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Research Library

Lac Qui Parle County Historical Society & Museum has a wealth of information for anyone interested in local history or genealogy.  If you come in and research the only fees are for photo coping and scanning.  Research requests can be by mail, telephone (320) 598-7678, or by email, lqphistorycenter@lqpco.com. Requests must include specific information such as names and/or dates.  All requests will be charged $10.00 per hour with a minimum of $5.00.  All photocopies and scanning will be billed at the appropriate rates indicated below.

Research Materials Include:

  • Area Newspapers on Microfilm
  • Cemetery Records
  • Census Data
  • Church Records
  • Club & Organization Records
  • Country School Records
  • Family History Files
  • History Books
  • Maps
  • Obituary Files
  • Photographs
  • Plat Books
  • Telephone Books
  • Yearbooks
  • Plus much, much more

Photocopy Fees & Photograph Scanning:

Non- Member .50 cents per copy – 8.5″x 11″

Member .25 cents per copy – 8.5″x11″

$3.00 per photograph scanned on a disk or paper