Requesting Records

Basic Photocopy Request

To obtain photocopies, please email ([email protected]) with the following information...

  1. The specific record(s) you wish to obtain with reference information which can be found in our online indexes.
  2. The desired format you wish to receive. We offer mailed hard copies or scanned PDF copies.
  3. The desired payment method. We accept check, money order, and credit card through PayPal. 

We will provide a price quote and specific instructions in our response. Email responses are generally made within 2 business days. If you have not heard from us after the second business day, please resend your request. Please allow 7-10 days for us to process your request.

***If you plan to use records in your published research, the Chester County Archives suggests that your citation include as many of the following elements as possible:

  • Item title
  • Page, entry, or file number
  • Series title and number
  • Record group number and title
  • Chester County Archives, West Chester