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Reproduction Services

Know

  • Photography is allowed in Special Collections reading room.
  • Photocopying and digital reproduction services are available, subject to size, physical condition of the item, and copyright laws. Self-service is not permitted.
  • Reproduction, use and publication is governed by law and subject to permission. All reproductions regardless of format are provided for the researcher’s individual use. We reserve the right to prohibit you from making duplicate copies.

Questions? Contact Special Collections.

Options & Guidelines

Photocopies

  • Most Special Collections materials, including books, manuscripts, archival documents, photographs, maps, architectural drawings, and ephemera, may be photocopied to a maximum size of 11" x 17". Larger architectural drawings, maps, and other items require special handling.
  • Color photocopies are available for some materials. Exceptions include books and oversized materials. Other reproduction options may be available, including color scans.
  • Orders are completed in 2 to 3 weeks. Additional time may be required for orders over 500 pages.

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, rush processing, postal service. Contact Special Collections for other shipping or processing options.
  • Complete form.  Phone orders are not accepted.
      • 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.

    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, rush processing, 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, rush processing, 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.