Research Services

Please contact the Provincial Archives of Alberta at 780-427-1750 or at paa@gov.ab.ca to place these types of orders as they require additional information for us to complete. Rush Orders are avaliable upon request; please call the PAA for more information

To complete your order and provide your payment information, the PAA will send you a customized link for these items.

 

Please note that completion time on audiovisual transfers can extend upwards of 90 days

 

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ARCHIVES AUDIO CONTENT

Reproducing an audio item to CD, WAV (uncompressed) or MP3 (compressed).

Flat fee per audio item.

Copies to Blu-ray are $5.00 extra. Digital media storage can be provided by the client of purchased from the PAA.

ARCHIVES FILM REPRODUCTION

Reproducing film format material requested from the PAA holdings to DVD or digital media storage.

Prices are per film.

Copies to Blu-ray are $5.00 extra. Digital media storage can be provided by the client or purchased from the PAA.

ARCHIVES VIDEO CONTENT

Reproducing an item that is on a video format (VHS, BETA, BETA SP, etc.) to either DVD, Blue ray, AVI (pc) or MOV (apple).

This is a flat fee for each video digitized from the PAA holdings.

Copies to Blu-ray are $5.00 extra. Digitial media storage can be provided by the client or purchased from the PAA.

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CERTIFICATION, FEE PER FILE

Certification of documents can be provided to clients who require true copies of the originals for legal purposes. Please note photocopying is not included in this price.

GENERAL RESEARCH, PER HOUR OF RESEARCH TIME

General Research is completed by contract researchers of the PAA. In order to do research on the client's behalf the researcher will need as much information about the research project as possible. The client will authorize a certain amount of hours and if the researcher cannot finish the project in the allotted time then the client will be notified to see they would like to add additional hours. Charges will not exceed the authorized amount of time but may fall below this time.

HOMESTEAD SEARCH

Homestead searches are completed by contract researchers of the PAA. Please provide as much information as possible as this will affect the amount of time required for the search. Fees range from $30.00 to $50.00; cost dependent on the level of research required to completed the request.

PHOTOCOPY, LEDGER, 11" X 17"

Prices are for single pages.

PHOTOCOPY, LETTER & LEGAL 100 PAGES

Prices are for sets of 100 pages.

PHOTOCOPY, LETTER & LEGAL, PER PAGE

Prices are for single pages.

TEXTUAL RECORD OVER 11x14 AND UNDER 20x30 100 DPI

100 dpi scan or print of textual records, maps, posters and plans, that are a physical size over 11" x 14" and under 20" x 30".

TEXTUAL RECORD OVER 11X14 AND UNDER 20x30 300DPI

300 dpi scan or print of textual records, maps, posters and plans, that are a physical size over 11" x 14" but less than 20" x 30".

TEXTUAL RECORD OVER 20x30 100DPI

100 dpi scan or print of textual records, maps, posters and plans, that are a physical size over 20" x 30".

 

Sizes are limited to 56" wide on one side

 

TEXTUAL RECORD OVER 20x30 300DPI

300 dpi scan or print of textual records, maps, posters and plans, that are a physical size over 20" x 30".

 

Sizes are limited to 56" wide on one side

TEXTUAL RECORD UP TO 11x14 100 DPI

100 dpi scan or print of textual records, maps, posters and plans, that are a physical size up to 11" x 14".

TEXTUAL RECORD UP TO 11X14 300DPI

300 dpi scan or print of textual records, maps, posters and plans, that are a physical size up to 11" x 14".

TRANSCRIPT, FEE PER TRANSCRIPT

The PAA can provide a typed transcription of a vital statics register to clients, due to FOIP the vital statistics register cannot be photocopied.

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