Historical Photography Collection, 1855-1999Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

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Collection Overview

Title: Historical Photography Collection, 1855-1999Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
ID: 01/ AR0856
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Items are arranged into individual series by accession date.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2014. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


A collection of historical photography in various formats from multiple periods.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains historical photographs from both the United States (with an emphasis on Texas) and England, consisting of over 150 years of photographic examples. Photos included are daguerreotypes and regular prints, in both color and black-and-white. Items in the collection range from individual portraits of the mid-19th century to autographed celebrity headshots from the 1990s. The inclusive dates of the collection are approximate, as many items are undated.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored at the Willis Library and is available for same day paging.

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2014-56, 2015-057, 2016-010, 2017-024, 2018-001, 2018-004, 2018-060
Acquisition Source: Various; Brenda Lincke Fisseler (2018-060) - French Simpson Memorial Library
Acquisition Method: Purchases and gifts.
Separated Materials: Oversized photos are removed to Box 2 and indicated as such in their original location
Preferred Citation: Historical Photography Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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  • Box 2: OversizedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    Barcode: 712343
    • Series 7: Folder 7 - Item 12, undatedAdd to your cart.

      Separated from Box 1

      Photo of Rembert & Yankee grocery store - Eagle Lake, Texas

      Sign in store reads: "Rembert & Yankee Groceries & Meats"

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