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Conditions of Use

Published and unpublished materials may be protected by Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the researcher’s obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the Library’s collections. The Spartanburg County Public Libraries is not responsible for any illegal or improper use of these materials.

For the protection of its collection, the Spartanburg County Public Libraries also reserves the right to restrict the use of unprocessed materials or books and documents of exceptional value and fragility. Use of any material is subject to the approval of the County Librarian.

Any copies of published and unpublished materials provided by the Spartanburg County Public Libraries are for educational purposes. Use of certain published materials and manuscripts for commercial purposes may be restricted by law or donor agreement.

No image containing the identifiable likeness of any individual may be used for commercial purposes, including advertising, endorsement or promotion.

Proper credit must always be given. The basic credit statement is "Photographs from the Kennedy Room and Cleveland Genealogy Department Collection used by permission of the Spartanburg County Public Libraries." Credit for photographs from the Herald-Journal Willis Collection should read "Photographs courtesy of the Herald-Journal Willis Collection Spartanburg County (SC) Public Libraries."

For more information regarding the use of local history materials, please contact the Kennedy Room of the Spartanburg County Public Libraries at 864-596-3508.

Image Reproduction and Usage Request

Spartanburg County Public Libraries can provide copies of digital content from the SCPL Historical Digital Collections site in JPG or TIFF format. Digital files are delivered utilizing file sharing applications, or a USB drive provided by patron on site.

Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks to complete your order. Prepayment is required – check or money orders are accepted. Credit Card payments are accepted onsite at the Headquarters Library at the Circulation Department or the Library Store. Rush orders are accepted for processing within 3 business days; additional rush charges apply.

Please complete the form below. The form may be emailed to or returned in person to: Kennedy Room, Spartanburg County Public Libraries, 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.
Contact the Kennedy Room with any questions at 864-596-3508 or

Image Reproduction and Usage Request Form
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