Research Fees

Kinger & Preston familiesRequest research by E-mail, regular mail or by telephone, or come visit us in person.

E-mail: historic@dchsmn.org

Print a copy of the  Research Request Form  and mail to:

Douglas County Historical Society
1219 Nokomis St
Alexandria, MN 56308

Request research by phone:
Call us at (320) 762-0382

Or come visit us in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Monday thru Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Our researchers can work with you on-site.  Call ahead to check availability, or let us know your schedule. Call: (320) 762-0382.

The Douglas County Historical Society’s Research Library provides a friendly atmosphere for the novice researcher and the experienced genealogist! Our knowledgeable and experienced research volunteers can get you started on all your needs.

Members’ Research Fees

  • Membership fees are $30 per year for an individual and $50 for a family.
  • Research Fees for Members:
    • $10 – On-site research per day
    • $15 – Phone research per request
    • $15 – E-mail research per request

Non-Members’ Research Fees

  • $25.00 – On-site research per day
  • $25.00 – Phone research per request
  • $25.00 – E-mail research per request

Other Research Information

  • Experienced research staff members are available for assistance.
  • Wi-fi is available for our research guests
  • Research request results can be scanned and emailed to you in pdf or jpg format, or sent by US Postal Service – Postage and photocopies are an additional fee.
  • Photocopy fees:
    • $0.25 per copy for 8.5 x 11 BW
    • $0.50 per copy for 8.5 x 11 Color
    • $0.50 per copy for 11 x 17 BW
    • $1.00 per copy for 11 x 17 Color

The Douglas County Historical Society’s Research Library has many resources for Douglas County history and genealogy.  See a detailed list HERE.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

HOURS

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COVID19 Response:
Per governor order, we will be closed until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at historic@dchsmn.org.  Thank you for your understanding. Immediate concerns may be emailed to brittany.johnson@dchsmn.org.

 

  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00

 

  • Tours:
  • M-F, 9:00 – 3:00
  • $5/adult, $3/child.
  • Schedule group tours in advance.