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To search for images from The Aufses 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. To search multiple keywords, use an ampersand, e.g. "nurse & doctor."

Copyright and Conditions for Use

The photographs in The Arthur H. Aufses, Jr. MD Archives Image Database are provided for private study, scholarship, and research uses only, in accordance with the Copyright law (see below). These materials, gathered from many donors, have been digitized for preservation purposes and are being made available online in support of those uses. The Mount Sinai Health System does not claim ownership of the intellectual property rights for materials not created by the current or historical Mount Sinai institutions. If you are a copyright holder of any part of the content and believe that that content should not be made publicly available, please contact The Aufses 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 Aufses 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.

Please give credit to The Aufses Archives whenever such reproductions are made. For example: Image courtesy of The Arthur H. Aufses, Jr. MD Archives.

Ordering Copies

You may purchase a digital copy of the images in the Image Database by contacting The Aufses 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.