Research Information

       The Coronado Quivira Museum hosts a research library including an extensive collection of research and writings on historic topics relevant to Rice County history.        The library is open during museum hours. Museum admission is required of non-county residents and non-RCHS members to use the research library. Staff of the museum can perform research when requested, utilizing the full extent of museum archival and photographic collections.  Fees for this service are listed below.  To submit a research request, contact the museum at
620-257-3941 or use our contact page.

Research Fees

Basic Research Fee: $15.00 per hour
*Fee Waived for RCHS Members

Copy Fees

Shipping and handling will be charged on all items not picked up at the museum.

Photocopies:  $ 0.50 per copy
Marriage Certificate copies:  $1.00 per copy
Legal Record copies:  copies:  $1.00 per copy
Photographic copies:  $1.25 per copy
Digital copies:  $1.00 each

Available Research Materials


Other Resources

To make an appointment to view newspaper microfilm, please visit the Lyons Public Library here.

To request documents from the Rice County Register of Deeds office, please click here.