Berkeley County Historical Society  
    There is no entry fee to anyone who comes to the Archives
    complete a research form that sets forth citation

Additionally, we request that no bags or food be brought into the research rooms.  
Lockers are provided for these items; researchers are asked to bring their own

While we are glad to assist anyone while they are here with finding books and files,
extensive searches through those files on behalf of a visitor will incur a research fee.
Our research volunteers are available to do research for others unable to come in
person. We charge $30.00 per hour to do research.

Copies of documents and files are charged at the following rates:

for copies of the
  • Marriage, Birth, Death records- $5 for up to two pages; each additional page $2.
  • Deeds - $2 for the first page, $1 for each following page.

for Xerox copies - .25 per page (note that we limit the number of copies from the
family files to 50 pages or less)

Newspaper Article or Obitiuary copies - $1.00 each, must provide date and
newspaper name.

for microfilm copies - $1 per page
for photos printed professionally on photo paper - size 8.5 x 10 inches, $8 each for
the first three photos; $6 each additional photo - in the same order.  Postage is $.70
per image.

for digital copies of photos (for personal research use only - research form required to
be filled in and signed)  - $5

for digital copies of photos (for commercial use; with signed release)  - $25

A Postage and Handling fee is $5.99 for up to 25 pages with delivery confirmation.  
This covers shipping materials for mailing as well as the postage.

Please contact us by phone or email if you have any questions.

Call Us:  304 267 4713
The Berkeley County Historical Society receives mail at:                    Please visit our offices at:
P.O. Box 1624, Martinsburg, WV  25402-1624                                     136 East Race Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401  
Research Main