Where Past Meets Present

About Us

Charles Tallman Archives

Charles Tallman Archives
All the genealogy tools you need: 3,000 photographs. 10,000 documents. 500 maps. Letters, scrapbooks, yearbooks, the list goes on. And most importantly: an army of knowledgeable and passionate researchers. All in one building.
The Charles Tallman Archives is your all-in-one resource for finding your roots. Learn about your family, your home, your community in a more interactive way, by reading and touching the past, through research.
The site is also the home of the Rock County Genealogical Society, an independent nonprofit organization housed here. For more information on their services or to contact, visit their website.

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Location

430 N. Jackson St. Janesville, WI  53547
Click to view a map

Hours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday-Friday
March through December

Admission

RCHS/RCGS members: FREE
Non-members: $10

Contact

Phone: (608) 752-5891
Email: research@rchs.us

Let Us Help Guide Your Research

Click on the buttons below for more information on each service.

Our Services

GENEALOGY

Discover your family’s past through vital public records.

RESEARCH

Dig through books, scrapbooks and other sources to complete your project.

IMAGES

Browse or reproduce images for your personal or research use.

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HOUSE HISTORY

Do you own historic property? Let us help you tell its story.

EDUCATION

Attend a lecture or take a class to hone your research skills.

CONSERVATION

Let us recommend care for your historical image, document or object.

Browse or purchase historic photos

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Get started!

For research inquiries or archives info, click below to email Ruth Anderson, Archives Manager, or call her at (608) 752-5891, ext. 305.