901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223
Phone:410-752-2490
Research and Access:

Hays T. Watkins Research Library – Fee Schedule and Hours of Operation

Location:
901 West Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21223. Second Floor, Annex Building
Hours of Operation:
Research by Appointment only and must be made one week in advance. Currently appointments are available only on Fridays between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The HTWRL staff is available for phone and email contacts Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Email:
Phone:
410-752-2462 ext. 210 Due to the high volume of research requests received by phone, please expect a response within 2-3 business days.

 
Please Note: All Prices Below Are Subject to Change without prior notification.

Payment: The HTWRL accepts cash, personal checks (made out to B&O Railroad Museum), and all major credit cards.


Research Inquiries (mail, email, fax – if request requires more than 1 hour)
Non-member: $40.00 per hour
Member:        $20.00 per hour

Employee Record Requests /
Genealogy Research
All genealogy research is performed by library staff only. Fees below per individual include research of all pertinent databases for one employee. If any material is found on a particular employee, the researcher will receive a copy of the original work record (when possible) digitally by email or mail if requested.
           
Non-member: $50.00 / individual
Member:        $35.00 / individual

Duplication Fees

All items are scanned at 300 dpi (low resolution) or 600 dpi (high resolution) and saved as one of the following digital formats (choice of TIF, JPG, or PDF). If exhibit quality reproductions are required dpi can be increased but there may be an associated fee. Delivery of these files is via email or digital download, but can be by CD if requested. Any duplication of an archival item not covered in this fee schedule will be handled on a case by case basis.

Black and White Duplication Rates*
Non-Member
Member/Non-Profit
8.5 x 14 print / negative / document or smaller:
$30.00 / scan
$22.50 / scan
11 x 17 print / document or smaller
$35.00 / scan
$30.00 / scan

*Add $10.00 per scan for exhibit quality reproductions (600 dpi or 1200 dpi)
 

Color Duplication Rates*
Non-Member
Member/Non-Profit
8.5 x 14 print / negative / document or smaller
$25.00 / scan
$15.00 / scan
11 x 17 print / document or smaller
$30.00 / scan
$20.00 / scan

*Add $10.00 per scan for exhibit quality reproductions (600 dpi or 1200 dpi)
 

Blueprints, Rolled Drawings, Oversized Material** Duplication Rates*
Non-Member
Member/Non-Profit
Black and White Reproduction Print
$40.00 / drawing
$30.00 / drawing
Color Reproduction Print
$50.00 / drawing
$40.00 / drawing

*Add $10.00 per scan for exhibit quality reproductions (600 dpi or 1200 dpi)
**Oversized material is anything over 11 x 17.
 

Shipping & Handling Fees
Non-Member
Member/Non-Profit
Email***
No Charge No Charge
CD
$5.00
$2.50

***Researcher must be capable of receiving large file sizes via email.
 

Use Fees for Publication
For-Profit
Non-Profit
Photographs, documents, drawings
$50.00 first item
$25.00 / each additional item
$25.00 first item
$15.00 / each additional item
Film, video, audio
Contact the Research Team
Contact the Research Team

Proof of Non-Profit status required.

 


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