Contents and Arrangement

Macedonian Front WWI, Photograph Album, circa 1917

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of a German photograph album, the part of the "Central Powers", containing 18 silver-print photographs of Star Dojran (North Macedonia), Petrich (Bulgaria), Strumica (North Macedonia), and views of the frontier fileds. Included also a three-part panorama of Dojran village with the lake (47.5 x 11 cm). Two (2) images depict the celebrations for the birthday of Ferdinand I, Czar of Bulgaria and probably the German Kaiser in Dojran. Handwritten captions in German for almost each photograph. The photographer and compiler of the album are unknown. All photographs are attached on six cartons bound together and they measure from 12 x 9 cm to 17.5 x 11.5 cm.


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator or by the date of acquisition.

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund (AM 2022-069).


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

This item was processed and described by Kalliopi Balatsouka in December 2019.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Macedonian Front WWI, Photograph Album; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Existence and Location of Copies

Parts of this collection are available on microfilm, cataloged separately as RCPXM-7497696.

Genre Terms:
Photograph albums -- 20th century.
photographs -- 20th century.
Silver prints -- Greece -- 20th century.
Petrich (Bulgaria) -- photographs
Star Dojran (North Macedonia) -- photographs
Strumica (North Macedonia) -- photographs