Rights and Usage
The New Bedford Whaling Museum charges licensing fees for commercial use of materials provided. Some of our collections are currently covered by copyright law, and some are in the public domain.
We charge licensing fees to help support our ongoing efforts to care for our collections. If you have questions about licensing materials for commercial use please contact the Museum's Photo Archive firstname.lastname@example.org and/or download and submit our Permissions Application.
Please search our Online Collections Database for a more detailed glance at our collections.
Digital capture for all non-copyrighted Library books and manuscripts, with the exception of whaling logbooks and journals, are based on an hourly rate of $25. Materials digitized through this service are available via digital loan at the coast of $15.00. This special loan will allow you to view the digitized material via a password-protected webpage available for 30 days. If you have any questions regarding this service, please contact Mark Procknik, ext 134.