Collections Access

Requesting access

Those requesting access to the collections or archives must schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled by the Collections Manager upon receipt of a written statement of loan or research objective. Research or loan requests may be sent by email or regular mail.

Publishing photographs

Requests to publish photographs from the museum’s collection or for original photography require separate consideration and are subject to submission of the application form under Image Rights and Reproductions.

Loans of collection items

The museum also grants loans of collection items to bona fide academic and cultural institutions. Requests for loans must meet the criteria laid out in the museum’s loan policy.

Request for access to the collections or questions about reproductions should be directed to:

Collections Manager
509.773.3733, x28