The Genealogy/Local History Dept.
will do research in response to personal and written inquiries. Only
a limited amount of time may be devoted to each request. Letter,
email & phone requests will be answered as soon as time allows depending
on other staff demands and the number of inquires received.
Please limit your requests to 20 per
Staff will do research in indexed,
printed sources and will only search materials dealing with Sullivan and
surrounding counties. If a request includes sources beyond this
geographic area, staff may recommend other libraries to contact.
Request should be in the
form of one or two briefly stated questions and should include specific
names and dates to search, or a range of dates within a ten year period
(example 1850 - 1860). Your full name and mailing address MUST be
included with your query.
The Genealogy/Local History
Dep. charges $3.00 plus postage per query. This includes up to 12
copies of material. After the 12 copies the charges are per page:
15cents for microfilm and 10 cents for Xerox copies. Checks and or
money orders should be made out to Sullivan County Public
Library/Genealogy/Local History Dept.