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The Chronicles of Oklahoma

First issued in 1921 as the official journal of the OHS, The Chronicles of Oklahoma is mailed to members and subscribers quarterly. Each issue contains scholarly articles, book reviews, meeting minutes, and notes and documents. Join the Oklahoma Historical Society to begin your subscription to The Chronicles of Oklahoma.

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Past issues of The Chronicles of Oklahoma are now available The Gateway to Oklahoma History. More than 380 issues dating from 1921 to 2019 are currently online, and staff is preparing additional issues for inclusion on the website. The Gateway is the Oklahoma Historical Society’s online repository, which offers free, keyword-searchable access to newspapers, photographs, maps, documents, and publications.

You can browse The Chronicles by date or search by keyword to locate a specific topic.

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Back issues of The Chronicles of Oklahoma are available through online or by contacting the Museum Store at 405-522-5214 or museumstore@history.ok.gov.

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Anna Davis
Editor, The Chronicles of Oklahoma

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Explore a selection of articles on Black history from The Chronicles
View contents of The Chronicles 1992–present
Read the editorial policy

Collage of Chronicles covers including a simple text-only cover from 1921, a 1970 cover illustration of a dragoon trooper on horseback next to a standing trooper holding a carbine, a 1985 cover with a historic photograph of Cherokee Female Seminary students wearing school uniforms and mortar boards, and a 2023 cover with modern photograph of Bizzell Memorial Library at the University of Oklahoma