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Photographs and Map of Anhui Province, circa 1910-1920

1 oversize folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of a large 1920 map of Anhui Province in eastern China, titled the "Postal Map of Anhwei District." The majority of the map is in Mandarin with some English. There are four large photographic prints: a hand-colored print of a city scene; a landscape shot of docked boats, with a note on the back "Hwai River?"; a family portrait of Dubois Morris, Alice Morris, and their three young children (circa 1914); a landscape shot of the Morris's garden in Huaiyuan, with Dubois Jr. and Elizabeth Morris, as older children, standing on the garden bridge in the distance.

Arrangement

Materials are grouped by genre/type and arranged in the order in which they were received.

Collection History

Processing Information

This collection was partially processed by Amy C. Vo in March 2022. Finding aid written by Amy C. Vo in March 2022.

The remainder of the collection was processed by Amy C. Vo in December 2022. In more cases than not, materials are already foldered and labeled; these folders were retained, along with their donor-supplied titles. If folders were replaced, donor-supplied description retained.

The finding aid was revised by Amy C. Vo in December 2022 to reflect the incorporation of the rest of the collection material.

Finding aid title updated by Amy C. Vo in 2023 to elucidate Alice Morris's role as one of the collection's creators.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication 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 Special Collections 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.

The lantern slides are fragile and require special handling in the reading room. Some of the photograph albums are brittle and deteriorating, and require special handling in the reading room.

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.

Credit this material:

Photographs and Map of Anhui Province; DuBois S. Morris and Alice Morris Papers, C1658, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
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