How to Order Copies

Champaign County Historical Archives is able to provide off-site patrons with photocopies or scanned images of records for a non-refundable service fee of $10.00 per 10 items requested plus photocopying/scanning charges and postage (payable by check or credit card).

To submit your request for copies of records found in Champaign County Historical Archives:

  • Complete your request and payment ONLINE.
  • Or submit your request and payment by MAIL.

Once you have submitted your request and service fee Archives staff will calculate the additional costs to complete the order (see pricing schedule below). Staff will then forward the requested items to you once the additional payment has been received. Requests will be filled by staff of the Champaign County Historical Archives, as time permits. 


Photocopy, black and white $0.50/per page
Photocopy, color $1.00/per page
Scan, textual materials (newsprint, court records, vital records, etc.) $0.50/per scan
Scan, images (photographic materials, negatives, etc.) $2.00/per scan
Shipping for printed copies via first class USPS mail (unless otherwise arranged by patron)

Please Note: The Archives is unable to provide photographic quality prints. 

All images and documents copied are for “fair use” personal or research purposes only as defined by § 107 of the Copyright Act (Title 17, United States Code). The Archives reserves the right to refuse requests that are deemed to be outside the parameters of “fair use” as defined in the Copyright Act. Patrons assume all responsibility for questions of copyright that may possibly arise in the reproduction and in the use they make of the items reproduced. Permission to reproduce (on paper or digitally) does not constitute permission to publish in print or online.