Research Fees

A fee of $25.00 per hour is charged to anyone conducting research in our archives. The fee is waived for students in Grades 1 through 12. The fee for post-secondary students is reduced to $15.00 per hour.

Reproductions – photocopies

Photocopies from information files Letter size $0.40 per page
Legal size $0.75 per page
Photocopies from original files Letter size $1.00 per page
Legal size $1.25 per page
Colour Photocopies from any file Letter Size $2.50 per page
Legal Size $4.00 per page

Scanned Images

If an image must be scanned from the original negative, a handling fee of $5.00 per image will be added to the initial scanned image fee.

Scan Resolution Format/Delivery Medium Cost
300 Dpi Jpeg/Email $12.00
Jpeg/CD $15.00
600 Dpi Tiff/Email $17.00
Tiff/CD $20.00

Photographic Reproductions

Please note—For all print requests, a $30 charge will be added to invoice for the cost of having negative reproduction of the print if one is required. If an image must be scanned from the original negative, a handling fee of $5.00 per image will be added to the initial reproduction fee. All images that are 11” x 14” or larger are drymounted to preserve the integrity of the image. Shipping and handling costs will be added to the invoice.

Also, please read our terms of use page for appropriate use of our images. All images are copyright.

Image Size Reproduction Fee Drymount Fee
Black & White 5″ × 7″ $20.00 N/A
8″ × 10″ $25.00 N/A
11″ × 14″ $35.00 +$15.00
16″ × 20″ $50.00 +$20.00
20″ × 24″ $65.00 +$25.00
Colour 5″ × 7″ $25.00 N/A
8″ × 10″ $32.00 N/A
11″ × 14″ $40.00 +$15.00
16″ × 20″ $60.00 +$20.00
20″ × 24″ $75.00 +$25.00

Publication and Commercial Use Fees

Publications: Provincial or National Rights††

By Print Run (Books, Periodicals, etc.) Commercial (One-Time Use Only) Commercial (Multiple Use)
Under 2,500 $20.00 per image +$20.00 per image
2,500-4,999 $30.00 per image +$30.00 per image
5,000-9,999 $40.00 per image +$50.00 per image
10,000-24,999 $60.00 per image +$75.00 per image
25,000-49,999 $90.00 per image +$100.00 per image
50,000+ $125.00 per image +$150.00 per image
Cover/Jacket +$25.00 +$50.00

Publications: International Rights

By Print Run (Books, Periodicals, etc.) Commercial (One-Time Use Only) Commercial (Multiple Use)
Under 2,500 $40.00 per image +$40.00 per image
2,500 – 4,999 $60.00 per image +$60.00 per image
5,000 – 9,999 $80.00 per image +$100.00 per image
10,000 – 24,999 $120.00 per image +$150.00 per image
25,000 – 49,999 $180.00 per image +$200.00 per image
50,000+ $250.00 per image +$250.00 per image
Cover/Jacket +$50.00 +$100.00

Other Productions

Type Commercial (One-Time Use Only)
Film/DVD/Television $100.00 per image
Documentaries $50.00 per image
Advertising $50.00 per image
Internet $100.00 per image
Exhibition $25.00 per image
Décor $75.00 per image
Presentations $15.00 per image

Miscellaneous

NSF Cheque – $25.00
Handling Fee††† – $20.00
Shipping Rates will be determined according to current postal charges and speed of delivery

Payment Methods

All orders must be Pre-Paid.
Cash, and Cheques are accepted at the discretion of Archival staff.

Terms

The Valemount Historic Society reserves the right to refuse permission for photographic reproduction. Publication and commercial use fees are not required for research or private study, for use in theses or student papers or projects, for use by societies incorporated under the BC Society Act as a non-profit group (proof will be required) or for use in local media (newspaper articles, community cable or TV news broadcasts). Permission fees are in addition to the original image fee.

Fees for reproductions intended for retail sale will be determined on a per case basis
†† Covers both French and English language publication rights
††† Handling fees may increase if cost of material surpasses the initial fee. Motion picture reproductions are determined on a per case basis.