Borrow records for exhibition purposes

Does your institution want to borrow records from the Danish National Archives for an exhibition? Then see the terms and conditions for borrowing records for exhibitions. You can also find the loan request form at the bottom of the page.

Who can borrow records for exhibitions

The Danish National Archives actively participates in exhibition projects and often lends records for exhibitions.

We lend to institutions that:

  • have public exhibitions as part of their duties
  • have professionally trained personnel that can handle the materials and
  • can also offer facilities that are suited for the materials in question

What terms and conditions apply to borrowing records?

The Danish National Archives can only lend records to institutions that fulfil the terms and conditions for borrowing records for exhibitions.

Terms and conditions for borrowing records for exhibitions

The Danish National Archives reserves the right to reject requests to borrow materials that are too sensitive to be shown at an exhibition.

The terms and conditions for borrowing records for exhibitions, including insurance issues, conservation and security are agreed upon with the person responsible for lending materials.

How do I apply to borrow records for an exhibition?

If your institution wishes to borrow materials for an exhibition, you must fill out the form Application for borrowing records for an exhibition which you can find at the bottom of the page.

Applications must be received by the Danish National Archives at least three months before the materials are to be borrowed.

Before you send in a loan request

You must locate the material that your institution wishes to borrow in the Daisy Archive Database before you send in a loan request.

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  • Application for borrowing records for an exhibition

    *Please note that your inquiry has not been received until you have received a receipt email at the email address you provided.