Research Request

 

Research Request

applesBefore you submit a research request, please look at the Archive section of the website and see if we have what you are  looking for. For more information on that topic, or for some other topic, please fill out the form below.  For surname archive requests, please use this form.

By using this form, I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will abide by the terms and conditions listed beneath this form regarding the use of the materials in the collections of the Pajaro Valley Historical Association (PVHA). Archive staff will make due efforts to respond to these requests in a timely manner, but time sensitive requests should be accompanied by phone or email contact with archive staff.

Pajaro Valley Historical Association archive resource fee schedule 2015

Pajaro Valley historical Association is a nonprofit organization dependent upon our membership dues and donations for income.
Our goal is to gather, preserve, organize and make available items relating to the history of the Pajaro Valley.
In order to provide these services we ask you to become a member and receive the membership discount or make a donation in the following amounts:

Trained archive staff will provide research, and there is no refund if information is not located. We suggest a research aid donation if you are doing the research yourself and you simply require the staff to locate, pull and replace the materials you desire. Thank you.

Photocopies

Black & white text
Color text
Black & white historically
significant image
Color historically significant image
Digitized image
Skilled Enhancement
In person
By mail
By email
Research
Skilled Research
Collection check

Members & Students

$0.15 per page
$0.20 per page
TBD
TBD
$5.00 per scan
$10.00 per scan
No charge
Postage and packaging
No charge
Members & Students
$15.00 per hour
$15.00

All others

$0.20 per page
$0.25 per page
TBD
TBD
$10.00 per scan
$20.00 per scan
No charge
Postage and packaging
No charge
All others
$20.00 per hour
$20.00

Research Request

Researcher Agreement

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Research is by appointment under the supervision of the Archive Coordinator.
Only personnel authorized by Pajaro Valley Historical Association are allowed access to files.
Researchers are requested to exercise the greatest possible care to materials while examining them and are required to use pencil instead of pen to protect original documents.
Use of any electronic device (including cameras, scanners, phones and notebooks) is allowed only when authorized by and under the supervision of the Archive Coordinator.
Special permission must be obtained from and credit given to Pajaro Valley Historical Association for each use of its material in printed publications, exhibits, video, film or presentations either online or in person. We appreciate a copy of the publication, exhibit brochure, URL address or presentation.

NOTICE WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies and other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. 

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