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Research Center

About the Research Center

The Research Center at PPHM is a library and archives filled with sources on the life and culture of the Panhandle-Plains region. Books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, manuscript collections, trade literature, oral histories, and photographs document the environment and culture of the region, from its prehistory to the present. In addition to supporting the mission of the museum, the Research Center encourages the public to take advantage of the information found in these unique sources.The PPHM Research Center is located on the Museum’s third floor.


Search the catalog

A portion of the Research Center collection is now searchable online. For a full search of the collection, please visit the Research Center to use our in-house catalog.


The PPHM Research Center is available for use from
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday–Thursday
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00- 5:00 p.m. Friday

Other hours may be available by appointment. Depending on staff availability, the Research Center may close without notice, so appointments are recommended at all times.


To schedule time in our research center, contact archivist
Warren Stricker.

Phone: (806) 651-2254
Fax: (806) 651-2260
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