Archives: Hours & Fees

Hours: Tuesday through Friday 9:30am until 2:30pm and most Saturdays 11:00am until 4:00pm. Appointments are preferred.

Fees: Admission and research fee is $15 (free for members). Inquiries about our holdings and ready-reference questions will be answered without charge on the telephone. Photocopies are available for 25¢ per page.

Research by Mail or Email: For researchers who live at too great a distance to visit our archives, there is a $35 fee, payable in advance, for research conducted by staff, up to a maximum of two hours ($15 per hour for each additional hour of staff research). This includes up to $2 postage and 10 photocopies; additional photocopies and postage will carry an additional charge. Research fees apply whether or not any relevant information is found. Please include your telephone number, street address, and e-mail address in any correspondence.

Photographic Services: Copies of images from the collection can be reproduced for publications, web sites, framing, or other uses. The staff will scan images, or as needed, an outside photographer will be retained to make prints. Please contact Alex Bartlett, Assistant Archivist (215 247-0417 x206 or for help with photograph selection, permissions, and fees.

For more information about the CHHS Collection, either for research purposes, or if you are interested in donating an item to the Historical Society, please contact Liz Jarvis, CHHS Curator/Archivist, at (215)247-0417 x205, or by email at


Please note: The parking lot behind our building is owned by the Chestnut Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church. Visitors will be ticketed or towed. Questions? Call the Church office at 215 247-7022. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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