Carver County Historical Society

Research Assistance

If you are unable to visit our library in person, you may contact us with your questions.

Library Fees Effective May 1, 2004

  • The fee for CCHS staff to do your research for you is $25.00 per hour for staff time.
    OR
    The fee is $2.00 per article that you find in our online index and have us print for you for each single sided sheet. There is a $3.00 processing fee per group for up to 15 copies. There can be additional fees added for greater amounts requested per group. (Example: 16–30 copies = +$3.00, etc.)
    If you come to the CCHS and do the research yourself, the fee is 25 cents per printed sheet/page. We are here to guide you when doing your own. Thank you for considering us in assisting you with your family research.
  • These fees do not apply to researchers visiting the library who do not request additional research assistance.
  • Carver County Historical Society members receive 10 free copies as a member benefit. If you wish to use your free copies during a research request, please make note of this on the request form.

For any research requests or general library/research questions, please email Researcher M Braun at: mbraun@co.carver.mn.us. Newspaper articles or research may now be sent to you by email, if requested.

What are these fees used for? Library fees help offset a portion of the costs of running the library including staff time, purchasing new materials, and maintenance of the microfilm reader.

You may contact us at:

Carver County Historical Society
555 W First St
Waconia MN 55387

Phone: (952) 442-4234

Or use the research form provided:
Click here for a printable form to be mailed

Members receive one hour of free research by staff per year or 10 free copies per year, plus discounts on local history books and education classes. Please check our membership page for more information and to sign up!