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Photograph Orders

Archival images make interesting, attractive and affordable decorations for your home of office. They're great gifts too! 

Photographs can be purchased as digital files or we can print them for you in several sizes from 20x24 pictures for large wall spaces to 5x7 pictures suitable for smaller walls or for display on your desk or shelves. We also have panoramic photographs in a variety of lengths. See our  Order Form for more information. 

Currently, photograph orders are limited by the ongoing construction in our workspaces and vaults. As we cannot access the original images, this means only previously digitized images are available to order.

Check with our Reference Desk at cms.archives@edmonton.ca or at 780-496-8711 to see if an image you are interested in ordering is available.

 

Reproductions

Photocopying/ Digital Scan (PDF)

Type Sizes Fee
Regular Letter or legal size $0.50/page
Oversize Ledger size $0.60/page
Colour Letter, legal or ledger size $2/page
 
Microfilm Letter size $0.50/page
PDF Scan Letter, legal or ledger size $0.50/page
 
Aerial Photos Scan or ledger size laser prints $5/photo

Blueprints

We have a large collection of commercial (and a limited number of residential) blueprints.  Note that a research fee may apply for searches for the blueprints of large properties (shopping centres for example).

When copies of blueprints are ordered there is a $25 minimum charge. The final cost may be higher depending on the number of pages to copy and the selected format. See the order form for more information or contact us at 780-496-8711 or at cms.archives@edmonton.ca.

Maps

Reproductions of our maps can vary widely in price depending on size and desired format. Please contact the Archives at 780-496-8711 or at cms.archives@edmonton.ca if you are interested in purchasing a copy of a map.

Services

Reference Services

E-mail and Phone Service

It’s a good idea to contact the Archives prior to your visit or if you are unable to come into the Archives. We may be able to find answers to simple research questions for you. We’ll also help you determine if we have material of interest to you in our holdings.

If we do have records relating to your interests, we can retrieve some preliminary material and have it on hold for you ready for your visit.

Or, we can refer you somewhere that might have what you’re looking for (the Provincial Archives of Alberta for example).

On-site Service

When you visit the Archives, a reference archivist is available in our reference room to help you. This includes orientating new users to our self-serve material and how to use our finding aids.

Typically, archivists don’t do research for you. Instead, we’re here to point you in the right direction so you can find the answers yourself with the materials provided.

For help with research needs, we recommend contacting the Alberta Genealogical Society or hiring a professional researcher to assist you.

For More Information

City of Edmonton Archives

10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 3Z9

Telephone

780-496-8711

Email cms.archives@edmonton.ca
Website http://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/

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