Those requesting access to the collections or archives must schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled by the Curator of Collections upon receipt of a written statement of loan or research objective, which should specify the collection items being requested for a loan or the duration for visit required. Research or loan requests may be sent by e-mail or regular mail. Requests that involve the loan of collection items or the publication of original photography or photographs from the museum’s collection require separate consideration and are subject to specific policies.
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.
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 should be directed to: