Please select one of the following:
1. Scanning and Photocopying Fees - Mail Orders
|Number of Images or Pages||Price Per Order|
|1 to 10||$10.00|
|11 to 20||$15.00|
|21 to 30||$20.00|
|31 to 40||$25.00|
|41 to 50||$30.00|
|51 to 60||$35.00|
|60+||$5.00 increase for each additional 10 images/pages|
Postage and handling is included in the order price. When ordering scans, please complete the Scanning Order Form, providing the collection record group and series number; photo, folder, and box number, if applicable; and a complete description of the image. For questions concerning Scanning Orders, please use our Contact Form and select 'Scanning Orders' under the 'Selection' pull down menu. To order photocopies, use the Record Request Form and staff will send a price quote. All orders over fifty pages will scanned and saved to a CD.
2. Scanning and Photocopying Fees - Research Room Patrons
|Type of Copy||Price Per Page|
|Scanning (photographs, documents, book pages)||$0.50 per image, $2.50 for a CD|
|Self-Service Printing From Computer Workstations||$0.10|
|Self-Service Reader Printer Copy (Microfilm)||$0.50|
|Self-Service Scans From Microfilm (Researcher Brings CD or Thumb Drive)||No charge|
|Staff-Made Reader Printer Copy (Microfilm)||$0.75|
|Staff-Made Copier Copy (Books, Documents, etc.) *||$0.50|
|Oversize Pre-Printed Copy (Hanging Map Collection)||$1.00|
|Oversize Copy Special Request (i.e. Architectural Drawings)||$3.50|
|Vital Statistics Certificate [Includes one certified copy of a single vital statistics record and (optional) S/H] †||$25.00|
|Legal Certification of In-House Copy +||$3.00|
* Self-Service access to Copier not available. Please be aware that some documents/records may not be available for copying due to poor/fragile condition and/or other preservation concerns. Copy orders for documents will be approved on a case-by-case basis by Research Room Staff/the Archivist.
† Fee for each Vital Statistics certified copy is $25.00. Duplicate copies of the same vital statistics record are $25.00 each.
3. Audio Visual Duplication Services Fees
|Type of Media *||Price Per Media Item †|
|MP3, WAV or Windows Media Player file on CD or DVD||$10.00|
|Shipping and Handling ‡||+ $6.00/order|
* If a patron requests a format of an item that DPA cannot produce in-house, the patron will be charged in advance for all costs of the transfer. (Example: A patron requesting a DVD copy of an Audio Visual record on 16mm film, the patron will be billed in advance for all costs associated with the outsourced "Archival" transfer from 16mm film to DVD.)
† In-house duplication or transfers of audio, video and film holdings are available for a fee of $10.00 per media item. If a single request requires more than one media item, the $10.00 fee is to be assessed for each additional item. (Example: A patron whose single audio request requires two CDs will be charged $20.00 for the order plus S/H, if applicable.)
‡ A minimum fee of $6.00 will be added to any and all orders to be handled by mail. Large orders may require additional charges.
Granting public access to OR duplication of copies of items from DPA's Audio Visual Holdings requires prior notice and authorization.
For questions concerning Audio Visual Duplication Services, please use our Contact Form and select 'Audio / Visual Holdings' under the 'Selection' pull down menu.
4. Microfilm Duplication Services
|Film Type||Duplication Prices|
|35 MM Roll||$14.99|
|16 MM (100 ft)||$ 8.79|
|16 MM (215 ft)||$13.44|
|Shipping and Handling||$6.00 minimum|
Estimates for original filming of archival holdings will be created at the time the request is received. A minimum mailing fee of $6.00 will be added to any orders of 4 rolls or less. For orders over 4 rolls, shipping will be calculated by total weight plus the $6.00 minimum mailing fee.
For questions concerning microfilm orders or digitizing microfilm, please use our Contact Form and select 'Microfilm Reels' under the 'Selection' pull down menu.
All order forms are available on our Public Forms page. They are in pdf format and require Acrobat Reader software. If you do not have this software on your computer, you can download it free from Adobe Systems.
Payment may be made by mail or online. When making payment by mail, print out the appropriate order form, and then mail it along with your payment to Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover, Delaware 19901.
Payment by credit card may be made online by proceeding to the following site: https://shop.delaware.gov/index.php?cPath=132&osCsid=ialhs7ilgn6jaqoacmkjteu9s5. Click on the appropriate number of copies "Buy now" button. Proceed to Checkout. If you do not already have an account you will need to create one by clicking the "I am a new customer" button. If you already have an account you will need to login to "returning customer." Please include your inquiry number in the comment field of the Payment Information screen. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover cards.
If you have any questions about payment, please use our Contact Form or call us at (302) 744-5000.