Re: Writing to Slovakia for Information
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., "annavanek" <annavanek@n...> wrote:
> I'm using the FHL form for requesting information and have somereported
> questions which hopefully someone can help me with.
> Under scope of the search it asks if I want to have the data
> on genealogical forms or a complete transcription of the originalor
> records. Does anyone know the differences between the two?
> The other question is on the fees. Without knowing the hourly rate,
> I cannot determine how much information I would get for say $100,
> increments from that. I will be requesting data for alldirect-line
> ancestors as well as the siblings of the direct-line. Based onthat,
> if I wanted information on at least 3 lines of ancestors, whatwould
> be a dollar amount to put in to obtain that information?You had better specify a dollar limit for possible research charges
> Thanks in advance for any help you can give.
> Researching: Vanek, Ovecka: Radimo, Slovakia
> Also researching: Hlagky, Fajer
for what you are seeking ?
Can always go back and restate for possible additional charges.
Don't know what exact fees might be ?
Doubt the archives know at this point either ?
Their hourly rate will vary by which individual does the actual
You can write the Main Archives (Archív hlavného mesta
Bratislavy) to research your surname records.
Their narrative research report will be written in Slovak, not
English (which is not a complete transcription of the original
If you don't know Slovak you would need to get their research report
There are three different rates.
Clerical, the cheapest, the basic research, and the most difficult,
the more expensive.
They will do research you request then send you a bill which you must
pay before they mail you the information.
Slovak State Archives URLs