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Bancroft Material Request Form

Order Bancroft owned materials in advance from on-site and off-site (Bancroft-NRLF). To avoid delays please submit your order(s) at least one week prior to your visit. If you're starting research and have no citation/call number submit a query to:

You will not be contacted when items are ready.

We will accept multiple prioritized orders. Any limits we must impose will be based on staffing, shelving space, conservation or restriction issues. You will only be contacted if we have problems accommodating your requests.

We endeavor to ready items for the morning of your first day of visit. They will remain available for pick-up till your last day of visit. You may extend use, as needed, by making arrangements at the circulation desk.

For help filling in the fields and prioritizing, see the local catalog (OskiCat) or online finding aids (OAC):

One form per call number/collection
One form per container type
5 vols/years/containers of one type per form

Submit separate requests if more than 5 items are needed; if different types of containers are needed from the same collection, or if you have different call numbers/collections to request.


* Required fields

(Format: mm/dd/yy i.e. 05/09/14-05/12/14)
Material is ready by the first day of your visit. We will email if that's not possible.

(i.e. box, carton, oversize folder, oversize box, reel, volume etc.)

Enter one container #/year/vol # per field. Do not enter ranges of dates or numbers

Comment Box/List Incoming Correspondents:
Requests for Incoming Correspondents from manuscript collections should be entered below: five names per form. You may also use this area to state this item's priority (1st, 2nd, 3rd...). Otherwise we'll process your requests in the order they're received.

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