Research at OCHS

If you would like to obtain inforrmation from our achives please fill out our Research Request Form. Be specific in making your request so that we can get right to the main point(s) of interest to you. We may have a large body of information or very little. For research we can complete in ten to fifteen minutes there is no charge. If we cannot complete your request quickly, the Ouray County Historical Society's charges are $10.00 per each 1/2 hour. Please identify the maximum time for which you are willing to pay, regardless of the end result. There are additional charges for copying and photograph reproduction (Please see Cost Sheet).

There is an additional license fee per photo for commercial use (Please see Cost Sheet). We ask that you credit the society when using any product acquired from us as is shown below, unless specific written permission from OCHS for another form of credit is given. OCHS requests that in publications, credit appear adjacent to each image whenever possible. If that is not possible the credit must appear in a visible location. The credit line is to be written "Ouray County Historical Society Collection". If you are simply requesting a copy of one of our photographs for your own personal use, it may not be reproduced by you unless you receive permission from the society and pay the appropriate fee.

A complimentary copy of any publication in which OCHS's pictorial or written materials are utilized should be sent to:

P0 Box 151
Ouray, CO 81427

The Board of Directors and Curator of the Ouray County Historical Society thank you for your interest in the history of Ouray County and also for your interest in exploring the use of or extensive archives.

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