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This guide is designed to show students how to search out various sources of information on Oklahoma history. The guide identifies materials available at The University of Tulsa, in the city and elsewhere in the state plus online resources.
The Library Catalog
You should begin your research with the Library's catalog. This will help you identify materials available at TU which will give you an overview of your subject or even deeper insight into the topic you are researching.
A few examples of subject searches you can try
Oklahoma - History
Oklahoma - History - Land Rush
Tulsa - History
Chilocco Indian School (try this as an author search also)
Individuals (also try these as Author searches)
Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
Mankiller, Wilma Pearl, 1945-
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
Native American Tribes
Indians of North America - Oklahoma (Indians of North America is a basic term used in library catalogs)
Events (These may be listed on their own, or as a subdivision of a larger subject area
Washita, Battle of the, 1868
Oklahoma City Bombing
Tulsa Race Riot, 1921
Oklahoma - History - Land Rush, 1889
Indians of North America - Relocation (The term Removal is not used)
Creek Indians - Government relations (This subdivision can contain many concepts, including removal