Reproduction &
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Reproduction & Permission Services


The Medical Archives is pleased to provide reproductions of archival materials.

Processing time for standard photocopying and scanning requests is 2 - 3 weeks. Expedited and Rush services are also available for additional fees. Processing time for reproductions of audio recordings, film and video footage, and material objects will be determined when requests are submitted. Please note that reproductions of some materials may be restricted by law.

Step-by-Step Instructions for obtaining an Image Reproduction

Licensing & Permissions

Many of the materials in the Archives may be made available for use in publication, broadcast, or other media. Their use is licensed and they remain the physical property of the Archives and the intellectual property of the copyright holder. Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Hospital hold intellectual property rights to most, but not all, materials in the Archives. Some materials licensed to you by the Archives may still be under copyright and protected by the intellectual property laws of the United States and the Berne Convention. In these cases, our staff will assist you with identifying and contacting the copyright holder for permission.

Application Forms

For more information about our copyright policies, see Intellectual Property. Refer to the individual licensing applications for a full explanation of the terms under which we license archival materials.