The Territorial Legislative act of 1890 provided for the establishment of a state university in Norman. The Territorial Legislature Act allocated $10,000 to build the first campus building; construction began on March 29, 1892. While construction was under way, classes began September 15 in the Adkins-Welch building, 202 West Main.
86.6.1 P-267 Ca. 1919-- First airplane to land in Norman. Airfield located north of Robinson on Porter on east side. History: Photo includes donor's unvle (mothers' brother) roland Deaver and James Kier (donor's brother) standing in the foreground of the photo. John Hepkin, donor's uncle (mother's sister's husband) is he man standing facing the airplane