Special Collections

Special Collections SPECIAL COLLECTIONS contains particular materials relating to the history and culture of the Cherokee Indians, other tribes of Oklahoma and the state of Oklahoma, with emphasis on the Northeastern Oklahoma region.

Special Collections houses materials relating to the history Oklahoma and and Native American studies. The books housed in Special Collections are found through the Discovery system.

Indexes to the uncataloged materials are available in Special Collections, and staff members are always present to assist those who wish to use the resources in the area.

All students, faculty, staff, and visitors are invited to use these collections. A reading room is provided for users, since materials in Special Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the area. Patrons are requested to observe special rules designed to preserve the unique items in Special Collections. Photocopying of materials in the area is done on request by the staff when there is no danger of injury to the materials and when the request is in accordance with Copyright Law.

Special Collections is located on the second floor of the library and is open from 8-12 and 1-5, Monday-Friday.

Ashley Stoddard, Special Collections, Historical Specialist
Ph: 918-444-3252

  • More about Special Collections


  • Cherokee and Indigenous Studies Resources
  • NSU American Indian Resources
  • Cherokee Heritage Center
  • Cherokee Nation
  • Cherokee Messenger
  • Cherokee Observer
  • Eastern Band of Cherokee
  • Native American Genealogy
  • United Keetoowah Band

  • Links:

  • JVL Digital Library
  • Electronic Theses and Dissertations (JVL Digital Library)
  • Library Discovery System
  • Digital Collections (Oklahoma State University Libraries)

  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Department of History

  • Sophia Threatt, Subject Librarian for History, American Studies, and Cherokee and Indigenous Studies
    Page maintained by: Sophia

    Last Updated: September 18, 2018