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We conduct basic research to answer requests that are received via online form, email or by traditional mail correspondence. Research assistance is limited to 30 minutes per request and to three requests per patron per calendar month.  We will need all the information possible about the subject or individual and as close to an exact date as possible if the time frame is known. We process research inquiries in the order they are received and we endeavor to respond in a timely manner. 

  • Photocopy charges are $ 0.15 cents per page.
  • Postage is assessed at first class rates.
  • Checks should be made payable to City of Norfolk.
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Please feel free to contact us with any questions or research inquires:

Mailing Address:

Sargeant Memorial Collection

Norfolk Public Library

235 E. Plume Street

Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: (757) 431-7429                                       Email:


Cost:   No cost for digital copies and $0.15 per page for paper copies.

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