Icon Rules for the Use of Records in the Maryland State Archives

Rules for the Use of Records in the Maryland State Archives

The researcher is responsible for assisting in the preservation of documents deposited in the State Archives. The following rules are intended to protect and preserve these materials to insure that the information they contain is available for the next researcher.





      It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure written permission to publish, reprint, or reproduce record material from the State Archives. The researcher assumes responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel and copyright. One gratis copy of any publication resulting from extensive research at the Archives should be presented to the State Archives.

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This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.

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