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Requests for Digital Reproduction of NARA Drawings, Plans, Maps

Requests can be made for copies of the digital reproductions of Architectural Drawings and Engineering Plans & Maps obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) that are in the possession of the National Japanese American Historical Society, using the protocol below. Not all NARA sourced Architectural Drawings and Engineering Plans & Maps are currently in the possession of NJAHS. (See source notation in Digital File column). A research / processing fee will be assessed. See fee schedule below.

1. All requests must be made in writing by agreeing to the Photographic Reproduction Terms and Conditions and filling out the Digital Photo Reproduction & Use Form (PDF) and send to Max Nihei, NJAHS Collections max@njahs.org .

2. Citations and sourcing of such files must abide by the Copyright and Restrictions set forth by the National Archives and Records Administration. Most government records are in the public domain, however, some records may have donor, copyright, or other restrictions. Please check out NARA website: http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/policies.html

3. Digital files at 300dpi will be burned to DVD and sent by mail or sent by email.

4. Requests for hard copies can be made. Costs for processing and handling fees will apply.

5. Allow for 2-3 week processing, depending on size of file.

6. All Architectural Drawings & Engineering Maps can also be obtained from the National Archives Records and Administration (NARA), under Cartographic and Architectural Reference. For more information on ordering reproductions directly from NARA, visit this page: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/maps.html. Allow for 4- 6 weeks for processing depending on the number of files. (Note: NARA allows only 10 scans per day)

 

Requests for Digital Reproduction of Objects in National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) Collections

1. All requests must be made in writing by agreeing to the Photographic Reproduction Terms and Conditions and filling out the Digital Photo Reproduction & Use Form (PDF) and sent to Max Nihei, NJAHS Collections max@njahs.org . (See source notation in Digital File column). Research / processing fees and licensing fees will be assessed. See fee schedule

All images are not to be used in any manner without the expressed and prior written permission of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS). Such digital images must be used for non-commercial research, educational and personal/archival use only. Permission to reproduce images is valid pursuant to these Terms and Conditions and the written Permission Statement provided.

2. Citations and sourcing of such files must ultimately abide by the copyright policies set forth by the National Japanese American Historical Society, Inc. These images may have donor, copyright or other restrictions. Permission to release images for digital reproduction of objects will be made on a case by case basis.

3. Digital files at 300dpi will be burned to DVD and sent by mail or sent by email.

4. Requests for hard copies can be made. Costs for processing and handling fees will apply.

5. Allow for 2-3 week processing, depending on size of file or state of physical image.

 

Requests for Digital Reproduction of Objects in Private Individual Collections

1. All requests must be made in writing to Max Nihei, NJAHS Collections max@njahs.org.

2. These images may have donor, copyright or other restrictions. Permission to release images for digital reproduction of objects will be made on a case by case basis. A research / processing fee will be assessed. See fee schedule.

 

Requests for On-site Research or View of NJAHS Collections

1. Requests for access to the NJAHS Collections located at NJAHS headquarters at 1684 Post Street, San Francisco, CA. 94115 must be made in writing by appointment only.

2. Researches must agree and abide by the Conditions of Access Form.

3. Fill out Conditions of Access Form (PDF) and send to: Max Nihei, NJAHS Collections [max@njahs.org]

 

Digital Reproduction Fee Schedule

JACS Fee Schedule
 
For all further inquiries, call or email Max Nihei, NJAHS Collections at 415-921-5007, max@njahs.org