Rights & Reproductions


Copyright for Connecticut History Illustrated

Images presented on CHI are for viewing, evaluation, classroom educational and personal use only. Personal use means in-home or research use only.

The Connecticut State Library owns the copyright to the design and content of this website exclusive of the individual images. Rights to individual images are retained by the institution that owns the original source of the digital object presented in CHI.

Citing Resources from CHI

Both the owning institution and Connecticut History Illustrated must be cited. For detailed information on how to cite text or images from CHI, please refer to Guidelines for Citing Resources from CHI.

Using Images from CHI

Personal or educational use of all images found in CHI is permissible with appropriate citation of both the owning institution and CHI. Images, however, cannot be reproduced for commercial purposes, transmitted in any way, or compiled for re-use without the permission of the identified copyright holder. Any other uses of images found through CHI may be considered an infringement of copyright and the copyright owner will be able to take legal action against you. Check with the individual institutions if you have additional questions about use restrictions.

Please note that CHI displays reference images only. If you wish to receive high quality copies of images for personal, educational, or commercial use, you must request reproductions from the individual institutions listed beneath each image.

Obtaining Permission for the Commercial Use of CHI

Every image in CHI is owned or managed by an individual institution. A rights statement is included in the detailed description of each image as well as the name of the owning or managing institution and the image’s file or identification number. Contact the individual institutions for advice on copyright requirements if you wish to use an image.

Image Reproduction Costs

Charges for reproduction services and copyright clearances will vary depending on the image, its proposed use, and the policies of the institution that owns or manages the image. Contact the individual institutions for details.

Organization with links to Rights & reproduction/Contact information

Avon Free Public Library Bridgeport History Center, Bridgeport Public Library Contact

Email Bridgeport History Center

Case Memorial Library, Orange Connecticut Historical Society
Connecticut State Library Permission to publish form Fairfield Museum and History Center
Florence Griswold Museum Groton Public Library
Hartford History Center at the Hartford Public Library Ivoryton Library Association
Lyman Allyn Art Museum Mattatuck Museum
Mystic Museum of Art Mystic Seaport
New Britain Museum of American Art New Haven Museum
Slater Memorial Museum Stonington Historical Society
Trinity College, Hartford University Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut
Wadsworth Atheneum Wesleyan University Library