By using this website, (the “Website”), you agree to the following Terms and Conditions.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use this site.

We may modify these Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice by posting an amended version in this section of the Website.  By continuing to use this site, you agree to abide by the amended Terms and Conditions.  You are encouraged to visit this section of our Website periodically to review the current Terms and Conditions. 

Rights to Content on this Website

You acknowledge that content on this Website is protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual and proprietary rights and that applicable copyright, trademark and other laws govern your use of such content. Systematic retrieval of the content or data from the site to create, compile, directly or indirectly, in whole or part, a collection, compilation, database or directory without the express prior written permission of The Historic New Orleans Collection is strictly prohibited.

The text, images, graphics, documentation, data and other information contained or displayed on this Website (the “Materials”) are protected by copyright and may be covered by other restrictions as well.  The Historic New Orleans Collection reserves all rights, including copyright, in the Materials.  Copyrights and other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to, the Historic New Orleans Collection.

Permitted User of Content

The Materials are made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws.  Users may download these files for their own use, subject to any additional terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual file or program.  Users must, however, cite the author and source of the Materials as they would material from any printed work and should include the URL

The Historic New Orleans Collection does not warrant that use of the Materials will not infringe the rights of third parties.  Such works may not be used in any form; they may not be copied or downloaded without prior permission from the holder of the underlying copyrights.

Copyright or redistribution in any manner for commercial use, including commercial publication, or for personal gain is strictly prohibited.

If you are interested in licensing for commercial use or require higher resolution images for study purposes, please visit THNOC reproduction page for an explanation of image usage guidelines and fees.

Other Intellectual Property Rights

Many of the trademarks, service marks, and logos displayed on the Website are registered and/or unregistered marks of The Historic New Orleans Collection and/or the Williams Research Center.  Trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this Website.  No trademarks may be used without the express, written permission or the owner.  Any unauthorized use off trademarks or any other Materials, except as authorized by these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited.


Use of this Website is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

Link Policy

Links between your website and this Website are allowed under the following conditions: 

1) you may only identify The Historic New Orleans Collection by name followed by the statutory ® trademark notice (The Historic New Orleans Collection®) or by the URL;
2) you may not reproduce the logo of the Historic New Orleans Collection or the Williams Research Center without an express license from The Historic New Orleans Collection;
3) you may not frame or transport viewers to any other location outside of our Website using the names The Historic New Orleans Collection or the Williams Research Center;
4) in linking to this Website, you may not import or capture any image or other material on this Website without obtaining prior, written permission from us; and
5) you acknowledge and agree that linking to the Website does not grant you any ownership rights or interest in the names, logos, trademarks, and other intellectual property of The Historic New Orleans Collection or the Williams Research Center and you agree to remove your link upon request of The Historic New Orleans Collection if, at any time for any reason in its sole judgment and discretion.  

The Historic New Orleans Collection has no obligation to link from this Website to your website or to provide any reciprocal service of any kind.

Liability and Warranties

The information contained in The Historic New Orleans Collection website (the website) is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by The Historic New Orleans Collection and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, materials, text, sounds, moving images or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the website.

The website may contain or be linked to Material that is created or submitted by third parties (the “Third Party Material”). The Third Party Material does not necessarily represent any opinion or point of view of The Historic New Orleans Collection in any way whatsoever. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites or Third Party Material. The Historic New Orleans Collection shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or by or in connection with the use of or reliance of any Third Party Material on or through the website.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, The Historic New Orleans Collection takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. Material on the website is subject to change without prior notice.


You may not take legal action that results from our Website or services provided through the Website without first sending us, via registered mail or a overnight courier service, a detailed written description of the facts and law out of which your claim arises and negotiating with us, in good faith, for not less 30 days, toward resolution of the dispute. Any such notice of a dispute must be sent to the address listed on the Contact Us footer.

You agree that all legal action relating to this Agreement or any liability of The Historic New Orleans Collection or the Williams Research Center will be under the jurisdiction and substantive laws of the State of Louisiana, without regard to conflicts rules. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Louisiana and agree not to bring any action against us in any jurisdiction outside of Louisiana.