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Housed in the Oklahoma State Archives, administrative records relate to the governors' principal and appointive powers, and responsibilities. This site includes archival finding aids from each gubernatorial administration from Charles Haskell (1907-1911) to Frank Keating (1995-2003).

The Archives Division provides a non-networked computer and flatbed scanner for patron use.

Administrative Records include—

  • administrative and legislative files
  • pardon and parole records
  • correspondence
  • addresses and speeches
  • state finance reports
  • state agency and institutional reports
  • board and committee records
  • press releases
  • photographs
  • newspaper clippings and articles
  • other miscellaneous documents
photograph of John F. Kennedy in Oklahoma with Gov. Edmondson
Governor James Edmondson (far right) with President John F. Kennedy at Big Cedar, Oklahoma, October 29, 1961.
Find Out More About 100 Years of Oklahoma Governors
Papers of the Territorial Governors of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Crossroads: Documents and Images
Governor Mary Fallin's Website
National Governors Association
Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia has entries for many Oklahoma governors
More administrative papers from various Oklahoma Governors are located at Oklahoma State University Library, the Carl Albert Congressional Research & Studies Center, and University of Oklahoma Libraries' Western History Collections
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Governors (left to right, top row) Martin Trapp, Henry Johnston, and William Murray; (bottom row) Lee Cruce, Henry Bellmon, George Nigh, and David Boren.

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