Contents and Arrangement

Charles C. Abbott at Work, Landscapes, and Family Portraits: Photographs and Photomechanical Prints, undated

3 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

These three folders contain photographs of Charles Conrad Abbott, landscapes, buildings, and the Abbott family. The majority of these photographs are labeled by Abbott. The first folder contains images of landscapes, the city of Philadelphia, and Charles Abbott at work, either taking notes or working on archaeological digs. The second and third folders contain the same types of images as the first folder, but also contain some portraits of family members.


These items are arranged by format: first photographs and photomechanical prints, followed by glass plate negatives, photogravure copper plates, and a cased ambrotype photograph.

Collection History


No materials were removed during 2013 description work.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jim Flannery, '06 in 2004. Finding aid written by Jim Flannery, '06 in 2004.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Charles C. Abbott at Work, Landscapes, and Family Portraits: Photographs and Photomechanical Prints; Charles Conrad Abbott Papers, C0290, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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