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From: Pete Wasser <>
Subject: [ORJEFFER] Oregon State Archives
Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 14:24:04 -0700
[OREGON] Message from Oregon State Archivist
Fri, 17 May 2002 13:29:53 -0600
Fri, 17 May 2002 10:50:50 -0700
Layne Sawyer <>
To our users:
Today the Archives Division filed an amendment to the Oregon
Rules that revises the fees we charge. When you review these fees,
understand that none of these increases apply to those of you who come
Archives Building to do your research.
In the past, our fees reflected our costs in supplies and equipment. Now
also include our staff costs. Because of the budget cuts the Archives
taken, we must recover some of our staff costs from the fees we charge.
determined these fees by careful study and analysis of the actual time
to perform the work, as well as costs in equipment, supplies and
Please direct your comments to me by e-mail at
mail at Archives Building, 800 Summer St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97310. A
these rule changes has been scheduled for 10 a.m., June 19, 2002, at the
Archives Building. Again, I regret that these measures are necessary and
thank you for your support and understanding.
Roy C. Turnbaugh
Text of proposed rule amendment:
Archives Division Fees
(1) Ready Reference requests - no charge.
Includes requests for information that can be answered by staff without
their workstation or by consulting basic reference tools such as finding
tracing binders, or reference books.
(2) Basic records request - $5 in-state; $10 out-of-state. This includes
copying charges, postage and supplies. It applies to one-page
Basic Records Request must provide an exact citation to a record (e.g.,
citation from the death index, a record listed in the on-line index) in
custody of the Archives Division.
(3) Basic Case File Request - $10 in-state; $15 out-of-state. This
to 10 photocopies, postage and supplies. Additional photocopy pages are
charged at .75 cents per page. A Basic Case File Request must provide an
citation to a record in the custody of the Archives Division.
(4) Other Requests - $5 out-of-state. In addition, all other requests
include labor charges and copying, supply and postage charges when
(5) Labor charges - $30 per hour charged in $5 (10-minute) increments.
is a maximum of $120 (four hours labor) for any request.
Copies made by the customer - 25 cents per page.
Copies made by Archives Division staff - 75 cents per page.
(7) Fax - 75 cents per page.
(8) PDF - 75 cents per page.
(9) Audio Tape duplication
Cassette to cassette duplicates- $6 per cassette.
(10) Certification - $5 per certification.
(11) Digital Imaging
Copy of existing tiff file to CD-ROM, Zip Disk, or FTP - $15 per file
Digital Color Inkjet prints - $10.
Scan from original archival record (300 dpi unless otherwise requested)
(12) Reproduction by Outside Vendor - $10 handling fee.
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