The H. A. & Mary K. Chapman Library is a reference library supporting the Museum’s collections and programs. The Library contains over 15,000 volumes in the book and exhibition catalogue collection, dozens of periodical titles, many with a complete run of issues, and extensive artist files focused on Oklahoma artists and Native American artists. The Chapman Library also maintains an extensive archival collection of material related to regional arts and culture and the history of Philbrook, including the Philbrook building and gardens, the Phillips family, associated individuals, and institutional history.
The Library book, periodical, and artist file collections, which are in-Library use only, are included in the WorldCat online library database.
- The Chapman Library is closed to the general public until further notice.
- Researchers may access the Library by appointment during limited hours. To set up a research appointment, please contact Saige Blanchard, Library and Collection Information Specialist, at (918) 748-5359.