• Class and Style
    Class and Style
  • American Classic
    American Classic
  • Perfect Memories
    Perfect Memories
  • Vintage cars
    Vintage cars

The museum's archives has many services available to the public. Below is a listing of services that are currently offered by the department:

Duplication of Materials
Reproductions of holdings in the collection are available for all materials that are not classified as restricted and are not too large to be duplicated. Most requests for duplications can be fulfilled in seven (7) to ten (10) working days.

Telephone and mail requests for duplications are fulfilled via the U.S. postal service. 

Printed materials are reproduced as digital photocopies, ranging from size 8 1/2” x 11” to size 24” x 36”. Vintage photographs are reproduced in black and white, glossy format in size 8” x 10” or a custom enlargement size.

Fees:
Photocopy sheet, b/w (8 1/2" x 11", 8 1/2" x 14", 11" x 17") = $.25
Photocopy sheet, color (8 1/2" x 11", 8 1/2" x 14", 11" x 17") = $1.50
Photocopy sheet, b/w (larger than 11" x 17", up to 24", 36") = $10.00
Vintage photograph, black and white (8" x 10" print) = $15.00
Vintage photograph, black and white (11" x 17" print) = $20.00
Vintage photograph, black and white (custom sized enlargement),
subject to market prices = CALL


New Photography
Photography of automobiles on display in the museum may be ordered. Exteriors, interiors and engine compartments will be photographed by the museum staff to your request. Exposed, unprocessed film will be supplied.

Fees:
New photography of cars in museum exhibits = $40.00 per hour
(one hour minimum - $7.00 for each roll of 24 exposure color film)


Do-It-Yourself Research at the Museum
Research may be done by patrons in the reading room, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday and Tuesday of each week; other days and times by appointment.

The holdings of the collection requested by the patron will be brought into the reading room by museum staff for examination and for duplication. The holdings do not circulate outside of the reading room.

Fees:
Staff supervision, during regular archives hours = $20.00 per hour


Research Done For You by Museum Staff
Research by the museum archivist of the topics covered in the collection, for patrons who are not able to visit the museum in person, is available at an hourly rate fee. Specific requests may be presented. Research by museum staff also encompasses the measuring of cars and components, the drawing of patterns from car parts, etc.

Requests for research may be made by telephone, fax, mail or in person. The museum provides the patron with a request form

Fees:
Done For You = $40.00 per hour, (one hour minimum)
There is no charge if no material is discovered about the topic in question.


Color Photographs for Publishers
Professional color photographs of restored vintage automobiles are available from the museum’s stock library to publishers (books, periodicals, video productions, calendars), for one time use, with museum credit required, as follows:

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn, Indiana

Photographs are provided in the form of 4" x 5" positive color transparencies, leased to the client by the museum, and must be returned to the museum immediately after use. The museum cannot guarantee fulfillment of color transparencies on the same day of a request. Order fulfillment can usually be made in seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

Fees:  
Commercial projects by for-profit companies. 
Editorial use of one image = $200.00

Non-profit organizations. 
Editorial use of one image = $100.00

Color Photographs for Exhibitors

Professional color photographs of restored vintage automobiles are available from the museum’s stock library to exhibitors (offices and commercial buildings, restaurants, retail spaces, museums, schools, civic organizations) for display purposes only. Permission for publication rights is not included.

Photographs are provided in the form of 4" x 5" positive color transparencies.

The museum cannot guarantee fulfillment of color transparencies on the same day of a request. Order fulfillment can usually be made in seven (7) to ten (10) business days. Whenever possible and appropriate, a museum credit line is appreciated:

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn, Indiana

Fees:   
Commercial projects by for-profit companies. 
Exhibition use of one image = $200.00
  
Non-profit organizations. 
Exhibition use of one image = $100.00

Payment
The museum requires prepayment of all archival related orders either by VISA, MasterCard, check or Money Order. On orders where the total exceeds $40, patrons will be advised of the exact charge before charges are made.

Place an Order
To place an order, please contact the museum archivist, Jon Bill:

Phone: (260) 925-1444 ext. 19
Fax: (260) 925-6266

Mailing Address:
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
P.O. Box 271
Auburn, Indiana 46706
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