Reproduction and or publication of all materials in the holdings of the Archives of the Big Bend is subject to the condition of the material; laws including but not limited to the copyright, privacy, and other applicable laws; terms and conditions of the holdings; and any terms and conditions imposed by the Texas State University System.

Payment must be made at the time of order. Cash, check, and money orders accepted. Prices do not include shipping fees.

Reproduction Cost Fees

Photographs – prints/scans

Digital  Scans $5 per image

Prints on Archival Photo Paper (prices are for any size image printed on the below paper sizes)

8½ x 11 $7
11½x16½ $12
13 x 19 $15
17 x 22 $20


17  x  36 $25
17  x  47 $50
17  x  72 $75

Maps – prints/scans

Digital Scans $5 per scan required to complete entire map (varies by size)
See fee schedule for special services for stitching
$1 per CD/DVD required
Prints on Archival Paper Same fee schedule as for photographs
Transaction and mailing Same fee schedule as for photographs

XEROX- copies/printouts (in-house)

Black and white Color
8 ½ x 11 $0.10 per page 8 ½ x 11 $0.25 per page
8 ½ x 14 $0.10 per page 8 ½ x 11 $0.25 per page
11 x 17 $0.25 per page 11 x 17 $0.50 per page

Double-sided copies are charged for each pass – ie: a double-sided 8 ½ x 11 b/w copy is charged at 20 cents.

XEROX- copies/printouts (mailed)

$5.00 flat charge for orders of 20 pages or less if mailed for b/w 8 ½ x 11 & 8 ½ x 14.

Postal Mailing charges applied as appropriate for all other: larger orders, sizes, etc.

Scans, non-photo, non-map

 Sent electronically up to 20 pages Free
 Sent electronically above 20 pages $5 transaction fee plus $0.10 per page
On CD or DVD First 20 pages free; $0.10 per page above 20; $1 for cost of disk
Plus postal mailing fee if applicable

Special scanning, compositing, printing services


For photographs, Maps, fragile documents, print materials, oversize, etc. $25 per hour

RUSH SERVICE – on a case-by-case basis, a minimum of $25 per order.

LARGE ORDERS – on a case-by-case basis.

Publication of photographs or other archival material

  • Minimum of $25 per use of image; in addition to production fees
  • To display images in a public space or image, $25 fee per site in addition to production fees
  • Higher fees may apply dependent on application

Research for off-site patrons

  • Initial assessment and general search, free up to one hour, then $25 per hour as staffing permits

Services (particularly extra/special) of the Archives are managed within a framework to balance all patrons’ needs, the workload of the staff, and the resources of the Archives.

last updated: May 12, 2021