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Request Permission to Reproduce an Item

Complete the form below to request permission to reproduce an item from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

Please consult our Fee Schedule for information on pricing. When requesting publication rights, please allow 35 weeks for processing and invoicing. Permissions requests are processed in the order in which they are received.

Your Information
Step 1: Order a tiff image
To request additional items, include the Call Number, Title, Creator, Date, and page(s) requested in the box above or upload a spreadsheet with the required data using the upload link below.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: xls xlsx.
Step 2: Describe your publication
Step 3: Select publication type
  1. Completion of this request does not constitute permission to publish. Publication rights are granted in the Publication Agreement.
  2. Credit must always be given in the appropriate format, as specified in the Publication Agreement.
  3. The Gilder Lehrman Institute will provide permissions electronically via an emailed PDF attachment.
  4. Allow 2 to 4 weeks to process the request once the Gilder Lehrman Institute receives the signed agreement.
  5. All fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice.
  6. Copyright - Documents, photographs, art work, microfilm, recordings, and transcripts owned by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History may be protected by copyright, trademark, or a related interest not owned by the Institute. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to determine whether any such rights exist, and to obtain necessary permission for use.