University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries


If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a collection item, please contact Ruta Abolins at or call 706-542-4757.

The Peabody Awards Collection consists almost entirely of copyrighted material. If you are interested in something from this collection please check if it is available directly from the copyright holder. If it is not, we require permission from the copyright holder before any copies can me made. We charge $100.00 per 30 minutes of program time to make a copy.

We do make copies of newsfilm, home movies, town films, and some other collections upon request, without the need for copyright holder permission. Please contact us directly for that information.


Research & Stock Footage
Producers and researchers can order stock footage from the collections at Walter J. Brown Media Archive & Peabody Awards Collection by contacting Ruta Abolins at the archive at or 706-542-4757. A research email or fax (706-542-4144) is required to initiate the process: the client indicates the topic and how the material will be used; the archives states the procedure for ordering and the fees charged by the archives for use. Reuse of moving and still images, including those found on the Walter J. Brown Media Archive & Peabody Awards Collection website, requires permission.

Stock Footage Rate Sheet:
The first half-hour of research is always free. Additional research, if needed, is $50 per hour.

Cost $100.00 per 30 minutes of footage. Screeners are available on DVD only unless otherwise requested. For programs in the Peabody Awards Collection, researcher must secure permission from copyright holder before a screener can be made. Cost is $100.00 per 30 minutes of footage.

Technical Services:
If it is necessary to go to an outside vendor for duplication, laboratory or facility will be specified by the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection. All costs of duplication must be paid by client.

Usage Fees:
Any film and videotape materials licensed to user must be returned to the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection following editing. Copies of completed works must be submitted to the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection for verification of usage. To purchase rights for dissemination to more than one market, compute the highest rate first. Additional outlets are available at 50% of listed per-second rate. Regional productions may be eligible for a discount on use fees. Please inquire for more information.

Use Fees Per Second, Per Order:
School production only: $10

Streaming on website
Corporate $15
Educational $12

Profit or non-profit $15

Local: $20
North America: $25
Worldwide: $35

Local $20
National $50
Worldwide $80

Theatrical Release Only


Home Video/DVD Only

Regional $20
National $30
Worldwide $35


Corporate $15
Educational $12

All Rights, All Media
Other Uses:
Please Call

Screen Credit:

Unless a waiver is received, the completed work must carry the following credit:

[Collection Name], University of Georgia Libraries.

A copy of the completed work must be donated to the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection.