Archival Research Fees

Service Fees

Staff conducted reference and research service fees are waived for the first 30 minutes. For research requiring more than 30 minutes, there is an hourly fee of $40.00.

For all off-site requests for photocopies and digital reproductions, in addition to the special service fees below, there will be a set-up fee of $20.00.

Special Service Fees

  • Photocopying $.50/page
  • Scanning, cost per digital image created $10.00
  • Duplicate scan (digital image already on file) $5.00
  • Duplication of existing CD/DVD $5.00
  • Outsourced digitization and duplication orders (in addition to vendor charges) $30.00
  • In-house photography/film shoot, fee per request $100.00
  • Use of personal camera in the reading room is free

Usage Fees

  • Permission to publish text (quotations) free
  • Permission to use image(s) of items held by Archives $50.00/image or clip

All fees are subject to the local sales tax of 8.75%.

Open to the Public by Appointment

Monday – Wednesday, 9am – 4pm
530 Parnassus Ave, 5th Floor
Tel: (415) 476-8112

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