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Research by Mail

Standard Fee: $120.00
Friends of HSP Discounted Fee: $80.00

Fill out this form to request research time for initial or new requests. Your credit card will be billed upon submission. There is a minimum of two hours to begin the research. If you already know that you'd like more than two hours of research, please use this "Additional Hours" order form instead. A staff member will also contact you if he or she determines your request requires additional hours.

Standard fees for this service are $60 per hour; $40 per hour for Friends of HSP.** The research fee includes the cost of up to 20 photocopied pages of supporting documents.

**If you decide to become a Friend in order to take advantage of the discounted rate for research, please first become a Friend, then log in to this site with your membership information to get the discounted pricing in a separate order.

Research requests usually take 6-8 weeks to process. If you would like us to complete your request within 2 weeks, please use Rush Service (an additional $20 per hour).

You may print out and mail or email a PDF version of this form to pay by check or to have your credit card billed only after the research is completed. If you have any questions, please contact or 215-732-6200 ext. 222.

Please describe your research request. Tell us: A) what you already know, such as locations and likely religious affiliation (if known); B) what you’d like to find out; C) a summary of where you’ve already looked, such as, census, etc.
Files must be less than 64 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg gif png txt doc docx xls xlsx csv pdf ppt pptx pps ppsx odt ods odp mp3 mov m4v mpeg avi ogg oga ogv wmv ico zip rar.