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Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections and Eppley, Marion, 1883-1960
Title:
Marion Eppley Collection of World War I Photographs
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/765371358
Dates:
1914-1918
Size:
1 volume and 1.75 linear feet
Language:
French

Abstract

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

Description:

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:

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

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Marion Eppley '1906.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

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

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

Credit this material:

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

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/765371358
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184