Contents and Arrangement

Exterior view of the Salt Lake Tribune, circa 1900

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Content Warning

Dehumanizing and harmful descriptions using racist, colonialist, and sexist language were used to describe many of the items in this collection. In some cases, descriptions were creator-supplied or generated from transcriptons of captions on the photographs. In other cases in which photographs lacked any identifying information, descriptions were created by an archivist. These items are identified in the description with the note, "Cataloger supplied title."

Scope and Contents

Cataloger supplied title.


Photographs aquired prior to 2015 are arranged by size and format. Photographs aquired after 2015 are arranged in the order in which they were accessioned.

Collection History


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed and described by Heather Shannon in 2006. Finding aid created by Faith Charlton in 2014. Finding aid updated periodically with new accessions by Faith Charlton, Kelly Bolding, and Chloe Pfendler.

No additions will be made to this collection. Accessions relating to this topic will be added to the General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection (C0140).

The existence of harmful language was noted in the collection-level description note by Faith Charlton in 2023 as an initial step per reparative description-related work.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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 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.

Credit this material:

Exterior view of the Salt Lake Tribune; Princeton University Library Collection of Western Americana Photographs, WC064, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box S11