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Paul Rudolph

Rights and Restrictions Information

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730


Publication and other forms of distribution: Most of the works in the Library of Congress Paul Rudolph Archive have no known copyright restrictions. Paul Rudolph gave the Library his collection of the works he created (e.g., sketches, drawings, writings and photographs) following his death. The June 6, 2001 Stipulation of Settlement for Mr. Rudolph’s estate states "The intellectual property rights of all such items transferred to the Library of Congress shall be dedicated to the public." Researchers should be aware that the Estate of Paul Rudolph/Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation claims rights in these materials despite the language in the Stipulation of Settlement.

Some of the photographs and documents in the Rudolph archive may have been created by third parties and not Mr. Rudolph or his employees and may be under copyright restriction. Please note that some works by Paul Rudolph were transferred to the Library from other sources and may be subject to copyright. For example, the items described in PR 13 CN 2011:138 [view description] and PR 13 CN 2011:214 [view description] fall into this category. Other entities may hold the rights to these items

Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Subject to P&P policy on copying, which prohibits photocopying of the original drawings.

Credit Line: Paul Rudolph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-123456]

For more information, please read: Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Prepared date: July 29, 2004; last revised: November 15, 2019.


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