Research Center

On July 27 the OHS Board of Directors will vote on closing the Research Center on Mondays due to budget shortfalls.
If approved, the change will go into effect on August 1, 2016. Our new hours of operation would be Tuesday–Saturday from 10am to 4:45pm.

Online Databases & Indexes

Recent Additions

Indian Agency Employees & Officials from the Official Register of the United States

Oklahoma State Penitentiary Records, 1930s

Marriage Records

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

African American Resource Guide (PDF)

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Explore the collections of the OHS Research Center. Find out about books, microfilm, photos, documents, and more.

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Submit a genealogy or research request, or purchase a copy of OHS photographs, maps, documents, audio, and film.

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View thousands of pages of historic Oklahoma newspapers and photos. The collection is continually growing so check in to see what's new.

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We offer numerous genealogical resources, including information to help trace your Indian ancestry.

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Watch historic films from the Research Center collection online.

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Listen to selections from the Oral History Collection online.

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