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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 

The Archive is open to researchers during regular hours as posted and follows the general schedule of the University Calendar. Reading privileges are granted in subject to the following policies.

·          There will be no book bags, briefcases, handbags, or other items for carrying materials brought into the room. These items will be stored in a locker under lock and key in the possession of the researcher. Provided by the Archive’s Staff.

·          Only pencils may be used during research.

·          Outside reference materials must have advance approval by the Archive’s staff.

·          No cameras will be allowed in the Archive.

·          The collection policy prohibits the copying of entire collections, restricted materials or complete oral histories (Notes may be taken).

·          There will be a limit on the amount of materials given to any one person. i.e. One:  box,  folder,  during research.

·          The Archives' staff will pull all materials.

·          Appointments must be made prior to visiting for research.

·          Patrons visiting the Archive must fill out a registration from and show picture ID.

·          The Archive Is a Smoke Free Environment.

·          Theft and mutilation of documents are crimes failing to abide by these policies may be denied access to the collections.  

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