The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Archives collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the historic records and collection of William K. Vanderbilt II. The museum’s archives contain nearly 13,000 unique materials relating to Mr. Vanderbilt’s life and various interests, including:
The archives are open to researchers by appointment during the week. Please contact Archives, Collections, and Exhibit Information to schedule an appointment or submit a research inquiry with the staff.
Written permission is required for the use and reproduction of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s archival materials. The reproduction of certain materials may be subject to a Publication Fee depending on the nature of use. The general Publication Fee per image is as follows:
Books, Commercial, or Advertising Purposes: $50
Magazines, Periodicals, etc
– Under 50, 000 circulation: $30
– Over 50,000 circulation: $50
– Commercial: $50 / $100 worldwide rights
– Non-commercial Educational: $30 / Fee waived for Non-profits
Video Footage: $.20 cents per second
Note: Fees for multiple images for one publication are subject to additional charges, often at a discounted rate, depending on the number of images, use, and media. Additional charges for shipping or other associated services may be imposed as necessary.