Photograph albums

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Photograph albums


  • 1860–1985 (Creation)


12.00 Linear Feet, 8.00 Boxes

Post-Fire Oversize Extent:
Boxes 40A, 41,42 (16.5 x 20.5): 509S: 19/5/4

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Scope and content

These photograph albums generally document the history of Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas.

System of arrangement

These albums have no particular arrangement.

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Conditions governing access

No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Finding aids

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

These albums are an artificial collection that has been created in the department. There are numerous donors and various accession numbers, including P1984.03 on 3/26/1984, P1986.05 on 7/23/1986, P1988.40 in 1988, P1996.13 on 6/1/1996, U1985.04 on 2/27/1985, U2002.21 in 2002, U2004.09 on 4/19/2004, U2009.10 on 5/1/2009, and U2014.17 on 5/19/2014.

Immediate source of acquisition

Acqusition Source: Various.
Acqusition Method: Donations, primarily.

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General note

Disaster Recovery 2023 note: Box with barcode (A83412143242) and barcode (A83412144523 were added during disaster recovery and will benefit from further review.

Specialized notes

  • Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Photograph albums, Box [number], Album [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Colin Halpin and Cliff Hight
Processing Info: Student assistant Colin Halpin created this finding aid in 2015 from descriptions others have written earlier. University archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it in 2016.
Publication Date: 2016-03-08

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