Indiana History resources by appointment

The Indiana Room is taking appointments for use of microfilm and other resources, emphasizing social distancing. Indiana History is also offering help via digital resources, including Talk with a Genealogist sessions via Zoom. You may sign up in the box below right that says Schedule Now.
And as always, you may use this form for questions. 


Find records

The Marion Public Library’s Indiana Room staff and volunteers have created the Indiana History and Genealogy Database for your use. Currently, the database includes over 900,000 records. More records are added daily, so check back often.


If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please contact the Indiana Room for assistance at 765-668-2900, Ext. 1154.

Or you can fill out this form.


You'll need to hit send, then pay any applicable fees via Pay Pal on the link beneath the form, or by sending a check payable to Marion Public Library.

Cost: $2 per record.

Limit: 10 records.

Mail check to:

Marion Public Library

Attn: Indiana History

600 S. Washington St.

Marion, IN 46953

1 record: $2

4 records: $8

7 records: $14

2 records: $4

5 records: $10

8 records: $16

3 records: $6

6 records: $12

9 records: $18

10 records: $20


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600 S. Washington St.

Marion, IN 46953

Fax: 765-668-2911


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Indiana History & Museum

Indiana History: Open to the public by appointment only: Sign up in the box to the right under Schedule now.

Librarians available by phone

Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Requests may be made by phone or by form

Museum: Closed

Free parking in the lot behind the library & on the streets surrounding the library. (Remember that Washington, 7th, Boots, and 6th streets are one-way, as is the MPL drive off of 6th Street.)


Sheltered bus stop on Washington St.


Bike racks in front & back;

a limited number of locks available

for checkout from the Circulation Desk. 

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