Fonds BP - Manuscripts and Archives Photograph Collection

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Manuscripts and Archives Photograph Collection


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Administrative history

The M&A Photograph Project is an on-going project that is designed to make the thousands of photographs in our manuscripts and archives collections visible. A full history of the project is available from Special Collections.
The objective of the project is to deliver a discrete collection containing all the photographic components currently housed in extant manuscript collections. The project will further deliver a standard procedure for incorporating photographic components in future accessions and accruals into the photograph collection.
The need for the project was occasioned by the following:
1. Improved intellectual control (arrangement and description; metadata)
2. Improved physical control (preservation and conservation needs; environment)
3. Improved access and visibility (facilitation of future digitisation projects)

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This collection is an artificial collection comprising a description of the photographs that were received as part of the fonds that are held by Special Collections.


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