Rural School Records Access

Research fees:
Research Services and Duplication
Requests for research services may be made in writing via email to (link sends e-mail) or by phone at 319-273-7614.

Requests that involve simple searches for information, where specific information is provided (such as county, township, year, and teacher or student name), will incur a handling fee. Requests that involve more in-depth and sustained searching through documents will incur a research fee.

- Digital reproductions and photocopies of materials held in the Rural School Records in the CHRIEC archive can be made, when copying will not damage materials. All digital reproductions and photocopies must be made by staff.

- Generally, orders will be filled within 14 days after receipt of request.
When costs of reproduction have been determined, a cost figure will be sent to you. Total fees will include a handling or research fee, reproduction fees, and/or postage fee.

Handling fee, simple request $5
Handling fee, microforms $10
Research fee $20/hour