You can use the Archives online database to search for scanned images and complete an online order form.

Online payment is not yet available in this version. Archives staff will contact you to arrange for payment and will notify you when your order is ready to be picked up.

You must have an email address to use the online order form. If you do not have an email address please download and fill out the Image Reproduction Request form.

This online order form has been tested using the following Internet browser versions: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 15 and Google Chrome 25. If you are experiencing any difficulty using the online order form please use the Image Reproduction Request form.

Click the “Search the Archives” button below or or any of the Archives’ main pages.

The Archives database page will open in a new window. You can perform a simple keyword search by entering one or more keywords and selecting the “Scanned photographs only” box, then click the “Search” button.

scanned photographs only box

You can also perform an advanced search by clicking on the text “Advanced Search”.

This will open the Advanced Search box. While performing this search remember to select the “Scanned photographs only” box in this window. Fill in one or more search fields and click “Search.”

scanned photographs advanced search

The search results will appear. Click on the shopping cart icon to view an image.

shopping cart icon next to the camera icon on the results page

  • The image will display in a new window. Click on the “Select Image for Purchase” button to add an image to your shopping cart. The button is located in the bottom left corner of the window.
  • You can view all of the images from the search result window by clicking on the arrow buttons located in the bottom right corner.

scanned photographs select image for purchase

  • To close the window and continue searching click the round “X” button in the bottom right corner.
  • You can only add images to your shopping cart by clicking on the shopping cart icon. This opens the image viewer where you can select images for purchase (selecting “Save to List” creates a list that cannot be added to the shopping cart).

  • You can only add images to your shopping cart by clicking on the shopping cart icon. This opens the image viewer where you can select images for purchase. (Selecting “Save to List” creates a list that cannot be added to the shopping cart).

scanned photographs view cart

  • To close the window and continue searching click the round “X” button in the bottom right corner.

scanned photographs purchase images

  • The image will display in a new window. Click on the “Select Image for Purchase” button to add an image to your shopping cart. The button is located in the bottom left corner of the window.
  • You can view all of the images from the search result window by clicking on the arrow buttons located in the bottom right corner.

scanned photographs purchase images

  • Click any “Calculate” button to calculate the subtotal cost of your entire order. You can remove an item by clicking the “Remove” button.
  • Beside “Rush Order” you must select either “Yes” or “No.”
  • Click the “Proceed to Checkout” button to checkout or continue shopping by clicking on “Continue Shopping”
  • The checkout page will open. Fill in all the required fields.
  • Click the “Submit Order” button located at the bottom of the page to submit your order.

scanned photographs checkout screen

A checkout confirmation page will open. A copy of this checkout confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided. Please read the confirmation page carefully as it includes additional information on the order processing. You may wish to print or save a copy of the confirmation for your records.

scanned photographs confirmation screen

Your order will not be processed until payment has been received. Archives staff will contact you to arrange for payment.

How do I know if I’ve added an image to my shopping cart?

When you click on the “Select Image for Purchase” button, text will appear telling you that the image has been added to your shopping cart. Also, at the top of the search window, beside the shopping cart icon there is a number in brackets. This is the number of images you have added to your shopping cart.

How long will it take for someone to call me be back to process payment?

Archives staff will contact you by phone within two business days of your order being placed.

What if no one contacts me to process payment?

If you have not been contacted within two business days please contact us.

What if I don’t have an email address? How do I complete my order?

Download the manual form. Print out the order form; fill in all the required fields and mail, fax or hand deliver it to the Archives.

Why am I experiencing difficulty trying to fill in the form?

This online order form has been tested using the following Internet browser versions: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 15 and Google Chrome 25. If you are experiencing any difficulty using the online order form please download the manual form.

How do I know if my order form was received?

A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided. Please check your junk mail box as some email providers may automatically sort the confirmation email into your junk folder.

When will my order be ready?

Turnaround times for completion of photo orders is up to 10 business days upon receipt of payment. Archives staff will contact you when your order is ready for pick up.

How long do rush orders take?

Rush orders are usually processed within two to five business days upon receipt of payment and depending on the availability of the digital file. However, for large orders or those that may require special handling, please consult our staff about turnaround times.