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Vancouvers Island and Washington Territory, circa 1880-1884
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
6 photographs, including photographs captioned: "Mount Rainier From New Tacoma Puget Sound W.T.," "Hospital Victoria B.C.," "Victoria Vancouvers Island B.C. from Government Buildings," "Panorama of Victoria B. Columbia From Christ Church," "View of Victoria B.C.," and "Panorama of Seattle Puget Sound W.T."
The original order of pages as they were bound in the album was maintained; this arrangement is largely geographical.
No materials were separated during 2017 processing.
- Processing Information
Due to the poor condition of the album's original binding, Ted Stanley, Paper Conservator, removed the album pages from their binding, and then cleaned, mended, and individually sleeved each page in July 2017.
This collection was processed by Kelly Bolding in August 2017. Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding in August 2017, with assistance from Julia English '19.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
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.
- 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:
Vancouvers Island and Washington Territory; 360 Photographs of American Scenery Collected by Norman Selfe on the Spots Represented in 1884, C1573, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box P-000090