Contents and Arrangement

Miscellaneous Photographs, circa 1880-1940

4 boxes
Restricted Content

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Primarily includes photographic prints, cabinet cards, studio prints, and some photo postcards of the Phillips and Kempton families, movie sets and actors, ranch and farming scenes, competitions and Wild West shows, as well as photographs of friends and acquaintances, most likely. Some were likely taken by Marie Kempton Phillips; some photos of Kempton family members were taken by the photographer L. A. Huffman.

Collection History


Published materials were removed from the collection during 2015 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Faith Charlton in May 2015. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in May 2015.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The negatives of Marie Kempton Phillips and Jean Phillips are closed to researchers.

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:

Miscellaneous Photographs; Phillips Family Papers, C1387, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 1-2; 4; 6