/forms/wcs4ka11j1jkyi/ Proposals are being accepted through January 31, 2018. The conference is being held September 18-21, 2018 in Edmond, OK. Giving presentations on archives to museum professionals is a great way to grow our network …

OAA Committee Opportunities

OAA Committee Opportunities The Executive Board is seeking committee members for the following committees: Nominating Committee Membership Committee Budget and Finance Committee 2018 Annual Meeting Committee These will be great opportunities to engage and help ensure the success of this organization! Email us at okla.archives@gmail.com and indicate which committee/s you …

Student Member Scholarships Available!

Student Member Scholarships Available! Thanks to a generous Holiday donation, we have 5 full student scholarships available for 2018! These scholarships are first-come, first-served so spread the word and apply quickly! Recipients will be chosen based on email timestamp, so the first 5 interested students to email okla.arhives@gmail.com will be …