Guidelines for Use
All researchers will be asked to read and sign the rules for use before
they will be allowed to use the resources in the Mary Fisher Floyd Archives.
All materials are to be used in the Mary Fisher Floyd Archives or the area
designated by the archivist.
Materials are available for use only during Archives business hours. Hours
are subject to change; call ahead and schedule an appointment to get the
most out of your visit.
All notes must be taken in
or with a
Photocopying of material is permitted in most cases, at the discretion
of the archivist. All photocopying will be done by the archivist at a cost
to the researcher of $.10 per page.
The exact order or arrangement of papers must be kept intact. If any mistake
in arrangement is discovered, please call it to the attention of archives
Please exercise greatest possible care to prevent damage to materials and
exercise extreme care in handling fragile items. This also includes making
no marks on materials, resting no books or objects on the surface of items
used, handling loose sheets by their edges and avoiding, as far as possible,
touching the surface with hands.
A minimum of materials essential to immediate research needs is allowed
at any time.
In reference and in footnotes cite the full name of the repository and
the full name of the collection.
Emily C. Prudden Collection.
Mary Fisher Floyd Archives, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina.
Obtain information on literary rights from the archivist. The University
does not hold the copyright to all items located in special collections.
Securing permission to publish material is the sole responsibility of the
Return all materials to staff fifteen minutes before closing. Researchers
may request the reservation of material if it is to be used again in the
Information on Primary Research.