Publication & Image Use

All researchers who wish to use images from the NHS collection for purposes other than research or personal use must secure written permission to publish and pay an additional use fee.


Permission to Publish

Images from the NHS collections may be published or displayed only with the written consent of the Newport Historical Society. Permission is granted for one-time, non-exclusive use only. All subsequent and additional requests must be made in writing. Individuals who wish to obtain permission to publish must complete and submit our Permission to Publish Form.


Download Permission to Publish Form


Use Fees

Click the button below to view a detailed table of image and use fees:


Download Fee List



The Newport Historical Society does not own copyright to all collections in its holdings. Researchers who obtain permission to reproduce images are responsible for securing permission from the persons or organizations that hold copyright. We will assist you in determining the copyright holder to the best of our ability. The charging of fees is based on the NHS’ physical ownership of the materials imaged.


For any questions, or to submit a Permission to Publish form, please email or call 401-846-0813, ext. 190