How to Order All orders must be submitted using the attached order Form. These may be obtained from the Photo Archives, any Museum, Site, or by mail or FAX from the Photo Archives.

Payment: Cash or checks made pavable to Oklahoma Historical Society in U.S. dollars issued through a U.S. bank.

Terms: Every effort will be made to insure that you receive the correct photographs: this is facilitated by the inclusion of complete negaive number and description on your order form. Photographs are all custom printed to fill specific orders. and cannot be sent on approval or returned for credit. We do not retouch prints to eliminate existing irnperfeetions including lines resulting from cracks in glass plates.

Delivery Please allow at least four weeks from the time of submitting the completed order form. Orders involving large quanities of original photography prints from glass plates and the production of new copy negatives may require more time. Orders are sent via U-S. Mail unless othenvise specified.

Reproduction Rights and Limitations Oklahoma Historical Soiety photographs may not be reproduced without specific written permission from the Society. Permission is granted for one time use only. As property of the State of Oklahoma all rights, including those of further reproduction and or publication, are reserved in full by the Society. If you anticipate publishing, exhibiting, or other commercial use of these photographs then the OHS Permissions Form must be completed and approved by the Society. OHS photographs shall not be used to show or imply the Societies endorsement of any commerical product or enterpnse. or to indicate that the Society concurs with the opinions expressed in, or confirm the accuracy of any text used with these photographs.

Rcstrictions and Limitations: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, librarys and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction one of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not be used for some purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use that user may be liable for copyright infringernent. This institution reserves the rght to refuse to accept a copying order if in its judgrnent, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of the copyright law. Thc Oklahoma Histoncal Society assumes no responsibility for resolving questions concening copyright.

Changes: Any adjustment made to the original image, such as cropping, superimposition, tinting, retouching, digital enhancement etc. must be indicated in the accompanying caption or label.

Filming and Videotaping:This is permitted only at the discretion of the Photo Archivist- Fees are-50.00 per hour for commercial use and $25.00 per hour for non-profit use. Research must be completed, images approved, and an appointment scheduled in advance of the filming session.

Use Fee Waivers: The Society reserves the right to waive use fees for the use of photographs by the Oklahorna news media in newspaper articles, newscasts or noncommercial documentaries. Waiver requests must be-in writing, please include your Federal or State tax identification number. Proof of credit must be supplied before a fee can be considered for waiver.

Credit Lines: A proper credit is mandatory, Unless othewise specified, all reproductions must be credited as follows. Namc of photographer (if known), collection if given. Courtesy of the Oklahoma Historical Society, and followed by the identifying negative number. With printed matter it is preferred that the credit appear on the same or page facing the illustration or with other 'Sources of Illustrations" Each reproduction must be individually credited. With films, filrnstrips and video usage the credit should be included with other 'Sources of Illustrations " With exhibitions credits must appear in the exhibition area.

Publisher Obligations: Publishers shall furnish the Oklahoma Historical Society Archives Division without charge one ( I) copy of each publication or book in which the Socicty is indicated as being their source Use Fee payments are due prior to the time of publication and should be clearly marked 'Use fee for Photos.'

The Oklahorna Historical Socicty gives no exclusive rights to any publisher, author or photographer and assumes no responsibility for duplication of subjects by others and no responsibility for claims by third parties.

Photographic Policies and Charges

Print Fees:
TYPE------------- B&W ---------------- Color
5x7 (or smaller) --5.00------------------ 12.50
8xlO --------------10.00 ------------------20.00
11x14-------------15.00 ------------------30.00
16x20 ------------25.00------------------ 50.00
20.x24 -----------35.00 ------------------70.00

Cirkut or panoramic photographs for which there are same-size duplicate negatives are printed at a cost of $0.10 Per square inch.


Duplicate 35 mm slides --------------5.00
original 35 mm slides -------------------10.00 each ($20.00 minimum order)

4x5 transparency Rental - $15.00 each month (replacement for loss or damage $100.00)
Purchase $35.00 each

Rush Fees:
Photo prints ans slides regular price plus 50%
Xerox of photographs per page for mailing l.00

Postage & Handling
US & Canada -----------------Foreign (air)
l.50 ---------------------------------6.00

Xerox copies
Photographs (6 or less)
8xlO or smaller 2.00 --------------------7.50
11 x 14 or larger Billed separately after shipping

Use Fees (charged in addition to aforementioned fees) per image:

Books (filmstrips. posters & postcards) B&W ----------------color
1-999 ----------------------------------------10.00 ----------------15.00
5,000-9,999 --------------------------------20.00 -----------------30 00
10,000-29,999 -----------------------------40 00 -----------------60.00
30,000 & over 80.00 120 .00

under 49,999 ------------------------------10 .00 ------------------15.00
50,000-99,999 ----------------------------40..00 ------------------60 00
over 100,000 ------------------------------80 00 -----------------120.00

Videos for sale
5,000 and under --------------------------25.00 -------------------35.00
5,001 and over 75.00 100 00

Inter-active C-D ROM-----------80.00 ------------------120.00

commercial use --------------------------20.00 --------------------30.00

non-commercial use ---------------------10.00 --------------------15.00



The number to the left of the textual description of the image.

Usually the principal object in the image, ie. "Mr. Brooks", "Skirvin Hotel", etc.

Except for Persons/portraits this is the top line of text to the right of an image number. Examples: Cherokee-Residences; Oklahoma City-Streets.

Use "X" for Xerox copy,
"B" for black & white or
"C" for color prints,
followed by a size: 5x7, 8x10, 11x14 or 16x20. Please talk to the Photo Archivist before ordering 11x14 or larger sizes to see is the enlargement Is feasible.


2100 N. Lincoln BlVd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 522-5208
FAX: (405) 521-2492


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