Photography & Reproductions

Digital Image Requests

NHS provides digital images of collection materials for educational, commercial or personal use. Fees apply. Purchase of images does not convey permission to reproduce or publish these images; including in web and social media posts.


Download Image Request Form


Personal Photography

NHS allows monitored personal photography of manuscript and artifact collections for research use only, with some limitations and restrictions. Fees apply. See our Personal Photography Policy and Agreement for more details.


Download Personal Photography Policy and Agreement



Photocopying is limited to published materials and subject to restrictions based on size and physical condition of the item, and author or publisher requirements.


Image Fees

NHS Members* Students* Non-Profits Non-Members
Photocopies 25 ¢  / page  25 ¢  / page  25 ¢  / page  25 ¢  / page
Lo-res digital image (watermarked, 150 dpi JPEG) $5 / image $5 / image $5 / image $5 / image
Hi-res digital image (300 dpi JPEG) $25 / image $20 / image $20 / image $25 / image
Personal photography $5 / day $20 / day $25 / day $25 / day

*NHS membership card or student identification required.

Please Note

All reproductions are for personal/study use only. Publication rights may be obtained separately.

More information


For any questions, or to request images, please email or call 401-846-0813, ext. 190