A selection of finding aids for Research Center archival collections can be found
on our Finding Aids page. The
finding aids assist in locating original documents in our collections related to
specific subjects. If there are items you would like to view during a visit,
please record the collection name, box, and folder number so that staff may
retrieve the materials and have them ready for your review and study.
To browse our books, moving images, and audio materials, you can search our
Our books are non-circulating but can be reviewed by appointment in the Research
Center. Our library currently has close to 35,000 books, including rare and
folio books . There are nearly 5,000 audio and visual materials, including compact
discs, DVDs, videocassettes, film reels, sound tape reels, sound cassettes, DV8s
To order photographs or digital images from our collection, visit our
Image Services page for infromation
about ordering images and pricing and to complete the Still Image Request Form.
If you are unable to visit in person and want a staff person to research your topic
in our collections, visit our Research Services
page and complete the Research Services Agreement.
The Research Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.,
and other hours by appointment, except for Federal holidays. If you have questions or
wish to make an appointment, please contact us at (405) 478-2250, ext. 289, or email
us at AskArchives@nationalcowboymuseum.org.