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Eppley, Marion, 1883-1960
Marion Eppley Collection of World War I Photographs
Manuscripts Division
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1 volume and 1.75 linear feet


This collection consists of an album of 38 photographs (5" x 7" and 9" x 11") taken during World War I and collected by Marion Eppley (Princeton Class of 1906).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an album of 38 photographs (5" x 7" and 9" x 11") taken during World War I, collected by Eppley (Princeton Class of 1906). The photographs show undated scenes of soldiers, ruins of buildings, convoys, trenches, guns, and prisoners, at the French fronts at the Somme, the Marne, Vosges, and elsewhere, and many taken at the Greek front at Salonika (Thessalonike), the seat of the Greek provisional government in 1916. There are also several photographs of French officers and statesmen, such as Maurice Paul Sarrail, Aristide Briand, Albert Thomas, Jean-Baptiste Marchand, and Joseph Jacques Joffre. The photographs have autograph captions in French.

Collection Creator Biography:

Eppley, Marion, 1883-1960

Marion Eppley (Princeton Class of 1906) was an American physical chemist and research scientist.

Collection History


Gift of Marion Eppley '1906.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 1997. Finding aid written in 1997.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Marion Eppley Collection of World War I Photographs; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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