Contents and Arrangement

Collages, circa 1955-2005

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Materials remain in the groupings in which they were received, which is mostly by format. The negatives follow a numerical (and largely chronological) organizational scheme implemented by Romus Broadway.

Collection History


No materials were removed from the collection during 2022 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.


Processing of this collection was sponsored by the Delafield fund.

Processing Information

Baseline processing of this collection was completed by Kelly Bolding in 2022. Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding in 2022, incorporating some information from video interviews with Romus Broadway and obituaries. Original order was maintained. Negatives were rehoused from binders into archival folders but remain in their original numbered negative sleeves. Loose color slides were rehoused into slide preservers and loose photographs and negatives into folders, but no efforts were made to intellectually organize them.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is 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 Trustees of Princeton University hold the copyright for materials in this collection that were created by Romus Broadway. When copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from Firestone Library.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Digital surrogates of the collages are available online. Due to the size and fragility of the collages, it is recommended that researchers first consult digital surrogates before requesting the originals.

Credit this material:

Collages; Romus Broadway Photographs of the Witherspoon-Jackson Community of Princeton, New Jersey, C1689, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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