Research

The Delaware County Historical Society maintains a research library and archive in our museum in Jay. The library is open during the museum’s regular hours to all visitors. Our research and reference collection contains a wide array of historical books, photographs, and other records from Delaware County and the surrounding region.

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Genealogy:

  • Cherokee Land Allotments
  • Cherokee Genealogies
  • Cherokee Immigration Rolls
  • Dawes Commission
  • Census Records
  • Family Reference Files
  • Obituary Files
  • Cemetery Records
  • Birth and Death Records
  • Marriage Records

History Books:

  • Heritage of the Hills
  • Heritage of the Hills Magazines
  • Schools of Delaware County
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Local History Books

Maps:

  • Delaware County & Regional Maps
  • Area Community Maps

FAST FACT

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Vinita was the first city in Oklahoma to have electricity.

NOTABLE QUOTE

"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip."

– Will Rogers

CONTACT

p: 918-253-4345

dchsmuseum1@gmail.com