Archives of Michigan

Corrected Address (January, 2006):
Michigan Department of History, Arts and Libraries
Michigan Historical Center
Archives of Michigan
702 W. Kalamazoo Street
P. O. Box 30740
Lansing, MI  48909-8240
Phone: (517) 373-1408
Fax: (517) 241-1658
TDD: (517) 373-1592

Archives of Michigan Research Services

The Archives charges fees for research services and requires pre-payment for such requests. If your request is listed below, please call (517) 373-1414 between 10am-4pm to pay with a credit card or you may mail the request and a check with the appropriate fee payable to the State of Michigan, PO Box 30737, Lansing, MI 48909.
If your request does not fit any of the categories listed below an Archives staff member will respond to your e-mail.


International Shipping $10.00
General Record Search $15.00
Certifications $10.00 first page, $1.00 per page after
Naturalization Record $15.00 per name per county
Civil War $15.00 per each name per request
Spanish American $15.00 per each name per request
World War I $15.00 per each name per request
Veterans Home $15.00 per each name per request
Corrections Records $15.00 per each name per request
Probate Records $40.00
Annual Reports $15.00 1 year of a report

$25.00 2 to 5 years of reports

$35.00 6 to 10 years of reports

Supreme Court $50.00 per case file
Appeals Court $50.00 per case file
Survey Notes: $15.00 per 3 sections with map

$30.00 1 Township with map

Legislative History $30.00 per each bill
Photograph Search* $15.00 for 5 images
Map Search* $30.00 for 3 maps

*Photograph and map search does not include high quality reproduction fees.
(Updated April 24, 2008 with information from State Archives Staff.)

Library of Michigan   

The Michigan Cemetery Sources database identifies the location of more than 3,700 cemeteries and lists sources at the Library of Michigan can find out who is buried in each cemetery.
The record contains detailed information on location and if the library owns listing of people buried there and other documents related to the cemetery.
The library plans to update this as additional materials are added to the collection. 

Created: 7 July 2002