HABS/HAER Collection Reproduction Services

Historic American Building Survey - Historic American Engineering Record (HABS-HAER) Collection Reproduction Services


Various forms of reproductions can be prepared as follows. A surcharge applies for reproductions made to a specific image or scale - usually 50% of the print or negative fee.  

Copy Services
Reduced size paper copies, 8 ½" x 11" (paper size), are available for most HABS and HAER drawings.

Per sheet Minimum charge per order
$ 1.00 $12.00

The HABS drawings are available on 35mm positive microfilm. The drawings for each state are arranged on separate reels. Portions of reels are not supplied. A price list is available on request.

Measured drawings generally do not have negatives available.


Data pages provide historical, architectural and technical data.

8 ½” x 11"
paper copy
Minimum charge per order
$ 1.00 $12.00


Photographic Prints
Fine photographic prints consistent with the quality of the material being reproduced are made on order at the Photoduplication Service’s laboratory specifications. Unless otherwise requested glossy prints are furnished for 8" x 10" or smaller sizes, and matte prints are supplied for 11" x 14" or larger sizes.

Prints (Paper Size) From Available Negative No Available Negative
8" x 10" (glossy only) $25.00 $58.00
11" x 14" $33.00 $66.00
16" x 20" $40.00 $73.00
20" x 24" (semi-matte only) $58.00 $91.00

Copy Services
Reference paper copies of variable quality produced from photographic file prints.

Per print 8 ½" x 11" (paper size) Minimum charge per order




4" x 5" to 35mm

4" x 5" to 4" x 5"

$36.00 $36.00

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( January 30, 2006 )