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Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1554

Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.


  • Creation: 1900-1940

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


6625 items (6625 items)

Language of Materials

English Lang

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Oklahoma Geological Survey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Oklahoma Geological Survey. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1957.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019