Genealogy Materials

The State Archives Collections

Oklahoma Confederate Pension Records
Confederate Pension Cards


Commissioner of Confederate Pensions
Applications, 1915-1933

Includes names of Confederate veterans or their widows, who receive pensions from Oklahoma, addresses, places of enlistment, military units, types and dates of discharge, and wounds. Search the index by name of pension recipient: Index to Oklahoma Confederate Pension Record (PDF). If the name appears in the index, you may contact the State Archives for further information. Search the digital collections: Oklahoma Confederate Pension Records and Confederate Pension Index Cards.

Commissioner of Confederate Pensions
Pension Files, 1915-1949

Consists of correspondence pertaining to lost warrants, deaths of pensioners, and questions of continuing eligibility for benefits.

U.S. District Land Office
Homestead Registers, 1889-1908 

Includes legal description of tract sold, number of acres, fees paid, name of purchaser, date of purchase, residence, receipt numbers, and patent number (final certificate) and date of issue. (Information needed: legal description — section, township and range — or geographic location).

Oklahoma Supreme Court
Applications to the Bar, 1907-1942

Includes correspondence and Oaths of Attorney.

Oklahoma Board of Medical Examiners
Deceased Files, 1907-1986

Contains examination results, application forms, copies of medical school degrees, and photographs of persons licensed to practice medicine in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy
Deceased Pharmacist Files, 1907-1975

Contains applications showing addresses, certificate numbers, dates issued, photographs, physical descriptions, examination records, and employer affidavits.

Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Inactive License Files, 1921-1984

Contains applications showing examination results, birth dates and places of birth, educational backgrounds, and photographs.


Other Genealogy Resources

State Agency Repositories

See also the Genealogy Center in the Hardesty Regional Library in Tulsa, OK.

More Sites and Info

See also Genealogical Resources in U.S. Federal Depository Libraries.