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Rules & Regulations

In order to ensure the security and quality of the materials housed in the Butler County Records Center & Archives, the staff reserves the right to prohibit visitors from reviewing actual documents that are fragile. The Center also reserves the right to ask that briefcases, backpacks, and purses be opened and inspected.

  • All visitors must sign in with the Center's Records Specialist prior to beginning research.
  • Records will be provided one at a time. The first record must be returned before the second will be provided.
  • No one is permitted in the storage bays without the permission of the Records Manager or the on-duty Records Specialist.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the public viewing area.
  • All records must be returned directly to a member of the Center's staff.
  • Visitors are considered responsible for a records until it has been checked back into holdings by a staff member or volunteer.