Request Policies

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 plus ¢10 per page to be copied, 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 and the ¢10 per page copy fee will be waived.
  • 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.