For Reference Photocopies


For reference photocopies of material from the book collections, please contact cking@librarycompany.org.


For Non-Commercial Use

The images found on the Library Company’s website, ImPAC and social media are intended for personal, educational or research purposes.  These Library Company images can be used freely for educational presentations, non-commercial websites, social media or blogs. Please include a credit line to the Library Company of Philadelphia alongside the image.

  • For web use, please include a hyperlink to the Library Company’s homepage

  • For social media use, please tag the Library Company of Philadelphia, @LibraryCompany

For Published Works & Commercial Use

For those who intend to publish or who plan on using images for commercial projects, please contact the Library Company to acquire publishable quality images as well as permissions to publish.


Placing an Order

Orders are accepted through our Online Request Form. Please note that the accession or call number of the image you are requesting is important in locating the correct image. If you are unsure of the accession or call number of an image, please contact Reference Staff for assistance.


Payment and Fees

Click here for detailed information on Materials Fees and Publication Fees.

An invoice will be forwarded to you requesting prepayment and the order will be processed upon receipt of payment. Payment by cash, check, and credit card. Checks should be made payable to The Library Company of Philadelphia. Discounts on materials fees are available for current Library Company Fellows and Shareholders.

Please note that it takes 4 to 6 weeks to process orders involving new photography and 1 to 2 weeks to process reproductions from digital images on file. To receive items sooner, a rush fee will apply. Rush orders must be approved in advance.



The user of supplied reproductions assumes all responsibilities for using them in conformity with existing copyright laws, and may be required to supply the Library Company with a copy of any publication or project in which the images appear. A contract will be forwarded outlining requirements for non-exclusive one-time use. Images cannot be altered without special permission.


Click here for detailed information on Materials Fees and Publication Fees.


Click here to place your order using our Online Request Form.


Questions? Contact our Rights & Reproductions team