Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Princeton University Library Collection of Early Photographs of Greece
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/wp988j822
Dates:
circa 1852-1984
Size:
4 boxes and 2.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Boxes 1-4; 8; B-001925
Language:
English

Abstract

The Early Photographs of Greece Collection is an open collection for general photographs of sites and subjects in Greece. Included are panoramic photographs of the Parthenon, Athens, and Smyrna, along with other photographs of Greece.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of an open collection for general photographs of sites and subjects in Greece, including photographs of the Parthenon, Athens, Smyrna, Corfu, and other locations in Greece from the mid 19th century until the late 20th century.

Arrangement

Photographs are listed in the order of their accession.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Some of the photographs are gifts of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. Others were purchased from Dimitri Gondicas, Bernard J. Shapero, Antiquariat KaraJahn, Ex Libris Museum, F.A. Bernett, Robert Frew Ltd., Krul Antiquarian Books, and Petros Vergos, and acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund; 2000-2014.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory was added by Kristine Gift in 2015, using description from a legacy finding aid.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Credit this material:

Princeton University Library Collection of Early Photographs of Greece; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/wp988j822
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Boxes 1-4; 8; B-001925