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September 20, 2022

Contact: Laura Martin
John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-5221

Oklahoma Historical Society Book Sale Scheduled for October 5–8

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Historical Society’s John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Research Center will host its book sale Wednesday, October 5, through Saturday, October 8, 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 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

The sale will include books on a variety of topics, featuring many rare and out-of-print titles. For family history researchers, there will be several genealogical publications for sale. Visitors can shop for reproductions of historic posters, maps and photographs. Framed items will be on sale for 50 percent off the regular retail price.

The book sale is a fundraiser for the OHS’s Kirkpatrick 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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