Using the Archives

The reference room is open: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m. The Archives is closed during University holidays. Hours are subject to change. Please call to confirm that the reference room will be open.

Visitors are encouraged to call in advance (614-688-8173). This enables the BPRCAP staff to assemble the materials before you arrive and render your visit more efficient.

Photocopying Policy:
All photocopying is done by the BPRCAP staff due to the uniqueness and condition of the material. The staff member will provide instructions for tagging pages to be photocopied. Researchers assume responsibility for compliance with U.S. copyright laws.  Photocopies are .25 cents per page.

Photographic Reprints:
Photographic reprints can be obtained.  Payment is required in advance.   Please contact us for further information regarding cost. If you wish to order photographic reprints, please complete The Ohio State University Archives Photographic Use Application.

Credit card payments, personal checks, money orders, or University 100-W in the exact amount  payable to "O.S.U. Libraries" are preferred.