Arganbright Genealogy Center

Arganbright Genealogy Center
Frank C. Arganbright
Frank C. Arganbright
1001 South Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901

The Frank C. Arganbright Genealogy Center houses the Alameda McCollough Research Library, Richard B. Wetherill Archives and the TCHA Administrative offices and collections storage. This building is named in honor of the support of Frank C. Arganbright (1919- 2008). Arganbright worked at the Journal and Courier from 1949 to 1972 as a reporter and editor. He was senior editor of the Purdue Office of Public Information in 1972 and worked with the Purdue University News Service until 1985.

OPEN HOURS for Library:

Interim Hours during COVID-19:

Off-site research available by contacting TCHA staff at  765-476-8411 ext. 2 or email

Open by Appointment only for on-site research. Please call to schedule your appointment at least 48 hours in advance. Masks are required for admission.

These hours are subject to changed based on recommendations from the county health department, state health department and CDC.

*Closed holidays and Feast of the Hunters’ Moon weekends. The library is closed during the month of January.


$2.00 per researcher
Free TCHA Members and R.O.A.M. members.

Off-site research fees will vary. Contact library staff for details.

For more information about genealogy research, click here.