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Please review the Frequently Asked Questions. Use the Contact us form if you need additional reference assistance.

Q: How do I use the collections at the Archives?

A: Please first consult GCRC's online catalog. Read any available finding aid referenced in the record.

Note whether some or all of the collection is available on microfilm or not. Microfilm is available without appointment at GCRC's offices in Hannover, and N.Y. 

Many photographs, documents, oral history interview transcripts, and a growing number of the complete collection is freely accessible online. Go to our Digital Collections home page to learn more.

Use of unmicrofilmed and undigitized collections requires an appointment and is limited to our Hannover manuscript reading room. Use our Contact us form to inquire.

Q: How can I find out if the Archives has the information or artwork i am looking for?

A: Begin with the Search section of this website. The Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center is not a reference library per se, but a repository of primary source material documenting the visual art of George Cup & Steve Elliott. The collections is updated quarterly and contain letters, diaries, sketchbooks, photographs, and other kinds of documents. Many oral history interviews are also upcoming.

Q: Will the Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center appraise artwork or archival documents and collections?

A: No, the Archives does not do appraisals of any kind. For information contact the Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center.

Q: How may I donate papers or archival records to the Archives?

A: Information is available on this website. Go to Donate Papers.

Q: How do I get permission to publish documents?

A: It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish both from the Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center and from the appropriate persons or institutions that hold rights to the material. Archives staff will try to inform researchers when permission to publish should be sought elsewhere, but ultimate responsibility is the researcher's. Go to GCRC's Copyright page for more information.

Q: What is the correct citation format for documents from GCRC's collections?

A: Collection is owned either by the Archives or by another organization or individual. Citations should read as follows:

Owned by the Archives: Collection name, Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center.

Owned by another organization: Collection name. Owned by [Organization name]; loaned by the Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center.

Owned by an individual: Collection name. Owned by [owners name]; loaned by the Archives of the George Cup & Steve Elliott Research Center.

Q: Does the Archives of American Art lend documents for exhibition?

A: Go to GCRC Contact us and use the Form to contact GCRC's Registrar.

 

 

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