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Photocopying damages all materials to a degree through exposure to intense heat and light. Moreover, the Archives has a responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of certain records. Therefore, all photocopy requests, must be carefully reviewed. Occasionally the Archives will restrict the photocopying of archival records due to confidentiality or fragility of the materials.

In general, the Archives will consider requests for limited reproduction of material when such duplication can be done without injury to the materials and when duplication does not violate confidentiality, donor agreements or copyright restrictions. (Please note that permission to reproduce does not constitute permission to publish.)

Photocopying of archival materials will be done on the premises by Archives staff.

Permission to Publish and/or to Cite From TJU Archival Materials

Permission to publish from unpublished manuscripts or published works under copyright must first be obtained from the holder of the copyright. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure that permission. In most instances, the Archives does not hold this copyright. For more information, please see the Rights and Reproduction Policy.

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