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October 18, 2021

Contact: Laura Martin
Research Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-5221

Oklahoma Historical Society Announces Book Sale

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Historical Society’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will host its book sale Wednesday, October 27, through Saturday, October 30, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. The sale is open from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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. For family history researchers, there will be a number of genealogical publications for sale. The Research Center also will be offering several framed items for 50 percent off the regular retail price.

The book sale is a fundraiser for the OHS Research Center. 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 John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick 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 and its people. 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.


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