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The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.
 
The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.
  
'''Oklahoma Department of Libraries'''<br />200 N.E. 18th Street<br />Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3298<br />Telephone: 405-521-2502, 800-522-8116<br />Fax: 405-525-7804<br />Internet: [http://www.odl.state.ok.us www.odl.state.ok.us]
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'''Oklahoma Department of Libraries'''<br>200 N.E. 18th Street<br>Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3298<br>Telephone: 405-521-2502, 800-522-8116<br>Fax: 405-525-7804<br>Internet: [http://www.odl.state.ok.us www.odl.state.ok.us]
  
 
The Oklahoma Department of Libraries includes two areas of particular interest to genealogists: the Oklahoma Room and the State Archives Division. The Oklahoma Room houses printed materials, while the State Archives Division maintains Oklahoma government records and other historical documents.
 
The Oklahoma Department of Libraries includes two areas of particular interest to genealogists: the Oklahoma Room and the State Archives Division. The Oklahoma Room houses printed materials, while the State Archives Division maintains Oklahoma government records and other historical documents.
  
'''National Archives—Southwest Region'''<br />501 West Felix Street, Building 1<br />Fort Worth, TX 76115-3405<br />Telephone 817-334-5525<br />Fax 817-334-5621<br />Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ www.archives.gov/southwest/]
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'''National Archives—Southwest Region'''<br>501 West Felix Street, Building 1<br>Fort Worth, TX 76115-3405<br>Telephone 817-334-5525<br>Fax 817-334-5621<br>Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/southwest/ www.archives.gov/southwest/]
  
Mailing address:<br />P.O. Box 6216<br />Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216
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Mailing address:<br>P.O. Box 6216<br>Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216
  
'''National Archives—Central Plains Region'''<br />2312 East Bannister Road<br />Kansas City, MO 64131-3011<br />Telephone: 816-823-5032<br />Fax: 816-268-6235<br />Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/central-plains/ www.archives.gov/central-plains/]
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'''National Archives—Central Plains Region'''<br>2312 East Bannister Road<br>Kansas City, MO 64131-3011<br>Telephone: 816-823-5032
  
'''Oklahoma Genealogical Society'''<br />P.O. Box 12986<br />Oklahoma City, OK 73157<br />Internet: [http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs www.rootsweb.com/~okgs]
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[[Category:Oklahoma]]<br>Fax: 816-268-6235<br>Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/central-plains/ www.archives.gov/central-plains/]
  
'''Oklahoma Historical Society'''<br />2100 North Lincoln Boulevard<br />Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4997<br />Telephone: 405-521-2491<br />Fax: 405-521-2492<br />Internet: [http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us www.ok-history.mus.ok.us]
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'''Oklahoma Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 12986<br>Oklahoma City, OK 73157<br>Internet: [http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs www.rootsweb.com/~okgs]
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'''Oklahoma Historical Society'''<br>2100 North Lincoln Boulevard<br>Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4997<br>Telephone: 405-521-2491<br>Fax: 405-521-2492<br>Internet: [http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us www.ok-history.mus.ok.us]
  
 
A guide to family histories at the society is:
 
A guide to family histories at the society is:
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Huffman, Mary, comp. Family History: ''A Bibliography of the Collection in the Oklahoma Historical Society''. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Society, 1992. (FHL book 976.6 A3hm.)
 
Huffman, Mary, comp. Family History: ''A Bibliography of the Collection in the Oklahoma Historical Society''. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Society, 1992. (FHL book 976.6 A3hm.)
  
University of Oklahoma<br />Western History Collection<br />630 Parrington Oval, Room 452<br />Norman, OK 73019<br />Telephone: 405-325-3641<br />Fax: 405-325-2943<br />Internet: http://libraries.ou.edu
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University of Oklahoma<br>Western History Collection<br>630 Parrington Oval, Room 452<br>Norman, OK 73019<br>Telephone: 405-325-3641<br>Fax: 405-325-2943<br>Internet: http://libraries.ou.edu
  
 
The following lists manuscripts in their collection:
 
The following lists manuscripts in their collection:
  
Southwell, Kristine L., comp. ''Guide to Manuscripts in the Western History<br />Collections of the University of Oklahoma''. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. (FHL book 976.6 J53s.)
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Southwell, Kristine L., comp. ''Guide to Manuscripts in the Western History<br>Collections of the University of Oklahoma''. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. (FHL book 976.6 J53s.)
  
