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

Now until June 14th: Off-site research available by contacting TCHA staff.

June 14th– July 4th: Open by Appointment only.

  • Face masks required for all researchers.
  • To schedule an appointment, contact 765-476-8411 ext. 2 or email
  • If you are sick or think you might be getting sick, please do not enter the library.

After July 4th: Return to regular hours, no appointment needed, normal hours will resume.

These hours are subject to change depending on public safety recommendations from the CDC and Indiana State Department of Health.

*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

For more information about genealogy research, click here.