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What is the Oklahoma Christian University Archives?

This collection is designed to preserve the history of Oklahoma Christian University. A wide array of the University's memorabilia is contained in this archive, including but not limited to official college publications, yearbooks, Cascade College and Columbia Christian College materials, fine arts programs, student publications, alumni newspapers, student directories, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides and the most complete photographic record of the Foster/Burlingame mansion in Bartlesville, first home of the College as Central Christian College. Also contained within this collection are papers and photographs related to OC’s early 20th century predecessor, most commonly referred to as Cordell Christian College.

The University Archives is located on the 2nd floor of the Mabee Learning Center in the Beam Library’s Special Collections and is available for research by appointment only. To request research access to the Oklahoma Christian University Archives, please fill out the online form or email