Contents and Arrangement


3 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Series VII, Photographs and Negatives: (1890-1976) This series of photographs, some of which have accompanying negatives, is divided into two sections: Portraits and Landscapes. In the portrait section there are photographs of William A. Eddy and his family, friends, and professional acquaintances. The majority of photos are dated between 1945-1961. One photo scrapbook does detail his family life from boyhood to WWI. There are many pictures of Eddy and dignitaries at various official and political functions. The landscapes section contains extensive pictures of Middle Eastern landmarks and scenes of daily life. Middle Eastern lifestyles, dress and customs are represented in detail. There are also a few military aerial shots. They are arranged chronologically.


No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by C. A. Prettiman in July, 1991. Finding aid written by C. A. Prettiman in July, 1991. Finding aid updated by Helene van Rossum in February, 2020.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

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:

Series VII PHOTOGRAPHS AND NEGATIVES; William Alfred Eddy Papers, MC041, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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