Montana Historical Society

Big Sky ~ Big History

Museum and research center closed for renovations. For more info, call (406) 444-2694.

Digital or Photographic Reproductions

Payment and a complete order form with signature must accompany each request.

If you don't know the catalog number of a photo you would like to order, please contact Photo Archives staff for reference assistance: (406) 444-4739 or

Digital Images

Digital reproductions of materials in the Research Center collections can be made to the following specifications. We can provide either JPEG or TIFF files.

  • 300 ppi @ 5"x7"  $15
  • 300 ppi @ 8"x10" $20
  • 600 ppi @ 8"x10"  $25
  • 300 ppi @ 20"x26"  $50 (this size available for oversize materials only, including most maps)

Delivery Methods:

  • via e-mail when files are small enough (add $5 per order);
  • via State of Montana File Transfer Service, instructions provided (add $5 per order); or
  • on CD-R via U.S. Postal Service (add $9.00 (U.S.) or $15.00 (International) per order).

Order Form for Digital Images (PDF)

Photographic Prints

Black & white prints (please specify glossy or matte finish)

  • 5"x7" $15
  • 8"x10" $20
  • 11"x14" $30
  • 16"x20" $75

Plus shipping (per order): $4.00 (U.S.) or $10.00 (International)

Order Form for Photographic Prints (PDF)


Note: The Montana Historical Society reserves the right to refuse to accept an order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would violate copyright law.