Oklahoma Addresses & Links

Links

Cyndi's List - U.S. - Oklahoma

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OFFICIAL STATE PAGE

State of Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA RESEARCH OUTLINE

This outline describes major sources of
information about families from Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Research Outline

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A Look At Oklahoma -- A Student's Guide

Oklahoma's History

Oklahoma Heritage

Oklahoma Facts

State Emblems

Oklahoma Resources & Addresses

Archives and Libraries

National Archives — Southwest Region
501 W. Felix St., P.O. Box 6216
Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216
Phone: (817) 334-5515
Fax: (817) 334-5511
E-mail:
archives@ftworth.nara.gov
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas

Oklahoma Department of Libraries
200 NE 18th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3298
Phone: (405) 521-2502
Fax: (405) 525-7804

University of Oklahoma-University Libraries
401 W. Brooks
Norman, OK 73019
Phone: (405) 325-4142 (reference)
Fax: (405) 325-7550
Phone: (405) 325-3641 (western history collection)

Genealogical Societies

Canadian County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 866
El Reno, OK 73036
E-mail:
cancogen@aol.com
Web:
www.rootsweb.com/~okccgs

Oklahoma Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 12986
Oklahoma City, OK 73157-2986
http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/

Oklahoma Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 314
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

Ottawa County Oklahoma Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1383
Miami, OK 74354

Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 148
Lawton, OK 73502-0148
E-mail:
lgarris@sirinet.net
Web:
http://www.sirinet.net/~lgarris/swogs/

Tulsa Genealogy Society
PO Box 585
Tulsa, OK 74101-0585

Historical Societies & Museums

Arkansas River Historical Society/Museum
5350 Cimarron Road
Catoosa, OK 74015
Tel: 918-266-2291
Fax: 918-266-7678
e-mail:
museum@tulsaport.com
http://www.tulsaweb.com/port/

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Cherokee National Historical Society/Museum
Cherokee Heritage Center
P.O. Box 515
Tahlequah, OK 74465
Tel: 918-456-6007
918-456-6165

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Oklahoma Heritage Association
Oklahoma Heritage Center
201 NW 14th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Mail:
1500 N. Robinson
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Tel: 405-235-4458
888-501-2059
Fax: 405-235-2714

e-mail: oha@telepath.com
http://www.telepath.com/oha/

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Oklahoma Historical Society
Archives and Manuscript Division
Historical Building
2100 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4997
Phone: (405) 522-5209
Fax: (405) 521-2492

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Museum of the Great Plains
601 NW Ferris Ave.
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: (508) 581-3460
Fax: (508) 581-3458
Web:
www.museumgreatplains.org

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Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
1400 Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Tulsa, OK 74127
Phone: (918) 596-2700
Fax: (918) 596-2770
Web:
www.gilcrease.org

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Western History Collections
Monnet Hall, Rm. 452
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019
Tel: 405-325-3641
Fax: 405-325-6069
http://www-lib.ou.edu/depts/west/index.htm

Church Records

METHODIST

United Methodist Church
Box 1138
Briston, OK 74010

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ROMAN CATHOLIC

Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
1521 N. Hudson
Oklahoma City, OK 63103
Web:
www.catharchdioceseokc.org

General Resources

Oklahoma Department of Health
Division of Vital Records
1000 NE 10th Street, Room 111
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Tel: 405-271-4040
Website

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Oklahoma Historical Society/Library and Archives
2100 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4997

Archives & Manuscripts Division:
Tel: 405-522-5209
Fax: 405-521-2492

Library Resources Division:
Tel: 405-522-5225
Fax: 405-521-2492

e-mail: mrarchives@ok-history.mus.ok.us
http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/

OHS MUSEUMS AND SITES

Ethnic Resources

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

Langston University
Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center
PO Box 1600
Langston, OK 73050
Phone: (405) 466-3292

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NATIVE AMERICAN RESOURCES

African-Indian Genealogy
American Indian Tribal Directory
The Chapman Rolls
Cherokee Nation Research
The Cherokee Genealogy Page
Cherokee Nation History
Cherokee Nation- TN Query Page
Cherokee.net
Choctaw Links
Choctaw Nation- ITGenWeb - RootsWeb
Choctaw Nation - TN Query Page
1860 Creek Nation West of the Arkansas
Creek Nation, IT
Dawes Rolls
Delaware Tribe
The First People of Tennessee
First Nations Histories
The Five Civilized Tribes
Genealogy of the Dakotas
Great Native American Leaders
Guide for Native Americans
Harlan's Genealogy Page (Native American)
The Lumbee Tribe
Native American Genealogy
Native American Genealogy
The Native Book Center
Native Web Home Page
Potawatomie Tribe Genealogy Page
Pottawatomie Web Nishnabek The People  KS
The Siler Roll  
Tlingin Indians (Alaska)
Cheyenne Genealogy Research
Electric Cemetery Home Page
Native American Resources
Oklahoma GenWeb Project
Oklahoma Tribes and Officials
The Choctaw Nation
Links2Go: Native America
Choctaw Links
Genealogy, OK, and Newspapers Links

How To Obtain An Oklahoma Birth Or Death Certificate

Certified copies of Oklahoma birth and death records are available at the Oklahoma State Department of Health Vital Records Service. Birth certificates and death certificates were first recorded by the Division of Vital Statistics in the latter part of October 1908.

