Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Collection


This special collection is aimed at providing research material concerning the history and genealogy of the Kiowa, Comanche, Apache and Ft. Sill Apache tribes of Southwest Oklahoma. Found in the collection are histories, biographies, genealogies, theses and microfilmed records. Of special and unique importance are the following records:

Frank Bosin, Sr

Resources in the Family History Room:
Family Record Book: Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes, 1901, maintained by the Kiowa Agency.

Kiowa Agency Census Rolls, 1869-1939

Kiowa Agency Birth and Death Rolls, 1924-1932

Kiowa Agency Births, Marriages, Divorces, Deaths, Wills, and Related Records, 1869-1925

Kiowa Agency Estate Records, 1872-1925

Fort Sill Apaches: Their Vital Statistics, Tribal Origins, and Antecedents, by Gillett Griswold

Comanche, Kiowa, and Apache Obituaries, compiled by Sam DeVenney. 4 vols.

Schedule of Land Allotments

Indian cemetery records

Miscellaneous material in the Indian Vertical Files: a collection of news clippings, articles, pamphlets, genealogy sheets, pictures, etc.

Helpful Links:

Comanche Lodge Site
Comanche Census List, 1879-1901

Tribal Office Contact Information
Wm. Tivis, Kahchacha, Ada Tivis, Perschy, Lucy, and Mary Perschy, ca. 1903-1904.

Apache Tribe
P.O. Box 1220, Anadarko, OK 73005
405/ 247-9493

Comanche Tribe
P.O. Box 908, Lawton, OK 73502
580/ 492-3751

Ft. Sill Apache Tribe
Rt. 2, Box 121, Apache, OK 73006
580/ 588-2298

Kiowa Tribe
P.O. Box 369, Carnegie, OK 73015
580/ 654-2300

Kiowa Tribal Museum and Resource Center
Hwy. 9, 1 mile west of Carnegie
580/ 654-2300, ext. 217

BIA- Anadarko Agency
507 NE 1, Anadarko, OK 73005
405/ 247-6673


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Branch Library • 1304 NW Kingswood Road • Lawton, OK 73505 • 580.581.3457