Reproduction Services During Covid-19 Closure

Due to the current public health situation and the rise in positivity rates in Massachusetts, as of 6 January 2021, the MHS will operate in a fully remote capacity. Therefore, our processing of both reference reproductions and high resolution (TIFF) images is temporarily on hold. We are grateful for your patience during this fluid situation.

Citation/quotation permission requests and licensing-only requests for images will continue to be processed as normal at this time.

We encourage researchers to place reference reproduction and high-resolution image requests through Portal1791 so that we may offer preliminary review of these requests and ensure the order is queued for fulfillment when conditions allow. No payment or final confirmation of the order will be required until we reach the point of order fulfillment. We thank you for your patience and understanding. 

If you would like to consult with the reproductions coordinator regarding a reproduction or publication/permission request please 617-646-0532 and leave a voicemail or send an e-mail to reproductions@masshist.org.

To help guide you in making decisions about reproduction services please consult the following informational pages. The reproductions coordinator will contact you with any questions about your request.

Low-resolution (reference quality) PDF files – service details and fee scale

High resolution (publication quality) TIFF files – service details and fee scale

Photo prints (suitable for framing and display) - service details and fee scale

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