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Research Requests

The Research Center offers a research service to patrons seeking information about a particular person, topic, or event. Research fees must be paid in advance; fees are nonnegotiable and nonrefundable. Once the request and fee have been received, staff will search for the requested item and make copies of the information found.

Research RequestsOrder links

Oklahoma resident research fee - $25
Out-of-state resident research fee - $35

Please be specific and include names, dates, and locations. Even an estimate is helpful if the exact date is unknown. Indicate information you have already located so we can better direct our search. Please do not send original documents or photos.

The fee includes up to thirty pages. Our staff will contact you if your order exceeds thirty pages.

Order Online

Order by mail

Express and Packet Orders

The Research Center offers an express service for select records. To use this service you must provide the names, dates, and other information requested on the form.

Important: Only the records listed below are available through the express/packet service. If you submit an express order without supplying the required information we will be unable to complete your order. Orders are processed based on the information you provide; research fees are nonrefundable.

Available Records                             Required Info Order Links

American Indian Packets - $35 each

Dawes Final Roll Enrollment or Allotment Packets
1896 Applications for Enrollment
Guion Miller (index at accessgenealogy.com)

The $35 fee includes up to thirty pages. Our staff will contact you if your order exceeds thirty pages.
You must provide name, tribe, and application/census card number from the indexes listed. Order Online

Order by Mail

Census - $15 each

US Federal Census 1790–1940
1890 Oklahoma Territorial Census
You must provide name, year, and page number. Order Online

Order by Mail

Individual Indian Files - $15 each

Order copies from the of Individual Indian Files (for Plains tribes only). The person MUST be listed in this index.
You must provide the name found in our database, box number, and file number from our index. Order by Mail

Land - $15 each

Land Tract Books: listing of homesteaders in Oklahoma Territory 1889–1907.
You must provide a name and county in which the individual received land. Order Online

Order by Mail

Obituaries - $15 each

Obituaries from newspapers in the OHS collection. An index of obituaries from the Oklahoman is available online.
You must provide exact date and place of death. Our staff will search one newspaper for one date. Order Online

Order by Mail

Marriages - $15 each

Order records listed in our marriage records database
or Choctaw-Chickasaw marriages in Mary Kinard's online index at OKGenWeb:
Choctaw Nation marriage index 1890–1907
Chickasaw Nation marriage index 1895–1907
You must provide name(s), date, and county from the indexes listed. Order Online

Order by Mail

Divorces - $35 each

Select divorces from Oklahoma County listed in our database are available. Only records prior to August 15, 1925, are available at this time.

The $35 fee includes up to thirty pages. Patrons will be contacted if their packet is more than thirty pages.
You must provide names of plaintiff and defendant, date, book, and page from our index. Order Online

Order by Mail

Prisoner cards - $15 each

Order copies of photograph or fingerprint cards from our database.
You must provide a name and box number from our index. Order by Mail

Probates - $35 each

Select probate records from Oklahoma County listed in our database are available. You will receive the letters of administration and the final settlement.
You must provide name, date, and record number from our index. Order Online

Order by Mail

Additional Fees by the Page

Packet, express, and research fees include up to thirty pages of copies or printouts per order. If your order exceeds thirty pages, our staff will contact you. The following copy fees will apply.

ItemPrice
Copies by mail$.25 each
Microfilm printouts by mail$1 each
Computer printouts by mail$1 each
Faxed copies$1 each

Contact Us

If you have questions about a research request contact the Research Center at 405-522-5225. We are happy to answer reference questions or assist with the order process but we cannot do research over the phone.