NEWSPAPER SEARCH REQUEST FORM
Date__________________ Requestor's Name__________________________________________
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION REQUESTED:
Name of Person__________________________________________________________________
Town and County of Residence______________________________________________________
Date of Information_______________________________________________________________
Kind of Information (Death, Birth, Marriage, etc.)___________________________________________
Search for an article will be made on the date given and for two consecutive issues of the newspaper. Please be specific. We have an extensive collection of newspapers from all areas of the State. There is no comprehensive index. PLEASE DO NOT PREPAY FOR COPIES. YOU WILL BE CHARGED WHEN COPIES ARE MAILED. Please limit your request to only one or two articles at one time. Each request received from an out of state source will be charged a $15 research Fee. This fee must be paid at the time the request is received and will be non-refundable.
NON-BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION REQUESTED:
Heading or Subject of newspaper article: ______________________________________________
Date of article:__________________ Town of Newspaper: ________________________________
Name of Newspaper _______________________________________________________________
If a newspaper article is needed and the heading is not known, give the names of
persons mentioned in the article and the subject of the article.
STAFF USE ONLY - RESPONSE TO RESEARCHER
Please remit $___________ for the copies enclosed.
______We were unable to locate the requested information. We search the following newspapers:
_____Before we can undertake a search, more information is needed.
_____The newspapers which you need searched are not in our collection
_______ Oklahoma began keeping official birth and death records in 1908. These records are on file at the
Division of Vital Statistics, State Department of Health. P.O. Box 53551, Oklahoma City, OK 73152
_____We do not interlibrary loan our microfilm.
Newspaper staff member:____________________________________ Date:_______________
Oklahoma Historical Society
2401 N. Laird Ave. - Oklahoma City, OK 73105