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Archives Rate Structure


Research Rate: The Museum provides 1/2 hour of time free-of-charge to conduct research for you or to pull materials for your use. Although most initial searches can be completed within this free period of time, a rate of $25.00 per hour will be charged thereafter.

Photocopy Charges: Plain bond paper: (8 x 11 or 8 x 14) .25 per copy & (11x17) $1.00 per copy
NOTE: A minimum charge of $2.50 will be charged for photocopy requests by mail (postage and handling extra; please see rates below). In the interest of protecting the copyright of the creator, no book or manuscript may be photocopied in its entirety. The SCLH reserves the right to refuse to copy fragile or oversize materials.

Photographs: Sizes Black/White Sepia
5 x 7 15.00 20.00
8 x 10 20.00 25.00
11 x 14 30.00 35.00
16 x 20 40.00 75.00
20 x 24 50.00 90.00

NOTE: Requests for prints made by phone or correspondence must await an invoice prior to sending payment. Acceptable methods of payment are check or money order payable to CSPM. Photo orders will be processed once payment is received.

Scanned Images: $15.00 (up to 300 dpi/TIFF); $30.00 (600+ dpi/TIFF) per image plus $5.00 per compact disk (purchase of a disk is required - use of outside disks is prohibited)

Licensing Rates: License for use is limited to the applicant and is non-transferable. Rates are per image, one-time use only. Any subsequent use must be applied for in writing.

Books, Journals, and Academic Publications: $10.00

Commercial Use Rates

Office Display $25.00 Internet/Web pages $75.00
Retail, Restaurant, Hotels, etc. $50.00 Television and Film $100
Video, Compact Discs $50.00 Marketing/Advertising $150.00

[rates are waived for local news media]

Postage: $3.00 Colorado, United States and Canada
$6.00 Overseas; large photocopy orders
Postage on photograph orders is assessed on an individual basis

Rush Rate: 100% of total bill, with a $15.00 minimum

Please note that the CSPM is a not for profit organization. All rates collected are used for the preservation of the photograph and manuscript collections. 01/2009.