History Branch and Archives
Cleveland Public Library
833 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311
(423) 479-8367 hbranch@clevelandlibrary.org

 Fee-based services

For a fee, the staff of the History Branch and Archives will attempt to answer basic genealogical or historical questions by correspondence.  Only indexed sources will be searched.  A maximum of five items may be request at a time.  The basic search fee is $5.00.  There is an additional fee for photocopies. 

20¢ per photocopy (books, monographs)

$1.00 per microfilm copy

$5.00 per death certificate if year of death, name of deceased and county of death are provided

$8.00 per death certificate if only the name of the deceased and year of death are provided


Fees are not refundable.

A self-addressed stamped envelope is required for reply.

Rare, fragile, and/or irreplaceable materials will not be photocopied.  We reserve the right to refuse to photocopy materials which the staff determine may be damaged by photocopying.

 A list of genealogists who can be hired to assist with complicated research questions is available on request.