Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington | Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum

Collections: Research Policies


A $15 per hour research fee includes a pre-visit consultation by phone with the archivist and up to a half hour of professional staff time pulling relevant materials before the researcher arrives. Members of the Jewish Historical Society receive priority service and a waiver of some archival fees. Students are not charged a fee.


Copy fees are 20¢/page for students and members, and 25¢/page for all others.

Research requests may be sent to the Society via fax, email, or mail. Checks should be made payable to “The Jewish Historical Society.” (Please contact the Society at the phone number or email address below for credit card payments.) All fees are payable at the time of service. Responses to research requests will be handled by priority based on the time of submission and membership.

Send requests to:
Jewish Historical Society
701 4th Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 789-0900
Fax: (202) 789-0485