Research Center

Interested in Researching your family History?

Join the McLeod County Historical Society and use our research center for FREE!

Resources Include:

All most all McLeod County Newspapers on Microfilm up to 2009

McLeod County Federal Census-1860-1930
McLeod County State Census-1865-1905
McLeod County Naturalization Records-1865-1953
Death Index-1870-1992
Birth, Marriage, & Obituary files
Military Records
Church & Cemetery Records
McLeod County Plat Books-1874-1929 &

Get help from experienced researchers and get special invitations to programs, speakers and events! Use our exclusive access to Ancestry Library Edition, thanks to a Hutchinson Community Foundation Grant for the next three years!

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Research Fee Schedule:

Hourly Rates:
$15 per hour-Use of research library & Ancestry
$20 per hour-Staff research lookups
$10 per hour-Staff research lookups for
Historical Society Members

In-House Copy Rates:
$0.25 per black & white photocopy
$0.10 per black & white photocopy for Historical Society Members
$0.50 per microfilm photocopy
$0.25 per microfilm photocopy for Historical Society Members.
$5 per 8 1/2 x 11 sheet full color scan copy & $10 per 11

Staff Lookup Copy Rates:
$0.50 per black & white photocopy
$0.50 per microfilm photocopy
$7 per 8 1/2 by 11 sheet full color copy from scan & $12

Re-Prints & Digital Scans:
$12 per 4 by 6 copy from original
$15 per 5 by 7 copy from original
$25 per 8 by 10 copy from original
$30 per 11 by 14 copy from original
(Ask staff for prices on larger re-prints)

$50-per high resolution digital scan
$10-per CD digital image scan/s or memory stick