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To search for images from The Mount Sinai Archives, please enter subjects, keywords, or last names in the field below. You may also search on just the beginning of a word to find all the variations, e.g. nurs* will find nurse, nurses, and nursing. The results of your search will appear in date order from the oldest to the most recent.

Copyright and Conditions for Use

The photographs in The Mount Sinai Archives Image Database are provided for private study, scholarship, and research uses only, in accordance with the Copyright law (see below). Please give credit to The Mount Sinai Archives whenever such reproductions are made. For example: Image courtesy of The Mount Sinai Archives.

Mount Sinai does not own the copyright to every image and it is the responsibility of all researchers to ensure that their use is in compliance with the Copyright law. If you want to reproduce an image found here, you must first obtain written permission from the copyright holder. Please contact The Mount Sinai Archives for information on the copyright status of each image. Materials may not be republished in print or electronic form without the prior written permission of the Archives and/or the copyright holder.

Ordering Copies

You may purchase a digital copy of the images in the Image Database by contacting The Mount Sinai Archives. Please consult the fee schedule for the applicable charges.


The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photo reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Policy: This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.