The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

Services > Holisso Research Center

Holisso Research Center


Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

The Holisso Research Center is a clearinghouse for study, scholarship and research of Chickasaws and Southeastern tribes. The center is located on the Chickasaw Cultural Center campus in Sulphur, Okla. For complete information about the center, visit the Holisso Research Center.

The Research Center also houses genealogy and photography archives. Items can be donated for archiving purposes. Donor forms can be mailed upon request or filled out at the time of donation.

Genealogy Archive Center

The Research Center offers the Dawes rolls, Muster roll, annuity rolls, federal census records, historical records, cemetery records, government records and family files. For more information or to obtain required forms, please call or visit the Research Center, or you can email

Photograph Archives

This department offers historical to present-day photographs, documents and records. The photograph archives are available to the public. For more information, please call or visit the Research Center, or you can email


10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday
Noon to 5 p.m., Sunday

Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 622-7156

(580) 622-7147


Chickasaw Cultural Center
867 Cooper Memorial Drive
Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

(580) 622-7130