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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
World War I in France Photographs
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/v692t6281
Dates:
1914-1918
Size:
5 boxes
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-5
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of a collection of photographs of World War I scenes in France that were tipped into photo albums. Some of them have appeared in published works.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of photographs of World War I scenes in France and other countries. While the majority depict military installments, soldiers, and high-ranking officers, there are a large number of portraits of everyday people and landscape photographs. The photographs were tipped into photo albums. Some of them have appeared in published works. Most of the photographs bear a handwritten caption in French on the reverse side, though some are in English. The captions have been copied verbatim and serve as folder titles.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Transferred to Manuscripts Division on August 13, 2002 .

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

World War I in France Photographs; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/v692t6281
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184