'''Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art<br />'''1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road<br />Tulsa, OK 74127-2100<br />Telephone: 918-596-2700<br />Fax: 918-596-2700<br />Internet: [http://www.gilcrease.org www.gilcrease.org]
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'''Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art<br>'''1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road<br>Tulsa, OK 74127-2100<br>Telephone: 918-596-2700<br>Fax: 918-596-2700<br>Internet: [http://www.gilcrease.org www.gilcrease.org]
  
'''Museum of the Great Plains'''<br />601 Ferris<br />Lawton, OK 73507<br />Telephone: 580-581-3460<br />Fax: 580-581-3458<br />Internet: [http://www.museumgreatplains.org www.museumgreatplains.org]
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'''Museum of the Great Plains'''<br>601 Ferris<br>Lawton, OK 73507<br>Telephone: 580-581-3460<br>Fax: 580-581-3458<br>Internet: [http://www.museumgreatplains.org www.museumgreatplains.org]
  
 
A useful guide to Oklahoma records is:
 
A useful guide to Oklahoma records is:
  
Koplowitz, Bradford. ''Guide to the Historical Records of Oklahoma''. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1997. (FHL book 976.6 A3kb 1997.)  It contains a survey of records kept in counties and cities through 1920.
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Koplowitz, Bradford. ''Guide to the Historical Records of Oklahoma''. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1997. (FHL book 976.6 A3kb 1997.)&nbsp; It contains a survey of records kept in counties and cities through 1920.
  
 
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Oklahoma counties, use the eleven inventories of county archives published by the
 
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Oklahoma counties, use the eleven inventories of county archives published by the
  
 
Historical Records Survey around 1940. The Family History Library has inventories for: Atoka, Beckham, Cherokee, Cimarron, Haskell, Lincoln, McIntosh, Mayes, Muskogee, Pittsburg, and Pushmataha counties.
 
Historical Records Survey around 1940. The Family History Library has inventories for: Atoka, Beckham, Cherokee, Cimarron, Haskell, Lincoln, McIntosh, Mayes, Muskogee, Pittsburg, and Pushmataha counties.

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The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.

Oklahoma Department of Libraries
200 N.E. 18th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3298
Telephone: 405-521-2502, 800-522-8116
Fax: 405-525-7804
Internet: www.odl.state.ok.us

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries includes two areas of particular interest to genealogists: the Oklahoma Room and the State Archives Division. The Oklahoma Room houses printed materials, while the State Archives Division maintains Oklahoma government records and other historical documents.

National Archives—Southwest Region
501 West Felix Street, Building 1
Fort Worth, TX 76115-3405
Telephone 817-334-5525
Fax 817-334-5621
Internet: www.archives.gov/southwest/

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 6216
Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216

National Archives—Central Plains Region
2312 East Bannister Road
Kansas City, MO 64131-3011
Telephone: 816-823-5032
Fax: 816-268-6235
Internet: www.archives.gov/central-plains/

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

Oklahoma Historical Society
2100 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4997
Telephone: 405-521-2491
Fax: 405-521-2492
Internet: www.ok-history.mus.ok.us

A guide to family histories at the society is:

Huffman, Mary, comp. Family History: A Bibliography of the Collection in the Oklahoma Historical Society. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Society, 1992. (FHL book 976.6 A3hm.)

University of Oklahoma
Western History Collection
630 Parrington Oval, Room 452
Norman, OK 73019
Telephone: 405-325-3641
Fax: 405-325-2943
Internet: http://libraries.ou.edu

The following lists manuscripts in their collection:

Southwell, Kristine L., comp. Guide to Manuscripts in the Western History
Collections of the University of Oklahoma
. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. (FHL book 976.6 J53s.)

Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100
Telephone: 918-596-2700
Fax: 918-596-2700
Internet: www.gilcrease.org

Museum of the Great Plains
601 Ferris
Lawton, OK 73507
Telephone: 580-581-3460
Fax: 580-581-3458
Internet: www.museumgreatplains.org

A useful guide to Oklahoma records is:

Koplowitz, Bradford. Guide to the Historical Records of Oklahoma. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1997. (FHL book 976.6 A3kb 1997.)  It contains a survey of records kept in counties and cities through 1920.

To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Oklahoma counties, use the eleven inventories of county archives published by the

Historical Records Survey around 1940. The Family History Library has inventories for: Atoka, Beckham, Cherokee, Cimarron, Haskell, Lincoln, McIntosh, Mayes, Muskogee, Pittsburg, and Pushmataha counties.