Click here to find the complete Research Request Form that covers procedures, fees, and polices for museum staff researching of historical information, search for photographs, or genealogical research:  Museum Research

Click here to find the policy regarding researching and examining  Archival Documents and Special Collections (these are original documents, papers, booklets, and art work, etc,. that are delicate due to their age--thus research using these items is more limited to professional researchers writing an article or book:   Research Policy

 

The Museum holds a number of research tools available to the public. Please be aware of our research policy, which can be found in complete form under "Policies"in our menu.

MEMBERS:  

Members may use research material in the museum at no additional cost.

Members should submit a research request by mail and that search will be completed for a fee of $10.00

Copies for members will be $.20 per sheet.

 

NON-MEMBERS:

Non-members may use research material in the museum at a cost of $15.00

Non-members may submit a research request by mail and that search will be completed for a fee of $20.00, and the request must be accompanied by

a SASE. 

Requests for research made by phone will be directed to send a letter or fill out the website form with the needed information. These requests should  be accompanied by the appropriate fee.

 

Research material:

Edson, Obed, History of Chautauqua County, 1894

Leet, Ernest D., ed., History of Chautauqua County, New York, 1938-1978,  1980

Young, Andrew W., History of Chautauqua County, New York, 1875