Library and Archives staff and volunteers accept research requests and complete them as quickly and as thoroughly as possible. Please note that fees may be applied and requests will take time to process depending on volunteer availability and the current volume of requests. For more information see the following form:
Research Request Form and Fee Schedule
Please send all research requests to email@example.com.
Public access to our library and archives is available at our public location at 634 Humboldt St. For more details, please contact the Librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to your visit!
Library and Archives Catalogues
Below you will find links to our online Library and Archives Catalogues. Each one has search options within it.
If you are interested in accessing material listed in either catalogue, please contact us at email@example.com.
Frequently Asked for Items
Some of our most sought after items in our collection are our ships’ plans and photographs. We have over 35,000 ships’ plans from various vessels, and over 18,000 photographs.
Our ships’ plans are stored at our off-site storage location, but are accessible to the public through digital reproductions (fees apply, see above) and through in-person visits. All information requests for our ships’ plans should be made directly to us. If you wish to have a digital reproduction made, or if you wish to make an appointment to view plan(s) in-person, please email our Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help you in your search for ships’ plans, the following document lists the names of the vessels that we have plans for: MMBC Ships’ Plans Holdings
We also have several dedicated library volunteers working on cataloguing our photographs to make them more accessible to the public. The majority of our photographs are stored at our public location and are easily accessible. The remaining photographs are stored at our off-site storage location and can be accessed by appointment. If you are interested in our photographs, please also contact our Librarian at email@example.com.
The following are external resource sites that researchers might find useful:
Do you know of a research site that others might find useful? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know!
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