Forms for Requesting Special Collections Materials

Apply for Privileges

Researchers may request specific materials from the manuscript collections by providing information from the finding aid that will identify their location. The Application Form will be filed for permanent reference in the division. Users should follow instructions carefully.

NOTE: Have you previously submitted an "Application For Research Privileges" form? Any access to our archival holdings requires that a completed researcher registration be on file with us.

= online submission
= print and mail

Request Copies

To obtain photocopies, complete and return both an application form and a photocopy request form. You may copy these or request them by email, telephone or mail. Include your full name, address, phone number, and email address in your communications with Special Collections. Please see our complete Duplication Fees and Policies for further Information.

The charge for photocopies is thirty cents per page, with a minimum of two dollars for postage. We will notify you of the cost of your request, and payment is required before the work will be done.

Other Request Forms

For further assistance, call 479-575-5577, or email To reach us via the University Libraries' toll-free number, dial 866-818-8115 and ask for Special Collections.

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701-4002
  • Phone: 479-575-4104
  • Text/SMS: 479-385-0803
  • Toll-free: 866-818-8115
  • Fax: 479-575-6656