Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

16/4/2007

Genealogy: Price for National Archives historical documents going up?

I was recently contacted by Jennifer Cruse, president of the Wabash Valley Genealogical Society, with some troubling news that she asked me to pass on. According to an article by Leland Meitzler on Genealogy Blog at the National Archives, NARA (the National Archives and Records Administration) is proposing a large increase in the costs of ordering historical documents. These rate increases would greatly affect family historians trying to order military records, pension files, land records, ship passenger lists, and other files, and would make obtaining some records financially difficult for genealogists. for more click here

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