Wednesday, March 07, 2007

NARA Proposing to Raise Reproduction Fees Significantly

27 February 2007
NARA Proposing to Raise Reproduction Fees Significantly
If you’ve been putting off ordering great-grandpa’s Civil War Pension file, it’s time to act. The National Archives is revising its fees for making copies of records. Below are the proposed prices for some commonly requested records:

Passenger arrival lists (NATF Form 81) $25.00
Federal Census requests (NATF Form 82) $25.00
Eastern Cherokee applications to the Court of Claims (NATF Form 83) $25.00
Land entry records (NATF Form 84) $40.00
Full pension file more than 75 years old–Civil War period (NATF Form 85) $125.00
Full pension file more than 75 years old–non-Civil War (NATF Form 85) $60.00
Pension documents packet–selected records (NATF Form 85) $25.00
Bounty land warrant application files (NATF Form 85) $25.00
Military service files more than 75 years old (NATF Form 86) $25.00
According to the notice:

NARA invites interested persons to submit comments on this proposed rule. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:

Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

Fax: Submit comments by facsimile transmission to 301-837-0319.

Mail: Send comments to Regulations Comments Desk (NPOL), Room 4100, Policy and Planning Staff, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001.

Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver comments to 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD.

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