Options & Guidelines

Photocopies

  • Most Special Collections materials, including books, manuscripts, archival documents, photographs, maps, and ephemera, may be photocopied on paper to a maximum size of 11" x 17".  PDF files for items up to 25" x 33.5" may be possible. Architectural drawings, maps, and other items require special handling.
  • Color scans or photocopies are available upon request.
  • Orders are completed in 2 to 3 weeks. Additional time may be required for large orders.

How to request

  • Identify specific materials to be copied.  A personal visit to Special Collections is recommended. to identify specific materials for reproduction. If you are not able to visit in person, contact Special Collections for other options.
  • Review Reproduction Price List. Additional fees are charged for special handling and postal service. Contact Special Collections for other shipping or processing options.
  • Complete form.  Phone orders are not accepted.
    • Payment. You will be invoiced for your order. Orders will be delivered after payment is received.
    • Pick up or delivery. You will be notified when your order has been mailed or is available for pickup at the Special Collections Reception Desk, Allen Library South, Basement.

    Scan Reproductions

    • Images from Special Collections can be scanned and reproduced digitally.

    How to request

    • Identify order number, negative number or identification number of image or item to be reproduced. If item does not have a number, indicate collection name, call number or description. Larger architectural drawings, maps, and other items require special handling.

    Tip! Use our Digital Collections to identify items of interest.

    • Review Reproduction Price List. Additional fees are charged for special handling and postal service. Contact Special Collections for other shipping or processing options.
      • Deliver form to Special Collections:
        • Fax: 206.543.1931
        • In person:  hours
        • Mail:
          • Special Collections
            University of Washington
            Box 352900
            Seattle, WA 98195-2900
            USA
        • Payment. You will be invoiced for your order. Orders are processed after payment is received.
        • Pick up or delivery. You will be notified when your order has been mailed or is available for pickup at the Special Collections Reception Desk, Allen Library South, Basement.

         

          Media

          • Reproduction services are available for audio and moving image items held in Special Collections for research and educational purposes.
          • Microform publications for sale

          How to request

          • Identify order number, negative number or identification number of audio or visual recording to be reproduced. If item does not have a number, indicate collection name, call number or description.
          • Review Reproduction Price List. Additional fees are charged for special handling and postal service. Contact Special Collections for other shipping or processing options.
          • Permission to use.  If you
            • Payment. You will be invoiced for your order. Orders are processed after payment is received.
            • Pick up or delivery. You will be notified when your order has been mailed or is available for pickup at the Special Collections Reception Desk, Allen Library South, Basement.