AARL-Archival Appointment


General Rules & Regulations for Archival Appointments:

  • All patrons are required to register upon entering the Reading Room.
  • All patrons must present personal photographic identification (license, student identification card, passport).
  • All patrons must secure belonging in a locker located outside the Reading Room.
  • All archives materials must remain inside the Reading Room
  • Notes must be taken with PENCIL only. Staff will provide a pencil and notepaper if asked.
  • Computers and cell phones are permitted for note-taking.
  • Patrons are not allowed to eat or drink in the building.
  • Each patron may use one box at a time. Additional material may be obtained by returning the box you are finished with to a staff member.
  • Materials must be handled with great care and must rest on the Reading Room tables at all times.
  • Photographs of items may be taken by the patron. Some collections have restrictions. Staff will let you know depending on your request. The Archives Division does not provide photocopy services.
  • All patrons must permit inspection of their research materials and personal items, if any, by a staff member and/ or security personnel upon leaving the Reading Room and/ or building.
  • The nature of the material in the Archives Division is unique and access is freely granted to all patrons; however, appropriate care must be exercised to ensure that future generations of researchers will have access to these materials.


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Please note: Submitting this form is a request not a confirmation of a scheduled appointment. You will receive a confirmation email from the staff.

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