Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture

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 genealogy@chickasaw.net.

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 archives@chickasaw.net.


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

Last Updated: 07/27/2016