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Borri, Bartolomeo
Princeton University Library Collection of Bartolomeo Borri Photographs
Manuscripts Division
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3 boxes and 3.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Boxes 1, P-000203 to P-000204


Consists of an open collection of photographs mainly of Corfu Island and other places in Greece, by Bartolomeo Borri, including Athens, the Acropolis and its monuments and Piraeus.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection is an open collection of photographs by Bartolomeo Borri.

Collection Creator Biography:

Borri, Bartolomeo

Bartolomeo Borri was a photographer of Italian origin who was noted for his photographs of Greece, particularly Corfu, where he had a studio.

Collection History


Purchase from Krul Antiquarian Books, Bernard J. Shapero Rare Books, and Frattis Auctions in 2005-2012; Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund and Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund (AM2006-71, 2008-81, 2012-108; 2013-12; 2013-84; 2019-24; 2019-110).


No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

This finding aid was updated by Kalliopi Balatsouka in October 2018. New items were processed and described by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2020 and 2022.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Princeton University Library Collection of Bartolomeo Borri Photographs; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Boxes 1, P-000203 to P-000204