Request Policies

To make a Genealogy request, download and print this request form. Submit the request with payment to the address located on the form. For questions regarding genealogy research requests, email the Redfern Genealogical Research Center or call (432) 742-7440.

Copying Requests

  • Direct requests need to be submitted in writing to:
       Midland County Public Libraries
       Redfern Genealogical Research Center
       2503 W Loop 250 N
       Midland, TX 79705
  • Each request must include 1) the name of the book and 2) the person to look up or the page numbers desired at no more than 5 pages.
  • A check in the amount of $3.00 per request, payable to Midland County Public Libraries, must accompany each request.
  • This $3.00 fee is intended to cover the cost of the search and is non-refundable even in cases where the requested information is not located.
  • When located, information will be photocopied and mailed to the requesting party at no additional cost.
  • If email address is provided, research may be emailed.
  • We do not fax requests.

Obituary Requests

  • Direct requests need to be submitted in writing to:
       Midland County Public Libraries
       Redfern Genealogical Research Center
       2503 W Loop 250 N
       Midland, TX 79705
  • Each request must include 1) the name of the deceased and 2) the date of death.
  • We have microfilm of the Midland Reporter-Telegram from 1930 to present.
  • A check in the amount of $3.00 per obituary, payable to Midland County Public Libraries, must accompany each request.
  • This fee is intended to cover the cost of the search and is non-refundable even in cases where the obituary is not located.
  • If email address is provided, obituary will be emailed.
  • Upon request, obituaries may be photocopied and mailed to the patron at no additional cost.
  • We do not fax requests.