Over the years, the holdings of the Archives and Special Collections have grown as the result of generous donations of rare and unique materials. The Archives and Special Collections continues to welcome such gifts in order to enhance the research value of its collections. This can best be accomplished by ensuring that materials offered to the department represent a good match with our collecting focus, as described below.
What the Library Collects
The Library especially seeks materials that match aspects of the following subject areas:
Pre-Territorial and Territorial Oklahoma
Five Civilized Tribes Indian
The 89er Pioneers
The Dust Bowl
Edmond and Area Communities
University of Central Oklahoma
For more information on the types of materials generally collected by the Archives & Special Collections, as well as general information on the gift process, please contact the University Archivist.
The University of Central Oklahoma recognizes the university's main campus is located on the traditional lands of the Caddo and Wichita people. Visit the UCO Land Acknowledgement website to learn more.