THE POLICIES BELOW ARE DESIGNED TO PROTECT ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (AHS) COLLECTIONS
WHILE PROVIDING THE BEST POSSIBLE ACCESS TO RESEARCHERS.
RESEARCHERS MAY BE BARRED FROM FUTURE USE OF THE READING ROOM AND
AHS COLLECTIONS FOR VIOLATING THESE POLICIES.
AHS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DENY REQUESTS OR REVOKE PERMISSION FOR ANY REASON AND AT ANY TIME.
Conditions of Use
HANDLING OF MATERIALS
All materials are to be handled with great care.
Items must not be leaned on, written on,
removed from their plastic sleeves, folded anew,
or handled in any way likely to damage them.
Materials should not be rearranged within their
folders or boxes. Suspected irregularities in
arrangement should be brought to the attention
of the staff.
No marks may be added or erased from any
Researchers may take photographs of collection
materials for study purposes only, and as
allowed by the library based on the physical
condition of the materials, copyright law, donor
restrictions, and reading room rules.
Digital cameras may be used to duplicate
materials without ash. Tripods, scanners, copy
stands, additional lighting or other photographic
equipment are not allowed without prior
approval by staff.
Researchers may not take photographs of
the staff, reading room, or other researchers,
Researchers may not photograph any collection
in its entirety. No more than 20% of any collection
can be photographed.
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This form must be signed each day upon arrival.
All bags must be put into lockers, if available. For
locations without lockers, bags will be stored at
the reference desk.
No ink may be used in the Reading Room. Pencils
and note paper are provided.
Food, beverages, and smoking are not allowed.
AHS is a non-circulating, closed stacks repository.
Materials may not leave the Reading Room. Theft
or mutilation of materials is a crime that will be
AHS reserves the right to deny access to any
material that is fragile, not yet processed, or
which is restricted at the wish of the donor.
When requesting materials, provide as much
detail as possible, including collection name, box
and folder numbers, call number, and author. It is
the responsibility of the researcher to keep
accurate citations for all items.
Conditions of use
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