June 28, 2018
Oklahoma Historical Society Announces Annual Book Sale
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) Research Center will hold its annual book sale July 18–21, 2018, at the Oklahoma History Center. The sale will include books on a variety of topics, featuring many rare and out-of-print titles. Visitors can shop for reproductions of historic posters, maps, and photographs; LPs; microfilm; and collectibles. The Oklahoma Genealogical Society also will have genealogical publications for sale. Book sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Oklahoma History Center is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City.
The book sale is a fundraiser for the OHS Research Center, which has faced multiple budget cuts in recent years. Proceeds from the sale will support the Research Center’s efforts to collect items of historical significance, provide programming for researchers and school groups, and offer resources online. The Research Center archives documents, books, photographs, genealogical information, American Indian records, audio, newspapers, maps, oral histories, film and video related to Oklahoma.
The Research Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.