The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
Pictorially Presenting Greater Tulsa has been added to the digital collections. It was issued by the Chamber of Commerce in honor of the first International Petroleum Exposition and Congress in 1923 and has photographs of Tulsa buildings, industry, religious institutions, and homes at that time.
The accompanying text is used to promote Tulsa, but it includes at least one suspect statement by Omer Benedict: "Indeed Oklahoma is a diversified country, well-timbered, well watered-nine months of ideal weather-a summer with few scorching hot days, but always cool nights inducing restful sleep."