Ordering Copies

To order copies of archival materials, please send an email with the item numbers (catalogue number) that you want along with your contact information and an invoice will be sent to you.

Copies and Use of Archival Material

The NWT Archives hold records in trust for the citizens of the Northwest Territories. The NWT Archives expects patrons to demonstrate appropriate respect for both the records and the creators of these historical documents. Such respect includes appropriate crediting of the source, respecting all copyright concerns and acknowledgement of any substantial editing or altering of records.

It is understood that all copies supplied by the NWT Archives are for the purposes of personal research. It is the responsibility of the recipient for ascertaining and respecting any copyright restrictions that may apply.

The NWT Archives is in no way responsible for any copyright violations. The NWT Archives will, where possible, provide information about the copyright holder; however, the NWT Archives will not obtain permission for usage from third party copyright holders for usage requests.

The NWT Archives requests that the source of the material and its reference number accompanies any copy to ensure proper citation. All images and documents must be credited to their unique NWT Archives collection (e.g.: NWT Archives/Busse/N-1979-052: 1234).

Reproduction Price List

  • Prices below do not include GST (federal Goods and Services Tax), which is a 5% surcharge. When paying for orders, note that 5% will be added to the total amount of the order.
  • Payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard, Debit (Interac), Cheque or Money Orders but all orders must be pre-paid The NWT Archives is no longer able to accept cash payments.
Production Fee (Standard Quality) Production Fee (Exhibit Quality) Rush Fee (if available)
Photography $20.00 (Electronic .JPG) $40.00 (Electronic .TIF) $10.00 per item
Sound Recording $20.00 (Electronic .MP3) $40.00 (Electronic .WAV) $10.00 per item
Video Recording $20.00 (Electronic .MOV - DVD) $40.00 (Electronic .AVI) $10.00 per item

Production

  • The reproduction of photographs, sound recordings, and video recordings is subject to production fees. If the NWT Archives is required to conduct additional editing or formatting to fill an order, an additional production fee may apply.
  • Photographs are delivered electronically. The standard format for an electronic image is JPEG, and the normal image size is suitable for an 8x10 or smaller print. The NWT Archives does not supply prints of photographs.
  • Sound recordings are delivered electronically. The standard format for sound recordings is MP3.
  • Video recordings are typıcally produced on DVD. If the NWT Archives is required to outsource reformatting to fill an order, the client may be required to pay the service provider directly.

Delivery Time

  • Materials for which a digital version is readily available – 5 business days.
  • Materials which require the production of a digital version – 15 business days.
  • Orders requiring delivery in less than the standard delivery time may be subjected to RUSH fees. Please contact the NWT Archives for details.
  • Note: There may be situations beyond the control of the NWT Archives that will cause these timelines to be longer than anticipated.