Contents and Arrangement

Photographs, circa 1925-1950

3 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes official department portraits and photographs of Morey using the Index of Christian Art and at art gallery shows. Also includes photographs of Charles Rufus Morey at cultural events and meetings in Rome, Italy, including at the American Embassy in Rome.


Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History


No items were removed during 2013 or 2022 processing.

The following nitrate photograph negatives were deaccessioned in 2019: nos. 23-34, depicting Parentino Battle piece, Diana, Perino del Vaga, 'Head of Youth,' Giulio Romano, 'Satyr and Boy,' S. Nicholas of Myra, Cain and Abel, Three Apostles, and Cornelis de Wael as well as 24 photo negatives of plates from German art historical publication, and approximately 105 photo negatives on subjects of Attic vase painting, Greek and Roman sculpture, engraved medals, architectural monuments and plans.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rachel Jordan in 2004. Finding aid written by Rachel Jordan in 2004. This collection was reprocessed by Jessica Savage in 2013. Materials transferred in 2019 were added in 2022 by Amy C. Vo. Description that came with the collection during transfer was retained with minor revisions during processing in 2022.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Photographs; Charles Rufus Morey Papers, C0511, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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