- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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Collages, circa 1955-2005
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of 92 collages ranging from roughly 25 x 21 inches to 43 x 30 inches in size, documenting community members in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood.
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.
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 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
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
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-16
- Broadway family