Contents and Arrangement

Unprocessed World's Fair photographs and documents, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged by accession, then by genre of material.

Collection History

Custodial History

The collection came directly to the Princeton University Archives from Maybury Hill, the Labatut estate, in 1987. It was transferred to the Manuscripts Division in 1991 (AM 1992-22).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Heather A. Shannon in 1999. Finding aid written by Heather A. Shannon in 1999 Some boxes were removed after processing was completed (i.e., after boxes had been numbered and labeled--hence, the numbering has gaps. Unused numbers are 15-20, 36, 46, 70.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Original audiovisual materials are restricted for preservation reasons. A digital access copy of the Hindenburg film is available for use.

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:

Unprocessed World's Fair photographs and documents; Jean Labatut Papers, C0709, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 87

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