Our collection includes many resources including cemetery books; birth, death and marriage indexes; and family and county histories. Search the catalog to explore our holdings.
Submit a Research Request
The Research Center offers a research service for patrons seeking genealogical and historical information. For complete details and forms visit our orders and fees page.
American Indian Ancestry1896 Applications for Enrollment
Dawes Final Rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes
Hastain's Township Plats of the Creek Nation
Moore's Seminole Roll and Land Guide
Individual Indian Files
Official Register of the United States Indian agency employees
Finding Your American Indian Ancestors (PDF)
OHS Genealogical Resources
Marriage, Divorce, Prison, and Death Information
Divorce Records, Oklahoma County
Oklahoma State Penitentiary Records
Obituaries, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City Deaths
Probate Records, Oklahoma County
Funeral Home Records, Grant County
Census, Directories, and Incorporation Records
1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census
Smith's First Directory of Oklahoma Territory, 1890
1933 Unemployment Relief Census
Indian Agency employees, Official Register of the US
Teacher's Reports, Dawes Commission Records
Territorial Incorporation Records
Biographies, Family History, and Lineage Groups
Indian Pioneer History Collection, 1930s
Daughters of the Union Veterans Applications
United Daughters of the Confederacy Applications
Oklahoma History Center Brick Stories
Oklahoma History Center Family Tree Stories
Charts & Forms
Keeping your notes organized is key. Use the charts below to keep track of your information. If you plan to visit the Research Center, it is helpful to bring a pedigree chart along with you. When completing a pedigree chart, begin with yourself and work backwards. The files below are available in PDF format.
- Pedigree chart: 8.5″x11″
- Pedigree chart: 11″x17″
- OHS resource form - use this form to keep track of materials you found useful and the information they provided.
Research Guides & Resources
These guides provide an introduction to researching various topics in the OHS Research Center.