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Special Collections and Archives Reproduction and Use Fees

Lavery Library will provide reproductions of material from our Special Collections and Archives under certain conditions. We reserve the right to limit the number of items copied or to decline to make copies of a particular item, especially when copying may damage fragile materials. Any manipulation of images must be approved in writing by Lavery Library. Images remain the property of St. John Fisher College and as such the College retains all rights to the images. All users must fill out a Special Collections Use Agreement [pdf].

Reproduction Fees

Service Fee:$25.00
Shipping and Handling:$10.00

A flat service fee will be charged for all reproductions. Images will be emailed if possible or mailed on a CD. All items mailed will incur a flat shipping and handling fee.

Use/Permission Fees

Acquiring reproductions of materials in any format from Special Collections or Archives does not confer the right to recopy, reproduce, publish, or exhibit them without the express written consent of Lavery Library, St. John Fisher College.

  • For-Profit/Commercial Groups: $100.00 per image, one country rights
  • University/Scholarly Presses: $25.00 per image, one country rights
  • Non-Profit Groups: $0
  • Students: $0
  • Permission to use any audiovisual material will be handled on an individual basis

Fee Examples

A doctoral student wants to include a letter in her dissertation:

Service Fee: $25
Total: $25

A non-profit Historical Society wants copies of two images and a letter, which they will reproduce in a newsletter, on a CD.

Service Fee: $25
Shipping and Handling: $10
Total: $35

A for-profit entity wants a copy of three different images to use in a textbook.

Service Fee: $25
Usage Fee: $100 x 3
Shipping and Handling: $10
Total: $335