There is no fee for unsuccessful searches.
All fees will be billed after the materials are located, and the invoices will be sent separately from out Business Services department. Checks may be paid to UW - Parkside Archives & Area Research Center. Please do not send cash.
Research Requests: The cost of a research request is $8.00 per half hour, regardless of the results. Staff will work with the requester to determine the limits of time and cost.
Letter of Authentication: The Archives can provide a signed and notarized statement that the document is an authentic copy of the documents in custody at the University of Wisconsin—Parkside. The fee for this service is $5.00.
The UW-Parkside Archives & Area Research Center staff can provide remote reference for simple requests, such as birth, marriage, death, and citizenship records. We have a 1-2 week turnaround for requests. We can provide materials via email or post.
If you need extensive research performed on a particular family, individual, or property, we can provide this service for a fee of $8.00 per half-hour. Use the research request form to request this service. We will provide an estimate of the time and cost prior to conducting the research.
The Archives does not charge individuals for their personal use of copies from our collections (e.g., a photographic print acquired for home decoration). However, we require written permission for any public use of our holdings. Please contact the Archives for more information regarding public use of Archives' materials.