NEWSPAPER SEARCH REQUEST FORM

Date__________________ Requestor's Name__________________________________________

Address________________________________________________________________________

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:_______________

Mail to:

Oklahoma Historical Society

2401 N. Laird Ave. - Oklahoma City,  OK 73105

(405) 521-2491