Using the Collections

  • Bags, briefcases, coats, etc. must be kept in a secured location away from the collections; lockers or other storage spaces will be made available to the visitor
  • Laptop computers may be used in research areas
  • The use of digital cameras and smart phone cameras is allowed with permission of the curator
  • Only pencils may be used near materials.
  • Researchers are asked to handle materials with clean hands; photographs, negatives, and metallic objects will require the use of provided gloves
  • Duplication services may be sought by the researcher and granted if copying, scanning, or photographing will not damage the object and does not contradict law. Fees may be associated.