Oklahoma birth and death records prior to 1908 might be found at one of the following locations;
Oklahoma Historical Society, Dawes Commission Report or the United States Census Bureau.

For Out-of-State Birth or Death Certificates, please see the National Center for Health Statistics' site on
Where to Write for Vital Records.

How To Request A Birth Or Death Certificate.

Birth records are confidential and qualified applicants for birth records include the registrant, next-of-kin, or authorized agent, who must provide a statement that he or she is acting in the interest of the registrant. Certified copies of death certificates are available to all applicants upon completion of an application and payment of the fee charged for a search of the records. The records are not open for public inspection. County health departments do not maintain these records.

Certified Copies of birth and death records may be obtained by either:

1. Coming to the Vital Records Service, Room 117, Oklahoma State Department Of Health, 1000 Northeast 10th, Oklahoma City, OK, or Vital Records Service, Tulsa Office, 108 N. Greenwood Street, Tulsa, OK Monday - Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., OR

2. Writing to:

Vital Records Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 Northeast 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-4040
OR
Vital Records Service, Tulsa Office
108 N. Greenwood Street
Tulsa, OK 74120
(918)582-4973.

3. Filling out and mailing in one of the following forms;
Application For Search And Certified Copy Of Death Certificate
Application For Search And Certified Copy Of Birth Certificate

Information required to process a request for birth or death certificates includes:

The name on the birth or death record being requested.
The date and place of birth or death.
Father's full name, (last, first, middle).
Mothers full name, including her maiden name.
Relationship to the person whose certificate is being requested and purpose for needing the copy.
Your daytime telephone number with area code.
Your handwritten signature and complete return mailing address.
A photocopy of your picture ID, such as your driver's license.
In addition to your written request, you must include the necessary fees. Please make your check or money order payable to the Vital Records Service.

Fees

The fee for a birth certificate is $5 and death certificates are $10 per certified copy. This fee is non-refundable or transferable if a record is not found.

Expedited Service

Requests using the U.S. Postal Service's overnight, next day delivery, will allow processing within 24 to 48 hours. Birth or Death certificates cannot be faxed.

Marriage and Divorce Certificates

All marriage and divorce records are on file with the court clerk of each county in which the marriage or divorce was granted.

OKLAHOMA Family History Centers

State / City / Address / Phone Number
OK ADA
OK ARDMORE -- PRAIRIE VALLEY ROAD -- 405-226-2134
OK BARTLESVILLE -- 1501 SE SWAN DRIVE -- 918-333-3135
OK CHICKASHA
OK CLAREMORE -- 1701 N CHAMBERS TERRACE -- 918-342-0101
OK CLEVELAND -- 1 MILE WEST OF CLEVELAND -- 918-358-3743
OK CUSHING -- 1500 EAST NINTH STREET -- 918-225-3234
OK ENID -- 419 NORTH EISENHOWER ST -- 580-234-3313
OK LAWTON -- 7202 SW DRAKESTONE -- 580-536-1303
OK MCALESTER -- 405 W GENE STIPE -- 918-423-3762
OK MUSKOGEE -- 3008 EAST HANCOCK ROAD -- 918-687-8861
OK NORMAN -- 1506 WEST IMHOFF ROAD -- 405-364-8337
OK OKLAHOMA CITY -- 5020 NW 63RD STREET -- 405-721-8455
OK OKLAHOMA CITY -- 12915 SOUTH SANTA FE -- 405-794-3800
OK OWASSO -- 9300 NORTH 129 EAST AVENUE -- 918-272-2048
OK PAWHUSKA -- 15TH & RED EAGLE -- 918-287-2107
OK PONCA CITY -- 2408 EAST HARTFORD -- 580-765-3464
OK SAPULPA -- 950 PIONEER ROAD -- 918-224-7585
OK SEMINOLE -- 2500 JOHN STREET -- 405-382-5100
OK SHAWNEE -- 1501 EAST INDEPENDENCE -- 405-273-7943
OK STILLWATER -- 1720 EAST VIRGINIA AVENUE -- 405-377-4122
OK TULSA -- 3640 SOUTHNEW HAVEN -- 918-747-3966
OK TULSA -- 12110 EAST 7TH STREET -- 918-437-5690
OK WOODWARD -- 2023 MAIN STREET -- 405-256-5113

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