The Indian Territory Genealogical and Historical Society meets in the T.L Ballenger Room (153) of the Northeastern State University, John Vaughan Library and maintains the Ballenger room as a resource for Genealogical information. Volunteers are available when Northeastern State University is in session. The Genealogy room is open one day per week, Mondays from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. The schedule is subject to change. For additional information please contact University Archives: 918-444-3220 or email: email@example.com.
The holdings of the Ballenger Room for genealogical or historical research include but are not limited to:
- Select Census records of State, Federal and Indian Territory polls
- Cherokee Census records
- Records of Cherokee County, Oklahoma
- Applications for Dawes Roll and Guion Miller Rolls (Five Civilized Tribes)
- Miscellaneous Records
- Reference Books
- County and State histories, State and Federal census records and Topics of interest per states.
- Rolls/Indexes of Brennan and other Native American resources.
- How to research family roots.
- Heraldry, Foreign Countries, Quaker Meetings, Military and Land.
- Native American and other originations cemeteries, local funeral home indexes, and obituaries.
- Topical Histories, Moravian histories and individual stories.
- Family Genealogies: Donated by local families: Books, CDs and microfilms
- Genealogical Magazines: Variety of County or State issued periodicals
- Internet Access: FOLD3.com, nsuok.org, OK-history.mus.ok.us etc.
- Maps: local phone directories, USA Atlas, some city directories etc. Aerial Maps