A committee of volunteers uses the facilities of the York County History Center to answer correspondence pertaining to genealogical information that refers primarily to York and Adams Counties in Pennsylvania.
RESEARCH REQUEST POLICY
(Fees are nonrefundable regardless of research results.)
First hour free, includes up to 20 “free copies”. Additional research will be charged by the hour at the rate of $25.00 per hour. Additional copies will be made at the rate charged by the institution where they are obtained. Researcher will contact member with the results found during the first hour, so that the member can decide how much additional research they desire. Payment must be made before the research is done and emailed or mailed to the member.
A fee of $40.00 prepaid for the first hour which will include 10 “free” copies. The results will be emailed or mailed to the nonmember. If the nonmember desires more research, they can contact SCPGS with a request for more research with the understanding that payment will be prepaid for additional hours. Additional copies will be made at the rate charged by the institution where they are obtained and must be paid before copies are emailed or mailed to the nonmember.
Requester must provide complete citation of desired record, article, book, etc. which must be in the Library at the York History Center. Copies will be billed at rate of $.50 per page and must be prepaid. No more than 25 pages can be copied from a copyrighted publication.
Use this form to make a research request
Research requests can be sent to SCPAGenSociety@gmail.com
Please include the phrase "Research Request" in the subject line.
Payment can be made via PayPal (use "Donate" button at bottom of page) or via check.
Research requests can also be submitted via mail. Make checks payable to:
South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
PO Box 1824
York, PA 17405
Please remember that an unsuccessful search takes as long as a successful one!