Photograph Loan and Use Policy

The Use of Original Photographs:

Original (single-copy) photographs will not be loaned out for use, if copies of original photographs are desired, the originals will be sent out to a photo-duplicating service or scanned for reproduction. Any costs for inter-negatives, rush orders, and the cost of the copies will be charged back to the requesting department, agency, or individual. All inter-negatives and photograph copies are and remain the property of the Wheaton College.


Copyright for nearly all of the photographs within the Archives is held by Wheaton College.  Additionally, copyright for most of the photographs in the holdings of the Special Collections is not explicitly known. However, some of the holdings have been copyrighted by the photographer. The borrowing agency is responsible to verify copyright and gain permission for use on all photographs.


Publication Use Fees:

Photograph Use Rate Sheet.
You will need to consult the Archives and Special Collections staff to verify use fees associated with desired photographs.


Photograph Credit Line:

The photograph credit line should read as follows:

Photograph courtesy of the Wheaton College Archives


"x" Collection,Special Collections,Buswell Memorial Library, Wheaton College (IL).
(e.g. Red Grange Collection (SC-20), Special Collections, Buswell Memorial Library, Wheaton College (IL).)

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