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Library Research Services

This service is on a fee basis of $40.00 per hour with a half-hour minimum and includes up to ten photocopies. We evaluate your information and formulate a research strategy and will develop a LRS contract listing the library sources to be searched and the cost. To utilize this service, please refer to the Library Research Service Information Sheet. This form is designed to help our staff evaluate and answer your request effectively. Please print a hard copy version of this form, complete the questions to the best of your ability, and return via U.S. Mail to:

Western Reserve Historical Society
ATTN: Reference Division
10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

You may also email your request, however, all email research requests will be answered through United States mail. Your request will be processed in the order it was received. Contact us: 216-721-5722 x1509 or  

Note to Genealogical Researchers

Please return the Five Generation Pedigree Chart with your LRS Information Sheet. Refer to the Profile of the Genealogy Collections, available by clicking here, or at the WRHS Archives/Library, for information about holdings.