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Niagara, circa 1880-1884
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
6 photographs, including photographs captioned: "Canadian Fall from Canadian Side (from below)," "Goat Island end of Canadian Fall (from Canada)," "American Fall from Canadian Side and Town of Niagara Falls," "Canadian Fall from Goat Island," "House on Canadian Side Winter," and "The Two Falls from American Side."
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
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- 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:
Niagara; 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-000091