Local History Index – Obtaining Newspaper Articles
Elkhart Public Library Staff will answer requests on a first-come, first-served, as-time-permits basis. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check to cover any requested photocopies to:
Elkhart Public Library Reference Services–Genealogy 300 S. Second Street Elkhart, IN 46516
Email inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check to cover any requested photocopies to the address listed above.
Photocopies cost fifteen cents per page.
Obituary Index – Obtaining Obituaries
For those who do not reside in the area, Elkhart Public Library staff will answer written requests on a first come, first served, as-time-permits basis.
Fees are $5.00 for every 1-3 obituary requests.
Fees include staff hours and cost of copies or scanning. We are unable to issue refunds.
Responses will be sent via email or, if requested, via the U.S. Postal Service.
Please print and complete our Genealogy Research Request Form and send it along with a check covering the required fees, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope if your response is to be via the U.S. Postal Service, to:
Elkhart Public Library
300 S. Second Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com or 574-522-5669.