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Flat, Cool & Acid-free: The Infamous Elsie Hand

Elsie Denton Hand had served as head librarian at OAMC for 12 years when she was sacked by the Board of Regents over the purchase of a collection of rare books. Elsie continued working for another…

From  Nina Thornton on August 19th, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Stillwater Sightseeing Tour of 1965 Part 1

In 1965, a group of Oklahoma A & M graduates from the class of 1915 gathered on campus to celebrate their 50th anniversary. On May 22, 1965 a bus carried the group though greater Stillwater and…

From  Nina Thornton on June 1st, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Stillwater Sightseeing Tour of 1965 Part 2

In 1965, a group of Oklahoma A & M graduates from the class of 1915 gathered on campus to celebrate their 50th anniversary. On May 22, 1965 a bus carried the group though greater Stillwater and…

From  Nina Thornton on June 1st, 2021 0  

Flying Farmers & Farm and Home Week at OAMC

In 1944, with strong support from President Henry G. Bennett, the Oklahoma Flying Farmers organization was born on the OAMC campus as an association for farmers, both men and women, who owned and…

From  Nina Thornton on January 12th, 2021 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Henry Bellmon

A chat about the life and career of Henry Bellmon. Remembering Henry Bellmon is a subseries of the Spotlighting Oklahoma Oral History Project. View interviews with people who worked with him and for…

From  Nina Thornton on December 31st, 2020 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Acquisition

Sometimes the process by which the OSU Archives gets materials is a bit of an adventure and sometimes it can be a bit messy. David Peters, head of the OSU Archives, and Ben Hedges, senior archive…

From  Nina Thornton on November 30th, 2020 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Archival Storytelling

Meet Ben, the senior archive technician in the OSU Archives. Ben is a storyteller, processing collections and organizing them so that researchers have access to a more complete story using…

From  Nina Thornton on October 29th, 2020 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Athletic Traditions at OSU

In this episode of Flat, Cool & Acid-free, learn about athletic traditions at OSU, including the origins of Pistol Pete as our mascot. Explore the Archives Facebook page and see photos from the…

From  Nina Thornton on September 30th, 2019 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-Free: Signature Sounds of the OSU Campus

On the last episode, "the sounds of a place", you heard music from Oklahoma Fiddlers and we explored the cultural significance of how a place sounds. On this episode, David Peters and I…

From  Nina Thornton on August 30th, 2019 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: Changes to campus

The Oklahoma State University campus has seen many transitions through the years. David Peters and Chrishayla Smith explore buildings that are no longer standing but still live in our hearts and some…

From  Nina Thornton on January 24th, 2019 0  

Flat, Cool & Acid-free: The archives is where we keep the weird stuff

Flat, cool & acid-free, an okstate archives podcast. Bringing you stories about Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma through an archival collections. Subscribe to Flat, Cool & Acid Free…

From  Nina Thornton on December 18th, 2018 0